Vehicle Falls On, Kills Man In Chicago LawnJeffrey Ellis, 48, was working on the vehicle at 1:15 p.m. in the 6600 block of South Homan Avenue when it fell on him, according to police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office.
Three-Alarm Fire Consumes Abandoned SW Side BuildingThe blaze broke out in an abandoned building in the 3600 block of South Homan Avenue, halting nearby railroad traffic on the Southwest Side, according to Fire Media Affairs.
Cops: Rape Of Woman Along Matteson Trail Could Be Related To Attacks In Other TownsA 34-year-old woman who was walking to the nearby Metra station from her home in Park Forest was grabbed and raped along the trail.
No Bail For Man Charged In Gang Initiation BeatingHeriberto Ramirez was one of at least three gang members who blindfolded the 15-year-old boy on March 16 before taking him to an undisclosed location where — after refusing to join their gang — he was punched, kicked, stabbed, and robbed, prosecutors said in court.
Teen Charged With Attempted Murder In Gang Initiation BeatingThe 16-year-old and “several other offenders” hit, stabbed and robbed a 15-year-old boy in the 2700 block of South Homan Avenue after he refused to join the gang.
1 Dead, 6 Wounded In Overnight Shootings In ChicagoThe fatal shooting happened in the Chicago Lawn neighborhood on the Southwest Side. Jose Rodriquez, 30, was shot in the head about 7 p.m. in the 6000 block of South Talman Avenue.
14-Year-Old Boy Shot Near South Side High SchoolJavier Cameron was shot in the back as he was running away from two young men who had asked him if he was affiliated with a particular gang around 7:45 p.m. Thursday.
1 Critically Hurt When Car Hits Pole In Humboldt ParkOne male was taken to the hospital in critical condition after the vehicle he was driving struck a light pole in the Humboldt Park neighborhood Sunday night, police said.
Police Shoot, Kill Man Who Pointed Gun At Officers On West SideA Chicago police officer shot and killed a man who allegedly pointed a gun at police in the East Garfield Park neighborhood early Thursday morning.
Fire Officials: Five Critically Hurt In Humboldt Park CrashFive people are in critical condition after a car crash in the West Side Humboldt Park neighborhood, according to Fire Department officials.
At Least 8 Injured In Gun Violence Since Friday NightAt least eight people have been wounded in shootings on the city’s South and West sides between Friday evening and Saturday afternoon.
Police: 1 Dead In Car Accident On West SideA woman died after a car ran a red light and T-boned her car Saturday morning in the North Lawndale neighborhood on the West Side, police said.
Car Sought In West Side Hit-And-RunPolice are asking for the public’s help in locating a vehicle involved in a hit-and-run incident that left a pedestrian seriously injured early Sunday in the Garfield Park neighborhood.
Overnight Shootings Leave 1 Dead, 6 WoundedOne man was killed, and six more were injured, in shootings around Chicago overnight.
5 Shot Dead In 12 Hours In ChicagoFive people were shot to death between Thursday night and early Friday morning in the city of Chicago, including two men whose bodies were found outside a South Deering neighborhood car wash.