Gas Leak Snarls Loop TrafficSeveral streets in the Loop were shut down Tuesday afternoon, after construction crews ruptured an underground gas main.
Two Men Wounded In Austin ShootingOfficers responding to a call of shots fired at 2:50 p.m. in the 5400 block of West Madison Street found a 36-year-old man on the ground with a gunshot wound to the back, according to Chicago Police.
Man Shot To Death In AustinRashad Stokes, 29, was standing on the sidewalk in the 4800 block of West Madison Street about 1:30 a.m. when a male walked up and fired shots, according to Chicago Police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office.
Man Wounded In Austin ShootingAbout 12:45 a.m., the 19-year-old was standing outside in the 4800 block of West Madison Street when he “heard shots and felt pain,” police said.
Woman Shot In AustinAbout 8:50 p.m., the 28-year-old was standing on the sidewalk in the 5900 block of West Madison Street when a group of males standing down the block began to argue among themselves and shots were fired, police said.
Man Shot And Killed In North LawndaleAbout 10:05 p.m., the man was talking with an occupant inside a vehicle in the 3400 block of West Madison Street when a gunman approached and opened fire, striking the man in the side of his abdomen, police said.
Shots Fired At Moving Semi On Kennedy ExpresswayIllinois State Police said, around 2:50 a.m., a passenger in a gold Chevrolet Impala fired shots at a semi-tractor trailer headed north on the Dan Ryan Expressway near Monroe Street.
City Begins Work On Bus Rapid Transit Lanes In The LoopCity officials were warning of increased traffic delays in the Loop beginning Monday, as work begins on the so-called “Loop Link” project to provide faster bus service from Union Station to Millennium Station.
Man Charged With Fatal Halloween Shooting, RobberyDeshawn Johnson, 26, faces counts of first-degree murder, attempted murder and armed robbery for the attack that happened about 7:10 p.m. on Oct. 31, 2014, according to Chicago Police.
8 Injured In CTA Bus Crash On Near West SideCTA spokesman Brian Steele said a car passed the bus and tried to make a right turn as the bus pulled away from the curb. Steele said there was minor damage to both vehicles.
Driver Injured After Car Hits Vehicles, Building On West SideA speeding car was heading east on Madison Street about 2:30 a.m. when it struck a van near Keeler Avenue, police said. The car then struck another car and a fire hydrant before hitting a building.
Thieves Swarm West Side Store In Smash-And-Grab HeistAfter 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.