A pregnant teen fatally shot on Christmas and dumped in Dolton played a role in her own death, authorities said Sunday as the girl’s boyfriend and older brother were ordered held without bond on murder charges.
The crime outraged Mayor Emanuel and his police superintendent, Garry McCarthy, who vowed the department will solve the crime.
The boy was found with a gunshot wound to the back about 1:35 p.m. in the 6900 block of South Vernon Street, police said.
The shooting happened 5 p.m. Friday near 79th and South Vernon Avenue on the city’s South Side.
The shooting happened outside Sarah E. Goode STEM Academy, and officers searched the front landscaping with flashlights Thursday night.
Chicago Police are seeking public assistance as they investigate a hit-and-run accident in the West Englewood neighborhood earlier this week that left a 65-year-old woman and her grandson with life-threatening injuries.
A 15-year-old boy was killed in a shooting Thursday night in the Auburn Gresham neighborhood, authorities said.
Two Wisconsin women who used a website to promote an “escort” service that was actually a front to prostitute a juvenile girl have been charged with human trafficking, according to police.
A Chicago police officer shot the teen about 3:15 p.m. Friday near East 93rd Street and South Chappel Avenue.
The shooting happened about 6:15 p.m. in the 5100 block of West North Avenue.
A 17-year-old boy suffered a gunshot wound Friday night when the gun he was handling as he rode around the Northwest Side Dunning neighborhood with some female friends went off and struck him in the groin.
A 16-year-old boy west suburban boy is charged with unauthorized video recording and disorderly conduct after a hidden surveillance camera was found in November in his neighbors’ bedroom.
A northwest Indiana middle school teacher was charged Monday with child solicitation after he allegedly engaged in sexually explicit conversations with a teen girl, according to prosecutors.
Police are looking for a man who allegedly approached a teen girl and fondled her on an Orange Line train last week.
A teen was shot in a West Pullman neighborhood alley Sunday afternoon.
A teenage boy was killed Friday during a shooting in the West Side Lawndale neighborhood.
A teenager who died two days after he was shot in the head on the West Side was killed by a friend playing with a gun, according to police.
A teenager died two days after he accidentally shot himself in the head at his home in the Austin neighborhood on the West Side.
Schaumburg Police canvassed the area this morning looking for more information.
Porshe Foster, 15, was a sophomore in high school, a straight-A student, an aspiring architect, and an athlete. CBS 2′s Brad Edwards reports.