Seven burglaries have occurred between Feb. 6 and Feb. 24, Area North detectives said in a community alert issued Tuesday night.
A man was ordered held on a $500,000 bond on Wednesday after being charged with intentionally striking a man with his car and gravely injuring him on Sunday night in the Northwest Side Belmont Cragin neighborhood.
A 13-year-old boy was shot and killed in front of his sisters in the Belmont-Cragin neighborhood late Sunday, and his family said the shooting might have been the result of a post on Facebook.
An autopsy Thursday found he died of coronary artery atherosclerosis, or hardening of the arteries, and hypothermia was listed as a contributing factor.
Most recently, two males were shot in the Belmont Cragin neighborhood on the Northwest Side Thursday night.
The 26-year-old man was standing in an alley with friends in the 2100 block of North Merrimac Avenue about 12:15 a.m. when someone walked up, yelled gang slogans and opened fire, police said.
The most recent fatal shooting happened about 12:15 a.m. Monday in the Northwest Side Belmont Cragin neighborhood. A 26-year-old man was standing in an alley with friends in the 2100 block of North Merrimac when someone walked up, yelled gang slogans and shot him in the face, police said.
A man was shot and killed Sunday afternoon in the Belmont Cragin neighborhood on the Northwest Side.
An 18-year-old woman was fatally shot early Sunday while she was in a Belmont Cragin apartment on the Northwest Side. Alexandra Burgos was sitting in an apartment in the 5300 block of West Oakdale about 12:35 a.m. when gunshots came from outside and struck her in the head.
young woman is dead after she was hit by stray bullet while sitting in an apartment.
About 6:30 p.m., a man believed to be 50 to 60 years old walked up to three children in the 5700 block of West Belden and started talking to them, police said in a community alert. The man tried to lure them with money, but the children did not talk to him and ran off “to safety,” police said.
A 15-year-old boy and two men were shot Friday night in the Belmont Cragin neighborhood on the Northwest Side.
About 2:15 a.m., two men — 34 and 39 — were in a vehicle in the 4700 block of West Diversey Avenue when they stopped at a traffic light, police said. Someone drove up in a vehicle, then exited the vehicle and fired shots at them.
A man was shot and killed during a carjacking Tuesday night in the Ashburn neighborhood on the South Side.
In the most recent fatal shooting, a 33-year-old man was killed in the Austin neighborhood. About 3:18 p.m., Monte Tillman was shot in the torso in the 5200 block of West Lake Street, police said.
Three people were displaced after a car crashed into a building in the Belmont Cragin neighborhood on the Northwest Side early Tuesday.
Jose Garcia, 40, faces one count of first-degree attempted murder and failure to appear in court.
A 15-year-old girl who was raped and severely beaten on Dec. 17 on the Northwest Side — leaving her unable to communicate with police — is improving and has since spoken with detectives.
Jose Barriga, 18; Sergio Maymi, 22; and 25-year-old Matthew Andras forced their way into a 46-year-old man’s home in the 2700 block of North Mango Avenue about 9:30 a.m. Tuesday.
The men forced their way into a 46-year-old man’s home in the 2700 block of North Mango Avenue about 9:30 a.m. Tuesday, police said.