About 5:30 p.m., 37-year-old Torrente G. Pickens was found unresponsive with multiple gunshot wounds in a vehicle in the 100 block of East 44th Street, police and the Cook County Medical Examiner’s office said.
What started with a false fire alarm ended with three students in custody — and a great big mess in the school.
Police are searching for a man who tried to sexually assault a 14-year-old girl as she was walking to school Wednesday morning in the South Side Grand Boulevard neighborhood.
The boy was in the 3900 block of South Prairie about 2:58 p.m. when he was shot in the head, police said.
Construction has been slated to begin this fall on two new pedestrian and bicycle bridges over Lake Shore Drive at 41st and 43rd streets. They will replace an outdated bridge at 43rd Street that has no ramp for bicycle or wheelchair access.
Seven people were taken to hospitals Thursday morning, after a CTA bus struck two parked cars in the Bronzeville neighborhood.
Five Chicago mayors have attended De La Salle; including both Richard J. Daley and his son Richard M. Daley, Frank Corr, Martin Kennelly and Michael Bilandic. Other notable alums include the late Cook County Board Presidents George Dunne and Dan Ryan, and broadcasting brothers Bryant and Greg Gumbel.
A man was shot and killed about one block away from the Chicago Police Department Headquarters in the Bronzeville neighborhood Friday night.
Two teenage boys — both 16 years old — were wounded in separate shootings less than a mile away from each other and 10 minutes apart early Friday in the Bronzeville neighborhood on the South Side.
The mayor showed up Thursday to shake the hands of construction crews, accompanied by photographers his people notified in advance.
A woman was charged with murder for allegedly stabbing the father of her child to death Thursday night in the Bronzeville neighborhood on the South Side.
The event, dubbed the Bronzeville Bike Builder, takes place Saturday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 244 East Pershing Road.
U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk (R-Illinois) visited a Bronzeville charter school on Friday to promote legislation pending in Congress to significantly boost federal funding for charter schools.
Fans of Frank Lloyd Wright currently have an opportunity to snap up a rare Wright-designed row house in the city.
Dorothy McGee, 58, apparently suffered a cardiac event during a domestic incident in the 400 block of East 46th Street.
3500 block of South Rhodes Avenue about 10:08 p.m. when an unknown shooter approached on foot and shot him in the chest. The man returned fire and tried to drive away before crashing into a nearby parked vehicle.
A man already charged with killing a Bronzeville woman in 2011 is now charged with another fatal shooting that happened later that same year, police said Thursday.
Workers with shovels and a bulldozer spent several hours on Thursday afternoon digging and steaming out a Bronzeville couple’s vehicle.
CBS 2’s Chris Martinez talked to the owners, who say nothing has been done — after multiple complaints to the city.
A 15-year-old girl was charged with reckless conduct after she allegedly sprayed Mace inside a Bronzeville school on the South Side, injuring 20 people.