Chicago Police officers shot a man early Thursday, ending an overnight standoff in the Bronzeville neighborhood on the South Side.
About 1 a.m., the 38-year-old was shot in the chest and abdomen in the 4200 block of South Calumet Avenue, police said.
About 4:30 p.m., a male followed the girl into an elevator in her building, located in the 6300 block of South Calumet Avenue, according to an alert from area detectives. He then pulled the girl into a stairwell and sexually assaulted her, police said. Her exact age was not disclosed.
Two years after she was slain in the Kenwood neighborhood, the Chicago Park District board has voted to name a Bronzeville park in memory of honor student Hadiya Pendleton.
About 8:35 p.m., the 31-year-old was in the 5100 block of South Calumet Avenue when two males walked up and tried to rob him, police said. The man was then shot in the back of the head.
Fire investigators have determined a buildup of natural gas at an apartment building in Washington Park likely caused an explosion that leveled the building over the weekend, injuring two women who were inside.
Firefighters swarmed the property at 58th Street and Calumet Avenue around 7 p.m. after reports of an explosion, and they pulled two women from the flattened property.
Vonzell Griffin boarded the I-80/94 eastbound ramp from Calumet Avenue at 10:27 p.m., when he lost control and his motorcycle collided with a semi truck.
A South Side man suspected of robbing a west suburban Melrose Park bank last year has been charged with murder in connection with a 2013 fatal stabbing in the Roseland neighborhood on the Far South Side that happened the same day.
Firefighters responded to the three-story building on the 4000 block of South Calumet Avenue around 12:30 a.m.
A gunman who opened fire while pedaling past a Washington Park neighborhood home killed a teenage boy and wounded another Wednesday evening.
An Indiana teen died Sunday after he was struck by a vehicle in Hammond.
A friend found the 24-year-old man stabbed multiple times in an alley in the 4000 block of South Calumet Avenue.
Eastbound travel has resumed on Interstate 80/94 after a morning crash closed the expressway to one direction of travel Monday morning.
A year-old toddler – briefly the subject of an Amber Alert on Thursday – was found safe hours after the car he was sitting in was taken following a burglary at a Hammond, Ind. fireworks store.
Quick action by Chicago firefighters saved two people from a burning building in the Roseland neighborhood overnight.
A senior citizen is refusing to leave her South Side home, even though it’s literally crumbling around her.
A gunman opened fire on a van on the city’s South Side overnight, sending the driver of the van careening into a CTA bus before he died of a gunshot wound to the chest.
A gunman who held hostages for nearly six hours Friday at a Valparaiso real-estate office fatally shot himself and ended a standoff with police.
Parking restrictions are now in effect as the clock counts down to the NATO Summit.