Three men were killed and nine others wounded in gun violence across the city since Monday afternoon, including two men who were found shot to death in West Pullman early Tuesday.
A man and woman were injured minutes apart in two separate shootings on the South Side late Monday.
A man was critically hurt in a high-speed crash in the West Englewood neighborhood late Saturday.
Tatiana Meakens pleaded guilty to two counts of child endangerment and Judge Diane Cannon sentenced her to five years in prison.
The shootings came as July drew to a close and police officials announced the number of shootings decreased when compared to the same months in 2012 and 2011.
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.
The shooting occurred about 8:50 p.m. in the 1800 block of West Garfield Boulevard.
The most recent shooting occurred early Monday in the Belmont Cragin neighborhood on the Northwest Side.
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.
Two teen boys, ages 14 and 15, were wounded in a West Englewood shooting Saturday night.
Seventeen-year-old Darryl Green, of the 6400 block of South Wolcott Avenue, was discovered about 11 a.m. Thursday in the 6500 block of South Damen Avenue.
A Chicago firefighter was rushed to a hospital overnight, after a chimney collapsed as he was on the scene of a fire in West Englewood.
This year’s Independence Day celebration, for many Chicagoans a four-day respite in the land of the free, was for others an ordeal in a killing field.
The man was standing on a porch about 9:40 p.m. in the 6200 block of South Marshfield Avenue when two males approached on foot and opened fire.
Police said the gunmen fired at least five shots, without any regard for the children and families in and around the park.
A 24-year-old man was inside his vehicle when a dark minivan drove up and two gunmen exited and fired multiple shots.
Devonte Scott, 21, was behind the wheel of a teal-colored Pontiac Montana minivan when he mowed down the woman and her 14-year-old grandson while they crossed the street in the 6400 block of South Paulina Avenue, police said.
Chicago Police are seeking public assistance as they investigate a hit-and-run accident in the West Englewood neighborhood earlier this week that left a 65-year-old woman and her grandson with life-threatening injuries.
The 3-week-old boy was left at Engine 101 at 2236 W. 69th St., and he was transported in good condition to Holy Cross Hospital.
How or where the 26-year-old was shot remains uncertain because much of the man’s story does not check out, police said.