A man who broke into a home and tried to sexually assault a woman fled after children interrupted the attack, police said.
Police have issued an alert to Near West Side residents, warning that thieves using tow trucks have been taking older cars off the streets at night.
A Chicago Police officer has been arrested for allegedly accepting a bribe in connection with a criminal case.
Scores of police squad cars were among the many vehicles damaged Thursday night due to the hailstorm that swept through.
A shooting overnight in the South Shore neighborhood left a man dead, and shots were also heard down the street from a police station on the city’s West Side.
Police joined state and federal agents in a major crackdown on crime this past weekend, which resulted in 180 arrests, as an effort to ensure a safe spring break.