Loop Fire Prompts HazMat ResponseConstruction workers caused a small street fire in the Loop, drawing a hazardous materials response Thursday night, fire officials said.
Girl, 14, Shot In East Garfield ParkThe girl was standing on a corner in the 3800 block of West Adams Street about 9:30 p.m. when she heard shots and realized she had been hit, police News Affairs Officer Ronald Gaines said.
Man Shot On Near West SideAbout 8:30 p.m., the man was shot in the foot in the 2300 block of West Adams Street, police said. He is an adult, but his exact age is not yet known, authorities said.
Lightning Strike Might Have Sparked Fire In LombardA fire that caused about $100,000 in damage to a west suburban Lombard home Monday night may have been caused by a lightning strike during the heavy thunderstorms that moved through the Chicago area, officials said.
Man Fatally Shot In Austin ApartmentA friend found 48-year-old Gregory Daniel about 9:45 p.m. Monday on the bedroom floor of his apartment in the 5300 block of West Adams Street with gunshot wounds to his head and abdomen.
3 Killed, 9 Wounded In Shootings Since Monday AfternoonThree men were killed and nine others wounded in gun violence across the city since Monday afternoon, including two men who were found shot to death in West Pullman early Tuesday.
Three Buildings Damaged By West Side FireA fire spread to three buildings Thursday afternoon in the West Garfield Park neighborhood.
Elderly Man With Alzheimer’s Missing From Near West SideAn 84-year-old man suffering from Alzheimer’s disease has been missing since Sunday from the Near West Side.
Man Linked To 3 Sexual Assaults On West SideA 20-year-old man stands charged a string of sexual assaults on the city’s West Side.
Woman Dead After Being Hit By Megabus Near Union StationA 76-year-old woman has died after she was hit by a Megabus near her West Loop home, not far from Union Station.
Man Killed, 3 Others Wounded In West Side ShootingPolice are looking for the suspect who killed one person and wounded three others on the city’s West Side Monday night
Fire Crews Dispatched As Construction Barge Tips In Chicago RiverThe Fire Department was one the scene Wednesday afternoon as a construction barge tipped over and began taking on water in the Chicago River’s South Branch downtown.