Police are questioning one person and seeking the second following a brief chase on the South Side in which an officer was injured.
The officer is being treated at Little Company of Mary Hospital for a leg injury, police said. He may also have a concussion.
A Chicago mom says the disability accessible van for her son was stolen, leaving him, and her, in a desperate situation.
A mother on the South Side got a big scare Thursday night when her van was stolen with her 3-year-old sleeping inside.
A trip into the city was a costly one for a Lombard family. While they were at Greek Fest on Sunday, someone stole their van, but it’s not just any van – it’s a handicapped accessible vehicle that belongs to a special young man who can’t even get to the doctor now.
Hearing about his plight, a Newsradio 780 listener steps forward to pay nearly $300 in towing and impound fees.
His custom van’s been recovered but man says there are tickets and towing costs to pay. He calls it unfair.
Loss of his wheelchair-accessible van from Metra station lot is an unwelcome 50th birthday surprise.