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.
The most recent shooting occurred in South Chicago, when two people were wounded by gunfire in the 8000 block of South Manistee Avenue about 6:35 a.m.
This year’s Independence Day celebration, for many Chicagoans a four-day respite in the land of the free, was for others an ordeal in a killing field.
Ciara and Tiara Johnson, both 9 years old, were last seen in the 3600 block of West 79th Street Thursday, police said in an alert issued Friday.
A man died Sunday night when he thrust his body outside of a moving car and struck a parked vehicle while speeding past, police said.
A motorist who collided with a police cruiser en route to a call with its lights flashing and sirens blaring was cited multiple times for causing the Tuesday night crash.
A 56-year-old Chicago woman – identified by a longtime friend as an unemployed single mother of five – was found gunned down on a sidewalk in the South Shore neighborhood overnight.
Brandon Byars was inside the restaurant in the 500 block of East 79th Street when a gunman on the outside saw him and opened fire, shooting him several times in the back.
The 20-year-old man was with a 15-year-old boy when both were shot in the 1700 block of West 79th Street about 6:15 p.m.
Two people, including a young girl, were killed in a fire in the South Shore neighborhood Wednesday morning.
A car speeding away from police ended up crashing into two other vehicles Sunday night on the Southwest Side, sending the speedster and another driver to the hospital, police said.
A driver was arrested after trying to run away from a Woodlawn neighborhood crash that killed a pedestrian Tuesday morning.
A man was killed in a shooting in the South Side Ashburn neighborhood Wednesday morning.
There were some dicey moments overnight for Chicago firefighters who battled a blaze in an Auburn-Gresham neighborhood building.
A Chicago Police officer was in stable condition Thursday morning, after he was run over by a hit-and-run driver.
A Chicago police officer is in the hospital this morning after a shootout in the Auburn Gresham neighborhood.
One man was killed and another man wounded in a shooting in the Auburn-Gresham neighborhood on the South Side Saturday night.
Chicago Police say an officer shot and killed a man on the city’s South Side early Sunday morning.