Never try to separate a woman from her designer purse. A north suburban woman chased and caught a man who snatched her $2,600 Louis Vuitton purse through her vehicle window as she waited in line for a car wash in Evanston on Monday.
The hostage situation began after police officers were sent to a building near Ashland Avenue and Hastings Street about 3:16 a.m., when they received a call about a domestic dispute.
A man died after being shot in the head early Friday in the Englewood neighborhood.
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 man robbed a hair salon Monday morning in the North Side Wicker Park neighborhood.
The Chicago Fire Department has determined the extra-alarm blaze that gutted a Bridgeport warehouse was caused when an open flame in the building ignited combustible material inside.
Firefighters were at the scene of an extra-alarm blaze at a large vacant warehouse in the Bridgeport neighborhood Tuesday night.
The driver of an SUV was killed early Monday when he crashed his Chevrolet Blazer into the back of a parked semi-trailer in the Pilsen neighborhood on the West Side.
A homeless man is the third person in Cook County to die of cold exposure since November, according to an autopsy conducted Saturday afternoon.
The shooting occurred at 55th Street and Ashland Avenue.
A bicyclist was killed when he was struck by a truck in the West Town neighborhood Wednesday morning.
A grocery store bank on Chicago’s Near West Side was held up Saturday morning.
A judge has denied bond for the 17-year-old man accused of killing another teenager in front of the victim’s mother and two brothers, outside a Back of the Yards laundromat last week.
Gunfire left one man dead and another wounded just after midnight in the South Shore neighborhood, and five others were wounded across the city in the overnight hours.
Imprisoned former Gov. George Ryan will be released from prison five months early, having qualified for work release.
One man was killed, and six more were injured, in shootings around Chicago overnight.
It was another bloody night in Chicago, as gunfire ripped through communities on the South and West sides and left one person dead and 10 others injured between Monday afternoon and early Tuesday morning.
Nineteen people were injured early Tuesday when a sport-utility vehicle crashed into a party bus on the Eisenhower Expressway, near the Illinois Medical District.
When it comes to nitpicking, Carrie Madej can do it with the best of them.
Firefighters had their hands full battling a house fire on the South Side overnight.