Police are cautioning North Side taxi drivers after a pair of cabbies were robbed at knifepoint in separate incidents last week in Ravenswood and West Ridge.
An allegedly suicidal man with a knife was fatally shot by a Chicago Police officer on Christmas Day after he lunged at officers, injuring one of them, authorities said.
Chicago police shot and killed a 17-year-old boy in the Archer Heights neighborhood Monday night, after he allegedly ignored orders to drop a knife.
Family members told their frightening story to CBS 2’s Suzanne Le Mignot.
About 9 a.m. Tuesday, 32-year-old Lumani Lubemba entered the Daley Center wearing a “blue uniform and black body armor” and “carrying a semi-automatic pistol on his right hip, under a black jacket,” according to Cook County Sheriff’s police.
A man who tried to rob three women with a knife in the River North area Thursday night was apprehended by police who spotted him downtown soon after the crimes.
Bond was set at $900,000 for a west suburban man charged with attempted murder after he was shot by police while wielding a knife early Saturday following a car accident in the Loop.
Four people were critically injured early Saturday when a police sergeant shot a driver armed with a knife after a car accident in the Loop.
Police say the suspect attacked the woman with the weapon in the Gold Coast neighborhood after a “verbal altercation” escalated.
Police in Calumet City were defending their actions Wednesday after officers shot and killed a 15-year-old boy, who has a form of autism, after he threatened them with a knife.
A south suburban man described as a savvy sex offender is in a lot of trouble.
A tense standoff with police early Wednesday left one man dead after police opened fire.
Authorities say an 11-year-old boy wearing a hooded sweat shirt and brandishing a knife robbed a convenience store.
The eldest of the two girls who held a boy against his will at knifepoint and sexually battered him will be tried as an adult.
Police officers in west suburban Naperville shot and killed a suicidal man who was threatening them with a large knife early Tuesday morning.
A suburban couple awoke to find the wife’s former girlfriend standing over their bed with a kitchen knife and telling someone by cell phone that she’d probably be going to prison for murder, the husband told police.
A 24-year-old Pingree Grove man was arrested early Saturday morning after he allegedly knifed several people outside the Tilted Kilt pub in northwest suburban Elgin.
Police shot a suspect who allegedly threatened officers with a knife early Thursday in the Uptown neighborhood.
An alleged knifeman free on $1 million bail for the alleged attempted murder of his girlfriend last year was arrested again Friday after he tried to kill her a second time, prosecutors say.
Parents are furious after a 5-year-old student is allowed to take the school bus after he brought a knife and threatened other students on it.