None Injured In Near West Side Building CollapseAuthorities responded about 11:05 p.m. to the roof collapse at the two-story vacant warehouse in the 300 block of North Carpenter Street, according to Chicago Police.
1 Killed, 12 Wounded In Thursday ShootingsThe homicide happened shortly after 1 a.m. in Logan Square on the Northwest Side. Isaac Acevedo Jr., 23, was sitting in a vehicle near Schubert and Central Park when another vehicle pulled alongside and someone inside fired shots at him, according to Chicago Police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office.
Man Shot Near Eisenhower ExpresswayAbout 10:10 p.m., the man was standing in the 2400 block of West Van Buren when someone got out of a gray car and fired shots, striking the man in his abdomen and leg, police said. The shooter then got back in the car and drove off onto I-290.
Police: Man Fatally Shot On Near West Side A 20-year-old man was fatally shot early Saturday on the Near West Side, police said.
Private Helipad Opens On Near West SideA group of private investors has opened a commercial helicopter facility near the Illinois Medical District, offering air service to the edge of downtown for the first time in more than 12 years.
Police: Man Struck By Car, Stabbed, Robbed On Near West SideThe 39-year-old was crossing the street in the 1800 block of West Van Buren Street about 9:50 a.m. when he was struck by a black vehicle, causing him to drop his cell phone, police News Affairs Officer Ron Gaines said. A male got out of the vehicle and took the cell phone, then stabbed the victim in the elbow.
Women Targeted In Recent RobberiesIn both robberies, three males approached a female victim, hit her and ran off with her property, according to a community alert from Chicago Police.
8 Injured In CTA Bus Crash On Near West SideCTA 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.
No Injuries In Fire At Near West Side Commercial BuildingFirefighters responded to the four-story building near 14th Street and Western Avenue at 7:23 p.m., Fire Media spokesman Jeff Lyle said. The fire was found below the building’s dock area.
4 Dead, 13 Wounded In Weekend ShootingsThe most recent fatal shooting happened Sunday morning on the Near West Side. Shawn Holloway, 21, was shot in the side and back about 11 a.m. in the 2100 block of West Warren Boulevard, according to police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office.
3 Killed, 13 Wounded In Wednesday ShootingsIn the most recent fatal shooting, a man was killed and another was wounded Wednesday afternoon in the South Shore neighborhood on the South Side.
Man Throws Life Preserver, Helps Rescue Person From Chicago RiverA man was pulled from the Chicago River early Wednesday in the West Loop, after a local resident threw a life preserver to keep him afloat until rescue crews arrived.