A Chicago man has been charged after a fatal crash on the South Side following a police chase Monday evening.
Police said officers pulled over a Pontiac Bonneville for a routine traffic stop around 7:30 p.m. in the 7500 block of South St. Lawrence Avenue. The 26-year-old man behind the wheel allegedly sped away after the officers got out of their squad car.
A man is facing several felony charges after authorities say he led them on a chase through the western suburbs last week and tried striking officers with his vehicle.
A man who just got out of jail yesterday is now accused of leading police on a high-speed chase in the western suburbs today, reports WBBM’s Terry Keshner.
CHICAGO (CBS) — A high-speed police pursuit overnight ended in a violent three-car crash on the South Side. The incident happened at 59th and Western when a van, which was being followed by police officers, […]
The family of a toddler killed by a hit-and-run driver fleeing a fatal shooting has announced a lawsuit against the city of Chicago, alleging police are to blame for the boy’s death.
A vehicle crashed into multiple Chicago Police squad cars following a police chase early Sunday on the Near West Side.
Two men who stole a vehicle in the Pilsen neighborhood Tuesday night tried to escape police capture by driving away, but crashed into a squad car and pole instead, injuring themselves and an officer.
Three people were arrested late Wednesday after the vehicle they were in struck two police squad cars during a chase in the Portage Park neighborhood on the Northwest Side.
A Wisconsin man who allegedly fired a gun inside a drug store in Broadview Friday night led police on a chase through two states, causing major traffic tie-ups before it was over, reports WBBM’s Mike Krauser.
A jury found Timothy Jones guilty of murder in the death of a woman killed after she was hit by a Chicago Police squad car in pursuit of Jones.
The 16-year-old was charged with one felony count of aggravated battery with discharge of a firearm and one misdemeanor count of criminal trespass to a vehicle, police said.
Police officers saw an SUV speeding and pulled it over in the 6700 block of South Ashland Avenue. During the stop, the man got back in the vehicle and drove off, and officers gave chase. The vehicle blew a stop light in the 7600 block of South Ashland Avenue and hit a car, and then a fire hydrant and a light pole.
Four Chicago police officers were sent to the hospital after their squad cars collided while pursing suspects in the Little Village neighborhood early Sunday morning.
It started around 3 a.m. in nearby Markham, when police tried to pull over a GMC Envoy believed to have been stolen. The driver sped off, with the SUV’s headlights turned off, and police gave chase.
At 10:46 a.m., police responded to a call of a person waving a gun from a vehicle near the intersection of South and Lillian streets, according to a statement from the Elgin police department. Officers soon located the vehicle and initiated a traffic stop, but the vehicle sped away from the scene and blew multiple traffic lights.
Police are questioning one person and seeking the second following a brief chase on the South Side in which an officer was injured.
A man was taken into custody Tuesday night after he led police on a chase and crashed into five parked vehicles and a CTA bus in the Brighton Park neighborhood on the Southwest Side.
Deonte Smith, 25, was charged with first-degree murder, aggravated battery with a firearm and aggravated fleeing and eluding, according to a statement from Riverdale police.
A domestic incident Tuesday evening in south suburban Riverdale led to the shooting death of one man, the kidnapping of two children, and a high-speed chase that ended in the West Pullman neighborhood of Chicago.