The Chicago police union says an officer “inadvertently” shot an armed robbery suspect early Friday, after the suspect elbowed the officer in the chest in Canaryville.
A suspected armed robber was shot after Chicago Police say he charged at an officer in the South Side Canaryville neighborhood, making the officer’s gun discharge.
Elizabeth Peralta-Luna, 30, was walking hand-in-hand with her two children – 9-year-old Elizabeth and 4-year-old Dylan – in the 4300 block of South Ashland Avenue on Friday, when a truck making a left turn hit all three of them.
Two years after she was slain in the Kenwood neighborhood, the Chicago Park District board has voted to name a Bronzeville park in memory of honor student Hadiya Pendleton.
A middle-aged college student from the South Side was convicted of first-degree murder Thursday for stomping a fellow CTA commuter to death on a Green Line platform.
Construction has been slated to begin this fall on two new pedestrian and bicycle bridges over Lake Shore Drive at 41st and 43rd streets. They will replace an outdated bridge at 43rd Street that has no ramp for bicycle or wheelchair access.
Two teenage boys — both 16 years old — were wounded in separate shootings less than a mile away from each other and 10 minutes apart early Friday in the Bronzeville neighborhood on the South Side.
A 29-year-old woman driving a minivan west on 43rd Street ran a red light and smashed into a sedan carrying seven people heading north on LaSalle Street around 1:30 a.m.
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.