A 16-year-old boy died in a shooting within two blocks of his home Wednesday night in the Chicago Lawn neighborhood on the Southwest Side.
Police shot a man who allegedly pointed a gun at officers during a foot chase early Saturday in the Southwest Side Chicago Lawn neighborhood, officials said.
A 17-year-old girl was sexually assaulted in a Logan Square alley when the sun was still up Tuesday, after she accepted a ride from a stranger.
At least 12 people have been wounded in shootings in the city — mainly in the South, West and Near West sides — since Friday. The shooting victims, one of whom was critically wounded, have all been male, between 14 and 49 years old.
One teenage boy was killed and 12 others were injured in Chicago just between 9 p.m. Monday and 5 a.m. Tuesday.
Three teens accused of attacking a man in a West Rogers Park alley and posting video of the fatal beating online were allegedly playing a game called “pick ‘em out and knock ‘em out.”
A young mother stands charged with child endangerment, after leaving her toddler home alone in the Chicago Lawn neighborhood.
Marvis Brown Jr.’s father speculates the teen was the victim of mistaken identity when he was fatally shot on the front porch of a home in the Marquette Park neighborhood.
A man was robbed by a pair of suspects wielding a meat cleaver in the North Side’s Arcadia Terrace neighborhood overnight.