According to the Fire Department, the fire started around 12:40 p.m. at 2301 S. Laflin St., which is a recycling plant. Two men were taken to hospitals from the scene.
Terrell Walker was crossing Ashland Avenue at 64th Street around 9:15 p.m. Tuesday to buy a sweet tea at McDonald’s, when he was struck by a car. The car never stopped. Paramedics took Walker to Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn, where he died.
The shooting happened at 11:56 p.m. near 92nd and Laflin streets, police News Affairs Officer Ron Gaines said.
Rasheen Crenshaw, 19, is charged with two counts of aggravated assault, two counts of aggravated discharge of a firearm, and two counts of unlawful possession of a firearm by a gang member. Jeremy Watts, 23, is charged with aggravated battery, resisting a peace officer, and two counts of unlawful use of a weapon by a felon.
The fatal shooting happened in the Back of the Yards neighborhood, where a man was found lying on a sidewalk about 7:35 a.m.
A 46-year-old woman was killed, and her 25-year-old daughter was critically wounded, when they were shot during an apparent domestic dispute in the Back of the Yards neighborhood.
A man who broke into an Englewood home Wednesday afternoon, then broke his leg trying to get back out after the homeowner fired a gun, has been charged with burglary, police said.
Police called to the 11600 block of South Laflin Street about 8 p.m. found the body of 32-year-old Carl L. Blackman dead in the garage with multiple gunshot wounds.
A 23-year-old man has been charged with beating his pregnant girlfriend so badly, she lost her nearly full-term baby earlier this month.
The woman, 25, was walking in the 4800 block of South Laflin Street when a group of males and females approached her and exchanged words, then knocked her to the ground and beat her.
Fatimah Shabazz, 70, was last seen about 4 p.m. in the 7900 block of South Laflin Street
A 15-year-old girl and two men are dead, and at least eight other people were wounded by gunfire throughout the city Tuesday, police said.
A man was fatally shot Friday night in the Back of the Yards neighborhood on the South Side.
A West Town neighborhood man became the city’s first homicide victim of the New Year, which so far has seen at least ten other people wounded in separate shootings, authorities said.
Six people were forced from their homes overnight when a fire broke out in the Englewood neighborhood.
It was another violent night in Chicago, with one man killed and five others injured in shootings in a period of just one hour.
A young man was shot and killed Monday night just blocks from the University of Illinois at Chicago campus.
Police are searching for a gunman who shot and killed a 15-year-old boy Wednesday night in the Englewood neighborhood.
Work to replace an aging water main in the Pilsen neighborhood was almost done Wednesday morning, but the cleanup may take a long time.
Crews have patched a 36-inch water main that ruptured in the Pilsen neighborhood Monday night, but full repairs were still underway and residents were still facing a long cleanup process after homes and businesses were flooded.