Police Supt. David Brown Outlines Plan To Keep Chicago Safe For July 4th Weekend; One Resident Hopes It Can Help 'Stop All This Violence'Hours before shootings wounded a 7-year-old girl on East 79th Street, a man sitting on a Green Line train who was not the intended target in Washington Park, and lastly a 1-month-old baby girl in Englewood, Chicago Police Supt. David Brown issued a letter offering a little help to officers on what could be a violent July 4th Holiday weekend.
Chicago Weather: Rain On The Way For The Holiday WeekendClouds increase tonight as a weak system moves our way. Drizzle with it probably won’t make it to the ground as dry air is in place. Low 37.
Exclusive Details: Chicago Police Will Deploy 1,500 Additional Officers For July Fourth WeekendCBS 2 has learned 1,500 additional police officers will be patrolling the city this holiday weekend. Many will be undercover as they patrol along the lakefront. Officers will also be at large West Side gatherings.
16 People Wounded In MLK Day Weekend ShootingsLast year, 39 people were shot — 10 of them fatally — during Martin Luther King Jr. Day weekend.
1 Dead, 23 Wounded In New Year’s Weekend Shootings Across ChicagoAt least 16 other people were wounded in shootings across Chicago between 8:30 p.m. Friday and 6:30 a.m. Monday.
13 Wounded In New Year's Weekend Shootings Across ChicagoLast year, six people were killed and 49 others were wounded in Chicago over the New Year’s holiday weekend.
Up To 6 Inches Of Snow Could Fall Christmas Eve Across Chicago AreaSnow began falling about 8 a.m. at O’Hare, and more than an inch of snow was on the ground by 10 a.m., per the National Weather Service.
24-Year Old Shot Over Holiday Weekend Could Affect Basketball CareerJuanita Robinson was just one of about 50 people shot over the violent holiday weekend.
Busy Travel Weekend Expected At O'Hare And MidwayLines have been building at O’Hare International Airport early Friday, as travelers prepared to celebrate the 4th of July weekend, but honoring the nation’s independence comes as the nation’s airports have been placed on high alert in the wake of a suicide bombing at the airport in Istanbul.
Memorial Day Weekend Forecast: Warm, But Rain Likely Sunday And MondayIf you’re planning a cookout for the Memorial Day weekend, you might want to fire up the grill on Friday or Saturday, as storms could wash out your holiday plans on Sunday and Monday.
Memorial Day Weekend, Expect Low Fuel Prices And More Vehicles On The RoadRegular unleaded is $3.04 a gallon in Chicagoland. The national average is $2.73, according to AAA Motor Club.
3 Dead, 37 Wounded In Labor Day Weekend ShootingsThe most recent fatal shooting happened Sunday night in Rogers Park. Two men were shot in the 7400 block of North Ridge. One was shot in the abdomen and the leg. He was taken to Saint Francis Hospital, where he died. The other man was shot in the leg and taken to Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center.
Holiday Road Trips — And Summer Gas Prices — Highest In YearsNationally, gas prices were at a six-year high for this time of year, hitting a U.S. average Tuesday of $3.67 a gallon for unleaded regular. That’s up 18 cents from a year ago. Average regular gasoline prices were even higher Tuesday in Illinois, at $3.83; in the Chicago area, at $3.98; and in Chicago, at $4.23.
Eight Shot Through Thanksgiving Holiday WeekendThe most recent shooting happened early Friday when a man was shot through a window while he was sitting in a home in the South Shore neighborhood.
State Police Honor Fallen Trooper With Thanksgiving PatrolIllinois State Police launched an aggressive Thanksgiving holiday enforcement effort on the state's roadways Tuesday called Operation Kyle in honor of a state trooper who was killed a year ago conducting a traffic stop.