Linda and Dennis Alford each face five felony counts of armed home invasion. On Sunday, Cook County Judge Maria Kuriakos Ciesil set Linda Alford’s bail at $300,000. Her husband was ordered held on $350,000 bail.
A police officer driving an unmarked squad car struck and killed a pedestrian early Wednesday in the South Chicago neighborhood.
About 12:25 a.m., a 19-year-old woman driving an SUV eastbound on 79th Street near Crandon Avenue swerved to avoid a crash with a westbound vehicle and struck a commercial building, police said.
About 3:20 p.m., the three were standing outside in the 2200 block of East 79th Street when another male walked up and opened fire, police said.
The 70-year-old drove his vehicle into a pole near 79th Street and Kedzie Avenue about 10:30 p.m., police News Affairs Officer Ron Gaines said.
Two people were injured Wednesday morning, when their car crashed and flipped over as they were fleeing police officers who fired shots when the suspects allegedly tried to run them over.
At least two people were in custody Friday morning, after leading police on a chase when officers responded to reports of someone stealing the catalytic converter from a car in the Chatham neighborhood.
Someone leaned from a gray four-day sedan on the 2500 block of East 79th Street at about 6:15 p.m. and opened fire on a store. A 53-year-old man and a 21-year-old woman, both of whom were inside the store at the time, were wounded.
A Chicago man has been charged with shooting at an SUV as he was driving on the Dan Ryan Expressway on Sunday night.
Dr. Betty Howard, 58, taught at Gwendolyn Brooks College Prep Academy High School, where students and staff were remembering her as a life-changing educator.
Authorities said the truck crashed into the bus near the intersection of 79th Street and Cottage Grove Avenue shortly before 1 p.m.
Two men were shot at a South Chicago pawn shop Friday morning.
A dump truck knocked down power lines when it raised its bed and ripped down part of a utility pole near the intersection of King Drive and 79th Street. The downed power lines came in contact with an SUV parked in the alley, and a man was severely shocked when he touched the vehicle.
About 11:05 p.m., the man was at a bar in the 900 block of East 79th Street when he became involved in an argument with another male, who produced a handgun and shot him.
The shooting happened about 12:30 p.m. in the 700 block of East 79th Street. One male was shot in the head and was dead on police arrival. The second male suffered gunshot wounds to the elbow and forearm.
Nathan Haywood, 24, of the 8100 block of South Spaulding Avenue, is accused of choking and beating a 39-year-old Norfolk Southern officer.
The incident occurred about 10:25 p.m. at the Wrightwood Metra station near 79th Street and Kedzie Avenue.
A would-be armed robber got more than he was expecting on Saturday. He was stabbed with a screwdriver, when an Avalon Park resident came to the defense of his friend.
The most recent fatal shooting happened Saturday night in the West Side Humboldt Park neighborhood, when two men were shot about 10:10 p.m. in the 1000 block of North St. Louis Avenue, police said.
The most recent fatal shooting happened early Saturday in the South Chicago neighborhood.