Family Jumps From 2nd Floor To Escape Little Village FireSeveral people had to jump from the second story of a Little Village two-flat, after a fire started inside, and flames blocked their only exit.
Woman Injured When Metra Train Hits SUV In HometownA woman suffered non-life-threatening injuries when her SUV was struck by a Metra train Wednesday morning in southwest suburban Hometown, near the Chicago border.
2 Found Dead In Old Irving Park ApartmentOfficers responding to a call for a well-being check at 7:36 p.m. in the apartment in the 3400 block of North Pulaski Road found 18-year-old Thalia Tellez and a 50-year-old man unresponsive inside, according to Chicago Police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office.
Two Shot In West Elsdon McDonald’s Drive-ThruThe men, ages, 26 and 19, were in a vehicle in the drive-thru in the 5200 block of South Pulaski Road about 1:15 a.m. when a gunman walked up, started shooting and hit both of them, police News Affairs Officer Hector Alfaro said.
Man Wounded In Little Village ShootingA 27-year-old man was in the back seat of a van about 2:40 a.m. in the 3300 block of South Pulaski Road when someone in a white SUV started shooting, according to Chicago Police.
No Bail For Officer Charged With Murder In Shooting Of Laquan McDonaldA Chicago police officer has been charged with first-degree murder in the shooting death of 17-year-old Laquan McDonald. Officer Jason Van Dyke was expected to appear for a bond hearing at noon Tuesday.
Two Critically Hurt In West Elsdon Rollover CrashA 19-year-old woman was driving an SUV south in the 5200 block of South Pulaski Road at 11:25 p.m. when she lost control and the vehicle hit a tree, according to Chicago Police. The crash caused the SUV to roll over onto its side.
Man Wounded In Hermosa ShootingThe 25-year-old man was walking in the 2000 block of North Pulaski Road about 9:15 p.m. when a black vehicle pulled up and someone yelled gang slogans and fired at him, according to Chicago Police.
Police Warn Of Robberies On West SidePolice are warning residents of a series of robberies over the past two weeks in the West Garfield Park and East Garfield Park neighborhoods on the West Side.
Man Critically Wounded In West Elsdon ShootingThe 21-year-old was standing on a corner in the 5800 block of South Pulaski Road about 12:50 a.m. when he shouted gang slogans at a vehicle and threw a can at it, according to Chicago Police. Someone in the vehicle then fired at him, striking him in the head.
Teen Shot During Robbery Attempt In LawndaleThe 14-year-old was shot in the shoulder during the robbery attempt about 11:20 p.m. in the 2100 block of South Pulaski Road, police said.
Man Shot In HermosaAbout 11:30 p.m., he was walking down the street in the 2000 block of North Pulaski Road when two people on bicycles rode up and started shooting, according to Chicago Police.