At least 23 people have died of cold-related causes in Cook County this season, the most since 2008-09, with the latest being a Humboldt Park man and an Austin woman.
Men were shot and killed overnight in separate incidents in the South Chicago and Englewood neighborhoods.
A memorial service was held Friday for the 7-year-old Chicago girl who was caught in gang crossfire last week as authorities considered filing charges against a second suspect in the fatal shooting.
One day after a 7-year-old girl was gunned down as her mother watched while she sold lemonade in front of her West Side home, a ministers’ group is trying to persuade people to turn over the killer.
Police Supt. Garry McCarthy said police have very good leads in the shooting death of a 7-year-old girl overnight, and he expects an arrest soon.