Four people were hospitalized early Tuesday after three vehicles, including a Chicago Police SUV, crashed in the Englewood neighborhood on the South Side.
“Even with the best policing in the world, without laws that help keep illegal guns off the streets and laws that provide real punishment for the dangerous criminals who carry them, we’ll continue to face an uphill battle,” McCarthy said.
The 10-year-old girl was walking in the 5200 block of West Van Buren Street about 3:50 p.m. when two men in a van, which was parked in an alley, started to talk to her.
Two men were killed and at least six other people were hurt in violence across the city Monday.
You hear about crime and it may seem like it’s getting worse but the number of murders and shootings in Chicago is actually down.
A man approached the child in a red or maroon SUV and told her, “I have candy. If you want some, get in,” according to a Chicago Police Department community alert issued Friday.
The suspect approaches victims on the sidewalk, pulls out a revolver handgun and demands property, police say.
A Chicago police officer is facing involuntary manslaughter and other felony offenses in connection with an off-duty shooting of a 22-year-old south suburban woman near a park on Chicago’s West Side in March of 2012.
A Chicago Police officer suffered minor injuries in a crash on the Kennedy Expressway early Sunday on the North Side.
Chicago Police Officer Clifton Lewis was murdered during a West Side convenience store robbery in 2011.
With the holiday season just around the corner, downtown and the Near North Side soon will be crawling with shoppers and tourists, and people who don’t normally come into the city. They’ll also be crawling with something else: pickpockets.
The Chicago Police Department is launching a new overtime program to put off-duty cops in the city’s most dangerous parks, even as overtime becomes a hot-button issue at City Hall.
Half a dozen Chicago police stations will offer trick-or-treaters a safe alternative to going door-to-door today.
“There is an unacceptable level of violence, but the progress we’re making is undeniable,” Police Supt. Garry McCarthy said in an interview with the Chicago Sun-Times.
More than two dozen students were arrested late Tuesday morning at Percy Julian High School, after a large fight inside.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s argument for stiffer firearms sentences is bolstered by a new study showing gun possession offenders placed on probation are more likely to get re-arrested for murder than other felons, his police superintendent says.
Chicago Police are investigating human remains found in a wooded area in west suburban River Forest on Thursday.
Opening arguments are set to begin Monday in the trial for two men accused in the 2009 shooting death of Chicago police officer Alejandro Valadez.
Thanks to recent headlines, you’d think the FBI rolled out the red carpet and handed Chicago a beautiful, hand-engraved (in cursive!) plaque that reads Murderiest Murder City in Murderland. In reality, the FBI did no such thing. Here’s a closer look at the FBI’s statistics and how they do and do not relate to homicides in Chicago
Mayor Emanuel is deflecting suggestions from *some* Chicago Aldermen who want to increase the City’s police force to deal with continuing gun violence, reports WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore.