New Elementary School Opens In Chicago's East SideA new elementary school opened Friday in the East Side neighborhood just in time for the first day of school on Sept. 6 due to a growing demand.
Man Charged With Firing Shots At Police On Far South SideCarlos Padilla, 19, was charged with felony counts of aggravated assault/using a firearm against a peace officer, and aggravated assault with discharge of a firearm, according to police.
11 Wounded In Monday Shootings Across ChicagoMost recently, three men were injured in a South Shore neighborhood shooting.
4 Killed, 8 Wounded In Tuesday ShootingsMost recently, a man was shot to death in the South Side Englewood neighborhood, police said. The 31-year-old was standing outside with a group of people in the 7000 block of South Morgan about 11:30 p.m. when several males walked up and someone opened fire.
Man Shot During Robbery Attempt On Far South SideAbout 7:50 p.m., the 23-year-old was shot in the hand during an attempted robbery in the 11200 block of South Avenue H, police said. The shooter ran off without getting any of the man’s property.
3 Dead, 19 Wounded In Chicago Weekend ShootingsThe most recent homicide happened Sunday afternoon in the South Side Gresham neighborhood. Brianna Jenkins, 19, and a 22-year-old man were sitting in a car about 4:30 p.m. in the 7800 block of South Honore when someone walked up and opened fire, according to Chicago Police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office.
2 Killed, 7 Wounded In Thursday ShootingsThe latest fatal shooting was a gang-related attack at a Brighton Park neighborhood gas station just before 3 p.m., police said.
East Side Man Charged With Abusing 10 Pit BullsBond was set at $75,000 for a 49-year-old man facing more than 20 felony charges after several “abused” pit bulls were found living in “deplorable” conditions at his home on the Far South Side last week.
Police Investigate Assault Allegation At Catholic High SchoolChicago police were investigating after a baseball player at a Catholic high school on the Far South Side allegedly was sexually assaulted by several teammates last month, and 12 students have been suspended in connection with the incident.
4 Killed, 18 Wounded In Weekend ShootingsThe most recent fatal shooting happened Sunday evening in the Ravenswood neighborhood on the North Side. A witness saw the man, between 18 and 25 years old, in an alley with several other males when gunshots were heard, police said. A red SUV was seen driving from the scene.
Teen Shot In East SideThe boy, 15, was walking in the 10400 block of South Avenue L about 8:10 p.m. when someone inside a passing black-colored vehicle fired at him.
Emanuel Announces New School For Southeast SideNew school aimed at easing overcrowding at two existing schools in East Side neighborhood, but parents worry existing schools won't get needed repairs, upgrades.