Far South Side
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.
The female drove a Dodge Neon through a fence before the car flipped over, police said. She was pronounced dead at the scene, police said. Her age wasn’t immediately known. No one else was in the car.
Authorities are searching for a man who has robbed two Morgan Park neighborhood banks on the Far South Side in the last two weeks.
During each attempt, a man engaged a child in conversation and then attempted to lure the child into his vehicle, according to Area South detectives.
Officers responding to a tip about an armed bicyclist in the area saw a male riding a bicycle in the 13300 block of South Forestville about 9:35 p.m. The officers approached him to conduct a field interview, at which point he reached into his waistband and pulled out a semiautomatic handgun, police said.
Most recently, a 25-year-old man walked into Jackson Park Hospital and Medical Center after he was shot in the hand in the 7800 block of South South Shore Drive, police said.
About 3 a.m., a 36-year-old man was heading north on I-94 in a 2007 Ford Taurus when a 22-year-old man ran across the roadway near 120th Street and was hit.
The boy was shot in the leg about 8:45 p.m. after he walked past two males in the 13100 block of South Corliss Avenue and then heard shots and felt pain.
About 9:30 p.m., the 26-year-old was found with two gunshot wounds to the head in the 11300 block of South Forest Avenue.
The 29-year-old was walking with a friend in the 400 block of West 117th Street a few minutes after midnight when shots were fired.
Haristien Lacy, 86, and Veronica Lacy, 55, were both found unresponsive inside a home about 4 a.m. in the 11500 block of South Ada Street.
The woman, 22, was walking on the sidewalk in the 12700 block of South Morgan Street about 12:30 p.m. when she “heard shots and felt pain.”
Two people are dead – including a teenage boy – and at least eight other people have been wounded in shootings across Chicago since Friday afternoon.
The 35-year-old man was sitting in a parked vehicle in the 12000 block of South Aberdeen Street about 12:10 a.m. when two males approached on foot and announced a robbery.
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About 4:40 p.m., officers responding to a call of shots fired discovered the 30-year-old with a gunshot wound to his head in the 11200 block of South Ada Street.
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.