A 17-year-old boy who attended Taft High School was struck and killed by a Metra train on Friday, just blocks away from school.
At least 23 people have died of cold-related causes in Cook County this season, the most since 2008-09, with the latest being a Humboldt Park man and an Austin woman.
Police have arrested a suspect in a pair of early morning robberies at a Blue Line station in the Logan Square neighborhood on the Northwest Side.
Authorities have charged two people who were involved in a disturbance with an off-duty Chicago Police officer Saturday night outside a restaurant in the Hermosa neighborhood on the Northwest Side.
Adding two extra lanes to the westernmost stretch of the Kennedy Expressway doesn’t bother Demetrios Agalianos. But a wall just feet from his Northwest Side home — meant to lessen noise from the busy expressway — isn’t sounding as sweet
About 10:30 a.m., the man entered the Walgreens in the 5200 block of North Milwaukee Avenue and announced a robbery.
A GMC Envoy SUV was northbound on the 6000 block of North Milwaukee Avenue about 10:45 p.m. when it lost control and hit two fences before flipping onto its side, hitting a light pole and coming to a stop.
David Cross, 36, and Jeffery Cross, 35, are charged with two counts each of attempted murder, armed robbery with a dangerous weapon, aggravated battery, and aggravated unlawful restraint, all felonies.
Jose Garcia, 40, faces one count of first-degree attempted murder and failure to appear in court.
The 20-year-old man was a passenger in a vehicle about 10:30 p.m., when the male driver, and acquaintance of his, fired shots inside the vehicle in the 4300 block of North Milwaukee Avenue.
Two people were in custody on Monday, after a young woman and a young man were stabbed or slashed in the Portage Park neighborhood, and fled to a local McDonald’s.
The 36-year-old man was slashed about 1:10 a.m. in the 4100 block of West Belle Plaine Avenue.
A 21-year-old father has been charged with slamming his baby girl’s head on the floor, attacking his girlfriend, and biting police officers who arrived to the domestic dispute Sunday on the Northwest Side.
A skull was discovered in an apartment building Wednesday morning in the Logan Square neighborhood on the Northwest Side.
The roof of the warehouse collapsed during the blaze, and the Fire Department said the structure was a total loss.
Inbound Union Pacific/Northwest Line no. 630 struck a truck that was backing into a lumber yard in the 6900 block of North Northwest Highway about 8:20 a.m.
The officers’ unmarked squad car was traveling north in the 3800 block of North Pulaski Road about 11 p.m., when an SUV traveling south turned left in front of the police vehicle, causing the crash.
Jose Barriga, 18; Sergio Maymi, 22; and 25-year-old Matthew Andras forced their way into a 46-year-old man’s home in the 2700 block of North Mango Avenue about 9:30 a.m. Tuesday.
Officers found the decapitated, unidentified male about 2:05 a.m. inside a basement apartment in the 2500 block of North Kildare Avenue.
The most recent fatal shooting happened about midnight Monday in the Chicago Lawn neighborhood on the South Side.