The boy and another 8-year-old child were playing with a gun inside a home near 13th Street and Lawndale Avenue around 10:45 a.m., when the gun went off, police said.
An Avondale man has been charged with murder in the stabbing death of caretaker Erenbira Pimentel-Hernandez Wednesday morning in the Albany Park neighborhood.
The 16-year-old boy riding a bicycle about 8:15 p.m. in the 1300 block of South Lawndale Avenue, when someone walked up and opened fire, police said.
A water main break in Little Village has left a virtual moat around almost an entire square block Tuesday morning.
Skokie officers pulled them over about 2:30 a.m. Tuesday in the 7300 block of Lawndale Avenue after realizing the white minivan they were in matched the description of a vehicle connected to recent thefts.
Three people — including a 15-year-old boy — were fatally shot Monday afternoon on the West Side, police said.
Chicago firefighters made several rescues last night, but were not able to save an 11-year old boy from a fire in the Little Village neighborhood.
An Iowa man is back in custody, after being captured in Chicago following a nationwide manhunt on charges that he tried to sexually assault at least one of his own children.
Police have arrested the two men they believe are responsible for a series of burglaries in Skokie.
Police have issued a community alert to let Southwest Side residents know about the attempted kidnapping of an 11-year-old girl last week.
A man was shot dead by an off-duty Chicago police officer outside the officer’s South Chicago neighborhood home when he tried to run the officer over with a van he had used to ram into the officer’s garage.
A Chicago man says he found no food or water, and animal waste everywhere, when he rescued dozens of pets from a Northwest Side house Thursday.
A man, a woman and a teenage boy have been arrested and charged with murder for a home invasion Tuesday on the Northwest Side that left a 16-year-old dead and his mother in critical condition.
A 16-year-old boy was killed and his mother was critically injured when they were both shot in the head during a home invasion Tuesday morning in the Avondale neighborhood.
A lack of fire hydrants left firefighters struggling with an extra-alarm blaze in the Little Village neighborhood overnight.
Two Chicago Police officers are on the mend Friday morning, after they were injured by a hit-and-run driver on the city’s West Side.