According to a community alert from Chicago Police, the girl was walking home from school in the 1000 block of East 63rd Street shortly before 4 p.m., when a man grabbed her from behind, and tried to pull her into a white full-sized van with painted windows.
Two men, ages 34 and 35, were standing outside in the 2000 block of West 63rd Street about 2:37 a.m. when a black vehicle pulled up and someone inside opened fire, police said. The vehicle then drove off in an unknown direction.
Joey Jones, 31, has been charged with first-degree murder in the fatal shooting of 57-year-old Omar Maslat, a cashier at a convenience store in the 2400 block of West 63rd Street. He’s also been charged with attempted murder in the shooting of 50-year-old Brion Payne in Uptown.
The man, thought to be in his 50s, was shot in the chest about 6:15 a.m. in the 2400 block of West 63rd Street.
Adan Montano, 37, was charged with one count of first degree murder for allegedly stabbing 18-year-old Stephanie Serrano to death at a house party Monday night.
The 18-year-old woman was at a party at an apartment building in the 2900 block of West 63rd Street when she got into an argument with a man about 10:15 p.m.
Red Line trains are resuming normal service after a person was struck and killed by a train Wednesday in the Englewood neighborhood on the South Side, authorities said.
A citizen attempting to use the restroom at the station, at 1438 W. 63rd St., found the man unresponsive about 6:30 a.m. Thursday.
Upscale grocer Whole Foods — derisively known as “Whole Paycheck” for its high prices — got the OK Thursday to set up shop in Chicago’s impoverished Englewood community.
As part of the city’s strategy to eliminate so-called “food deserts” in Chicago, City Hall has reached an agreement with Whole Foods to bring an 18,000-square-foot grocery store in the Englewood neighborhood.
Police are warning residents in the South Side Woodlawn neighborhood about two recent robberies.
Four people were injured, three of them critically, in a two-car crash on the South Side Sunday evening.
Nine people have been wounded in shootings across the city since Friday night, police said.
A CTA passenger and bus driver were hospitalized Thursday evening after being attacked by another passenger, who Chicago Police shot and later Tased to subdue him.
It was another violent night in Chicago, with one man killed and five others injured in shootings in a period of just one hour.
Ald. JoAnn Thompson (16th) remained hospitalized Monday after collapsing the day before.
Three people were injured in a two-vehicle crash on the Dan Ryan Expressway Sunday afternoon.
A 16-year-old boy died after he was shot in the head Saturday night in the Marquette Park neighborhood.
Another violent night on the streets of Chicago has sent eight people – including two teenage boys – to the hospital.
One of the city’s worst mass transit disasters occurred on this day 62 years ago on the South Side.