A Sunday morning shooting that left a man critically wounded in the South Side Gresham neighborhood may have happened during a robbery.
Police officers saw an SUV speeding and pulled it over in the 6700 block of South Ashland Avenue. During the stop, the man got back in the vehicle and drove off, and officers gave chase. The vehicle blew a stop light in the 7600 block of South Ashland Avenue and hit a car, and then a fire hydrant and a light pole.
About 7 p.m., the boy was walking in the 1400 block of West 79th Street when he ran into the street and was struck by the vehicle, police said.
On Monday, Hazel Jones Huff got her good name back, CBS 2’s Brad Edwards reports.
James Tillman, 21, was charged with attempted first-degree murder, aggravated battery/discharge firearm, and attempted aggravated vehicular hijacking, according to Chicago Police.
An off-duty Cook County Sheriff’s correctional officer was shot during a robbery attempt in the South Side Gresham neighborhood early Sunday.
A person was found dead in a burning vehicle in Auburn Gresham Friday morning, almost three hours before a woman was found beneath a burning SUV in the same neighborhood.
The latest shooting happened about 11 p.m., when two men were wounded in a drive-by attack in the Gresham neighborhood.
Most recently, a man was grazed by a bullet Thursday night in the Riverdale neighborhood on the Far South Side.
Chicago Police found two guns and more than 160 rounds of live ammunition hidden in a Gresham neighborhood garbage can Tuesday on the South Side.
Some call the mountain of tree branches and trucks an eyesore. Others complain it’s a haven for crime. CBS 2’s Dorothy Tucker reports.
At least two men firing paintballs at people on Halloween evening apparently were themselves fired upon by someone with a real gun, and one of the two men was injured.
James Jackson says a tricky tree trimmer snipped away at more than $2,000 of his savings, swiping it from inside his home. CBS 2’s Pamela Jones reports.
The victim was Arthur Johnson, who was about to celebrate his 77th birthday The hit and run happened at 83rd and Racine Wednesday morning.
Catherine Brown, 38, has been charged with one count each of aggravated battery to a police officer and attempted first-degree murder, police said.
A Chicago police officer was recovering at home Tuesday morning, after she was punched, grabbed, then dragged down the street during a traffic stop in the Gresham neighborhood.
Police said three people pulled out handguns and started firing shots both inside and outside Mr. G’s Supper Club and Entertainment Center at 87th and Ashland about 1:13 a.m.
A man died after he suffered multiple gunshot wounds—including to the face—Saturday night in the Gresham neighborhood, authorities said.
One person is dead and at least another 16 wounded in violence throughout the city this weekend.
In the face of a murder a few blocks away from his church, Rev. Michael Pfleger took some bold steps Sunday, and so did several dozen of the faithful from St. Sabina Parish.