In the reported incidents, two robbers have approached lone female victims, displayed a handgun and demanded their property, according to a community alert from Chicago Police.
About 11:15 p.m., the teen was outside in the 4200 block of South Wells Street when someone walked emerged from an alley and opened fire, striking him in the leg.
The man allegedly stole a couple items from the Walgreens store at the corner of North Avenue and Wells Street around 12:15 a.m. Police said officers deployed a Taser to subdue him when he resisted arrest and tried to run away.
The five-vehicle crash happened at 9:30 p.m. at Congress Parkway and Wells Street.
Apparently, this wasn’t the first time a horse was found roaming the streets of Old Town. On the same day last year, about a half dozen horses escaped from the Noble Horse Theatre.
A bridge at Congress Parkway and Wells Street downtown once again bears the name of a man considered to be one of the city’s most significant political leaders.
A Moody Bible Institute freshman from Michigan drowned late last month in an accident in a swimming pool on the college’s River North campus, authorities and school officials said.
A West Town neighborhood man became the city’s first homicide victim of the New Year, which so far has seen at least ten other people wounded in separate shootings, authorities said.
A Chicago policeman who’d been with the department for 30 years was found dead in the lobby of his South Loop apartment building Sunday night.
William Lee Martin was killed Friday night, making it two sons killed in one year for Thelma Smith,
Five of those killed were fatally shot, while a sixth was stabbed to death, authorities said.
A pair of South Side shootings less than 10 minutes apart Saturday night left a downstate Springfield man dead and five other people wounded.
A man was in serious condition Wednesday morning, after being shot in the Old Town neighborhood.
A 15-year-old boy is in the hospital after he was shot during a fight on the city’s Near North Side Monday night.
A joyride in a stolen Lexus ended in a crash in River North that left a 14-year-old girl in critical condition, and a man and another teenage girl behind bars.
Police say a body was recovered from the Chicago River near the Wells Street bridge on Friday.
If you’re tried of sitting in delays on the Loop ‘L,’ a fellow rider has a plan to speed things up.
Chicago is boosting its bike-friendly reputation by giving riders more protection.
The legendary Second City improv club is still drawing a throng to the Old Town neighborhood, but next door, the Piper’s Alley movie theater has gone dark.
Police are looking for a burglar who is suspected of hitting churches on the city’s South Side over the past month.