Bond 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.
Chicago 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.
The 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.
The 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.
New school aimed at easing overcrowding at two existing schools in East Side neighborhood, but parents worry existing schools won’t get needed repairs, upgrades.
A “mayday” call, signaling firefighters were in distress, was sent out shortly before 7 a.m. as crews worked to extinguish the fire in the 10500 block of South Ewing Avenue.
A 5-year-old boy, a 9-year-old girl and a 7-year-old boy were all taken to Advocate Trinity Hospital in good condition.
A man is dead and a woman was injured Tuesday after a crash on the East Side.