Near West Side
In the most recent fatal shooting, a 17-year-old was shot and killed Sunday afternoon on the Near West Side.
A man was critically injured after jumping out of a window during a fire Monday morning on the Near West Side.
Eugenio Moyola, 39, was driving north in the 1300 block of South Ashland Avenue about 3:10 a.m. when his vehicle hit a pole.
The most recent fatal shooting happened about 3 a.m. Saturday on the Near West Side.
In each case, the suspects smash windows to enter businesses, then take items inside, according to an alert issued by Near West District police.
Illinois State Police said they believe alcohol was a factor in two incidents of wrong-way driving on Chicago expressways overnight.
Police said the crash happened at 10:20 a.m., near the intersection of 15th Street and Western Avenue. The bus was involved in a crash with a pickup truck and a semi-trailer truck.
A man and a teenage boy were wounded during a drive-by shooting on the Near West Side late Monday night.
The tiny T-shirt printing shop on the Near West Side is called Rags of Honor. It’s Mark Doyle’s creative solution – financed by his savings account — to hire unemployed vets.
This year’s Independence Day celebration, for many Chicagoans a four-day respite in the land of the free, was for others an ordeal in a killing field.
William Tapes allegedly tried to hit an FBI agent with a car as he was trying to get away after stealing two hubcaps outside a Near West Side Jewel-Osco on Monday.
Police have issued an alert to Near West Side residents, warning that thieves using tow trucks have been taking older cars off the streets at night.
Two people, one of them a child, were hospitalized following a fire on the Near West Side Sunday afternoon.
A man from far north suburban Zion was shot and killed while standing on a front porch early Sunday on the Near West Side.
At least eight people have been wounded in shootings on the city’s South and West sides between Friday evening and Saturday afternoon.
Seven students suffered minor injuries in a school bus crash on the Near West Side, about two blocks west of the United Center.
A grocery store bank on Chicago’s Near West Side was held up Saturday morning.
An 84-year-old man suffering from Alzheimer’s disease has been missing since Sunday from the Near West Side.
Police have issued a community alert for the residents of one Near West Side area after some incidents where a group of young men grabbed people on the street and forcibly robbed them.
Police have issued a warning to Near West Side residents after a string of burglaries in the neighborhood surrounding the United Center.