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.
A three-alarm fire at a West Side building could be seen for miles Thursday afternoon.
The most recent fatal shooting occurred Sunday afternoon in the Austin neighborhood on the West Side. A 14-year-old boy was in the 1100 block of North Leclaire at 2:52 p.m. when two males approached him, and one of the males shot the boy.
The latest shooting happened about 11 p.m., when two men were wounded in a drive-by attack in the Gresham neighborhood.
Authorities have arrested the alleged patriarch of one of Chicago’s most notorious street gangs and dozens of his alleged subordinates on drug charges.
This person just might be the meanest thief ever.
The incidents occurred late last month, on the afternoons of July 22 and July 24 on Chicago’s West Side.
The shooting happened at 4:17 p.m. in the 3800 block of West Monroe Street, police said. One woman, 21, was shot in the arm, police said. The other woman, also 21, was shot in the head and taken to Mount Sinai Hospital, where she was pronounced dead.
A 16-year-old boy died Wednesday evening, one day after he was shot in the head in the Humboldt Park neighborhood on the West Side.
One man didn’t wait for help from firefighters, and jumped from an upper floor. He was taken to John H. Stroger Jr. Hospital of Cook County in serious to critical condition.
In another mark of the evolution of the South Loop and West Side, the neighborhoods currently have a higher median rent than Lincoln Park and are approaching the high-end rental prices of the Gold Coast and Streeterville.
Three males were standing in front of a building in the 5700 block of West Augusta Boulevard at 8:56 p.m. when a tan Lincoln MKZ drove by and someone inside fired several shots.
One person dead – another critically hurt – in a fire on the West Side.
A man was shot to death Saturday night on the West Side.