The pit bull bit the man’s 5-year-old daughter at their home in the 8500 block of South Vincennes Avenue about 5 p.m., then tried to attack the owner, who shot the dog and killed it, police said.
Tierra M. Williams, 29, of the 6600 block of South Rockwell, is charged with first-degree murder for the March 26 attack that left Anthony Morris dead in the 7000 block of South Vincennes Avenue, Chicago Police announced early Monday.
The fire began at a two-story frame house in the 8100 block of South Vincennes Avenue shortly after 4 a.m., according to Fire Media Affairs. A 66-year-old woman was taken to Saint Bernard Hospital and Health Care Center for smoke inhalation.
About 9:50 p.m., the two men were standing on the sidewalk in the 7900 block of South Vincennes Avenue, police said. Two other males walked up and opened fire, striking both men several times.
The 27-year-old man was found battered in the 7000 block of South Vincennes Avenue about 1:30 p.m. on March 26.
Fire Department officials said a blaze that led to the partial collapse of an apartment building in Park Manor appeared to be the result of arson.
In the most recent shooting, a 16-year-old boy and his 15-year-old girlfriend were shot while walking home from a basketball game. The boy was critically wounded.
Police said no citations would be issued for a deadly crash in the Morgan Park neighborhood on Tuesday, because the driver who was killed was at fault.
Five ambulances were sent to the scene of the crash at 10936 S. Vincennes Av., after a car tried to get around a funeral procession.
One teen, a 16-year-old boy, was in the 1700 block of West 71st Street in the West Englewood about 7:55 p.m. when a group of males approached him and demanded the bicycle he was riding.
An unidentified man was found dead outside a CTA bus barn on the South Side.
A 20-year-old man, who prosecutors and witnesess described as a longtime friend of former Chicago Public Schools basketball star Michael Haynes, was ordered held without bond Thursday, after being charged with Haynes’ murder.
Authorities have charged a Far South Side man with the murder a former star athlete last month.
Five people were shot to death between Thursday night and early Friday morning in the city of Chicago, including two men whose bodies were found outside a South Deering neighborhood car wash.
Chicago Police say an officer shot and killed a man on the city’s South Side early Sunday morning.
Three men were shot, one fatally, early Friday during a poker game at a south suburban Harvey home.
A Chicago Police sergeant is facing felony charges, after he was allegedly captured on video slapping a handcuffed man three times in the face.
Eleven people were hurt Tuesday morning when a car slammed into a CTA bus while fleeing from a group of men who were shooting at the car while chasing it in two other vehicles.
Paramedics took a student to a hospital this morning from Simeon Career Academy in the Auburn-Gresham neighborhood.