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Man charged with killing 4 in arson fire dies while in jail awaiting trial

He was facing trial on four counts of first-degree murder and two counts of aggravated arson and bodily harm stemming from the fire in August of 2016 in the 8100 block of South Essex Avenue in the South Chicago neighborhood.

    Man charged with killing 4 in arson fire dies while in jail awaiting trial
    A man accused of starting a fire that killed three young sisters and a neighbor has died while in Cook County Jail awaiting trial. Reginald Hester, 53, had been terminally ill and had been transferred days ago to Stroger Hospital, where he died Tuesday night, according to Cara Smith, chief policy officer for the Cook County sheriff's office.
    http://www.chicagotribune.com

33 hours ago

Escaped Parolee Captured In Glenview

Kir Moorman has been out on parole for only a few weeks, and was moments away from going back to jail, when he overpowered an Illinois Department of Corrections parole officer trying to serve an arrest warrant Tuesday morning near 81st and Burnham, police said.

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    Escaped Parolee Captured In Glenview
    CHICAGO (CBS) - A parolee who overpowered an officer and escaped custody on the South Side has been found and arrested. Kir Moorman has been out on parole for only a few weeks, and was moments away from going back to jail, when he overpowered an Illinois Department of Corrections parole officer trying to serve an arrest warrant Tuesday morning near 81st and Burnham, police said.
    http://chicago.cbslocal.com

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Parolee who escaped custody on South Side arrested in Glenview

Chicago police got a call just before 10:40 a.m. to assist the Department of Corrections in looking for a 29-year-old man near the 2700 block of East 81st Street, said Officer Jennifer Bryk, a Chicago police spokeswoman.

    Illinois Department of Corrections parolee escapes custody on South Side
    An Illinois Department of Corrections parolee escaped custody Tuesday morning in the South Chicago neighborhood, police said.
    http://www.chicagotribune.com

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Cops Search For Man Who Escaped Custody on South Side

Kir Moorman was wanted for a parole violation, according to Chicago police. He escpaed custody in the 2700 block of East 81st Street about 10:38 a.m. in the South Chicago neighborhood.

    Cops Search For Man Who Escaped Custody on South Side
    A 29-year-old Chicago man is wanted by the Illinois Department of Corrections after he escaped custody on the city's Far South Side.
    https://www.nbcchicago.com

2 days ago

Police searching for escaped parolee in South Shore

...in the South Shore neighborhood on Chicago's South Side.Police flooded the neighborhood near East 81st Street and South Burnham Avenue as they searched on ground and by air for a parolee who escaped a Department...

...blocked during the search, which for a while appeared to focus on the alley near 80th and Muskegon.In addition to having only one handcuff on and wearing all white, initial scanner traffic...

    Police searching for escaped parolee in South Shore
    Chicago police continue to search for a parolee who escaped custody in the South Shore neighborhood on Chicago's South Side. Police flooded the neighborhood near East 81st Street and South Burnham Avenue as they searched on ground and by air for a parolee who escaped a Department of Corrections officer just after 10:30 a.m.
    http://abc7chicago.com

2 days ago

Police Search For Parolee Who Attacked Illinois Department of Corrections Employee And Ran

The heavy police presence was prompted by a radio dispatch, saying, “81st and Burnham, I got assist police units, 81st and Burnham, IDOC officer said she was attacked by a parolee, offender fled on foot with handcuffs. Officers in a white Chevy Impala on the corner.”

    Police Search For Parolee Who Attacked Illinois Department of Corrections Employee And Ran
    Chicago (CBS) - Authorities are searching for a parolee who overpowered a guard and escaped from the Illinois Department of Corrections on Chicago's Southeast Side. Police say the offender attacked an Illinois Department of Corrections employee around 10:30 Tuesday morning. Authorities searched the perimeter of the building on the ground and in the air around 81st and Burnham Streets.
    http://chicago.cbslocal.com

2 days ago

Illinois Department of Corrections parolee escapes custody on South Side

Chicago police got a call about 10:38 a.m. to assist IDOC in looking for a 29-year-old man near the 2700 block of East 81st Street, said Ofc. Jennifer Bryk, a Chicago police spokeswoman.

    Illinois Department of Corrections parolee escapes custody on South Side
    An Illinois Department of Corrections parolee escaped custody Tuesday morning during in the South Chicago neighborhood, police said.
    http://www.chicagotribune.com

2 days ago

Search on for parolee who fled on foot on Chicago’s South Side

Chicago police were called to the 2700 block of East 81st Street just after 10:30 a.m. to assist the Illinois Department of Corrections in the search.

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    Search on for parolee who fled on foot on Chicago's South Side
    CHICAGO -- Authorities are searching for a parolee who fled on foot on Chicago's South Side Tuesday morning. Chicago police were called to the 2700 block of East 81st Street just after 10:30 a.m. to assist the Illinois Department of Corrections in the search. The parolee is described as an African American in his 20s.
    http://wgntv.com

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