The fire at the vacant building in the 1300 block of West Cullerton Street was first reported about 3 a.m. and was upgraded to a two-alarm blaze 20 minutes later.
The two men were fatally shot inside a parked vehicle early Saturday in the Pilsen neighborhood. About 1:30 a.m., Johnathan Ramirez, 18, and Santos Bueno, 22, were sitting in the vehicle in the 1000 block of West 18th Street when someone walked up and fired shots.
Two men were fatally shot inside a parked vehicle early Saturday in the Pilsen neighborhood.
Carlos Luna, 18, faces felony counts of reckless discharge of a firearm and unlawful use of a weapon for the shooting that happened about 8 p.m. in the 1800 block of South Leavitt Street, police said.
At least six people were wounded in shootings across the city Thursday. Most recently, a man was shot in the left foot in the Pilsen neighborhood.
Police said they have found the bionic arm that a west suburban teenager reported stolen earlier this month. Sammy Luther, 16, had said the arm was stolen from his family’s car while they were in the Pilsen neighborhood on Oct. 18.
The most recent fatal shooting happened Sunday night in Pilsen. Officers responding to a call of shots fired in the 2100 block of West 18th Place at 9:30 p.m. found a 36-year-old man lying in the street with a gunshot wound to the back of the head, police said.
About 4:25 p.m., a cyclist was struck by a white tractor-trailer traveling south in the 2100 block of South Ashland, according to a statement from Chicago Police.
Great weather and plenty of festivals make this a weekend to celebrate in Chicago and tens of thousands are enjoying the parties.
Police said the girl and her boyfriend were sitting in a car in the 1000 block of West Cullerton Street around 1:45 a.m., when someone approached and fired shots into the vehicle.
Two men were hurt—one critically—in a drive-by shooting in the Rogers Park neighborhood. The men, 23 and 35, were in the 1500 block of West Farwell Avenue about 9:55 p.m. when someone in a dark-colored vehicle drove by and fired shots, police said.
Angel Santiago was working as a truck driver for Krispy Kreme in January 2012 when he got jealous after learning from text messages on her phone that Antonia Berrios, 33, had a new boyfriend.
The 32-year-old man was in a vehicle stopped at a red light about 2:45 a.m. in the 1600 block of West Cermak Road, when a grey vehicle pulled alongside and someone inside flashed gang slogans and opened fire.
The victim was taken to John H. Stroger Jr. Hospital of Cook County, where she was listed in “stable” condition,
Three people were injured in an apparent natural gas explosion Saturday morning in the Pilsen neighborhood.
Two men were shot — one fatally — about 10:30 p.m. Friday while they were traveling west in a vehicle in the 1800 block of West 19th Street in the Pilsen neighborhood.
One man was killed and another was injured in a shooting on the city’s Pilsen neighborhood Friday night.
The man, 18, suffered gunshot wounds to the left arm and abdomen about 8:15 p.m. in the 2300 block of South Hoyne Avenue.
Around 2 a.m., four men left a West Side bar in a sedan after getting into a verbal altercation with another group of men. While sitting at a stoplight, an SUV pulled up and someone inside fired shots at their car before driving away.
More than 145 needy families, most of them from the Pilsen neighborhood, will have Thanksgiving with all the trimmings this year thanks to a local business.