Illinois 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 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.
Deshawn 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.
CTA 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.
A 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.
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.