Emerson D. Harris, 24 has been charged with drug induced homicide yesterday. On Sept. 19 2012 Chad Conley, 28, was found dead in a Wendy’s parking lot by police officers and after their investigation they found that Harris was the man who sold Conley the heroin that he overdosed on. Harris now faces 6-30 years in prison without possibility of probation. His bail is set at 1 million dollars.
Jack Edwards of Zion, 66 passed away on the Tri-State Tollway yesterday afternoon when he crashed his car into a wall and then into a semi truck. Mr. Edwards lost control of his Mercedes and slammed into a concrete wall and then repelling off the wall and into a semi truck. Lutheran General Hospital pronounced Mr. Edwards dead at 4:40pm Tuesday afternoon. The semi truck driver will not be charged and he was not injured.
Redline services downtown between Roosevelt Road and North and Clyborn Stations were delayed at 5:42 the evening because a unauthorized person was spotted on the train tracks at Grand Avenue Station. The power was shut off as police began searching the area for the accused person. The CTA ran one redline train in both directions on an elevated track during the delay. The train resumed normal service at 6:10pm and the accused “redline runner” is still at large.
A man was found dead this morning in Englewood of Cold Exposure. He was found after a neighborhood man’s dog ran away into an abandoned building while the neighborhood man was walking his dog. The man is believed to be in his 60’s and is currently unidentified. This is the 9th person to die in cook county from hypothermia related caused.
15 year old Jesus Castaneda also known as “Little Rowdy” has been charged as an adult with a bail set for $250,000. Castaneda, was arrested for the 19th time last weekend for robbing a man at gunpoint in the 6300 block of South Francisco Avenue in the Marquette Park neighborhood. This is Castaneda second gun-related charge. His first gun related charge was when police arrested Castaneda in August 2012 for unlawful use of a weapon. Judge Maria Kuriakos-Ciesil set Castaneda’s bail yesterday and is leaving nothing to change by scheduling the next court date 3 weeks from now on February 27th.