A person is in custody after a woman was stabbed to death Tuesday afternoon in the West Ridge neighborhood on the North Side, police said.
Melvin M. Atto, 21, faces felony counts of armed robbery and aggravated battery for the attack that happened about 2:30 a.m. in the 6700 block of North California Avenue, Chicago Police said.
The 32-year-old cab driver picked up a passenger in his Yellow Cab at Western and Devon avenues around 2:30 a.m., police said. After the man got in the cab, he announced a robbery, and displayed a knife.
Icy conditions made firefighters’ jobs difficult. They kept trying different hydrants until they found a couple that worked.
The man — described only as an adult — died Monday of injuries he sustained in a fire early Sunday in the 1900 block of West Devon Avenue, according to Fire Media Affairs.
Police responded to several buildings, garages that were spray painted with racial slurs, profanity Sunday in the West Ridge neighborhood on the North Side.
The most recent fatal shooting was a double homicide that left another man injured Sunday afternoon in the Back of the Yards neighborhood on the South Side, police said.
A man was stabbed multiple times and two others were hurt in an attack early Saturday in the West Ridge neighborhood.
Tylesha G. Griffin faces one count of first-degree murder, a statement from Chicago Police said. A police source confirmed the boy was her son, Donnell Coakley.
The 14-year-old girl was walking in the 2500 block of West Morse Avenue about 8:45 p.m. when a man in a dark-colored four-door vehicle stopped and asked her if she wanted a ride.
The three were crossing in the 2500 block of West Devon Avenue when a car traveling west hit them about 8:35 p.m.
The fatal shooting happened in the Chicago Lawn neighborhood on the Southwest Side. Jose Rodriquez, 30, was shot in the head about 7 p.m. in the 6000 block of South Talman Avenue.
A woman suffered smoke inhalation after a fire Sunday in the West Ridge neighborhood on the North Side.
Norman Davis Esho, 83, was in a crosswalk in the 2800 block of West Devon Avenue at 6:22 p.m. Tuesday when the SUV hit him.
A 21-year-old woman was shot in the neck early Sunday in the West Ridge neighborhood on the Far North Side.
Police are investigating a double murder in the far north side West Ridge neighborhood, and a fire apparently set to cover it.
A minivan struck and killed an 84-year-old woman as she crossed the street Monday evening near her home in the West Ridge neighborhood on the Far North Side.
A man was shot multiple times in the back and critically wounded Saturday night in the West Ridge neighborhood on the Far North Side.
HazMat crews responded to reports of a gas leak in the West Ridge neighborhood Sunday, but no one was injured.