Antwan Elliot, 21, was charged with single counts of first-degree murder, aggravated unlawful use of a weapon and possession of a firearm without a valid FOID card, police announced Monday night.
In the first fatal shooting of the St. Patrick’s Day weekend, a 16-year-old boy was fatally shot in the Portage Park neighborhood on the Northwest Side on Sunday afternoon.
About 1:18 a.m., firefighters responded to the fire in the 5200 block of West Eddy Street, police said. The man suffered burns and was taken to Our Lady of the Resurrection Medical Center.
About 6:30 p.m. on Sept. 30, a girl was near the intersection of Henderson and Cicero when she was approached by a man driving a black-colored car, according to an alert issued by Chicago Police. The man tried to talk to the girl — with the intention of luring her into the car — but she ignored the man and fled to safety.
A man died after he was shot multiple times in the chest and crashed his vehicle Wednesday morning in the South Side Burnside neighborhood, police said.
The 31-year-old man was driving in the 5200 block of West Waveland about 1 a.m. when a blue SUV pulled up alongside and someone inside fired shots, police said.
Students were back in the classrooms Tuesday at Our Lady of Victory School in Portage Park, after facing closure by the Catholic Archdiocese earlier this year, unless it came up with hundreds of thousands of dollars.
A Portage Park man is facing charges after police say they discovered more than 15 pornographic videos of children at his home.
A 28-year-old bicyclist has died from the injuries she suffered when being struck by a truck in the northwest side Portage Park neighborhood.
Imagine walking into a gas station and right into the middle of a robbery. It happened in Portage Park and surveillance cameras were rolling.
The 3-year-old fell through a screened window on the second story of a building in the 4700 block of West Addison Street about 3:45 p.m.
A woman was fatally struck by a car Tuesday afternoon in the Portage Park neighborhood on the Northwest Side.
Surveillance video shows the vehicle crash through the front of the store, 3842 N. Cicero, just moments after a patron leaves. The crash occurred about 4 p.m. Monday.
A suspect was arrested Monday morning after robbing a TCF Bank branch inside a Jewel grocery store in Portage Park.
The cameras were placed at 5471 W. Higgins Ave. last month, and have been issuing warnings since then.
Tramian Barnes, of Joliet, was charged with one count of first-degree murder for allegedly shooting and killing Alex Anderson as the two were driving in the Portage Park neighborhood on Jan. 20.
The 2-11 fire was first reported about 8 p.m. in a two-story building at the corner or Irving Park Road and Central Avenue.
The 20-year-old man was a passenger in a vehicle about 10:30 p.m., when the male driver, and acquaintance of his, fired shots inside the vehicle in the 4300 block of North Milwaukee Avenue.
A Catholic elementary school in Portage Park is “on a mission from God,” hoping to make a miracle happen so it can avoid being shut down by the Archdiocese.
Alberto Gaytan, 42, of the 3000 block of West Ainslie Street, was arrested on first degree murder charges Wednesday night.