Three Chicago Police Officers Shot On West SideThe incident occurred shortly before 10 p.m. in the 3700 block of West Polk Street, as Harrison District tactical officers were investigating drug activity. Officers saw a man and woman walking through the courtyard at that location, and went up to question them, police said.
Man Seriously Wounded In Homan Square ShootingA 21-year-old man was outside about 8:20 p.m. in the 3700 block of West Polk Street when a gunman walked up and started shooting, police News Affairs Officer Veejay Zala said.
Two Men Charged With West Side Drive-By ShootingA 23-year-old man was standing outside about 8:15 p.m. in the 3100 block of West Polk Street when a Jeep Grand Cherokee drove by and someone inside opened fire, police said. The victim was shot in the right foot and taken to Mount Sinai Hospital, where his condition stabilized, police said.
Teen Killed In Police-Involved Shooting In East Garfield ParkPolice responded to a complaint of armed men in the 2800 block of West Polk Street on Sunday night; and when officers approached the men matching the descriptions in the complaint, one began running away, police said. He ran through a gangway and took a gun out from his waistband. He ran through a gangway and took a gun out from his waistband, police said. An officer told him to drop his weapon, but he went to “an elevated position” and pointed his gun at the officer, according to police.
Man Dies After West Garfield Park ShootingJuwan Williams, 18, of the 4000 block of Arthington Street, was outside with a group of friends about 6:30 p.m. in the 3900 block of West Polk Street when two other people walked up and one of them opened fire before they both ran away.
2 Police Officers Among 3 Hurt In West Side CrashThree people were injured – including two police officers -- when a police cruiser and another vehicle crashed early Thursday in the West Side Austin neighborhood.
City Opens Two-Way Protected Bike Lane DowntownChicago Department of Transportation Commissioner Gabe Klein said the mile-long two-way protected bike lane on Dearborn Street, stretching from Wacker Drive to Polk Street, is the nation’s first protected bike lane through a central business district.
Another UIC Student Robbed Near CampusAnother student was robbed this week near the University of Illinois at Chicago campus, prompting campus police to issue an alert.
Cousins Charged With Robbing, Killing Man On West SideBond was denied for one man and set at $900,000 for his cousin Wednesday after they were charged with the robbery and fatal shooting of a man on the West Side last week.
Man Shot Several Times In LawndaleA man was shot several times during a drive-by attack early Sunday in the West Side Lawndale neighborhood.
2 Dead, At Least 24 Wounded In Weekend ShootingsTwo people have been killed, and at least 24 other people -- one of them a 12-year-old girl -- have been wounded in shootings across the city since Friday afternoon.
8 Wounded In Shootings Late Saturday, Early SundayEight people were wounded in shootings Saturday night and early Sunday on the South and West sides.