79th Street

Man Wounded In Ashburn ShootingShortly before 5 p.m., the 19-year-old was in the 3400 block of West 79th Street when someone walked out of a gangway and shot him in the groin, police said.
Two Men Shot In Greater Grand CrossingTwo men were standing on the corner at 79th Street and Eberhart Avenue just after 11 p.m. when someone fired shots, police said.
Couple Charged With Home Invasion At Friends’ Chatham ApartmentLinda 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.
Police Car Strikes, Kills Pedestrian On Dark Street In South ChicagoA police officer driving an unmarked squad car struck and killed a pedestrian early Wednesday in the South Chicago neighborhood.
Two Injured When SUV Crashes Into Daycare In South ShoreAbout 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.
Two Killed, One Injured In South Shore ShootingAbout 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.
Man, 70, Dies After Crashing Into Light PoleThe 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 Hurt In Crash After Police Shooting, Chase On South SideTwo 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.
Catalytic Converter Thieves Lead Police On Chase On South SideAt 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.
Two Shot In South Shore Drive-BySomeone 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.
Charges Filed In Shooting On Dan Ryan ExpresswayA Chicago man has been charged with shooting at an SUV as he was driving on the Dan Ryan Expressway on Sunday night.
Special Ed Teacher Killed By Stray Bullet In ChathamDr. Betty Howard, 58, taught at Gwendolyn Brooks College Prep Academy High School, where students and staff were remembering her as a life-changing educator.