A man who was alleged to have fired a gun on a Bridgeport neighborhood street late Saturday was apprehended by police not long afterward, but not before he led police on a pursuit that stretched more than 16 miles south, ending after he abandoned his car in the Far South Side Altgeld Gardens area.
Two men are dead and seven others were wounded in shootings throughout the city Saturday night and early Sunday, police said.
Eight people were hospitalized, including a Chicago Police officer, after a multi-vehicle crash in the South Side Chatham neighborhood which reportedly began as a police chase.
After 21 years, Salem Christian Academy on the city’s Far South Side is closing its doors.
A U.S. Mail carrier was robbed at gunpoint Saturday afternoon on the South Side.
A stalled plan to rebuild the historic Pilgrim Baptist Church is getting new life.
Police are warning residents in the area of 43rd Street and Indiana Avenue about an attempted child abduction.
Police found a grenade and several other weapons overnight in a basement apartment in the Park Manor neighborhood.
Five people – including two Chicago Police officers – were hurt overnight in a crash on the city’s South Side.