Police Warn Of Armed Robberies In AustinBoth robberies happened in the 6000 block of West North Avenue, police said. One robbery happened about 8:35 p.m. Nov. 12, while the other happened about 8:45 p.m. Nov. 13.
City To Repave Part Of North Lake Shore DriveJust when you thought construction season was coming to an end, the city was preparing start a major repaving project Monday on a 1.5 mile section of North Lake Shore Drive.
Barrington Man, Daughter Dead In Murder-SuicideAuthorities in the northern suburbs were investigating a murder-suicide, after a father and daughter were found dead in their Barrington home.
Police Investigating Deaths At Barrington HomeBarrington police and firefighters responded to a home in the 500 block of North Avenue around 4:15 p.m. Tuesday, after receiving calls about a possible death.
Second City Offices Destroyed In Extra-Alarm Fire In Old Town Offices for the Second City comedy troupe have been destroyed and three people have been injured in an extra alarm fire next door to the theater in Old Town.
ATMs Stolen From Five West Side BusinessesFive commercial burglaries have been reported in which multiple suspects have forcibly entered a business through the front door and removed an ATM, according to Chicago Police. In two instances, they also pulled the electric meter from the rear of the store to disable surveillance and alarm systems.
Teen Charged With Shooting 12-Year-Old BoyThe teen, whose name was not released, was charged Tuesday night with one count of aggravated battery with a firearm, according to a statement from Chicago Police.
Family Seeks Hit-And-Run Driver Who Struck CyclistA 26-year-old Chicago bicyclist was clinging to life at a hospital, after he was struck by a hit-and-run driver on Friday.
Two Killed In Austin Drive-ByAndre Chatman, 23, and Carey Hollis, 28, were in a car traveling east in the 5800 block of West North Avenue about 3:45 p.m., when another vehicle pulled alongside and someone inside fired shots, striking both men, according to police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office.
Man Charged With DUI For Fatally Striking Pedestrian In West TownSean Riley, 33, faces one felony count of aggravated DUI resulting in accident or death, two misdemeanor counts of DUI, and two traffic citations.
Man Charged With DUI After Fatally Striking PanhandlerManuel Guerrero-Lopez, 26, of the 8100 block of South Kostner Avenue, faces one felony count of aggravated DUI and misdemeanor counts of disobeying a red signal, DUI and failure to exercise due care to avoid a pedestrian.
Theft Suspect Dies Two Weeks After Being Shocked With Stun GunDuring a retail theft arrest about 12:15 a.m. in the 200 block of West North Avenue on May 7, officers used a stun gun on 23-year-old Dominique Franklin, who was resisting arrest and "refused to cooperate with officers," police said.