Peoria Street

Person Charged With Punching Ald. David MooreAlderman David Moore says a group of prostitutes didn't believe that he was a public official and attacked him this weekend when he tried to break up their activity in his South Side ward, reports WBBM's Nancy Harty.
Car Crashes Into Home In Washington HeightsA driver was seriously injured, and a South Side family was startled out of their beds, when the man crashed his car into a home in the Washington Heights neighborhood early Friday.
Cabbie Stabbed In Englewood RobberyThe driver, a 33-year-old man, was flagged down by a man in his 20s in the 5500 block of South Peoria Street about 12:05 a.m., police said. When the driver stopped, the man reached into the taxi, grabbed the driver’s cell phone and stabbed him in the arm.
Two Men Shot In West PullmanBoth men, 25 and 29, were at the corner of West 116th Place and South Peoria Street when they were shot about 1:30 a.m.
1 Dead, 19 Wounded In Weekend ShootingsThe lone fatality occurred Friday afternoon in the Grand Boulevard neighborhood on the South Side.
Search Resumes For Suspect In Washington Heights AttacksPolice have resumed searching for a man suspected of raping two women and a teenage girl in Washington Heights early Wednesday, and hiding in another girl's closet, after determining a "person of interest" they were questioning was not responsible for the crimes.
Police Question 'Person Of Interest' In Washington Heights Rapes, Break-InAll of the attacks happened within a three-block radius in the Washington Heights neighborhood.
Community Activist's Son Shot In EnglewoodHal Baskin Jr., 25, was shot in the abdomen in the 6600 block of South Peoria Street around 6:30 p.m. Monday.
South Side Fire Sends At Least One To HospitalA woman was hospitalized after she jumped out of a third floor window when a fire erupted inside a home in the Englewood neighborhood on Monday night.
Man Found Dead In Van On South SideDetectives have launched a homicide investigation after police found a man dead from a gunshot wound to the head Saturday afternoon in the Hamilton Park neighborhood on the South Side, police said.
Ald. Thompson Hospitalized After Collapsing At Music FestivalAld. JoAnn Thompson (16th) remained hospitalized Monday after collapsing the day before.
Police Impersonators Carjack Driver On Near West SideTwo men are on the loose right now, after apparently impersonating police officers to steal a car.