Two years after she was slain in the Kenwood neighborhood, the Chicago Park District board has voted to name a Bronzeville park in memory of honor student Hadiya Pendleton.
About 8:25 p.m., the 20-year-old was outside in the 4400 block of West Altgeld Street when someone got out of a black SUV and opened fire, police said.
The teen was found shot several times in an alley in the 1600 block of North Keeler Avenue about 10:10 p.m., police said.
The two were found at an apartment complex parking lot in the 400 block of McHenry Road some time before 7 p.m., a Wheeling police spokesman said. They were then taken to a hospital.
A Waukegan woman said she believes she was the victim of retaliation, after she shot and killed a pit bull that was attacking another dog she was watching.
A 60-year-old man was shot and stabbed to death Monday night in the West Town neighborhood, and the 1-year-old girl he was babysitting was found safe at a relative’s home.
About 9:35 p.m., the 36-year-old was sitting in the driver’s seat of a parked sedan in the 5100 block of West Crystal Street when a male walked up and opened fire, police said.
Officers responding to a call of shots fired about 11:10 a.m. found the victim in the 200 block of South Lotus Avenue, according to preliminary information from police. He had suffered multiple gunshot wounds and was pronounced dead at the scene, police said.
Kenneth F. Newsome, 19, faces 15 felony charges including attempted murder, aggravated battery with a firearm and unlawful use of a weapon by a felon. Edwardo Correa Hernandez, 20, was charged with a felony count of mob action and a misdemeanor count of unlawful use of a knife.
Steven Blanchard, 26, who was charged with first-degree murder, is accused of being the triggerman who killed Leroy Griffin. He was ordered held without bail during a brief appearance before Cook County Judge Maria Kuriakos Ciesil.
A 13-year-old boy was shot and killed in front of his sisters in the Belmont-Cragin neighborhood late Sunday, and his family said the shooting might have been the result of a post on Facebook.
Joshua Poe, 26, shot Curtis Lyons in the head about 3:10 p.m. in the 3100 block of West 84th Place, authorities said. Lyons, of the 8000 block of South Richmond Street, was pronounced dead at the scene, the Cook County medical examiner’s office said.
Omar Dixon, 23, is charged with murder and armed robbery, according to Chicago Police. The victim was walking through a gangway at 5:52 p.m. Jan. 14 in the 8100 block of South Artesian Avenue when Dixon approached, pulled a handgun and announced a robbery before shooting Harris in the chest, according to police.
Two men were ordered held on $500,000 bonds Wednesday after being charged with shooting a man several times last week in the North Lawndale neighborhood on the West Side.
Vicente Mundo, 20, a resident of the Back of the Yards neighborhood in Chicago, was a junior at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He had been missing for a week when his body was discovered on Jan. 31.
About 3:30 p.m., the 40-year-old man was inside a church in the 1700 block of West 48th Street when someone outside fired shots into the building, police said.
A man was shot and seriously wounded Sunday afternoon near a church in the Back of the Yards neighborhood on the South Side.
A man was shot with a shotgun during a home invasion early Saturday in northwest suburban Elgin.
A woman’s car was struck by a bullet around 1:15 a.m. on the ramp from southbound Lake Shore Drive to the outbound Stevenson Expressway.
About 3 a.m., officers found Israel C. Pena unresponsive on the ground with a gunshot wound to the chest in the 1200 block of West 32nd Street, according to police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office.