The man, 35, was standing on the sidewalk in the 1200 block of South Western Avenue about 1:15 a.m. when a dark-colored SUV drove past and someone inside opened fire, striking the man in the abdomen, police News Affairs Officer Hector Alfaro said.
About 7:21 p.m., the 32-year-old was standing in the 7500 block of South Western Avenue when she heard several shots and immediately felt pain, police said. She suffered two gunshot wounds to her left calf.
Two teenagers were shot Tuesday morning while waiting to board a CTA bus on the Near West Side.
Thieves ran off with electronics after a crash-and-grab burglary early Tuesday at a store in the Chicago Lawn neighborhood on the Southwest Side. A Dodge Caravan crashed into the front door of the store about 3:55 a.m. in the 6700 block of South Western Avenue, police said.
From its reindeer antlers and cinnamon scent to Santa’s den and armchair, it’s clear that this is no ordinary 60-foot CTA bus, although it will be operating in regular service, beginning Tuesday and Wednesday on the J14/Jeffery Jump.
A South Side intersection was shut down for nearly two hours Thursday morning while authorities responded to a suspicious object that turned out to be an art project.
The three were standing on the sidewalk in the 200 block of South Western Avenue about 10 p.m. when a male got out of a dark-colored sedan and opened fire.
A woman drove her daughter to Rosehill Cemetery, tried to suffocate the 4-year-old with a plastic bag, then trieed to kill herself before changing her mind, Cook County prosecutors said Tuesday.
Fire Department spokesman Larry Langford said, according to witnesses, an SUV headed south on Western crossed the center line and struck a northbound #49 Western bus near 50th Street.
After a slow trek along North Avenue this morning a 100-year-old bridge is in place.
It’s not every day you see a bridge being hauled down city streets. On Saturday, a bridge that once spanned Ashland Avenue in the Wicker Park neighborhood will make a 1.5-mile trek to its new home over Western Avenue along the Bloomingdale Trail.
About 3 p.m., a 63-year-old man was struck by an dark gray “older model” Nissan Rogue that was driving in reverse in a parking lot in the 4800 block of North Western Avenue.
The $492 million “Your New Blue” project begins with suspension of Blue Line service between the Logan Square and Western Avenue stations from 10 p.m. Friday to 4 a.m. Monday.
Eric Carney, 22, of the 4800 block of South Chicago Beach Drive, was charged in connection with the robbery that happened about 6:10 a.m. Sunday after a train arrived at the Western Blue Line station at 1909 N. Western Ave.
Police have arrested a suspect in a pair of early morning robberies at a Blue Line station in the Logan Square neighborhood on the Northwest Side.
Police spokeswoman Sophia Ansari said the body was found about 2 p.m. in the forest preserve, along the 8900 block of Western Avenue.
Jose Andrade, 46, was found with multiple stab wounds in his home in the 4100 block of North Western Avenue on Wednesday evening.
Police said the crash happened at 10:20 a.m., near the intersection of 15th Street and Western Avenue. The bus was involved in a crash with a pickup truck and a semi-trailer truck.
Nine people were hurt late Wednesday morning, when a CTA bus and a pickup truck crashed in the Wicker Park neighborhood.
A man and a teenage boy were wounded during a drive-by shooting on the Near West Side late Monday night.