Unlawful Use Of A Weapon
Bail was set at $350,000 for a Chicago man who left a gun on top of a refrigerator at his girlfriend’s North Lawndale home, where an unsupervised boy found it and accidentally shot another boy.
A 31-year-old woman with a felony conviction on her record has been charged with child endangerment, after her 8-year-old son was accidentally shot while he and another child played with her boyfriend’s gun.
Jose L. Villegas, 28, and Pablo F. Calix, 19, and Waukegan residents Javier Montes, 21 and Eduardo Solis-Marcelo, 26, each faces counts of home invasion, residential burglary, and unlawful use of a weapon by a street gang member.
Carlos Luna, 18, faces felony counts of reckless discharge of a firearm and unlawful use of a weapon for the shooting that happened about 8 p.m. in the 1800 block of South Leavitt Street, police said.
A felon is facing several new charges after he allegedly pointed his weapon at a Chicago Police officer and was shot Saturday night in the West Englewood neighborhood.
Mark Fedder’s defense attorney provided evidence, including a letter from the district attorney in St. Joseph County, Ind. and verification from the Mishawaka Police Department, that Fedder left the department on good terms and had a federal permit to carry a gun in areas that most civilians cannot.
Elijah Williams, 20, was charged late Thursday with two counts of attempted murder, two counts of aggravated assault/discharge of a firearm and one count of unlawful use of a weapon.
Last year, a Cook County judge ruled that Dixon was unfit to stand trial on charges alleging she approached Chicago Police officers outside the 10th district with a loaded gun in the spring of 2013.
Nahshon Shelton didn’t want to pay the 22-cent tax on his $1.79 two-liter of Pepsi on Saturday afternoon, so he allegedly pulled a blue-steel Intratec .22-caliber submachine gun inside the convenience store where they tried to make him pay it — and he threatened to kill everyone there.
A South Side man has been charged with a litany of felonies after a search of his Calumet Heights neighborhood home Monday night yielded illegal firearms, pills, and cash.
Jason E. Juarez, 24, of the 8800 block of South May Street, is charged with six counts of felony unlawful use of a weapon by a felon.
Officers were called early Monday to the 1700 block of Hickory Street, where four people had gotten into a fight during a party, and a teenage boy had fired multiple shots at a man.
After reviewing video recordings of a series of fights Monday at Crete-Monee High School, police will seek charges of aggravated battery against a 15-year-old male student who allegedly kicked a teacher.
A man shot by a Chicago Police officer after allegedly raising a gun toward officers early Wednesday — the city’s first reporting shooting of 2014 — has been charged with aggravated assault and unlawful use of a weapon.
Police found a submachine gun, a revolver, 156 bags of heroin, and 260 bags of heroin, during a search of a Gage Park apartment, after catching a man selling drugs.
Officers responded to a report of criminal trespass in the 7400 block of South Eggleston Avenue at 2:50 p.m. Tuesday and found several males in the rear filming a rap video.
Matthew Olszewski, 23, allegedly tried to hire a hitman to murder his aunt, uncle and an elderly resident of his west suburban home.
Police arresting a West Side man for threatening his girlfriend with a gun Saturday night discovered assault weapons and drugs at his home.
Murder charges have been filed against a man in connection with the shooting death of Janay McFarlane, 18, who was gunned down Friday just hours after her sister stood on stage with President Barack Obama as he delivered an address against violence.
Bond has been set at $50,000 for a South Shore resident who pointed an AK-47 assault rifle at his landlord, who had gone to the man’s apartment Tuesday night to discuss his eviction.