The sisters, ages 6 and 9, were leaving the after-school program at Hay Community Academy, 1018 N. Laramie Ave., at 4:45 p.m. when a man standing next to a white van asked them, “Hi girls, do you want some candy?” according to a community alert from Area North detectives.
Shortly after 2 a.m., he was outside the station in the 100 block of South Cicero Avenue when someone walked up and shot him multiple times, police said.
Activists in the Austin neighborhood have demanded a meeting with Police Supt. Garry McCarthy, to come up with solutions to violent crime in a community that has more murders than any other.
In both robberies, three males approached a female victim, hit her and ran off with her property, according to a community alert from Chicago Police.
James Dasher, 58, collapsed while at work at Spencer Technology Academy, 214 N. Lavergne, according to the Cook County medical examiner’s office.
The men, ages 18, 20 and 24 were in a vehicle about 3:10 p.m. in the 4600 block of West Maypole when they were shot, according to police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office.
The Chicago Police Department has denied allegations in a British newspaper report that officers sometimes use a West Side facility as the equivalent of a CIA black site, where they illegally detain suspects for questioning, and deny their attorneys access.
After having gone more than two days without heat, and seeing temperatures in their church drop below freezing, a group of French nuns ministering to residents in the Austin neighborhood is asking for help raising the $200,000 they need to buy new boilers.
West Side elected officials are using this president’s day to raise support for an Obama Presidential Library on the West Side.
A speeding car was heading east on Madison Street about 2:30 a.m. when it struck a van near Keeler Avenue, police said. The car then struck another car and a fire hydrant before hitting a building.
A driver was taken into custody Saturday night after his car struck two men crossing the street, killing them both, in the Humboldt Park neighborhood on the West Side, police said.
Matthew D. Duett’s mother paid her landlord this month in cash for the West Side apartment she shares with her parolee son, then he stole it right back, prosecutors said.
They’re calling it a cross-town competition. The U of C and UIC each has its own vision of what the Obama library and museum should be and how they’re going about getting it. CBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine reports.
The officer said he played the anthem “Sweet Home Alabama” loudly in his squad car Sunday because he was a fan of the University of Alabama, according to a statement from the Chicago Police Department.
Was it a bad a choice of an iconic song? Or was it a racist message to weekend protesters? CBS 2’s Dorothy Tucker reports.
After a van smashed through the front of a West Side clothing store early Wednesday, 20 people swarmed inside, stealing tens of thousands of dollars worth of designer jeans in less than three minutes.
Police are looking for a man who tried to kidnap an 11-year-old girl Monday morning in the North Lawndale neighborhood on the West Side.
A car was speeding west in the 4000 block of West Ogden about 11 p.m. when the vehicle struck the back of a squad car and then crashed into a building, police News Affairs Officer Amina Greer said.
Three men were shot while standing in a gas station parking lot in the Austin neighborhood early Saturday.
The boy — thought to be 1 or 2 years old — fell from a window about 2:15 a.m. in the 3300 block of West Warren Boulevard, said police News Affairs Officer Amina Greer, citing preliminary information.