Van Buren Street
Officers responded to a call of shots fired in the 3600 block of Van Buren Street in Gary at 8:44 p.m. and found a man who’d been shot at least once in his upper body, according to a statement from Gary police. Therical Gassion, 45, was taken to Methodist Hospitals Northlake Campus in Gary, where he was pronounced dead.
The 39-year-old was crossing the street in the 1800 block of West Van Buren Street about 9:50 a.m. when he was struck by a black vehicle, causing him to drop his cell phone, police News Affairs Officer Ron Gaines said. A male got out of the vehicle and took the cell phone, then stabbed the victim in the elbow.
The four men were inside a vehicle about 3 a.m. when they were shot in the 4400 block of West Van Buren Street, police said.
Firefighters were waiting for building inspectors to allow them to begin searching the rubble for victims in what’s left of the apartment building near Van Buren Street and Kostner Avenue.
A man, thought to be in his late teens or early 20s, attempted to sexually assault a woman in the 900 block of West Van Buren Street at 12:18 a.m. after following her as she rode the Blue Line from the Lake station.
A 38-year-old man driving a van on a suspended license struck and killed a pedestrian Tuesday night in the West Garfield Park neighborhood.
The 44-year-old was shot in both legs and suffered a graze wound to his abdomen about 2:50 p.m. in the 4300 block of West Van Buren Street.
The 47-year-old woman told police she confronted a man who was wearing a mask and a hoodie, after he broke into her home in the 5000 block of West Van Buren Street around 6:15 p.m.
A 24-year old man was shot in the upper back, while the other man, 27, was shot multiple times in the torso.
The man was driving in the 0-100 block of West Van Buren Street about 3:35 a.m. when he struck a support beam.
A man was shot as another man tried to rob him in a West Side alley Saturday morning.
Two dozen reputed gang members appear in court for bond hearings Friday — one day after their arrest in connection with a West Side drug market.
A 33-year-old man is dead after being struck by a vehicle in the Garfield Park neighborhood on the West Side.
Bond was set at $250,000 for a man who was subdued by an off-duty Chicago Police officer after attempting to rob a gas station with a BB gun Friday night in the West Loop.
The final leg of the Wacker Drive reconstruction project begins this week, and the intersection with Jackson Boulevard alongside the Willis Tower has closed.
Police on the University of Illinois at Chicago campus have issued an alert, after a student was robbed and knocked unconscious earlier this week.
Two schools in Chicago will have new homes, thanks to a $251 million renovation and a little shuffling.
The City College system’s Malcolm X College is getting a whole new mission, as well as a new building.
Two police officers were injured Sunday afternoon in a traffic accident in the Loop.
If you’re tried of sitting in delays on the Loop ‘L,’ a fellow rider has a plan to speed things up.