Police 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.
Juwan 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.
Three people were injured – including two police officers — when a police cruiser and another vehicle crashed early Thursday in the West Side Austin neighborhood.
Chicago 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 student was robbed this week near the University of Illinois at Chicago campus, prompting campus police to issue an alert.
Bond 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.
A man was shot several times during a drive-by attack early Sunday in the West Side Lawndale neighborhood.
Two 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.
Eight people were wounded in shootings Saturday night and early Sunday on the South and West sides.
A male was shot dead Tuesday afternoon in the West Side Austin neighborhood, police said.
An armed robbery suspect escaped after Police officers fired shots at him on Monday when he pointed a gun at a police officer in the West Lawndale neighborhood.
A man and woman were gunned down in a car outside the woman’s home on the Near West Side Saturday.
A man reportedly on his way to a hospital Wednesday morning was struck and killed by a CTA Pink Line train after he fell into the train’s path at a Near West Side station.