Most recently, a man was shot to death early Monday in the Little Village neighborhood on the Southwest Side, police said. About 4:30 a.m., the 21-year-old was a passenger in a vehicle in the 2400 block of South Sawyer when someone fired shots from the sidewalk, striking him in the chest, police said.
A 24-year-old woman has died, after an early morning fire that also injured her husband and two children in the Little Village neighborhood. A law enforcement source said investigators suspect a citronella candle might have started the fire.
A 20-year-old man was fatally shot while riding his bicycle in Little Village Thursday night, police said.
The fatal shooting happened about 10:45 p.m. in the Morgan Park neighborhood on the Far South Side. A 22-year-old man was driving in the 11100 block of South Hamlet Avenue when a black SUV pulled alongside and a gunman inside shot him in the abdomen, police said.
A marked police SUV with its emergency equipment activated was northbound on Millard Avenue about 8:55 p.m. when it was hit by a Dodge headed east on Cermak Road, police News Affairs Officer Hector Alfaro said. The Dodge failed to stop at a stop sign before the crash.
About 9:50 p.m., the 19-year-old was walking in the 2300 block of South Rockwell Street when a black SUV pulled up and someone inside opened fire, striking him several times, police said.
James Jones, 21, tried to protect his 46-year-old mother Alicia Jones on the front porch of their home when a gunman opened fire from a gangway about noon Saturday in the 8400 block of South Colfax, according to their family and authorities.
Two males were killed in the most recent fatal shooting early Sunday in the West Side Austin neighborhood, police said. The two were driving in the 1600 block of North Cicero about 3:50 a.m. when a light-colored vehicle pulled up alongside and someone inside fired shots.
Police are warning residents about a man who tried to lure a 14-year-old girl into a car Wednesday morning in the Little Village neighborhood on the Southwest Side.
A man was shot to death in the Little Village neighborhood early Saturday, police said.
Late Wednesday night, one man was killed and another man was injured in a shooting outside of a Logan Square neighborhood store on the Northwest Side, police said.
A third man has been charged with injuring an infant and a toddler last week by throwing objects at a family’s vehicle in the Little Village neighborhood on the Southwest Side.
Two young men have been charged with felonies, after injuring two children when they threw a fire hydrant cap through a car window.
Minutes after a jury returned guilty verdicts for 21-year-old Juan Barraza, Cook County Judge Stanley Sacks convicted 19-year-old Luis Hernandez for Aliyah Shell’s murder.
Police are searching for a man who put his arm around a 13-year-old girl’s neck and then chased her when she escaped on her way to a Little Village School last week on the Southwest Side.
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For nearly two months, students at Maria Saucedo Elementary Scholastic Academy, 2850 W. 24th Blvd., have been eating cold lunches in their classrooms, after mice and roaches were discovered throughout the school’s kitchen facilities.
A west suburban man was killed in the most recent fatal shooting Wednesday afternoon in the Back of the Yards neighborhood on the South Side.
A teenage boy was shot and killed Thursday afternoon in the South Shore neighborhood. About 6 p.m., 16-year-old Amari Sutton was found outside in the 1400 block of East 73rd Street with gunshot wounds to the chest and neck, police said.
Police say the 40-year-old victim was in his own car near 31st and Komensky when two suspects walked up and fired shots in his direction.