Ronald Browning, accused of scamming Chicago businesses by posing as a city inspector while he was on parole for his 44th, 45th, and 46th felony convictions, is heading back to prison after pleading guilty to his 47th, 48th, and 49th felonies.
Chicago police say a man admitted to shooting a killing another man near the Howard CTA station last week. Prosecutors rejected murder charges “due to self defense” and the judge refused to keep him in jail to await trial.
Newly-released city surveillance video shows a Chicago police squad car arriving as armed robbers targeted a man on the North Side in August. Even though the cops saw the robbery in progress, a CPD supervisor ordered them to stop chasing the suspects.
A Chicago man that prosecutors said earned the nickname “Angel of Death” because “every time he goes out, someone dies” was sentenced to 38 years in prison for murdering a man in West Rogers Park on Thanksgiving Day 2015.