A South Side man was arrested over the weekend, after breaking into a police impound, and driving off in his car, which had been seized after a previous traffic stop.
James Pugh, of the 1400 block of West 115th Street, has been charged with two felony counts of aggravated fleeing; and five various misdemeanor counts including DUI, driving on a suspended license, marijuana possession, and criminal damage to property.
A 17-year-old has been charged as an adult with murder, in connection with the robbery of an off-duty Cook County Sheriff’s sergeant Monday night that left another suspect dead.
Shortly before 10 p.m., the off-duty sergeant was pumping gas at a Citgo near 103rd and Cottage Grove, when three men approached, and one of them pointed a gun at the officer.
Police have resumed searching for a man suspected of raping two women and a teenage girl in Washington Heights early Wednesday, and hiding in another girl’s closet, after determining a “person of interest” they were questioning was not responsible for the crimes.
Preston Smith said he didn’t see it coming when Anthony Metcalf, his friend and neighbor of 30 years, slashed his hand with a chainsaw early Wednesday.
A 50-year-old man accused of attacking his longtime friend and neighbor with a chainsaw was taken into custody overnight.
The two men – who have been neighbors for about 30 years – were arguing around 1 a.m. near 103rd and Carpenter streets when one of them picked up a chainsaw.
A man was critically wounded in a police-involved shooting on the Far South Side on Thursday afternoon.
A CTA bus driver was critically hurt and had to be cut out of a wreck when a bus collided with a dump truck and two other vehicles on the Far South Side Wednesday night.
A fire at a city auto pound prompted a HazMat response in the South Deering neighborhood on the South Side on Tuesday morning.
A driver who hit a boy on Interstate 57 Sunday afternoon is not facing any charges.
An 11-year-old boy suffered major head injuries and was in a coma after being hit by a car Sunday afternoon on I-57 in the Far South Side Washington Heights neighborhood, according to Illinois State Police.
A 30-year-old pregnant woman filed suit Thursday after officers used a stun gun on her during an argument with police earlier this month.
Chicago Police and the Independent Police Review Authority are investigating, after an officer used a stun gun on a pregnant woman, after she tore up a parking ticket during an argument with police in the Roseland neighborhood.
A man was found shot to death in a suspected suicide early Tuesday, near the scene of a fire that broke out in a house in the Beverly neighborhood.
Shootings and other violence seemed to die down as Chicago got hammered with snow Thursday, but not so in the hours leading up to the storm.
Three people are in police custody after a police chase through several South Side neighborhoods.
Police shot and killed a dog, and wounded a suspect, during a drug raid in the Mount Greenwood neighborhood.
Police used a Taser on a suspect in a carjacking as he tried to escape from the South Chicago District patrol station.