Taxi Drivers Robbed In Austin, West Garfield ParkIn three robberies, suspects “used force and threat of force” to take cell phones, wallets and money from drivers, according to a community alert from Chicago Police. In one incident, the robbers were armed with a knife.
Human Bones Found In West Garfield ParkTwo bones discovered in the West Garfield Park neighborhood Monday afternoon are human and appear to be from an adult, according to the Cook County medical examiner’s office.
Firefighters Put Out Extra-Alarm Blaze In West Garfield ParkThe fire was first reported about 12:50 a.m. at a commercial building near Fulton Street and Kilbourn Avenue, according to Fire Media Affairs. It was upgraded to a two-alarm about 20 minutes later.
Teen Shot In HermosaThe boy, 14, was standing in the 2400 block of North Kilbourn about 9:30 p.m. when he heard gunshots and felt pain, police said. He was shot in the arm.
Man Shot And Killed In West Garfield ParkDennis Glover, 27, was walking with his girlfriend on a sidewalk in the 700 block of South Kilbourn Avenue about 8:15 p.m. when two suspects approached and shot him multiple times in the chest and head.
Man Struck, Killed On Northwest SideA man was struck and killed by an Amtrak train Sunday night in the Irving Park neighborhood, police said.
2 Killed, 8 Injured In Overnight Gun ViolenceTwo people were killed and eight others were wounded in gun violence that struck several neighborhoods on the city’s South and West sides overnight.
3 Hurt In Midlothian Rollover CrashThree people were hurt and had to be taken to the hospital Friday morning when a sport-utility vehicle rolled over in Midlothian.
Man In Critical After Falling To Ground Following Punch On West SideA 20-year-old man is in critical condition at a hospital Sunday morning after he fell to the ground, striking his head on the pavement, when he was punched on the West Side just after midnight.
Sprouts Grow Year-Round At Chicago Indoor GardenWhile the rest of Chicago is sure to be piled in snow this winter, a garden on the West Side will still be green -- and producing sprouts and wheat grass.
3 Wounded In Hermosa Neighborhood ShootingTwo men and a woman are hospitalized, after being wounded in a drive-by shooting the Northwest Side’s Hermosa neighborhood.
Construction To Begin For Expansion At Advocate Christ Medical CenterConstruction will begin in October on an expansion at Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn, after state officials approved it this week.