Illinois Woman Uses Cop's Gun for Apparent Suicide in Police Car

A mentally ill Illinois woman allegedly shot and killed herself in the front seat of a police car that was giving her a courtesy ride to a hospital, but her family is questioning the police version of what happened in the car. On Wednesday morning, an Alton, Ill., police officer spotted the woman, Stephanie Hicks, walking on a bridge in the sweltering heat. When he approached her in his car, Hicks said she was going to a hospital that was nearly 10 miles away in St. Louis. Her family said that...Full Story
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