The 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.
About 7:46 p.m., the 19-year-old was shot several times in the abdomen in the 1100 block of North Laramie Avenue.
A state trooper saw a vehicle connected with an earlier Hammond carjacking and notified Chicago police, who helped Hammond police chase the vehicle.
Three people were taken to area hospitals with minor injuries after a CTA Pink Line train struck a vehicle in west suburban Cicero Thursday evening.
The 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.
A 15-year-old boy was wounded in the shoulder during a Saturday afternoon shooting in the Austin neighborhood on the West Side.
A man was killed and two other people were wounded early Sunday in a shooting in the Cragin neighborhood on the Northwest Side, police said.
Another 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.
A 35-year-old man has been accused of forcing 12 girls into prostitution, and addicting them to heroin.
Residents of a foreclosed apartment building in the South Austin neighborhood have a new receiver, and he is being greeted with a rent strike.
Busy Grand Avenue was shut down for a time on the city’s West Side Tuesday morning, after an explosion in a ComEd vault blew off a manhole cover.
Tenants of an apartment building that’s in foreclosure in the Austin neighborhood on Chicago’s West Side say they’re fed up and are threatening a rent strike.
Charges were pending Sunday against the driver of a vehicle that crashed into several parked cars early Saturday in the Austin neighborhood, causing the death of a passenger in the car.
A 6-year-old girl remained hospitalized as of midday Tuesday, after setting herself on fire as she played with a Bic lighter.
A 2-month-old girl is dead after an early-morning house fire on the city’s West Side.
A fire ripped through an apartment building early this morning in the South Austin neighborhood.