Arrest Warrants Issued For Northwestern Professor, Oxford Employee In Fatal StabbingArrest warrants have been issued for Wyndham Lathem, a Northwestern microbiology professor; and Andrew Warren, an Oxford senior treasury assistant.
Man Shot Dead On Near North Side In Chicago’s 400th Homicide This YearChicago has logged nearly two homicides per day, according to data maintained by the Chicago Sun-Times.
4 Division Street Nightclubs Shut Down Over Building Code ViolationsCity inspectors shut down four nightclubs in the busy Division Street district, ahead of the busy Independence Day weekend.
Police Warn Of Bump And Run Car Thefts On North SidePolice were warning motorists in the Lincoln Park neighborhood and on the Near North Side about a recent string of “bump and run” car thefts
2 Killed, 8 Wounded In Tuesday Shootings Across ChicagoA 17-year-old boy was among two people killed and eight wounded in shootings Tuesday across the city, according to Chicago Police.
Car Fleeing Traffic Stop Hits Median On Lake Shore DriveAn officer stopped a Chrysler Sebring for speeding about 1 a.m. in the 1500 block of North Lake Shore Drive, according to Chicago Police. The female driver then sped away and the Sebring crashed into the center median.
Man Charged With Attacking Kids On School Playground At RecessA St. Louis man has been arrested on felony charges, after allegedly attacking four children at a playground outside a Near North Side elementary school.
Man Attacks Students During Recess At Near North Side SchoolPolice said the man walked through an unlocked gate into the playground at Ogden International School, at 24 W. Walton St., during recess at 11 a.m. Tuesday, and started a fight with three students.
Off-Duty Cook County Sheriff’s Officer Among 3 Shot In Gold CoastAn off-duty Cook County sheriff’s officer working security at a Gold Coast bar was among three men shot in a fight near a parking garage early Saturday on the Near North Side.
30 Shot, 7 Fatally, In Christmas Weekend Shootings Across ChicagoSeven men were killed and at least 23 other people have been wounded in shootings across Chicago since Friday evening, according to Chicago Police.
Chicago Police Officer Involved In Near North Side CrashAbout 2:45 a.m., a Pontiac was speeding west on West Division Street when the vehicle drifted across the center line and struck a taxi, then caused a chain-reaction crash with three vehicles stopped at a red light at the intersection with North Orleans Street, according to Chicago Police.
Person Struck By Red Line Train On Near North SideA person was struck by a Red Line train Tuesday afternoon on the Near North Side.