Two children were among three people injured in a house fire Monday morning in the Auburn Gresham neighborhood on the South Side.
A 17-year-old boy and a 45-year-old man were talking outside when an SUV drove past, and someone inside fired shots, police said.
About 4 p.m. Tuesday, 29-year-old Kashif Tillis was in a vehicle in the 7200 block of South Morgan Street when a black coupe pulled up and someone inside opened fire, striking him several times.
About 10:20 p.m., firefighters responded to the 3000 block of South Morgan Street for a garage fully engulfed in flames, Steger Fire Chief Nowell Fillion said. The fire also spread to two homes — heavily damaging one and causing exterior damage to the other.
Louis Winn, 56, was stabbed in the chest at his home in the 10000 block of South Morgan Street at 9:10 p.m.
Most recently, a bullet grazed a man’s head after a robbery in the Englewood neighborhood.
The man, 25, was standing outside in the 5600 block of South Morgan Street shortly after 2 a.m. when four males, one of whom had a gun, approached him and tried to rob him,
The woman, 22, was walking on the sidewalk in the 12700 block of South Morgan Street about 12:30 p.m. when she “heard shots and felt pain.”
Police found a 25-year-old man lying on the sidewalk with multiple gunshot wounds in the 6100 block of South Morgan Street shortly after 1 a.m.
Marcus Gaiter, 25, was sitting in a vehicle with another person in the 8600 block of South Morgan Street about 9:45 p.m. when he heard shots and felt pain.
Police said the driver appeared to be drunk when he struck a 2-year-old girl who was walking with her grandmother, who was pushing a stroller carrying another child.
All students were safely evacuated from Higgins Elementary School at 11710 S. Morgan St.
One teen, a 16-year-old boy, was in the 1700 block of West 71st Street in the West Englewood about 7:55 p.m. when a group of males approached him and demanded the bicycle he was riding.
Two city workers are being hailed as heroes after stepping in and saving a boy during an attempted kidnapping Thursday morning.
They’re less than five blocks apart; two Chicago public schools, each more empty than full. Now, one has been marked for closing, stirring controversy in the Washington Heights neighborhood.
Gresham District officers were patrolling in a squad car when they heard shots fired and saw a weapon being thrown from a vehicle, and gave chase.
Police shot one man in the upper body and took two others into custody after responding to a report of shots fired in the Englewood neighborhood early Thursday, authorities said.
Three accidents — one fatal — brought traffic to a standstill Saturday night on the Eisenhower Expressway.
It was another violent start to the weekend on Chicago streets, with one man dead and at least six others injured in a series of shootings.
Gunfire over the weekend left three men dead and at least 26 others wounded, from Portage Park to Auburn-Gresham.