Demetris McCrea, 22, of the 8600 block of South Wolcott, is charged with aggravated vehicular hijacking with a firearm, and aggravated fleeing police.
Police are asking for the public’s help in apprehending two men wanted in connection with a series of carjackings and a robbery in the Streeterville neighborhood in the last week.
The 42-year-old woman was closing one of the businesses in the 0-100 block of East Illinois Street around 10:15 p.m. Tuesday, when a man held her at knifepoint and sexually assaulted her.
Police said the woman, who is in her 20s, was about to exit the #29/State bus at 500 E. Illinois St., near Navy Pier around 10:30 p.m. Monday.
For the second day in a row, Michigan Avenue was shut down near the bridge over the Chicago River, as police investigated a suspicious device.
A man threw a propane tank and fire extinguisher at police officers from the balcony of his Streeterville apartment Tuesday night, police said.
A construction crew hit a gas line in River North Thursday morning, prompting police to shut down nearby streets.
The local man who was the original winner on “The Apprentice” plans to open a new restaurant in Chicago.
The cab driver who crashed into a pedestrian and a building in Streeterville Monday had dozens of prior traffic tickets and was involved in another accident that left someone injured, records show.
One person was killed, and two others were injured, when a cab struck a building in the Streeterville neighborhood this morning.
A Criminal Court judge has denied bail to a man accused of sex crimes against two children, and is accused of accused of running down a woman Tuesday night at a busy Streeterville intersection.
Charges are pending against the driver of a private coach bus, which struck and killed a woman in the Streeterville neighborhood Tuesday night.