A public defender’s plea for a low bond so a murder suspect could take his college exams fell on deaf ears, as a judge set his bail at $500,000.
One man was beaten to death at a CTA station, a 16-year-old boy was fatally shot and at least 15 other people were wounded in separate acts of violence across the city this weekend.
Six people – including two toddlers – were injured Wednesday morning when a minivan and a car collided in the Bronzeville neighborhood.
Police are looking for a suspect, after a woman’s simple commute on the CTA Green Line was shattered by a robber with a semi-automatic weapon.
Police have released surveillance video images of two men who killed the owner of a South Side gas station on Christmas Eve after robbing the business of $2,500.
A Chicago police officer was shot Sunday afternoon in the Bronzeville neighborhood on the South Side.
Two men were killed and at least five more were injured in overnight shootings in the city.
A longtime cook for a Bronzeville neighborhood barbecue restaurant was shot and killed overnight as he took a cigarette break.
A 13-year-old boy is dead, after a mini-bike he was riding crashed on the city’s South Side.
Police continue to look this morning for a stolen minivan equipped with a wheelchair for a paralyzed Chicago teenager.
Police are warning residents in the area of 43rd Street and Indiana Avenue about an attempted child abduction.