The shooting happened 5 p.m. Friday near 79th and South Vernon Avenue on the city’s South Side.
The five are charged with two shootings moments apart late Tuesday in the South Chicago neighborhood.
It’s time for parents to think about back-to-school shots for their children, and that includes high school students.
The city of Chicago is launching a new effort to try to stop young people from taking up smoking, by targeting menthol cigarettes.
They were standing on the sidewalk in the 8100 block of South Vernon Avenue at 9:08 p.m. when a male shooter walked up and started firing.
A West suburban shopping mall is telling teenagers to find another place to hang out at night on the weekend.
Two teenagers were killed when the SUV they rode in crashed into a tree Monday night in north suburban Antioch, according to the Lake County Sheriff’s office.
Police in Riverside late Monday shut down an underage drinking party that attracted dozens of teens from across the western suburbs.
Three teenage boys were shot Saturday night in the South Side Englewood neighborhood.
It was another night of violence across Chicago, with five teenagers among the wounded in eight separate shootings.
Two Glen Ellyn teenagers are facing felony charges for allegedly shooting out car windows in three western suburbs.
Two teenagers were hospitalized after they jumped off a moving freight train they were playing on Saturday night on the Northwest Side.
The top law enforcement officer in Kane County says he is disappointed more parents aren’t showing up for eye-opening presentations on the use of heroin by teenagers in the exurban county west of Chicago.
An advocate for the legalization of marijuana says teens would never have been able to buy and sell pot at Stevenson High School in Lincolnshire, if the substance were legal and regulated.
An African-American teenager says he was attacked, strangled with a noose and racially taunted by three white youths because of his relationship with a suspect’s family member.
Four teenage boys were shot and critically wounded overnight after a shooting in the West Woodlawn neighborhood near Washington Park.
A 6-year-old girl was killed and two teenagers were wounded Sunday morning when someone fired shots into the living room of a home in the Englewood neighborhood.
A Michigan man was in federal custody after he was arrested last week for allegedly bringing a woman and two teenagers to south suburban Tinley Park to engage in prostitution at what he thought was a bachelor party.
Even though the calendar reads July and summer jobs are scarce for teens, the state of Illinois has hundreds of unfilled jobs for those 16-19 years old.
Illinois’ unemployment rate jumped a bit in May to 8.9 percent. The state’s teen unemployment rate is a whole another story.