West Side Lawmaker Calls Eisenhower Expressway Shootings "Act Of Terrorism"After two people were killed in separate shootings on the Eisenhower Expressway on Thursday, a Cook County lawmaker called the attacks an “act of terrorism.”
Teacher Carjacked Outside School In Auburn GreshamPolice said the 29-year-old woman was attacked outside Perspectives Middle Academy charter school at 81st and May streets as she arrived for work around 6 a.m.
Mayor Plans To Buy Hundreds Of New Squad Cars For CPDMayor Rahm Emanuel has asked the City Council to approve $25 million in new borrowing to purchase about 600 new squad cars for the Chicago Police Department, to provide vehicles for the nearly 1,000 new police officers he plans to hire over the next two years.
Donald Trump And Daughter Raising Campaign Cash In Illinois On WednesdayRepublican presidential candidate Donald Trump and his daughter both were scheduled to visit Illinois on Wednesday, to raise money for his race against Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton.
Body Found In Burning Car In Pilsen IDed As Demolition Company OwnerJames Gerage, 43, was found dead in a burning vehicle Friday night. His body was found in the back seat of a car found in the 2100 block of South Jefferson Street.
Woman Killed, Brother And Daughter Wounded In Joliet ShootingA young woman was shot and killed in front of her family Sunday night as they were driving through southwest suburban Joliet.
Seven More CPD Districts To Receive Body Cameras This FallChicago police officers in seven districts will be the next group to receive body cameras, as the department works to have every cop on patrol equipped with the devices by the end of 2018.
Rahm Runs With CPD Recruits, Calls On City To 'Strap On Your Shoes' To Fight CrimeHours after outlining his blueprint for reducing gun violence in Chicago, Mayor Rahm Emanuel went for a pre-dawn run with a group of police recruits, and reiterated his plan to get more cops on the streets, and provide mentors to youths in high-crime communities.
Firefighters Extinguish Extra-Alarm Blaze At West Town Pallet YardMore than 100 firefighters rushed to save a home and other nearby buildings when a large fire engulfed a pallet yard in the West Town neighborhood Monday night.
Officials Investigate String Of Arsons, Including Deadly Garage FireOne person was found dead and several others were left homeless after a string of West Side fires that authorities said were deliberately set.
Police Warn Of Man Targetting Women In Hickory Hills, Palos HillsMost recently, a woman was attacked outside a 24-hour gym at 96th and Roberts Road in Hickory Hills on Tuesday. Police said a man kidnapped the woman at gunpoint, and drove her to another location, where he tried to rape her.
Hazel Crest Doctor Denied Bail After Exposing Himself To A PatientPolice say the doctor told the patient she needed to be aroused for him to do a proper exam.