The 16-year-old, identified as Rashaud Lewis, was shot in the 2300 block of Harrison Street in Gary, the Lake County coroner’s office said in a statement. Lewis lived in the 1000 block of West 22nd Avenue, which is about a half-mile from the shooting.
Police Marine Unit officers responded to the area near the 400 block of West Harrison Street about 6:05 p.m. after a 911 caller reported seeing something in the water.
Jamel Crowder, 20, faces felony counts of attempted murder and aggravated battery with a firearm.
The officer suffered smoke inhalation while helping a 60-year-old man who was hurt when he sparked a fire by smoking while using medical oxygen.
A man was shot three times in the back Wednesday night about three blocks away from a police station on the West Side.
A University of Illinois at Chicago student was robbed at gunpoint several blocks west of the main campus this week.
A Nevada man was arrested Saturday when he admitted that there were weapons and ammunition in his baggage during a security check at the Greyhound bus station in the West Loop.
One person is dead and at least another 16 wounded in violence throughout the city this weekend.
An unruly CTA passenger accused of throwing rubbing alcohol in a bus driver’s face after a Friday argument over an expired fare card on the Near West Side was ordered held on $75,000 bond Sunday.
Police are warning students at the University of Illinois at Chicago to be on the lookout, after a woman was attacked and sexually assaulted right in the middle of the Rush medical campus.
Police are holding four people who allegedly attacked a man and robbed him of his iPhone at the Harrison Street Red Line subway station late Wednesday.
Four people were hurt Thursday night during an attempted carjacking on the city’s West Side.
Rush University Medical Center on Thursday is dedicating its new, state-of-the-art hospital building.
Four Chicago Police officers are in line for life-saving commendations, after talking a man down from a bridge over the Dan Ryan expressway early Tuesday morning.
An angry motorist walked a 12-year-old boy into a police station after the child allegedly hurled a rock off a nearby West Side overpass, smashing the windshield of the man’s minivan Sunday morning.
It was a violent night across Chicago overnight, with at least seven people shot and wounded from the South Chicago to River North.
One man is dead and another is injured, following a drive-by shooting overnight on the city’s West Side, on the surface streets right above the Eisenhower Expressway.
Hundreds of cars flooded the Main Post Office just west of the Loop, as last minute tax filers tried to beat the midnight deadline.
A man was wounded in a Monday night shooting on the Near West Side, just blocks from the Illinois Medical District.
A water main break early this morning turned the berm on the side of the Eisenhower Expressway into a waterfall on the city’s West Side.