The voice of the late Patrick Foster rang out clearly in a north suburban courtroom Tuesday, as prosecutors played the 911 tape in which, after being shot five times, he called police and held his attacker down until they arrived.
Michael Huston, 26, faces one count of residential burglary and one count of possession of burglary tools, both felonies.
The man, 38, was inside the home in the 4000 block of West 21st Place about 10:45 p.m. when another member of the household got a threatening phone call. Shots rang out a short time later outside the home and a bullet came through the window.
About 1:55 a.m., police saw suspects in one vehicle open fire toward another vehicle near Kimball and Fullerton avenues. The vehicle drove away at a “high speed” and hit several parked cars nearby.
Miguel Leyva, 24, has been charged with first-degree murder for the death of Adrian Villarreal, who was found unresponsive in his vehicle near Hickory and Center streets in Waukegan on March 15.
A retired Chicago police sergeant who went blind from diabetes has died, two weeks after he was shot during a home invasion in the East Side neighborhood.
Chicago Police shot at a 19-year-old man armed with a revolver Saturday night, authorities said.
Marco Lopez, 17, is scheduled to appear in bond court Friday, charged with the murders of Segundo Reynoso, 38; and his 15-year-old son Luis Reynoso.
The teenager was crossing the street about 8:20 p.m. in the 1300 block of North Spaulding Avenue when a tan-colored minivan drove past and someone inside the vehicle fired shots.
New charges filed against two Joliet brothers accused of murdering a 20-year-old Aurora man in January put into context what allegedly went down inside the bathroom of a west suburban Aurora restaurant where the young man was shot and killed.
Segundo Reynoso, 38, and his 15-year-old son Luis Reynoso were discovered lying on the floor with gunshot wounds in an apartment at the Baldwin Greens Apartments in Palatine.
After allegedly shooting a man in the South Lawndale neighborhood Tuesday night, two suspects led Chicago police on a car chase that ended in their arrests in west suburban Lyons.
The victim was taken to John H. Stroger Jr. Hospital of Cook County, where she was listed in “stable” condition,
A 26-year-old St. Charles man ended up in the hospital Monday when he broke into the wrong house.
Officers were responding to a shooting in the 900 block of North County Line Road in Gary about 1:30 a.m. when they came upon someone driving a gunshot victim to the emergency room.
Courtney Ealy, 19, has been charged with first-degree murder in connection with the Feb. 22 death of 28-year-old Javan Boyd.
Police are investigating a possibly narcotics-involved shooting that led to the death of a man in northwest Indiana on Wednesday.
Parrish Davis, 30, faces one count of first-degree murder, three counts of attempted first-degree murder and three counts of aggravated battery.
James Garland, 53, is charged with attempted murder and aggravated battery with a firearm in connection with the shooting in the 2700 block of East 92nd Street.
A 23-year-old man was shot in the abdomen about 7:40 a.m. in the 5800 block of North Kenmore Avenue.