Police Warn Of Strong-Arm Robberies In Lakeview, UptownTwo men have walked up to people from behind and, in one instance, engaged victims in conversation before using force to take their belongings, according to a community alert from Chicago Police.
Pair Charged In Uptown Double MurderThe attack happened at 2:17 a.m. Wednesday, when 28-year-old Michael Laster and 33-year-old Jonathon Thompson shot two other men in the 5000 block of North Winthrop Avenue, police said. Robert Anderson, 34, and an unidentified 32-year-old man were killed.
Police: 8 Killed, 12 Wounded In Wednesday Shootings
Two Killed In Uptown ShootingThe attack happened at 2:17 a.m. in the 5000 block of North Winthrop Avenue, police said. A 32-year-old man was dead at the scene, and a 34-year-old died after being taken to Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center.
Man Charged In Sexual Assault On DePaul CampusA man from Chicago’s Uptown neighborhood, suspected of being a serial rapist, has been charged with one of three recent sexual assaults in the Lincoln Park neighborhood, reports WBBM’s Mike Krauser.
Man With Tattoos Robs Bank In UptownA man with prominent tattoos on his arm robbed a bank in the North Side Uptown neighborhood Wednesday morning.
1 Killed, 14 Wounded In Weekend ShootingsAbout 11 p.m., the teen and a 20-year-old man were in the 6400 block of South Justine Street when a male got out of a passing white Cadillac and shot them, police said. The model of the vehicle was not immediately known.
Teen Charged With Shooting At Chicago Police Officer In UptownA teenage boy has been charged with attempted murder for firing a shot at Chicago Police officers in the North Side Uptown neighborhood on Sunday afternoon.
Teen Arrested For Firing Shot At PoliceAbout 2:50 p.m., officers responding to a “gang-related disturbance” in the 4600 block of North Kenmore Avenue saw someone running away from the area, said police News Affairs Officer Janel Sedevic.
2 Killed, 6 Wounded In Shootings Since Wednesday AfternoonA 15-year-old was shot and killed in the North Lawndale neighborhood on the West Side about 10 p.m. Wednesday. Kimon Wheeler got into a fight with someone who then pulled out a gun and shot him in the back about 10 p.m. in the 4100 block of West Cullerton Street.
Man Shot And Killed In UptownOfficers responding to a call of shots fired about 11:45 p.m. found him unresponsive in an alley with gunshot wounds to the side in the 4400 block of North Magnolia Avenue, police said.
Homeless Man Charged With Fatal Stabbing Outside Uptown TargetRoss Feiwell, who stumbled into court mumbling to himself Tuesday, was caught killing Thomas Sawyer, 49, on surveillance cameras from a Target store in the 4400 block of North Broadway, Assistant State’s Attorney Enrique Abraham said