Victims say the worst part is this: It’s perfectly legal. CBS 2’s Roseanne Tellez reports.
Police have seen a spike in the number of stolen cars reported on the Southeast Side for a number of months. On Monday, they discovered dozens of stolen vehicles at a scrap yard in the 3000 block of East 106th Street in the South Deering neighborhood.
It all started when the victim of a car theft happened to spot his car parked at Adelman’s Truck & Equipment, 3033 E 106th St. When police came to check it out, they found so many stolen cars they stopped counting.
Protesters gathered on the southeast side today. Their target? Piles of refinery ash sitting along the Calumet River.
The 15-year-old was taken to University of Chicago Comer Children’s Hospital in “stable” condition.
Four homeowners along the Calumet River have filed a lawsuit claiming mounting piles of “petcoke” — a byproduct of the oil refinery process — is consistently blowing black dust in and around their homes.
The two men were parked near 106th Street and Green Bay Road about 8:30 p.m. when a light colored car pulled up and someone inside shouted gang slogans, and then opened fire.
Gang symbols and graffiti were found on the walls, floors and pews, several of which were pulled from their mounts. An antique organ was also smashed and keys pulled from the instrument.
An East Side neighborhood woman was killed and two others were injured when the vehicle they were in careened out of control and struck a light pole in the Calumet Heights neighborhood, police said.
A 15-year-old girl and two men are dead, and at least eight other people were wounded by gunfire throughout the city Tuesday, police said.
One firefighter was cut in the face, while another was taken to an area hospital for exhaustion following an extra-alarm fire on the Far Southeast Side.
A man was shot and wounded by police early Thursday, following a chase on the Far Southeast Side.
Five people were shot to death between Thursday night and early Friday morning in the city of Chicago, including two men whose bodies were found outside a South Deering neighborhood car wash.
A man was shot and critically wounded Wednesday night in the East Chicago neighborhood on the Southeast Side.
The Chicago Police Department confirmed Monday that it was dropping plans to install an outdoor shooting range on the Far Southeast Side, following environmental concerns over the bald eagles that have been seen nesting near the site.
A man put a 9-year-old boy and tried to abduct him on the city’s Southeast Side this week, and now police hope a sketch will help them find a suspect.
Experts say the city will at least have to seek a permit from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service before it can go ahead with construction.
A person is in critical condition after suffering second-degree burns in a Southeast Side fire Wednesday afternoon.
A tense standoff with police early Wednesday left one man dead after police opened fire.
The Field Museum is enlisting the help of volunteers to find a rare plant that has only ever been seen in Chicago.