Police said the boy was playing with a gun around 8 p.m. Wednesday in the 6500 block of South Green Street, when it accidentally fired, striking the girl.
An 11-year-old girl was killed at her home in far north suburban Mundelein on Tuesday, when she was stabbed 40 times. A 14-year-old girl has been charged with the murder.
The 14-year-old girl was walking in the 2500 block of West Morse Avenue about 8:45 p.m. when a man in a dark-colored four-door vehicle stopped and asked her if she wanted a ride.
Police were warning families to be on alert, after an attempted abduction Wednesday afternoon in the Lawndale neighborhood.
The 14-year-old girl was walking on Skidmore Drive in Antioch Thursday when a man pulled up beside her in a station wagon and asked if she needed a ride. When the girl declined, the man said, “Come on, you’re so beautiful, let me drive you home,” and she declined again. The man said, “Get in the car,” and the girl ran away and he drove off.
Two separate incidents of what first appeared to be incidents of attempted child abduction have caught the attention of police in Chicago and Aurora.
Chicago Police have issued a community alert about the attempted kidnapping Tuesday of a girl on the Southwest Side.
Advice about watching out for Mr. Stranger-Danger is as good today as it was decades ago, as there was an attempted kidnapping Tuesday on the city’s Far Northwest Side.
A Chicago Public elementary school teacher and coach has been arrested, accused of sexually assaulting a 14-year-old student.
A judge found a former Washington state man not guilty in 50-year-old a rape case.
A 20-year-old woman is shaken, but recovering, after a robbery that left her with a scar on her neck.
Police signaled Thursday night they have in custody the person responsible for last week’s stabbing death of a 14-year-old girl in Indian Head Park.
Police say a 14-year-old girl is missing from her home in the Belmont-Cragin neighborhood on the Northwest Side.
Police are looking into similarities between the sexual assault of a 15-year-old girl and the attempted abduction of a 14-year-old girl.
The former cop charged with kidnapping and murdering a Sycamore girl in 1957 first will stand trial for raping another girl in the same town less than five years later, DeKalb County prosecutors said.
Police are asking for the public’s help to find a 14-year-old girl who has vanished from her South Side home.
Police are searching for a 14-year-old girl who has been missing from her South Side home for nearly a week.
Police are searching for a teenage girl who has been missing from her West Side home for more than a week.
Bond was set at $75,000 for a man accused of stalking a 14-year-old girl in a pattern of behavior the victim said has been ongoing for nearly a year.
A 14-year-old girl was shot in the back early Saturday morning when a verbal altercation between two groups turned violent on the West Side.