Chicago police shot and killed a 17-year-old boy in the Archer Heights neighborhood Monday night, after he allegedly ignored orders to drop a knife.
Edgar Guevara, 18, was charged with one count of first-degree murder in connection with a fatal shooting in the Little Village neighborhood on Aug. 19, 2012.
Police said a 26-year-old woman was driving north on the 500 block of North Pulaski Road around 1:30 a.m. when her van hit a pole and then a wrought iron fence. Her 5-month-old son was ejected from the vehicle.
Ricardo Castro-Beltran was laid up in a hospital bed Sunday, recovering from four gunshot wounds he received when he allegedly tried to run over a Chicago police officer who caught him smoking crack, authorities said.
A man died Wednesday night after he was pulled from the Chicago Sanitary and Ship Canal near the Archer Heights neighborhood on the Southwest Side.
About 4:10 a.m., the 41-year-old driver was speeding near the corner of 41st Street and Pulaski Road when his vehicle clipped another vehicle, police News Affairs Officer Janel Sedevic said. He then lost control of his vehicle, which crashed in to a pole.
A 38-year-old man driving a van on a suspended license struck and killed a pedestrian Tuesday night in the West Garfield Park neighborhood.
The 44-year-old woman suffered a gunshot wound to the head about 8:25 p.m. after a male suspect fired shots into a gas station from the outside in the 900 block of North Pulaski Road.
According to a community alert, a 19-year-old woman was walking near Pulaski Road and Armitage Avenue around 1:30 a.m. Tuesday, when a man grabbed her and pulled her into a gangway.
Police were hailing a 14-year-old boy as a hero, for saving his own life and the life of his 5-year-old nephew, after his stepfather had killed his mother and two siblings.
The boy was struck by a vehicle while he was crossing the street about 7:05 p.m. near South Pulaski Road and West Congress Parkway.
A leak in a company’s fire system flooded the business and Pulaski Road Tuesday night, forcing firefighters to wade through knee-deep icy water in the Albany Park neighborhood on the Northwest Side.
The officers’ unmarked squad car was traveling north in the 3800 block of North Pulaski Road about 11 p.m., when an SUV traveling south turned left in front of the police vehicle, causing the crash.
The off-duty officer saw a 21-year-old man attempting to break into a vehicle at West 65th Street and South Pulaski Road about 12:15 a.m.
A man charged with murdering one man and critically wounding another in a shooting over beer at a Hermosa neighborhood party was ordered held without bond.
Three people — including a 15-year-old boy — were fatally shot Monday afternoon on the West Side, police said.
A man was shot early Friday in the Scottsdale neighborhood on the Southwest Side.
A car speeding away from police ended up crashing into two other vehicles Sunday night on the Southwest Side, sending the speedster and another driver to the hospital, police said.
Thousands of commuters were delayed on Metra’s Rock Island Line on Monday evening after police say a train hit a vehicle that went around crossing gates in Midlothian.
A vehicle struck and killed injured a woman getting into a car on the Southwest Side early Saturday.