Chicago Police Supt. Garry McCarthy and other police and public officials tried to reassure a sometimes angry crowd of 200 Belmont-Cragin residents that detectives are doing all they can to find the rapist who left a 15-year-old girl for dead.
Police say a 15-year-old girl who was found unconscious Tuesday morning in a backyard on the Northwest Side was beaten and sexually assaulted.
Alberto Gaytan, 42, of the 3000 block of West Ainslie Street, was arrested on first degree murder charges Wednesday night.
A man approached the child in a red or maroon SUV and told her, “I have candy. If you want some, get in,” according to a Chicago Police Department community alert issued Friday.
The victim, who was in his 20s, was driving a black Honda Accord on Fullerton Avenue, with a family member in the passenger’s seat, when he stopped at a red light at Central Avenue around 4 a.m.
The man was walking in the 2600 block of North Leclaire Avenue at 12:45 a.m. when several people exited a vehicle and attacked him.
What is known is that the 22-year-old man was in the 5100 block of West Dickens Avenue when he was shot in the leg about 11 p.m.
Two people were injured during separate hit-and-run crashes on the Northwest Side Tuesday evening, police said.
A person was shot outside a high school on the Northwest Side on Wednesday.
The men entered the TCF Bank branch in the 2300 block of North Harlem Avenue showing handguns and fled with an undisclosed amount of money.
About 100 women walked on a trail in the Sauganash neighborhood Thursday morning, as a show of strength and unity, after an off-duty police officer who lives nearby fought off a would-be rapist last week.
The man was in the 4700 block of North Central Park Avenue, in the Albany Park neighborhood, when he was shot once in the side by a small-caliber gun.
A man was charged with stabbing his father to death following an argument Tuesday evening in their apartment in the Northwest Side Portage Park neighborhood.
Officers were called to the 3900 block of Long Avenue, where they found Jim Haarman stabbed to death about 6:20 p.m.
The most recent fatal shooting happened a few minutes before 10 p.m. Sunday night in the Washington Heights neighborhood.
Two men were shot within minutes of each other Tuesday night on the South and Northwest sides.
A four-year-old girl was among three people recovering on Monday after someone opened fire on a car last night on Chicago’s Northwest Side.
The most recent fatal shooting happened early Saturday in the South Chicago neighborhood.
The shootings came as July drew to a close and police officials announced the number of shootings decreased when compared to the same months in 2012 and 2011.
The most recent shooting occurred early Monday in the Belmont Cragin neighborhood on the Northwest Side.