The officer was responding to a call of a battery in progress about 4:15 p.m. near the corner of West 52nd and South Paulina streets.
The teen was shot in the back and was taken in serious condition to Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn.
Chicago firefighters battled three blazes Friday morning, and one a firefighter was injured on the South Side.
A former Cub who ran into bad luck says he’s not giving up his dream of a comeback, even though the Cubs are denying him a second chance.
A Chicago police officer is in the hospital this morning after a shootout in the Auburn Gresham neighborhood.
His survival is nothing short of amazing, but the road to recovery for Indiana National Guardsman Doug Rachowicz is just beginning.
Monday was flight day for a snowy owl whose journey spanned the Arctic, a car collision, rehab, and now, freedom.
A bald eagle found shot along the Illinois River has been transferred to a wildlife rehabilitation center.
Two Chicago Police officers were taken to the hospital Wednesday morning, after a car slammed into their police van while they tried to make a traffic stop in the South Shore neighborhood.
Two Chicago Police officers are in the hospital Thursday morning, after a crash on busy Stony Island Avenue.
Legendary former Bears quarterback Jim McMahon and two others were injured Monday in a limousine accident near Reno, Nev.
A deer – hurt and bleeding – was cornered in a yard near the busy intersection of Diversey, Western and Elston avenues Tuesday afternoon.
Two Chicago Police officers were injured when they fell down stairs chasing a suspect.
Five people were injured, three critically, Wednesday night during a traffic crash in the Garfield Park neighborhood.
A school bus accident in downtown Evanston Tuesday had a happy ending for the students onboard.
Two people, including a Chicago firefighter, were hurt when a home caught fire near the city’s southern border.
A construction worker was injured early Tuesday while working on the CTA Yellow Line in Skokie, reportedly after a steel beam fell on the worker’s leg.
Two cars headed in opposite direction both hit the same freight train overnight, and now there are serious questions about whether the rail crossing safety systems were even working.
A movie stuntman was seriously injured when he was struck by a car during filming on the West Side on Monday afternoon.
Two Chicago Police officers suffered minor injuries Tuesday evening when their squad car skidded into a fire hydrant in the Little Village neighborhood.