A man was shot and seriously wounded Sunday afternoon near a church in the Back of the Yards neighborhood on the South Side.
A woman is in critical condition after being found stabbed in the Roseland neighborhood on the Far South Side on Saturday afternoon.
A man was shot with a shotgun during a home invasion early Saturday in northwest suburban Elgin.
A man was found shot to death Saturday morning in the South Chicago neighborhood.
A man was killed and and at least three other people were injured in separate South Side shootings on Friday.
A Burr Oak Cemetery worker testified Thursday that the foreman on site used a sledgehammer to destroy a cement liner surrounding an old casket and once heard him use an expletive to describe the skeletal remains he wanted trashed to make room for a fresh corpse.
About 3 a.m., officers found Israel C. Pena unresponsive on the ground with a gunshot wound to the chest in the 1200 block of West 32nd Street, according to police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office.
Michael Campbell, now 29, pleaded guilty to one count each of aggravated criminal sexual assault and aggravated kidnapping, and was sentenced by Cook County Judge Charles Burns, according to the Cook County state’s attorney’s office.
A Near West Side man stopped in traffic Tuesday faces a myriad of charges after police executed a search warrant at his home that night and found weapons, heroin and various credit card counterfeiting devices and altered credit cards.
Officers found the man, 20, unresponsive on the ground with a gunshot wound to the chest about 3 a.m. in the 1200 block of West 32nd Street, police News Affairs Officer Ronald Gaines said.
The two men, 24 and 29, were both shot in the head about 2:05 a.m. near 119th Street and Yale Avenue, said police News Affairs Officer Ronald Gaines, citing preliminary information.
As Joliet police continued their search for the second robber in a holdup that left a convenience store clerk and a robber dead last week, investigators were hoping someone would come forward with information to help them crack the case.
A man and a woman wanted for kidnapping two children from Las Vegas in 2006 were arrested Tuesday night in north suburban Russell, near the Illinois-Wisconsin border.
Indonesian prosecutors said Wednesday the trial of an American couple charged with murdering the woman’s mother should proceed, defending their indictment against defense arguments that it has inaccuracies and should be annulled.
Andre Williams, 26, of the 1600 block of West Juneway, was charged with aggravated battery with a firearm and aggravated discharge of a firearm, according to Evanston police.
The man who threatened a relative with a knife, prompting a west suburban hospital to go on lockdown, was arrested late Tuesday in northwest Indiana.
About 1:40 p.m., 23-year-old Angelo Porter was walking in the 600 block of East 51st Street, at the northern end of Washington Park, when a person approached him from behind and shot him in the head, according to police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office.
Police are searching for a man who robbed a female of her cellphone at a South Loop CTA rail station last Friday after displaying a stun gun.
In the underworld of illegal drug trafficking, identical twins Pedro and Margarito Flores rose from middling Chicago dealers to partners of Mexico’s most notorious cartel lord, eventually building a nearly $2 billion franchise that spanned much of North America.
A 14-year-old boy was fatally shot Sunday evening in south suburban Riverdale.