Two men who stole a vehicle in the Pilsen neighborhood Tuesday night tried to escape police capture by driving away, but crashed into a squad car and pole instead, injuring themselves and an officer.
Police were warning residents in the North Lawndale neighborhood, after a woman was kidnapped near a CTA station in broad daylight, and held captive for three days.
No injuries reported in fire at abandoned home.
At least 12 people have been wounded in shootings in the city — mainly in the South, West and Near West sides — since Friday. The shooting victims, one of whom was critically wounded, have all been male, between 14 and 49 years old.
Two suspects are being sought for forcing a woman into a vehicle and sexually assaulting her on the West Side early Saturday.
The U.S. Secret Service has revealed security measures for next month’s NATO summit, which will push protesters a bit further away from McCormick Place than they originally planned to be.