Anthony Diaz, 13, was killed in front of his 16- and 17-year-old sisters Sunday night, after the sisters went out to fight someone over an argument that started on Facebook. Prosecutors said 18-year-old Roberto Madrigal walked up and shot Anthony. Madrigal has been charged with one count of first-degree murder.
A 13-year-old boy was shot and killed in front of his sisters in the Belmont-Cragin neighborhood late Sunday, and his family said the shooting might have been the result of a post on Facebook.
Two men, one of whom is still recovering from gunshot wounds, have been charged in connection with firing shots at an off-duty Cook County sheriff’s officer outside a bar in the River West neighborhood early Sunday.
Chicago police are responding to reports that two people have been shot Friday night along the Magnificent Mile.
Police said an SUV collided with a carriage operated by Chicago Horse & Carriage around 11:30 p.m., near the intersection of Grand Avenue and Desplaines Street.
Police said the women were walking on the Lakefront Path near lower Lake Shore Drive and Grand Avenue around 6:30 p.m., when a man attacked them with a hammer.
A 77-year-old man was found dead in his pool Sunday evening in north suburban Lake Villa. Lake Villa Police Lt. Dennis Geraty said the man likely drowned.
Three people were displaced after a car crashed into a building in the Belmont Cragin neighborhood on the Northwest Side early Tuesday.
A semi-trailer truck rolled over on the northbound Tri-State Tollway, spilling its load of plastic beads, and snarling the morning commute early Monday.
The CTA Red Line was shut down Sunday night after a man was struck and killed by a train near the State and Grand station, authorities said.
Less than 24 hours after CBS 2 reported on falling concrete from a Lake Shore Drive overpass falling on a local family’s car, city crews were at the overpass, getting rid of more loose concrete.
A big chunk of concrete smashed into the hood of a Chicago area family’s car as they were driving in Streeterville this week.
One male was taken to the hospital in critical condition after the vehicle he was driving struck a light pole in the Humboldt Park neighborhood Sunday night, police said.
A construction crew hit a gas line in River North Thursday morning, prompting police to shut down nearby streets.
A 77-year-old Ingleside woman escaped serious injury when she mistook the gas pedal for the brake pedal and launched her vehicle off the end of Grand Avenue into Pistakee Lake.
An extra portion of Lake Shore Drive on the Near North Side will be shut down Sunday evening, adding to a maze of street closures already in place for the NATO Summit.
An additional mile of Lake Shore Drive north all the way to Navy Pier will be closed beginning Sunday afternoon.
Neighbors say the city is indifferent to a plague of abandoned buildings on the city’s West Side, including one where a woman’s body was found several days ago.
Busy Grand Avenue was shut down for a time on the city’s West Side Tuesday morning, after an explosion in a ComEd vault blew off a manhole cover.
A man was in police custody Wednesday morning, after a chase that ended with a crash and shots fired by officers in the North Austin neighborhood.