The 14-year-old boy was standing on the sidewalk in the 1400 block of South Drake Avenue around 10:30 p.m., when a man walked up and shot him.
In the reported incidents, one man typically approaches an elderly victim’s home and tries to use a ruse—such as construction work or damage to their garage—to distract the victim while another person enters the home to steal property, according to a community alert.
A man arrested in west suburban Bellwood a few hours after fatally shooting a woman in a domestic dispute in the Lawndale neighborhood Monday night has been charged with her murder, according to police.
Three people — including a 15-year-old boy — were fatally shot Monday afternoon on the West Side, police said.
The man, 28, was stabbed in the chest about 7:15 p.m. in the 4800 block of North Drake Avenue.
Four men have been killed and at least 20 people were wounded in gun violence on the city’s streets from Friday night to early Sunday.
Three men have been killed, and at least eight more have been wounded, by gunfire in Chicago since Friday night.
Women in the Humboldt Park and Logan Square neighborhoods are on alert after a pair of attempted sexual assaults.
Isis, the shepherd terrier mix who was abandoned in the cold by her owners and then attacked by children with baseball bats, is now in a foster home.
A homeless dog named Isis has caught the attention of Chicago dog lovers, after she was beaten over the weekend when her owner moved to a new apartment and left her.
A suspect has been arrested, after shots were filed at U.S. Marshals serving a federal warrant in the Humboldt Park neighborhood this morning.
Firefighters braved frigid conditions as they battled flames in a Humboldt Park neighborhood house.