Tag: crime

Gay Chicago cop accused of beating gay couple resigns

CHICAGO — A gay Chicago cop accused of beating a gay couple last year and under investigation for sexual assault in Michigan has resigned. The Chicago Sun-Times reported that Eric Elkins resigned effective as of Thursday. While he was under investigation both for beating John Sherwood and Tom Stacha and for touching the genitals over clothes…

Suspect charged in transgender woman’s murder

CHICAGO — A teenager has been charged with shooting a transgender woman on the South Side of Chicago last year, the Chicago Sun-Times reports. The newspaper reported that 17-year-old Tremon T. Hill was charged on Sunday with first-degree murder in the slaying of Dejanay Stanton, a 24-year-old trans woman, last August. From the Sun-Times: Officers…

No charges yet in beating of a Chicago gay couple by a gay cop

CHICAGO — There have been no charges in the beating of a gay couple outside a bar in Chicago’s Andersonville neighborhood, despite a gay Chicago cop being identified as the assailant. The Chicago Tribune reported on Thursday that John Sherwood and his partner Tom Stacha were attacked on Sept. 29, both being hospitalized with severe injuries.…

High Profile Crimes in Lakeview Highlight Divisions

A fight and stabbing in Lakeview over the Fourth of July weekend has started a firestorm of accusations and arguements, especially on the web, with accusations of racism. The below video was made by a Lakeview resident and posted on YouTube. The video shows two groups of people fighting just below the resident’s apartment (For…