State's Attorney Candidate Pushes Idea Of Dedicated Gun CourtOne of the two challengers running against Cook County State’s Attorney Anita Alvarez next year has said she wants to do better to crack down on gun violence, but she can’t agree with the cornerstone of Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s wish list for new state gun laws.
Man Charged With Murder Of Police Department Civilian EmployeeWilliam Cochran, 18, was charged with first-degree murder and aggravated battery with a firearm for the shooting death of 59-year-old John “Buck” Buckner on Sept. 16, according to Chicago Police.
Man Charged In String Of North Side MuggingsDarryl D. Walton, 18, is facing multiple felony and misdemeanor charges in connection with the string of strong-arm robberies, according to Chicago Police.
1 Killed, 7 Wounded In Thursday ShootingsThe fatal shooting occurred in the Austin neighborhood. Two men, both 36, were playing a dice game about 8:30 p.m. in the 5800 block of West Chicago Avenue when at least two other people walked up, announced a robbery and started shooting, according to Chicago Police.
Man Wounded In South Shore ShootingAbout 11:35 p.m., the 32-year-old was standing outside in the 7100 block of South South Shore Drive when someone in a passing white sedan shot him in the arm, police said.
Man Shot In West Garfield ParkAbout 11:30 p.m., the 26-year-old was walking in the 4000 block of West Monroe Street when he heard shots ring out and felt pain, police said.
Police Search For Elgin Man Convicted Of Sexually Abusing A ChildA warrant has been issued for 50-year-old Jaime Rodriguez, who was last seen Sept. 14 during a bond hearing at the Kane County Judicial Center, according to the Kane County state’s attorney’s office. The trial was completed despite his absence, and he was convicted of aggravated criminal sexual abuse.
Teen Wounded In Woodlawn ShootingHe was walking in the 6400 block of South Ellis Avenue about 7 p.m. when he heard shots and felt pain, according to Chicago Police.
Man Shot In EnglewoodHe was riding as a passenger in a vehicle about 8:30 p.m. in the 5600 block of South May Street when someone started shooting from the sidewalk, according to Chicago Police.
Man Charged In August Double MurderLaquan King, 20, faces two counts of first-degree murder for the shooting that happened Aug. 16, according to Chicago Police. The victims were playing dice in the 1600 block of South Springfield about 9:45 p.m. when King walked up and fired shots.
Three Women Mugged In Roscoe Village And LakeviewThe most recent attack was Tuesday morning, when a woman was robbed by two young men around 5 a.m. near the intersection of Roscoe Street and Marshfield Avenue.
1 Killed, 8 Wounded In Tuesday Shootings Across ChicagoOne man was fatally shot and another wounded in the West Garfield Park neighborhood Tuesday afternoon. About 3:15 p.m., the 24-year-old men were sitting in a vehicle in the 4400 block of West Maypole when someone walked up, fired into the car and ran away, according to Chicago Police.