2 Killed, 7 Wounded In Thanksgiving Weekend ShootingsTwo people were killed and at least seven others have been wounded in Thanksgiving weekend shootings across Chicago since Wednesday night.
Man Shot In South LoopThe 31-year-old bumped into another unknown male while in the nightclub in the 2100 block of South Wabash Avenue about 3:15 a.m. and the two exchanged words, police said. As the man was walking through a nearby parking lot a short time later, he was shot in the chest.
Man Charged In Slaying Of 9-Year-Old Tyshawn Lee; McCarthy Vows To 'Destroy' Gangs InvolvedA 27-year-old man has been charged in the execution-style shooting of 9-year-old Tyshawn Lee, and police said at least two others were involved in the "unfathomable crime," including one in custody on an unrelated charge and another who remains at large.
Two Men Charged With Robbing Cab Drivers In SkokieAt 3:51 a.m. Nov. 15, a cab driver was robbed at gunpoint in the area of Lavergne Avenue and Greenwood Street. Later that day, at 5:25 p.m., another cab driver was robbed in the area of Lavergne Avenue and Suffield Court, according to the statement.
Person Shot In ElginA male was found with gunshot wounds about 8 p.m. Thursday in the 800 block of East Chicago Street, according to a statement from Elgin police. His injuries were not believed to be life-threatening, and he was taken to Presence Saint Joseph’s Hospital in Elgin.
Man Robs Second Northwest Indiana Bank This MonthThe man walked into the First State Bank of Porter at 429 N. Calumet Ave. just before 10:30 a.m, according to Chesterton police Chief David Cincoski. He gave an employee a note and showed a weapon, receiving an undisclosed amount of money before running southwest away from the bank.
Charges Dropped Against Activist Arrested During Laquan McDonald MarchProsecutors have dropped charges against an activist who has helped organize several protests against police violence, less than a day after he was arrested for allegedly punching a police officer during a march downtown in the wake of the release of the video showing the shooting death of Laquan McDonald.
Man Killed, Another Wounded In Englewood ShootingThe men, ages, 34 and 59, were getting into a van about 2:30 a.m. in the 5700 block of South Morgan when someone in another vehicle shot at them, police News Affairs Officer Ronald Gaines said.
Man Robs Bank In BridgeviewThe bank at 8739 S. Harlem in Bridgeview was robbed at 12:06 p.m. Tuesday, according to the FBI.
Burglar Hits Same Car Wash Twice In GaryThe male burglarized the Auto Spa car wash at 3117 Broadway on both Nov. 17 and Nov. 18 sometime between midnight and 3 a.m., according to Gary police.
Five Wounded In Shootings Tuesday On South SideMost recently, two teenage boys were shot in the Englewood neighborhood.
Thefts From U.S. Postal Service Vans Prompts Community AlertA citywide series of thefts from U.S. Postal Service delivery vehicles, in which the robbers have gained access by punching or prying open the locks, has prompted a community alert from police.