Both victims are students who were in the chemistry lab on the 3rd floor of the school when they were burned. Although their injuries were not serious, they did require medical treatment.
About 12:35 a.m., a 23-year-old man was driving a silver van south on Damen Avenue near 69th Street. The man didn’t stop at a red light and hit an SUV that was traveling west on 69th Street. The man driving the van hit a pole before stopping, police said.
Nine Chicago Public Schools students were taken to hospitals with minor injuries Thursday after their school bus sideswiped a beam on their way to school, but the driver apparently didn’t report the accident right away.
After leaving a nearby nightclub with a man, a woman was stabbed several times when two people attacked them in the 1500 block of North Damen Avenue.
A three-vehicle crash closed inbound lanes of the Stevenson Expressway for more than an hour Friday, just in time for the morning rush.
The 24-year-old victim’s mother found him on the doorstep in the 4200 block of North Damen Avenue about 4:10 a.m.
The outbreak of shootings came after a two-week period of relative calm and, once again, coincided with an improvement in the weather, as temperatures climbed into the 80s.
A man dubbed the “Mummy Bandit” by the FBI, because his head and face are covered, robbed a West Town bank Tuesday, marking at least four such crime committed while carrying various items such as stuffed toys and a bucket.
A 15-year-old boy was critically wounded in a shooting in the Back of the Yards neighborhood Tuesday night on the South Side.
A man in a Chicago Cubs cap robbed a bank branch about 10 blocks west of Wrigley Field on Friday afternoon.
Two people were shot and critically wounded within minutes of each other overnight in the fashionable Ukrainian Village neighborhood.
A Canada-based tea café is setting up shop on three fashionable strips in Chicago.
Firefighters remained on the scene early Tuesday, after flames roared through three homes in the North Center neighborhood, near the busy junction of Lincoln and Damen avenues and Irving Park Road.
While demolition has been the trend for much of Chicago’s public housing, one development has now won recognition on the National Register of Historic Places.
A young woman from Northern Ireland who was brutally beaten in a Chicago robbery is still struggling two years later.
A woman was shot in the face Wednesday evening in a drive-by incident in the Auburn-Gresham neighborhood.
Two men are dead and seven others were wounded in shootings throughout the city Saturday night and early Sunday, police said.
An unruly CTA passenger accused of throwing rubbing alcohol in a bus driver’s face after a Friday argument over an expired fare card on the Near West Side was ordered held on $75,000 bond Sunday.
Members of the Latino community in the Humboldt Park neighborhood are not the slightest bit amused by a bakery’s choice of names for one of its desserts.
Police are holding one person in connection with a string of robberies in the Bucktown, Wicker Park and Logan Square neighborhoods.