Man Charged With Attacking Police Officer At Metra StationNathan Haywood, 24, of the 8100 block of South Spaulding Avenue, is accused of choking and beating a 39-year-old Norfolk Southern officer.
Railroad Officer Beaten At South Side Metra StopThe incident occurred about 10:25 p.m. at the Wrightwood Metra station near 79th Street and Kedzie Avenue.
Man Uses Screwdriver To Fight Off Robbers Who Attacked, Shot FriendA would-be armed robber got more than he was expecting on Saturday. He was stabbed with a screwdriver, when an Avalon Park resident came to the defense of his friend.
4 Dead, 22 Wounded In Weekend ShootingsThe most recent fatal shooting happened Saturday night in the West Side Humboldt Park neighborhood, when two men were shot about 10:10 p.m. in the 1000 block of North St. Louis Avenue, police said.
2 Dead, 9 Wounded In Shootings Since Friday NightThe most recent fatal shooting happened early Saturday in the South Chicago neighborhood.
Eight Wounded In Citywide Gun ViolenceThe most recent shooting occurred in South Chicago, when two people were wounded by gunfire in the 8000 block of South Manistee Avenue about 6:35 a.m.
Gangs, Weather, Reluctant Witnesses Drive Holiday Weekend Bloodshed This year’s Independence Day celebration, for many Chicagoans a four-day respite in the land of the free, was for others an ordeal in a killing field.
Twin Sisters Missing From Southwest SideCiara and Tiara Johnson, both 9 years old, were last seen in the 3600 block of West 79th Street Thursday, police said in an alert issued Friday.
Man Dies After Leaning Out Of Moving Car, Hitting Parked VehicleA man died Sunday night when he thrust his body outside of a moving car and struck a parked vehicle while speeding past, police said.
Woman Cited In Crash That Injured 2 Police OfficersA motorist who collided with a police cruiser en route to a call with its lights flashing and sirens blaring was cited multiple times for causing the Tuesday night crash.
Mother Of Five Shot And Killed In South ShoreA 56-year-old Chicago woman – identified by a longtime friend as an unemployed single mother of five – was found gunned down on a sidewalk in the South Shore neighborhood overnight.
Man Shot And Killed Inside Greater Grand Crossing RestaurantBrandon Byars was inside the restaurant in the 500 block of East 79th Street when a gunman on the outside saw him and opened fire, shooting him several times in the back.
Man, Boy Wounded In Auburn-Gresham ShootingThe 20-year-old man was with a 15-year-old boy when both were shot in the 1700 block of West 79th Street about 6:15 p.m.
Girl, Grandmother Die In South Shore BlazeTwo people, including a young girl, were killed in a fire in the South Shore neighborhood Wednesday morning.
Car Chase Sends 2 To The HospitalA car speeding away from police ended up crashing into two other vehicles Sunday night on the Southwest Side, sending the speedster and another driver to the hospital, police said.