An Uptown man has been charged with stealing a suitcase containing more than $90,000 worth of human hair wigs for cancer patients from an O’Hare baggage claim.
Three people were shot early Saturday in the University Village neighborhood on the South Side.
A stabbing in the Logan Square neighborhood on the Northwest Side left one man wounded early Saturday.
Alprentiss Nash, 40, was shot in the chest in the 400 block of South Paulina at 2:20 p.m., according to police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office.
Crime is an incredibly complex problem, but it appears a simple solution may be working on one block in Chicago.
Two men were killed and a woman was hurt in a shooting early Sunday in the West Side Humboldt Park neighborhood.
A man was killed and another wounded in a shooting Saturday night in the Greater Grand Crossing neighborhood on the South Side, police said.
A 12-year-old girl from Elkhart, Indiana is being held in juvenile detention accused of murdering her step-mother, reports WBBM’s Mike Krauser.
Five people have been killed and at least 24 others wounded in shootings on the South and West sides of Chicago since Friday afternoon, police said.
A South Side man has been charged after Chicago Police officers shot him early Wednesday in Englewood when they say he pointed a gun at them.
Bond was set at $500,000 on Friday for a man charged with breaking into a Gage Park neighborhood home and exposing himself to a sleeping teenage girl early Thursday.
A 20-year-old man dubbed “Harvey’s Most Wanted Criminal” was taken into custody Friday, charged with murder and attempted murder in a shooting that killed a teenager and wounded his mother.
Jose Garcia Jr., 36, was charged with one count each of home invasion and aggravated criminal sexual abuse, according to a statement from Chicago Police.
The 20-year-old was standing in the 3000 block of North Kedzie Avenue at 11:54 p.m. when an unknown person pulled up in a vehicle and yelled gang slogans before shooting, police said.
The 35-year-old told investigators he was walking in the 4900 block of South King Drive at 2:30 a.m. when he heard shots and felt pain, police said.
About 9:45 p.m., a 19-year-old man was walking in the 3700 block of South Michigan Avenue, when a vehicle pulled up and a gunman got out and opened fire, police News Affairs Officer Ron Gaines said. Chicago Police Headquarters is about two blocks north at 3510 S. Michigan Ave.
A Cook County Commissioner has proposed the county appoint a “gun violence czar” as a new tool to stem the tide of violent crime in the Chicago area, by coordinating efforts between the Chicago Police Department, Cook County Sheriff’s Department, and other law enforcement agencies; and knocking down political barriers.
The family of a toddler killed by a hit-and-run driver fleeing a fatal shooting has announced a lawsuit against the city of Chicago, alleging police are to blame for the boy’s death.
Aurora resident Gabriel G. Martinez, 22, faces counts of attempted murder, aggravated discharge of a firearm and aggravated unlawful use of a weapon, Aurora police said in a statement.
About 10:10 p.m., the man was standing in the 2400 block of West Van Buren when someone got out of a gray car and fired shots, striking the man in his abdomen and leg, police said. The shooter then got back in the car and drove off onto I-290.