Relative Shot By Off-Duty Cop Charged With AssaultA man faces charges of domestic battery and aggravated assault after he was shot over the weekend by an off-duty Chicago Police officer inside their Dunning neighborhood home. The officer, a 47-year-old woman, shot 52-year-old James Holland in the right shoulder when he approached her with a knife, police said.
Seven Injured In Shootings Across Chicago Since Tuesday MorningThe most recent shooting happened about 11:40 p.m. in the North Lawndale neighborhood on the Southwest Side. A 14-year-old boy was outside in the 2200 block of South Central Park Avenue when an SUV drove past and someone inside fired shots in his direction.
Oak Park Avenue Construction Work Might Unearth Indigent Caskets In DunningHistorians have raised questions about a road reconstruction project in the Dunning neighborhood, because they believe there's a good chance crews will find hundreds of caskets from when the area was a cemetery.
Man Surrenders After Taking Hostages In Portage Park NeighborhoodAround 10 a.m., police received a call of an armed man holding two people against their will inside a home in the 6300 block of West Roscoe Street. Around 2:45 p.m., the suspect came out of the house, and SWAT officers told him to stay on the ground.
Two Hurt, Four In Custody After Car Hits PedestriansTwo people were seriously injured when they were struck by a car Monday morning in the Dunning neighborhood on the North Side.
FBI: Dunning Bank Robbery Was Suspect’s Second A man who robbed a Byline Bank branch Thursday afternoon in the Dunning neighborhood on the Northwest Side is also suspected of robbing a southwest suburban bank in December, the FBI said.
Six Wounded In Shootings On ThursdayA 16-year-old boy was wounded in the most recent shooting in the Greater Grand Crossing neighborhood on the South Side. A gray or silver truck pulled up near the boy in the 1100 block of East 72nd Street, and a male inside fired shots.
Stolen Bus Crashes Into Store At Dunning Square Strip MallPolice said the school bus driver stopped at a Burger King at Irving Park Road and Narragansett Avenue around 8 a.m., and left the bus idling due to the cold weather. While he was in the Burger King to get coffee, someone stole the school bus, apparently lost control of the vehicle, and crashed into the front of a Card Frenzy store.
Pair Robs Bank In DunningAbout 3:55 p.m., the males walked in the bank at 3555 N. Harlem Ave., showed a weapon and demanded money from the teller, police said.
Woman, Young Girl Found Murdered Inside Dunning Home A woman and a young girl were found dead Sunday morning inside a home in the Dunning neighborhood shortly after a man told police in north suburban Waukegan that he had “harmed his family.”
Woman Shot In DunningThe 22-year-old was in the 3500 block of North Normandy Avenue about 8:55 p.m. when she was shot in the chest, police said.
Police: 3-Year-Old Girl Slain In Dunning NeighborhoodThe girl was found around 8:30 p.m. Sunday in her home in the 3300 block of North Natchez Avenue. Investigators have not said how she died, or shy police were called to the home, but she suffered apparent trauma to her body.