Steven Blanchard, 26, who was charged with first-degree murder, is accused of being the triggerman who killed Leroy Griffin. He was ordered held without bail during a brief appearance before Cook County Judge Maria Kuriakos Ciesil.
A superseding indictment filed last week in the U.S. District Court in Hammond charges Jeremiah Ellis with two counts each of Hobbs Act robbery and of robbery affecting commerce.
Alsip Police Lt. Scott Zablotny was among the officers pumping gas as part of “Full Serve and Protect” at the BP Earth Market at 123rd and Cicero.
The 44-year-old woman suffered a gunshot wound to the head about 8:25 p.m. after a male suspect fired shots into a gas station from the outside in the 900 block of North Pulaski Road.
A tense standoff at a north suburban fast food restaurant and gas station drew dozens of police officers and forced customers and staff members to clear out after a series loud pops were heard.
Lake Superior Court jurors on the road-rage murder trial of a former Cook County, Ill., correctional officer heard how evidence was collected at the scene where the victim’s car crashed into a gas pump.
Shortly before 10 p.m., the off-duty sergeant was pumping gas at a Citgo near 103rd and Cottage Grove, when three men approached, and one of them pointed a gun at the officer.
If you were looking for cheap gas, a Shell station on Madison Street in Woodstock was the place to be last night.
Security video captured it all, and now police believe the man who robbed an Oak Lawn gas station last week might also be responsible for at least two other robberies.
The man and woman were walking outside a gas station in the 8900 block of South Ashland Avenue around 2 a.m. when someone in a dark-colored sedan driving by opened fire.
Hannah Grace Mary Pavlik was born early Saturday morning on the eve of her dad’s birthday. He also was born in a parking lot 33 years ago.
Two men have been charged with breaking the jaw of a 62-year-old man after he moved one of their bicycles, which was blocking the entrance to a west suburban gas station.
None of the three big winners in the $448 million Powerball jackpot were from the Chicago area, but there was at least one big prize in the far northern suburbs.
How or where the 26-year-old was shot remains uncertain because much of the man’s story does not check out, police said.
Streamwood Police are asking for help and have released surveillance photos of the suspect.
24-year-old clerk at a northwest suburban gas station was stabbed to death early Saturday.
At least five people were killed, and 23 others were wounded, by gunfire and other violence in Chicago this past weekend.
A man who had recently moved to Chicago from Puerto Rico was stabbed to death in a fight with a group of people in the River North area early Saturday.
A man was critically wounded in a shooting in the West Side Austin neighborhood early Sunday.
An East Garfield Park neighborhood gas station employee was found shot and killed early Friday, following a robbery.