CPD Officer Joseph Cabrera Charged With Attempted Murder In Off-Duty Shooting On Southwest SideOn Oct. 13, Cabrera got into a quarrel with someone near 52nd Street and Monitor Avenue in the Garfield Ridge neighborhood, and ended up firing his gun at a civilian. No injuries were reported.
City Council Public Safety Committee Holding Hearing On Carjackings FridayFour more carjackings were reported within four hours across the city overnight.
4 More Carjackings Reported Within 4 Hours OvernightFour more carjackings were reported within four hours across the city overnight.
Police Supt. David Brown Says There Have Been 144 Carjackings In Chicago In First 21 Days Of YearPolice Supt. David Brown said Thursday there had been 144 vehicular hijackings in Chicago in the first 21 days of January – placing the city on track to record 2,000 carjackings this year if the trend continues.
13-Year-Old Girl Dead, 4 Injured After Head-On Crash In Garfield Ridge; 1 Person In CustodyOne person was in custody after a 13-year-old girl was killed and four other people were injured in a crash Wednesday night in the Garfield Ridge neighborhood.
Police Warn Of Spree Of Carjackings, Armed Robberies, Shootings Around CityPolice late Wednesday issued a community alert about a spree of carjackings and armed robberies that have been happening around the city in recent days – including one that occurred right downtown early Wednesday morning.
COPA Releases Video, Documents In Incident Where Off-Duty Officer Fired Gun On Southwest Side; Officer Joseph Cabrera Has Been ChargedThe Civilian Office of Police Accountability on Thursday released video and other materials from an incident in which an officer fired his weapon on the Southwest Side back in October.
Off-Duty Chicago Police Officer Shoots, Kills Son During Domestic-Related Incident In Garfield RidgeSources said the off-duty officer was involved in a physical altercation with his son around 1:45 a.m. at a home in the 5600 block of South Nottingham Avenue when he fired his weapon, killing his 23-year-old son.
23-Year-Old Man Fatally Shot In Garfield Ridge HomeA 23-year-old man was fatally shot in a home in the Garfield Ridge neighborhood early Wednesday morning.
Man Leaves $700 Tip On $30 Bill At Garfield Ridge RestaurantIn a show of holiday generosity, a man left an enormous $700 tip on a $30 check at a cafe in Garfield Ridge.
Freight Train Strikes Car In Garfield Ridge Causing Road ClosuresA freight train struck a car in Garfield Ridge.