The 23-year-old was in an alley in the 1100 block of West 51st Street about 7:30 p.m. when someone approached him, pulled out a handgun and started firing, police said.
Police said the robbers used a prop in at least two holdups in the Fuller Park neighborhood. They set up a road construction barrel in the street, and when a motorist gets out of his or her car to move it aside, the robbers pounce.
About 1:40 p.m., 23-year-old Angelo Porter was walking in the 600 block of East 51st Street, at the northern end of Washington Park, when a person approached him from behind and shot him in the head, according to police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office.
The lone fatality occurred Friday afternoon in the Grand Boulevard neighborhood on the South Side.
Eight children and an adult were taken to hospitals Wednesday morning, after a daycare van, a Megabus, and two cars were involved in a crash on the Dan Ryan Expressway.
Police said they believe an assault-style rifle with a high-capacity magazine was used in the attack, which they believe was gang-related.
A 28-year-old man was shot dead on the South Side Sunday night and police said they were questioning two suspects after they allegedly tried fleeing on the Dan Ryan Expressway and crashed.
16-year-old boy is in serious condition after he was shot in the neck Friday night on the South Side.
A pair of South Side shootings less than 10 minutes apart Saturday night left a downstate Springfield man dead and five other people wounded.
A couple and their 4-year-old child had to be rescued after they fell off a raft in Lake Michigan Wednesday evening.
CHICAGO (STMW) — At least five people were killed and 23 others wounded in separate shootings throughout the city that took place from late Friday through early Monday. Three of the shootings — one of […]
At least four people were killed and 19 others wounded in separate shootings throughout the city that took place from late Friday to Saturday night.
Police have issued a community alert about a rash of robberies on the city’s South Side.
Police have issued a community alert for people who ride the CTA Green Line on the South Side.
One man is dead and another was wounded in separate shootings on the same Back of the Yards neighborhood block Sunday afternoon on the South Side.
It was a violent night across Chicago overnight, with at least seven people shot and wounded from the South Chicago to River North.
Police have released a new photo of a Chicago State University student who has been missing since leaving for school last weekend.
Police are seeking the help of the public in finding a missing Chicago State University student who vanished this past weekend.
One person is reported dead, and two others are in fair condition, after a fire broke out early this morning in the Back of the Yards neighborhood.