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11-year-old boy missing from Austin found – Chicago Sun

An 11-year-old boy who went missing Wednesday afternoon from the West Side Austin neighborhood has been located.

Lil Jerry Hyles was last seen about 4 p.m. Wednesday, according to a missing person alert from Chicago Police. He was reported missing from the 700 block of North Menard.

He was found “safe and sound” on Thursday and was returned to his family, police said. Further details were not provided.

Read more at: https://chicago.suntimes.com/news/11-year-old-boy-missing-from-austin/

11-year-old boy missing from Austin – Chicago Sun

Police are looking for an 11-year-old boy who went missing Wednesday afternoon from the West Side Austin neighborhood.

Lil Jerry Hyles was last seen about 4 p.m. Wednesday, according to a missing person alert from Chicago Police. He was reported missing from the 700 block of North Menard.

He was described as a 5-foot-2, 125-pound black boy with brown eyes, black hair and a light complexion, police said. He was last seen wearing a gray hooded sweatshirt, black sweatpants and black gym shoes.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Area North Special Victims Unit at (312) 744-8266.

Read more at: https://chicago.suntimes.com/news/11-year-old-boy-missing-from-austin/

Man acquitted in retrial for murder, arson in mother-in-law’s 1995 death – Chicago Sun

A former Naperville man who spent 22 years in prison for the 1995 death of his mother-in-law was found not guilty in a retrial Wednesday.

Following a seven-day bench trial, DuPage County Judge Liam C. Brennan found 61-year-old William Amor not guilty of murder and aggravated arson in connection with the death of Marianne Miceli, according to a statement from the DuPage County State’s Attorney’s Office.

“This is the end of a nightmare for me,” Amor said in a statement released by the Illinois Innocence Project, which represented him.

“I have fought to clear my name for the last 22 years and I am so grateful that I was able to have my day in court for the truth to be heard,” Amor said. “I am looking forward to starting the next phase of my life as a free man, no longer labeled as a murderer, for the first time in a long

Read more at: https://chicago.suntimes.com/news/man-acquitted-in-retrial-for-murder-arson-in-mother-in-laws-1995-death/

Man acquitted in retrial for murder, arson in mother-in-law’s 1995 … – Chicago Sun

A former Naperville man who spent 22 years in prison for the 1995 death of his mother-in-law was found not guilty in a retrial Wednesday.

Following a seven-day bench trial, DuPage County Judge Liam C. Brennan found 61-year-old William Amor not guilty of murder and aggravated arson in connection with the death of Marianne Miceli, according to a statement from the DuPage County State’s Attorney’s Office.

“This is the end of a nightmare for me,” Amor said in a statement released by the Illinois Innocence Project, which represented him.

“I have fought to clear my name for the last 22 years and I am so grateful that I was able to have my day in court for the truth to be heard,” Amor said. “I am looking forward to starting the next phase of my life as a free man, no longer labeled as a murderer, for the first time in a long

Read more at: https://chicago.suntimes.com/news/man-acquitted-in-retrial-for-murder-arson-in-mother-in-laws-1995-death/

Chicago Police Investigate Viral Facebook Video of Apparent Child Pornography

Chicago Police detectives are investigating a viral Facebook video that apparently depicts child pornography, the department told the Chicago Sun-Times Friday night.

Social media users began contacting authorities “regularly” on Friday to report the video, which police said appears, at least, to show a young girl, perhaps 8 years old, performing a sex act on an adult.

An alert about the video frequently started airing over police radio across the city Friday afternoon. Anyone who received or saw the video was advised to delete it and report it to Facebook.

Detectives with the Special Investigations Unit have seen the video and were trying to confirm its authenticity and origin, police said. Facebook and the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children were notified.

On Sunday, Facebook spokeswoman Ruchika Budhraja said in a statement that the social media platform does not allow

Read more at: https://www.nbcchicago.com/news/local/chicago-police-investigating-viral-facebook-video-of-apparent-child-pornography-472628133.html

Chicago Police investigating viral Facebook video of apparent child pornography – Chicago Sun

Chicago Police detectives are investigating a viral Facebook video that apparently depicts child pornography, the department told the Chicago Sun-Times Friday night.

Social media users began contacting authorities “regularly” on Friday to report the video, which police said appears, at least, to show a young girl, perhaps 8 years old, performing a sex act on an adult.

An alert about the video frequently started airing over police radio across the city Friday afternoon. Anyone who received or saw the video was advised to delete it and report it to Facebook.

Detectives with the Special Investigations Unit have seen the video and were trying to confirm its authenticity and origin, police said. Facebook and the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children were notified.

A request for comment was not immediately returned by Facebook officials Friday night.

Read more at: https://chicago.suntimes.com/chicago-politics/chicago-police-investigating-viral-facebook-video-of-apparent-child-pornography/

Chicago Police investigating viral Facebook video of apparent child … – Chicago Sun

Chicago Police detectives are investigating a viral Facebook video that apparently depicts child pornography, the department told the Chicago Sun-Times Friday night.

Social media users began contacting authorities “regularly” on Friday to report the video, which police said appears, at least, to show a young girl, perhaps 8 years old, performing a sex act on an adult.

An alert about the video frequently started airing over police radio across the city Friday afternoon. Anyone who received or saw the video was advised to delete it and report it to Facebook.

Detectives with the Special Investigations Unit have seen the video and were trying to confirm its authenticity and origin, police said. Facebook and the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children were notified.

A request for comment was not immediately returned by Facebook officials Friday night.

Read more at: https://chicago.suntimes.com/chicago-politics/chicago-police-investigating-viral-facebook-video-of-apparent-child-pornography/

Man, 27, reported missing from Rogers Park – Chicago Sun

Police are searching for a 27-year-old man who went missing from the Rogers Park neighborhood on the North Side.

Michael Pfeiffer was last seen Thursday in the 1300 block of West Greenleaf, according to an alert from Chicago Police.

Pfeiffer is described as a 5-foot-9, 160-pound white man with brown hair, brown eyes and a medium complexion, police said.

Anyone with information about his whereabouts should call Area North SVU at (312) 744-8266.

Read more at: https://chicago.suntimes.com/news/man-27-reported-missing-from-rogers-park/

Man, 27, reported missing from Rogers Park | Chicago Sun-Times – Chicago Sun

Police are searching for a 27-year-old man who went missing from the Rogers Park neighborhood on the North Side.

Michael Pfeiffer was last seen Thursday in the 1300 block of West Greenleaf, according to an alert from Chicago Police.

Pfeiffer is described as a 5-foot-9, 160-pound white man with brown hair, brown eyes and a medium complexion, police said.

Anyone with information about his whereabouts should call Area North SVU at (312) 744-8266.

Read more at: https://chicago.suntimes.com/news/man-27-reported-missing-from-rogers-park/

13-year-old boy reported missing is found safe – Chicago Tribune

A 13-year-old boy missing from the Back of the Yards neighborhood since last week has been found safe, police said in a missing person update Thursday morning.

Tony Thompson had been last seen Friday and was missing from the 5200 block of South Justine Street, according to an alert issued Wednesday. He disappeared about 2:15 p.m. that day, according to police

He was found safe, police said in an alert update issued Thursday morning.

Read more at: http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/local/breaking/ct-missing-boy-back-of-the-yards-20180103-story.html