Couple Charged With Home Invasion At Friends’ Chatham ApartmentLinda and Dennis Alford each face five felony counts of armed home invasion. On Sunday, Cook County Judge Maria Kuriakos Ciesil set Linda Alford’s bail at $300,000. Her husband was ordered held on $350,000 bail.
Police Car Strikes, Kills Pedestrian On Dark Street In South ChicagoA police officer driving an unmarked squad car struck and killed a pedestrian early Wednesday in the South Chicago neighborhood.
Two Injured When SUV Crashes Into Daycare In South ShoreAbout 12:25 a.m., a 19-year-old woman driving an SUV eastbound on 79th Street near Crandon Avenue swerved to avoid a crash with a westbound vehicle and struck a commercial building, police said.
Two Killed, One Injured In South Shore ShootingAbout 3:20 p.m., the three were standing outside in the 2200 block of East 79th Street when another male walked up and opened fire, police said.
Man, 70, Dies After Crashing Into Light PoleThe 70-year-old drove his vehicle into a pole near 79th Street and Kedzie Avenue about 10:30 p.m., police News Affairs Officer Ron Gaines said.
Two Hurt In Crash After Police Shooting, Chase On South SideTwo people were injured Wednesday morning, when their car crashed and flipped over as they were fleeing police officers who fired shots when the suspects allegedly tried to run them over.
Catalytic Converter Thieves Lead Police On Chase On South SideAt least two people were in custody Friday morning, after leading police on a chase when officers responded to reports of someone stealing the catalytic converter from a car in the Chatham neighborhood.
Two Shot In South Shore Drive-BySomeone leaned from a gray four-day sedan on the 2500 block of East 79th Street at about 6:15 p.m. and opened fire on a store. A 53-year-old man and a 21-year-old woman, both of whom were inside the store at the time, were wounded.
Charges Filed In Shooting On Dan Ryan ExpresswayA Chicago man has been charged with shooting at an SUV as he was driving on the Dan Ryan Expressway on Sunday night.
Special Ed Teacher Killed By Stray Bullet In ChathamDr. Betty Howard, 58, taught at Gwendolyn Brooks College Prep Academy High School, where students and staff were remembering her as a life-changing educator.
10 Hurt When Truck And CTA Bus CollideAuthorities said the truck crashed into the bus near the intersection of 79th Street and Cottage Grove Avenue shortly before 1 p.m.
Two Shot At South Side Pawn ShopTwo men were shot at a South Chicago pawn shop Friday morning.
Man Shocked By Downed Power LinesA dump truck knocked down power lines when it raised its bed and ripped down part of a utility pole near the intersection of King Drive and 79th Street. The downed power lines came in contact with an SUV parked in the alley, and a man was severely shocked when he touched the vehicle.
Man Shot After Argument On South SideAbout 11:05 p.m., the man was at a bar in the 900 block of East 79th Street when he became involved in an argument with another male, who produced a handgun and shot him.
1 Dead, 1 Wounded In South Side ShootingThe shooting happened about 12:30 p.m. in the 700 block of East 79th Street. One male was shot in the head and was dead on police arrival. The second male suffered gunshot wounds to the elbow and forearm.