The father of a 3-month-old Washington Heights boy who died Sunday has been arrested in connection with the infant’s death, police said.
The state Department of Children & Family Services and Chicago Police are investigating the death of Tayshaun Dyson, who was found unresponsive at his home in the 8900 block of South Throop Street.
Preston Smith said he didn’t see it coming when Anthony Metcalf, his friend and neighbor of 30 years, slashed his hand with a chainsaw early Wednesday.
A 50-year-old man accused of attacking his longtime friend and neighbor with a chainsaw was taken into custody overnight.
The two men – who have been neighbors for about 30 years – were arguing around 1 a.m. near 103rd and Carpenter streets when one of them picked up a chainsaw.
The most recent fatal shooting happened a few minutes before 10 p.m. Sunday night in the Washington Heights neighborhood.
The shooting happened about 9:53 p.m. near 93rd and Elizabeth streets.
The first shooting of the evening happened about 7:15 p.m. Thursday, when two men were shot while at a stoplight in the South Side Calumet Heights neighborhood.
A man who was shot to death while driving was found slumped over in the driver’s seat of a car after striking a planter box in the Washington Heights neighborhood late Thursday.
The most recent shooting occurred in South Chicago, when two people were wounded by gunfire in the 8000 block of South Manistee Avenue about 6:35 a.m.
For the first time this summer, workers are spraying on the Northwest and Southwest Sides because mosquitoes there tested positive for the illness. But some residents say they weren’t notified about the spraying, reports CBS 2’s Mike Parker.
Now that mosquitoes in portions of the northwest and southwest sides have tested positive for the West Nile virus spraying will take place overnight.
Police are looking for a woman who went missing from the South Side Washington Heights area this month.
A woman and an 11-year-old boy were taken to the hospital early Tuesday, after a fire at a home on the Far South Side.
A man was shot and killed trying to outrun a gunman who opened fire on a group of people in a vehicle Monday night in the South Side Washington Heights neighborhood.
A man was killed in a shooting in the Washington Heights neighborhood on the Far South Side Monday night, police said.
Two people were killed and at least 10 others were wounded by gunfire across Chicago since Tuesday evening.
A man was shot to death as he was riding a bike in the Washington Heights neighborhood on the South Side Wednesday night.
One man was killed and nine were wounded in shootings across the city that began Wednesday afternoon and continued until just past midnight Thursday.
They’re less than five blocks apart; two Chicago public schools, each more empty than full. Now, one has been marked for closing, stirring controversy in the Washington Heights neighborhood.