Police said two suspects were in custody from at least one of a string of convenience store robberies early Friday, while two more suspects remained on the loose.
About 7:30 p.m., Sgt. Mike Dwyer was on-duty and driving west on Tri-State Tollway near the Halsted Street bridge in East Hazel Crest when he saw a man sitting on the bridge.
Jazzalyn Fontanez was struck by a vehicle around 1:45 p.m. Thursday at 60th and Halsted streets. She was taken to John H. Stroger Jr. Hospital of Cook County, where she was pronounced dead a few hours later.
Deonta T. Carson, 19, is charged with felony vehicular hijacking, two felony counts of aggravated DUI, two misdemeanor counts of resisting a peace officer, one misdemeanor count each of DUI and violating parole; and two traffic citations, according to Chicago Police.
An 18-year-old man was speeding south on Halsted Street in a silver SUV when the vehicle struck a black car in the intersection at 71st Street, police said.
As a mother of three drove one of her two sons home from the hospital with a gunshot wound early Sunday morning, her phone rang, and things went from bad to worse. That’s when she learned her other son, 15-year-old Nicholas Campbell, had been shot outside a club in south suburban Harvey. His shooting proved fatal.
Two women were sexually assaulted in the West Loop on Halloween, and police were asking for help tracking down the men they believe are responsible.
Extra crews were called in to battle flames that rapidly spread through a three-story building on the 6300 block of South Halsted Street.
A man was killed and a teenager was critically wounded Monday morning in a Back of the Yards neighborhood shooting on the South Side.
The crash occurred about 12:36 a.m. at the intersection of Pershing and Halsted, police said.
The CTA says, contrary to published reports, it has NOT narrowed to two the list of potential routes for a Red Line extension to 130th Street. Nor is it in a position to move ahead with construction.
Marcus Lynch, of the 4700 block of South Loomis Boulevard, allegedly followed a 22-year-old woman from a gas station at the corner of Halsted and Addison streets, and into a nearby alley Tuesday afternoon.
At 10:22 a.m., police received a call of a possible armed robbery at a hotel in the 16900 block of South Halsted Street, according to a statement from Harvey police. As officers were walking up to the hotel, they “encountered the suspect” who was in a vehicle in the parking lot.
A 24-year-old woman and a 20-year-old man were part of a group involved in a fight at Halsted and 66th streets when someone pulled out a gun and fired numerous shots about 7:10 p.m.
A Wheeling company’s plan to build a heliport along the Chicago River in Bridgeport has cleared a major hurdle, and likely will be approved by the City Council on Wednesday, over the objections of some people who live nearby.
Four people were hospitalized after a domestic dispute turned into a car chase that ended in a crash in Englewood early Friday.
Two police officers from 6th District were standing on the street conducting a traffic stop when a dark-colored SUV struck the passenger door of the officers’ squad car.
Upscale grocer Whole Foods — derisively known as “Whole Paycheck” for its high prices — got the OK Thursday to set up shop in Chicago’s impoverished Englewood community.
An unknown suspect allegedly robbed a 28-year-old man of a purse before running up the rear stairs of a building. Soon after, the 62-year-old man fell from the third floor.
A Chicago police officer shot and killed a man early Friday in Bridgeport, after he allegedly came at officers with two knives.