Illinois State Police shut down the outbound lanes of the expressway for more than three hours after someone drove up next to another vehicle, and fired several shots near 57th Street around 1:10 a.m.
Two men survived a fiery car wreck in Gage Park early Friday, thanks to the heroics of two Chicago police officers.
The victim, a 16-year-old boy, was found lying on the ground in the 1200 block of West 57th Street at 10:10 a.m., police said. He had been shot several times and was taken to Stroger Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.
Herbert Goode, 66, owner of Silver Cloud Gallery, 20 W. Ohio St., was shot in the chest in what appeared to be a robbery, Chicago Police said.
Police said the driver appeared to be drunk when he struck a 2-year-old girl who was walking with her grandmother, who was pushing a stroller carrying another child.
No one was in custody for any of the shootings Friday morning.
Three teens were arrested on Sunday, after police broke up a large fight along the lakefront in the Jackson Park neighborhood.
The Metra Electric and South Shore lines were shut down for over an hour in the Hyde Park neighborhood Saturday morning for a suspicious suitcase that turned out to be empty.
A Chicago Police squad car was involved in a crash overnight on the north end of the Englewood neighborhood.
At least 10 people were wounded by gunfire throughout the city between Saturday afternoon and early Sunday — one day after a man was killed and a lest seven others wounded by gunfire.
Three University of Chicago students were robbed within a period of half an hour overnight, and one holdup happened right in the Main Quadrangle.
Two trucks collided and jackknifed overnight, spilling fuel and a load of candy, in one of three accidents involving trucks on the expressway in a period of about nine hours.
For over half a century, Gus Lukis, 82, has been waking up before dawn to fix broken soles and rundown heels in the Hyde Park neighborhood.