Unlawful Use Of A Weapon
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.
The city’s crackdown on violence at gang funerals continued Wednesday when officers nabbed a parolee with a gun on the West Side, officials said.
The death of a Rogers Park teen who was shot in the head last week when he and his father were struggling over a handgun has been ruled a homicide, an autopsy on Saturday found.
A man has been charged in connection with a police-involved shooting early Friday in the Greater Grand Crossing neighborhood on the South Side that left him hospitalized.
Bond was set at $100,000 Tuesday for a West Side man accused of pointing a gun at Chicago Police officers, who shot at him Sunday night in the Austin neighborhood.
A complaint of noisy fireworks early Tuesday reportedly led police to arrest two men for a weekend shooting in southwest suburban Bolingbrook.
A federal judge has thrown out part of the city’s gun law, finding a section of the ordinance is too vague and unconstitutional.
A Nevada man was arrested Saturday when he admitted that there were weapons and ammunition in his baggage during a security check at the Greyhound bus station in the West Loop.
Cook County prosecutors have dropped weapons charges against an elderly man who shot a teenage burglar who broke into his Englewood home last week.