People flocked to the sidewalks, jogging paths and favorite spots on the lakefront as the temperature climbed well into the 60s Tuesday afternoon, but violence also erupted on city streets.
A 41-year-old Chicago police officer sustained an arm wound when a bullet bounced off his protective vest in Chicago’s Fernwood neighborhood.
Two men from northwestern Illinois are charged with misdemeanors, after shooting threatened gray wolves.
Police are looking for as many as six people after a shooting outside a Michelin-rated restaurant on the city’s Near West Side.
An off-duty police officer was fatally shot Thursday evening while he worked security at a West Side grocery store, Chicago police said.
A juvenile bald eagle was on the mend Wednesday after being shot in north central Illinois.
Elgin police are searching for someone who shot and wounded a Siamese cat with a BB gun over the weekend.
A 5-year-old boy was fatally shot in an apparent gang-related attack Friday night in northwest suburban Elgin, police said.
A man was shot in the head on the State Street bridge near the Loop Monday evening but survived and was able to talk with police, who searched for the gunman.
Four suspects attacked a landscaper during an armed robbery and fatally shot him as he was leveling soil Friday afternoon in the Chicago Lawn neighborhood on the Southwest Side.
A north suburban teen shot in the head Thursday night while sitting on a park bench with a female companion in the Rogers Park neighborhood has died.
A 12-year-old boy was shot in the back during dismissal in front of a Gresham neighborhood elementary school.
A man was seriously wounded Sunday afternoon while driving in the South Chicago neighborhood on the South Side.
A teenage boy was ordered held on $2.5 million bond Thursday after being charged with shooting a 14-year-old girl following a high school softball game last week.
Police in Elgin shot and killed a family dog that turned on its owners and its own puppies.
A man was shot in the foot early Saturday after he and his companions were robbed at gunpoint in north suburban Evanston.
Chicago Police are once again mourning one of their own, after an off-duty officer was found shot to death on the city’s Southwest Side.
Police shot and wounded a burglary suspect who allegedly tried to run an officer over early Sunday in South Holland.
Some people condemn her actions, but others call her a hero. Now the senior citizen is explaining why she fired her gun at some kids to protect herself. As CBS 2′s Kristyn Hartman reports, the last 48 hours have been so tough for Margaret Matthews.