Police said the boy was playing with a gun around 8 p.m. Wednesday in the 6500 block of South Green Street, when it accidentally fired, striking the girl.
Police have resumed searching for a man suspected of raping two women and a teenage girl in Washington Heights early Wednesday, and hiding in another girl’s closet, after determining a “person of interest” they were questioning was not responsible for the crimes.
All of the attacks happened within a three-block radius in the Washington Heights neighborhood.
Classes were cancelled at a South Side elementary school on Monday, after a fire damaged two classrooms before students arrived.
A man and a 14-year-old boy were killed and 15 people were wounded — including an 11-year-old girl shot on her front porch — in gun violence throughout the city over the weekend.
A man was shot and killed trying to outrun a gunman who opened fire on a group of people in a vehicle Monday night in the South Side Washington Heights neighborhood.
Three people have been killed and at least 11 wounded in acts of violence throughout the city since Friday, police said.
A man was shot to death as he was riding a bike in the Washington Heights neighborhood on the South Side Wednesday night.
One man was killed and nine were wounded in shootings across the city that began Wednesday afternoon and continued until just past midnight Thursday.
A proposed ramp connecting the Eisenhower and the Kennedy would come within 7 feet of a West Loop condo building. CBS 2′s Brad Edwards reports.
It was another night of violence across Chicago, with five teenagers among the wounded in eight separate shootings.
A 16-year-old boy from south suburban Sauk Village was killed Friday night in what police are calling a gang-related shooting in the Far South Side Pullman neighborhood.
Two people have been killed, and at least 24 other people — one of them a 12-year-old girl — have been wounded in shootings across the city since Friday afternoon.
Police on the University of Illinois at Chicago campus have issued an alert, after a student was robbed and knocked unconscious earlier this week.
Chicago Police have issued an alert about a rash of robberies in the West Loop, in which the perpetrators pretend to be police officers or security guards.
Bond was set Sunday at $350,000 for each of the two men charged after one of them was shot by police after he allegedly pointed a sawed-off shotgun at an officer on the Far South Side Thursday night.
Police are looking for suspects this morning, after a man was found shot to death in the Bridgeport neighborhood.
An extra-alarm blaze broke out in three Englewood neighborhood buildings Monday morning.
Two teen boys were shot on the Far South Side early this morning.