At 10:46 a.m., police responded to a call of a person waving a gun from a vehicle near the intersection of South and Lillian streets, according to a statement from the Elgin police department. Officers soon located the vehicle and initiated a traffic stop, but the vehicle sped away from the scene and blew multiple traffic lights.
Deonte Smith, 25, was charged with first-degree murder, aggravated battery with a firearm and aggravated fleeing and eluding, according to a statement from Riverdale police.
The incident happened at 10:30 a.m. after patrol officers observed a man who had outstanding arrest warrants near the Chicago Street train depot, Elgin police said in a statement. A foot chase ensued after police tried to apprehend the suspect, police said.
Daniel Gluckman, 34, is charged with one felony count each of aggravated battery causing great bodily harm, aggravated fleeing and leaving the scene of an accident that caused injury, police said. He is also facing two felony counts of possession of a controlled substance.
Jorge Chavez, 18, had a warrant out for his arrest and was seen in the parking lot of a Walmart at 1100 S. Randall Road in Elgin about 9 p.m., police said in a statement. Chavez and the 19-year-old woman with him drove off in a vehicle reported stolen from Chicago.
Demetris McCrea, 22, of the 8600 block of South Wolcott, is charged with aggravated vehicular hijacking with a firearm, and aggravated fleeing police.
Harrison District officers were escorting a woman to her vehicle in an alley after a domestic disturbance, but as they approached the vehicle they saw her boyfriend inside. He tried to drive away and the vehicle struck two officers, a fence and a building, police said.
James Pugh, of the 1400 block of West 115th Street, has been charged with two felony counts of aggravated fleeing; and five various misdemeanor counts including DUI, driving on a suspended license, marijuana possession, and criminal damage to property.
A South Side man died Monday afternoon, a day after he was ordered held without bond in connection with a Far South Side crash that killed another person and injured two more last week.
A Lombard man was charged with attempted murder Wednesday night after he allegedly rammed his car into a squad car he thought was occupied.
A Back of the Yards man tried to flee police Saturday near the University of Illinois at Chicago and dragged an officer more than 20 feet with his SUV.
Two men, one woman and a 15-year-old boy were taken to separate hospitals with non life-threatening injuries following the midnight crash.
Marcos Gonzalez, 19, was ordered held on $500,000 bond, for the shooting of a 19-year-old man in the 2400 block of West 55th Street.
A man who shoved police and ran from officers questioning him about a stolen vehicle fled onto a Lakeview neighborhood roof, and threatened to jump before authorities convinced him to come down.
A man died after he crashed his vehicle while attempting to flee police Tuesday night on the West Side, authorities said.
A Chicago Police officer shot a teen who ran from officers during a street stop early Friday in the Northwest Side Portage Park neighborhood, authorities said.
Timothy Jones, of the 12500 block of South Union Avenue, was charged with the death of 59-year-old Chicago resident Jacqueline Reynolds.
Christopher Velasquez, 18, suffered blunt force trauma injuries in the crash, which occurred around 3:30 a.m. Sunday at 3rd Street and Crestwood Drive.
A car driven by an armed man trying to flee police collided with several parked cars on the Northwest Side early Tuesday, then the driver jumped out and ran and left three critically injured passengers behind.
A man who was alleged to have fired a gun on a Bridgeport neighborhood street late Saturday was apprehended by police not long afterward, but not before he led police on a pursuit that stretched more than 16 miles south, ending after he abandoned his car in the Far South Side Altgeld Gardens area.