Police have said 7-year-old Elijah Dace was with a group of children walking near 109th and Loomis strets around 3:20 p.m. Wednesday, when two suspects – who were hiding on the side of a garage – jumped out and opened fire.
Community activist Andrew Holmes said the gunmen were hiding on the side of a garage, and jumped out as Elijah Dace walked with a group of kids near 109th and Loomis streets around 3:20 p.m. Wednesday. The shooters, who appeared to be teens, opened fire, and shot Elijah in the shoulder.
Parents in the Beverly, Morgan Park, and Mount Greenwood neighborhoods said they learned some eye-opening lessons Thursday night, when they attended a community meeting organized by police and the local alderman, in response to recent sexting incidents involving children.
A nude selfie of a girl from the Beverly neighborhood has prompted concern from parents and authorities over children sharing inappropriate pictures of themselves.
After getting into an argument about 10:35 p.m., James Finney, 42, pulled a gun and shot 39-year-old David E. Finney at a home in the 11300 block of South Green, police said. Both men live in that block. Chicago Police could not say whether the men were related.
The most recent fatal shooting happened Saturday night in the South Side Park Manor neighborhood. A 22-year-old man was sitting in a parked vehicle about 8:40 p.m. in the 400 block of East 72nd Street when two people walked up and one of them shot him multiple times in the side, police said.
A man was shot to death in the Morgan Park neighborhood on the Far South Side Friday night, police said.
Shelby Crawford is facing charges in connection to a Wednesday night shooting that left a 17-year-old girl seriously injured in the Morgan Park neighborhood.
The most recent fatal shooting happened about 2 a.m. Thursday at an Austin neighborhood gas station on the West Side. A 20-year-old man was outside the station in the 100 block of South Cicero when someone walked up and shot him multiple times, police said.
A 17-year-old girl is hospitalized in serious condition, after being shot in the south side Morgan Park neighborhood.
A Cook County judge on Monday found a man guilty of murder in the stabbing deaths of his teen girlfriend, her mother and her 11-year-old sister.
Denzel Pittman killed his girlfriend, Jade Hannah, before turning the knife on Jade’s mother, Stacy Cochran-Hill, 43, and Jade’s 11-year-old sister, Joi Cochran, Cook County prosecutors said at the opening of Pittman’s bench trial on Wednesday.
A man is in critical condition after he was stabbed early Sunday at his home in the Far South Side Morgan Park neighborhood.
An Evergreen Park fast-food restaurant is lending a helping hand to a family whose home exploded in Morgan Park Dec. 2.
At 4:49 p.m., a 19-year-old man was shot and killed in the Humboldt Park neighborhood. The man was shot several times in the 900 block of North Central Park Avenue, police said.
Peoples Gas crews were spending the day dealing with two gas line issues in the Beverly and Morgan Park neighborhoods on Thursday.
Another gas main hit by a Water Department crew on the South Side is leaving 91 customers without service.
The house was leveled in the blast. The explosion also caused visible damage to the two homes on either side.
An off-duty Chicago Police officer has been stripped of his arrest powers after he allegedly fired multiple times at an off-duty suburban cop who tried to pull him over after suspecting he was driving drunk, law enforcement sources said Monday.
A U.S. Bank branch was robbed Saturday morning in the Morgan Park neighborhood on the Far South Side.