Ald. JoAnn Thompson (16th), who represented parts of the Englewood and Gage Park neighborhoods, has died of heart failure. Thompson’s office confirmed she died Monday night. She had been hospitalized for weeks, due to heart-related health issues. She was 58 years old.
The most recent fatal shooting happened Sunday morning on the Near West Side. Shawn Holloway, 21, was shot in the side and back about 11 a.m. in the 2100 block of West Warren Boulevard, according to police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office.
About half-dozen homes were without heat after a gas leak in the Gage Park neighborhood on the South Side Tuesday evening.
The man, 33, was in the 2800 block of West 53rd Street about 9:10 p.m. when he was approached by six to eight males who took his cell phone and fired shots.
Martha Krasauskis says she’s been waiting — and waiting — for city crews to plug a giant hole in the Gage Park neighborhood. WBBM Newsradio’s Steve Miller pays a visit.
A man was shot in the head Sunday afternoon in the South Side Gage Park neighborhood.
Eighteen people were taken to various hospitals after someone sprayed pepper spray during a party Saturday night in the Gage Park neighborhood on the Southwest Side.
The men, both 18, were with a group of people in a parking lot in the 5500 block of South Fairfield Avenue about 10:45 p.m. when an SUV pulled up and someone inside fired at them, police said.
Most recently, a 24-year-old man was wounded in the Gage Park neighborhood about 7:15 p.m. The man was in the 5100 block of South Oakley Avenue when he was shot multiple times, police said. He was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital in “stable” condition.
A community activist says teenage girls — runaways — were held captive and forced by pimps to have sex.
Fire Department spokesman Larry Langford said, according to witnesses, an SUV headed south on Western crossed the center line and struck a northbound #49 Western bus near 50th Street.
Angel Jara was charged with one count of first-degree murder for allegedly shooting Joshua Martinez, 20, in the 3000 block of West 53rd Place about 1 a.m. Sunday.
The most recent fatality happened early Sunday in the South Side Washington Park neighborhood. Corey Brownlee, 32, was shot in the chest about 2:40 a.m. in the 6000 block of South Indiana Avenue.
Officers ordered the man to put the knives down, and he moved toward police “in an aggressive manner.” Police opened fire on the man “in fear for the life of officers and occupants in the residence,” killing him, according to the statement from police.
Herbert Goode, 66, owner of Silver Cloud Gallery, 20 W. Ohio St., was shot in the chest in what appeared to be a robbery, Chicago Police said.
The 16-year-old told police he was shot in the leg about 1:30 a.m. in the 5100 block of South Oakley Avenue.
The most recent fatal shooting occurred about 5:20 a.m. in the South Shore neighborhood. Officers found an unresponsive, 41-year-old man with multiple gunshot wounds inside a vehicle in the 6700 block of South East End Avenue.
The man, 27, had just exited a vehicle in the 5300 block of South Talman Avenue when a gunman approached on foot and fired at him about 2:50 a.m.
Charges are pending against a driver involved in a fatal crash early Saturday in the South Side Gage Park neighborhood.
A hit-and-run driver damaged a building and struck another car, sending two people to area hospitals Thursday night in the Southwest Side Gage Park neighborhood.