Construction workers caused a small street fire in the Loop, drawing a hazardous materials response Thursday night, fire officials said.
The 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.
About 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.
A 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.
A 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.
Three 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.
A fire spread to three buildings Thursday afternoon in the West Garfield Park neighborhood.
An 84-year-old man suffering from Alzheimer’s disease has been missing since Sunday from the Near West Side.
A 20-year-old man stands charged a string of sexual assaults on the city’s West Side.
A 76-year-old woman has died after she was hit by a Megabus near her West Loop home, not far from Union Station.
Police are looking for the suspect who killed one person and wounded three others on the city’s West Side Monday night
The 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.
The final leg of the Wacker Drive reconstruction project begins this week, and the intersection with Jackson Boulevard alongside the Willis Tower has closed.
A new cell phone theft scam is afoot around Chicago.
About 75 Occupy Chicago protesters held sit-ins outside at least two Bank of America branches in downtown Chicago on Tuesday, before joining a much larger protest rally and march through the Loop in honor of May Day.
A paraplegic man claims two Chicago Police officers beat him and knocked him out of his wheelchair during a confrontation at a Loop doughnut shop.
About a year and a half after it began, the work to rebuild about half of Wacker Drive has shifted south.
The Wacker Drive reconstruction project is kicking into its next phase next week.
A teenage boy was critically wounded, and another man was also injured, when a gunman opened fire late Thursday night in the South Austin neighborhood.
Two drivers were taken to the hospital this morning when a sport-utility vehicle and a taxi crashed downtown, sending the SUV into a Dunkin’ Donuts.