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Police & Fire

The latest on local crime and public safety.
Teen Jailed in Bali is Pregnant, Claims She's Being Sexually Assaulted and Fed KFC

Teen Jailed in Bali is Pregnant, Claims She's Being Sexually Assaulted and Fed KFC

Her boyfriend, Tommy Schaefer, says the fried chicken is intended as an insult because he's black.
Teen Accused of Mom's Murder in Bali Not a 'Crazy, Cold-Blooded Killer,' Says Lawyer

Teen Accused of Mom's Murder in Bali Not a 'Crazy, Cold-Blooded Killer,' Says Lawyer

Sheila von Wiese-Mack died of asphyxiation due to a broken nose. Her daughter, who says she's pregnant, faces death by firing squad.
Slain Mother's Relationship with Daughter Said to be Volatile

Slain Mother's Relationship with Daughter Said to be Volatile

Oak Park Police were called to the home of Sheila von Wiese-Mack 86 times in 10 years for trouble between her and her daughter, Heather.
Illinois Woman Killed at Posh Bali Resort and Stuffed into a Suitcase

Illinois Woman Killed at Posh Bali Resort and Stuffed into a Suitcase

Sheila von Weise-Mack, a former Oak Park resident, was 62. Her teen daughter and a young man are suspected of beating her to death.
SUV Crash Lands on Dealer's Row: OMGPD

SUV Crash Lands on Dealer's Row: OMGPD

Tiny jail towels, iPad thief smiles, cigarette ripoff and a hard-to-swallow milk shake in the latest annals of Patch Chicago crime-n-shame.
Collapsed Sewer to Blame in Eisenhower Expressway Flooding

Collapsed Sewer to Blame in Eisenhower Expressway Flooding

IDOT crews worked on the repairs Tuesday afternoon.
Accused 'Machete Man' Says All He Had on Him Was a Lighter: OMGPD

Accused 'Machete Man' Says All He Had on Him Was a Lighter: OMGPD

A woman locks up her dog in filth, a suspicious texter and a man with red fingernails this week in the annals of PatchChicago crime-n-shame.
Father and Son Found Guilty in 2011 River Forest Murder

Father and Son Found Guilty in 2011 River Forest Murder

Ex-cop set up his girlfriend to be killed to avoid having her discover he was already married.
Chicago Cops Issue Alert for ‘Green Line Slugger’

Chicago Cops Issue Alert for ‘Green Line Slugger’

Police seeking man wanted in connection to physical altercation on train that left a passenger with extensive facial injuries.
Doc Who Wanted to Feel Good Traded Drugs for Sex on Craigslist

Doc Who Wanted to Feel Good Traded Drugs for Sex on Craigslist

Tripped up by a police sting, Oak Park man could be headed to federal prison for 9 to 11 years.
Plea Deal Instructs Man to Stop Spitting on Others

Plea Deal Instructs Man to Stop Spitting on Others

Also in this week's OMG PD, a car is towed for owing thousands in parking tickets and a cabbie gets battered by his fare.
Landlord Accused of Molesting Teen-Aged Hired Help

Landlord Accused of Molesting Teen-Aged Hired Help

62-year-old Oak Park man charged with aggravated criminal sexual abuse.
Oak Park Man Accused of Felony Stalking in River Forest

Oak Park Man Accused of Felony Stalking in River Forest

Police said stalker made threats and harassed his victim online.
DUI Suspect Bites Off Booking Room Camera, Police Say

DUI Suspect Bites Off Booking Room Camera, Police Say

Also in this week's OMG PD, a man is arrested for screaming at a snowplow driver.
It Takes Just Five Minutes For A Pro To Steal All Four Of Your Tires

It Takes Just Five Minutes For A Pro To Steal All Four Of Your Tires

Area police say pothole damage is motivating thieves to brazenly pluck tires from your cars — even during the day.
Family Time: Mom, Dad, Daughter Shoplift $7M Together

Family Time: Mom, Dad, Daughter Shoplift $7M Together

A look at weird crime in the Chicago area.