After a van smashed through the front of a West Side clothing store early Wednesday, 20 people swarmed inside, stealing tens of thousands of dollars worth of designer jeans in less than three minutes.
The officer shot the armed man multiple times after the man turned and raised his gun at the officer, according to police and union officials.
Nahshon Shelton didn’t want to pay the 22-cent tax on his $1.79 two-liter of Pepsi on Saturday afternoon, so he allegedly pulled a blue-steel Intratec .22-caliber submachine gun inside the convenience store where they tried to make him pay it — and he threatened to kill everyone there.
The iPad Minis, which were purchased for use by low-income students, were stored in the district’s server room.
Suleyman Cetin, 91, was riding a bike in the 500 block of Madison Street in Oak Park about 7:56 p.m. when he was hit by a Chevy Impala.
The 26-year-old man was shot in both legs, the side and the shoulder about 2:15 a.m. in the 4600 block of West Madison Street.
No one was in custody for any of the shootings Friday morning.
A 35-year-old man was seriously wounded when he was shot three times in the Garfield Park neighborhood early Wednesday, police said.
A West Town neighborhood man became the city’s first homicide victim of the New Year, which so far has seen at least ten other people wounded in separate shootings, authorities said.
Seven students suffered minor injuries in a school bus crash on the Near West Side, about two blocks west of the United Center.
Structural engineers were checking out a building in Skokie Tuesday morning after as high-speed crash.
Authorities have charged a teen in the beating of an off-duty Chicago Police officer who was involved in an accident in Maywood over the weekend.
An Islamic school in west suburban Lombard is at least the second Muslim institution to report an attack this past weekend.
A motorcycle accident involving a Chicago police officer ended with the off-duty cop shooting the father of the girl he had hit, when that man attacked him after the crash.
Two people were killed and eight others were wounded in gun violence that struck several neighborhoods on the city’s South and West sides overnight.
Police have released surveillance images of the car involved in a hit-and-run crash that left a 19-year-old woman injured this week on the city’s West Side.
Police have issued a warning to Near West Side residents after a string of burglaries in the neighborhood surrounding the United Center.
Michigan Avenue was briefly shut down between Lake and Madison streets due to police activity.
One person is dead and at least another 16 wounded in violence throughout the city this weekend.
Four people were shot early Sunday outside of a nightclub in the Garfield Park neighborhood on the West Side.