Two Families Displaced By Austin fireThe blaze was reported shortly after 10 p.m. in the 800 block of North Laramie Avenue, according to Chicago Police.
Male Shot By Police In AustinPolice officers were on a gang suppression mission in the 1000 block of North Laramie Avenue about 9:40 p.m. when they saw the male approaching their vehicle on foot, according to a statement from Chicago Police. When the officers exited the vehicle to conduct a field interview, the male ran away and the officers chased him, police said.
Shot-Up Car On Eisenhower Might Have Been Involved In Bellwood ShootingA bullet-riddled car found on the Eisenhower Expressway in Chicago early Wednesday might have been shot in west suburban Bellwood.
Police: Man Tried To Lure Girls With Candy Outside Austin SchoolThe sisters, ages 6 and 9, were leaving the after-school program at Hay Community Academy, 1018 N. Laramie Ave., at 4:45 p.m. when a man standing next to a white van asked them, “Hi girls, do you want some candy?” according to a community alert from Area North detectives.
Man Seriously Wounded In Austin ShootingAbout 7:46 p.m., the 19-year-old was shot several times in the abdomen in the 1100 block of North Laramie Avenue.
Hammond Carjacking Leads To Chase, Crash In ChicagoA state trooper saw a vehicle connected with an earlier Hammond carjacking and notified Chicago police, who helped Hammond police chase the vehicle.
CTA Pink Line Train Hits SUV In CiceroThree people were taken to area hospitals with minor injuries after a CTA Pink Line train struck a vehicle in west suburban Cicero Thursday evening.
Two Paramedics Hurt In Hit-And-Run Ambulance CrashThe two paramedics were in the 300 block of South Laramie Avenue, en route to a call, when the motorist struck them about 5 a.m.
15-Year-Old Boy Injured In West Side Shooting A 15-year-old boy was wounded in the shoulder during a Saturday afternoon shooting in the Austin neighborhood on the West Side.
3 Shot, 1 Killed In Cragin NeighborhoodA man was killed and two other people were wounded early Sunday in a shooting in the Cragin neighborhood on the Northwest Side, police said.
8 Dead, 45 Wounded In Weekend Shootings, StabbingsAnother sweltering weekend brought more violence to Chicago’s streets – with eight people killed and 37 others wounded in shootings or stabbings between Friday afternoon and early Monday morning.
Man Charged With Forcing 12 Girls Into ProstitutionA 35-year-old man has been accused of forcing 12 girls into prostitution, and addicting them to heroin.