The leak happened just before 11 p.m. near 80th Street and Crandon Avenue. A 20- to 24-inch underground main was leaking, filling the air with the smell of gas, and creating some tense moments as neighbors were told to evacuate their homes.
Nicole Broughton said her daughter, Kendra, was found safe Friday morning. Kendra had spent the night at a friend’s apartment without telling her mother, and was reunited with her mom Friday morning.
About 12:25 a.m., a 19-year-old woman driving an SUV eastbound on 79th Street near Crandon Avenue swerved to avoid a crash with a westbound vehicle and struck a commercial building, police said.
Christopher Garcia, 26, faces one count each of first-degree murder, murder while committing another forcible felony and attempted robbery with the discharge of a firearm, according to a statement from Chicago Police.
About 3:20 p.m., the three were standing outside in the 2200 block of East 79th Street when another male walked up and opened fire, police said.
Two men were killed and a boy was injured in a South Side shooting Tuesday afternoon, police said.
Now, the local alderman is taking action, CBS 2’s Jim Williams reports.
In the most recent fatal shooting, a man was killed and another was wounded Wednesday afternoon in the South Shore neighborhood on the South Side.
Two males were shot — one fatally — Wednesday afternoon in the South Shore neighborhood.
Nine people were shot throughout the city on Tuesday, including two teenagers who were waiting for a bus.
The 20-year-old was shot multiple times about 9 a.m. in the 7400 block of South Euclid Avenue, police said, citing preliminary information.
In the most recent shooting, a man was seriously wounded in the West Garfield Park neighborhood on the West Side.
Over the span of seven years, the same neighborhoods continued to log more homicides than the rest of the city.
The sizable drop in homicides in 2013 is great… as long as you don’t live in one of the neighborhoods that saw an increase.
Anthony Gates, of Riverdale, has been charged with two counts each of attempted murder and aggravated battery.
Around 10 p.m., the officer’s 21-year-old daughter and her daughter’s boyfriend were involved in a domestic dispute in the 2200 block of East 68th Street. The boyfriend then shot the 49-year-old officer and her daughter, and fled with his girlfriend’s 2-year-old daughter
About 1 a.m., the 22-year-old was found shot several times in the doorway on the second floor of an apartment building in the 7300 block of South Blackstone Avenue, police said.
Neighbors said they were returning from grocery shopping when the boy’s mother approached them screaming and saying her son had been shot, and she would pay them for a ride to the hospital.
A boy was shot in the South Shore neighborhood Wednesday evening.
The porch in the 1600 block of East 74th Place gave way about 5:50 p.m. Monday, Fire Media Affairs spokesman Joe Roccasalva said.