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.
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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.
The fatal shooting happened about 5 p.m. in the 4900 block of West End Avenue. Ronald Holliman, 18, and two men, ages 19 and 26, were outside when a group of males got out of a vehicle from an alley and fired multiple shots.
Ronald Holliman, 18, and two other men, ages 19 and 26, were in the 4900 block of West West End Avenue about 5 p.m. when a group of males got out of a vehicle from an alley and fired multiple shots.
A shooting on the West Side prompted a lockdown at an elementary school in the North Lawndale neighborhood Thursday afternoon.
Someone smashed out windows at Charles Hughes Elementary School, 4247 W. 15th St., around 1 a.m. Monday, and stole 123 iPads valued at approximately $70,000.
Leonard Goldman, 29, was discovered lying in the street in the 2400 block of West Fillmore Street with multiple gunshot wounds to the back by officers responding to a call of shots fired about 10:45 p.m.
A man was charged Wednesday with strangling his girlfriend during a domestic incident at her Humboldt Park neighborhood home.
Chasteddy Blocker, 20, was shot in the back and taken to Mount Sinai Hospital, where she died minutes later. A man, 34, was shot in the right hip and also taken to Mount Sinai where he was listed in critical condition.