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.
Police in south suburban Riverdale engaged in a high-speed police chase following a shooting and kidnapping Tuesday afternoon.
Two suspects were taken into custody Thursday afternoon after they sped away from Chicago Police officers attempting to question them in the West Lawn neighborhood on the Southwest Side.
A police chase in the far northern suburbs involved two separate crashes overnight, and at some point during the pursuit, police shot the suspect.
Three men were taken into custody in connection with a shooting Tuesday morning after a chase that stretched from the South Chicago neighborhood into northwest Indiana.
Two 17-year-old boys crashed the stolen car into a concrete wall about 1:45 a.m. in the 3200 block of West 32nd Street, after a police chase in South Lawndale, said police News Affairs Officer Ron Gaines.
Two people were injured Wednesday morning, when their car crashed and flipped over as they were fleeing police officers who fired shots when the suspects allegedly tried to run them over.
At least two people were in custody Friday morning, after leading police on a chase when officers responded to reports of someone stealing the catalytic converter from a car in the Chatham neighborhood.
Chicago taxpayers will spend $1.2 million to compensate the family of a high school sports star with good grades who was shot in the back by an off-duty police officer.
Daniel Gluckman, 34, is charged with one felony count each of aggravated battery causing great bodily harm, aggravated fleeing and leaving the scene of an accident that caused injury, police said. He is also facing two felony counts of possession of a controlled substance.