Far South Side
The 19-year-old was shot in the abdomen about 5:15 p.m. in the 11300 block of South Edbrooke Avenue, police said.
A massive sinkhole opened up overnight in the West Pullman neighborhood, swallowing part of a street and adjoining parkway.
Melvin Brown, 69, has been charged with felony aggravated DUI causing an accident involving bodily harm, as well as two misdemeanor counts of DUI.
An unmarked Chicago police squad car pulled over an SUV, and a second police car had pulled up to assist, when a Nissan Altima slammed into the unmarked squad car, setting off a chain reaction crash.
Bobby Pruitt-Williams was standing in the 12100 block of South Union Avenue when a gunman approached and shot him in the head about 12:10 a.m.
LeTroy Fields, 34, was charged with attempted first-degree murder in connection with the attack in the 11600 block of South Harvard Avenue.
The shooting happened during a possible robbery a few minutes after 1 p.m. in the 10400 block of South Perry Avenue.
Jerrelle Samuels was sitting on the front porch of a home in the 300 block of East 134th Street, when gunfire erupted from dark-colored sedan that passed by.
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 woman and an 11-year-old boy were taken to the hospital early Tuesday, after a fire at a home on the Far South Side.
A CTA bus driver was critically hurt and had to be cut out of a wreck when a bus collided with a dump truck and two other vehicles on the Far South Side Wednesday night.
A rollover crash occurred early Thursday in the Hegewisch neighborhood on the Far South Side after a chase involving south suburban Burnham police.
The crash involved a van or minibus that crashed into a tree.
A man and woman were critically injured in a West Pullman shooting Tuesday night on the Far South Side.
Bond has been set at $200,000 for a 19-year-old man charged with the shooting this week of two boys in the Far South Side Washington Heights neighborhood.
A man in his 20s was fighting for his life Tuesday morning, after being shot multiple times while standing out a Far South Side strip club.
Five men have been killed and at least 23 people were wounded in gun violence on the city’s streets from Friday night to Sunday night.
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.
A police officer shot a person in his foot after he allegedly pointed a semi-automatic handgun at him and his partner Sunday night in the Roseland neighborhood on the Far South Side, police said.
An 11-year-old boy suffered major head injuries and was in a coma after being hit by a car Sunday afternoon on I-57 in the Far South Side Washington Heights neighborhood, according to Illinois State Police.