When the fire started, Gerardo Rodriguez got out safely from his second floor unit. However, amid the chaos, relatives believe he went back in to try to get his mother out from the first floor of the building. He didn’t realize she’d already made it out.
Lionel Vazquez was sitting in his Chevy Tahoe around 8 p.m. Wednesday in the 2000 block of North Richmond Street, when two men approached and ordered him out of the vehicle. One of the men was wielding a handgun.
Police were conducting a homicide investigation, after 31-year-old Lady Diana Sanabria was found dead in her apartment in the 4400 block of South Richmond Street, around 7 p.m. Sunday.
A 32-year-old man is in custody, after police say he tried to pass himself off as one of them, and lure two boys to his van.
Eleven people were forced into the cold early this morning, after their building caught fire in the Southwest Side’s Gage Park neighborhood.
Two men were shot and seriously wounded Monday in a drive-by incident in the Humboldt Park neighborhood.