Bond was set at $500,000 on Friday for a man charged with breaking into a Gage Park neighborhood home and exposing himself to a sleeping teenage girl early Thursday.
Jose Garcia Jr., 36, was charged with one count each of home invasion and aggravated criminal sexual abuse, according to a statement from Chicago Police.
A 17-year-old girl has been missing from the Gage Park neighborhood on the Southwest Side since the Fourth of July, police said.
A 26-year-old man was shot in the back of the head early Saturday in a Gage Park neighborhood drive-by attack on the Southwest Side.
Devonte Terry, 19, was shot in the back and found unresponsive in the 5600 block of South Artesian Avenue at 12:44 a.m., police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office said.
Police describe the vehicle as a dark sedan with a sunroof and spoiler. Police say it may also have a front-end bra, sport muffler and a broken lamp.
The fatal shooting happened about 1:50 a.m. Wednesday in the Uptown neighborhood on the North Side. The 24-year-old woman was a passenger in a vehicle in the 4500 block of North Broadway when gunfire erupted and she was struck in the head.
Two men survived a fiery car wreck in Gage Park early Friday, thanks to the heroics of two Chicago police officers.
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.