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.
Jorge Chavez, 18, had a warrant out for his arrest and was seen in the parking lot of a Walmart at 1100 S. Randall Road in Elgin about 9 p.m., police said in a statement. Chavez and the 19-year-old woman with him drove off in a vehicle reported stolen from Chicago.
A driver was arrested overnight, after twice fleeing from police officers who attempted a traffic stop, and crashing into another vehicle in west suburban Addison.
A three-county police chase ended Friday afternoon on an Interstate 65 exit ramp near Crown Point after the driver lost control of his vehicle and then shot himself.
At least four people were injured after a police chase ended in a crash on the West Side Wednesday afternoon.
A man who turned out to be a person of interest in a death investigation crashed a stolen car into a home in north suburban Mundelein, following a brief police chase Tuesday morning.
James Pugh, of the 1400 block of West 115th Street, has been charged with two felony counts of aggravated fleeing; and five various misdemeanor counts including DUI, driving on a suspended license, marijuana possession, and criminal damage to property.
Five people were hurt after a vehicle hit a bus stop Tuesday night after a police chase in the Roseland neighborhood.
Five people were injured after being hit by a car fleeing from police Tuesday night, according to Chicago Police.
A male is dead and three others — including an infant — were hospitalized following a crash Friday night in the Humboldt Park neighborhood on the West Side.
Jeremiah Ellis, 28; and Ashley Patterson, 24, both of East Chicago, Ind., were arrested Friday in connection with a “takeover style” robbery at First Merchant Bank at, 4740 Indianapolis Blvd. in East Chicago, the FBI said.
The driver tried to turn into an alley in Gary, Ind., but lost control of the car and richocheted off two large trees before stopping.
Donovan Turnage’s death on Dec. 21 was an “entirely preventable” tragedy that would have been avoided if police hadn’t given chase on a crowded street in the middle of the day, an attorney for the Turnage family said Monday.
It was sunset when two tactical officers on foot spotted to men exchanging something — possibly drugs — in an alley near 43rd Street and Princeton Avenue. The officers caught one man quickly but had to chase after the other.
Edwin Herrera, 34, of Gary was charged with possession of a stolen vehicle and ordered held on a $250,000 bond Wednesday.
Two men were charged with reckless conduct Wednesday after they allegedly led police on a high-speed chase following a robbery Tuesday night in the East Garfield Park neighborhood.
After allegedly shooting a man in the South Lawndale neighborhood Tuesday night, two suspects led Chicago police on a car chase that ended in their arrests in west suburban Lyons.
A sister of the murder suspect who engaged in a nearly 9-hour standoff with Chicago police on Lake Shore Drive on Sunday was apologizing to his late wife’s family, saying she and her siblings have long feared he would hurt someone.