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.
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.