Teen Shot In West Garfield ParkThe 16-year-old was standing outside in the 4400 block of West Jackson Boulevard just after midnight when he heard shots and felt pain, police said.
Man Allegedly Kills Friend For Not Protecting Dead PalDavid Stewart and Demetrius Pitts had lost a friend to gun violence on a summer day in 2010. They joined a crowd at a memorial site at Kildare Avenue and Jackson Boulevard that evening to mourn the death; but before the night was over, Stewart allegedly opened fire and killed Pitts for failing to “protect” their slain pal.
City Begins Work On Bus Rapid Transit Lanes In The LoopCity officials were warning of increased traffic delays in the Loop beginning Monday, as work begins on the so-called “Loop Link” project to provide faster bus service from Union Station to Millennium Station.
Three Charged In East Garfield Park RobberyThe men robbed a person Sunday at about 2:50 a.m. near the intersection of Jackson Boulevard and Western Avenue, according to police. Shortly after the robbery, all three entered a vehicle which drove away and went onto the Eisenhower Expressway.
Two Shot On Near West SideTwo teenagers were shot Tuesday morning while waiting to board a CTA bus on the Near West Side.
City Warns Of Street Closures For LollapaloozaStreets bordering Grant Park will be blocked off to traffic for at least three days, from Friday through Sunday, during the sold out festival, according to a statement from the Office of Emergency Management and Communications.
3 Killed, 20 Wounded In Weekend Shootings In ChicagoThe most recent fatal shooting was around 9:30 p.m. Saturday, when 36-year-old Kennyone Pendelton was shot several times in the 4600 block of West Jackson Boulevard, in the Austin neighborhood, according to police and the Cook County Medical Examiner’s office.
1 Killed, 9 Wounded In Wednesday ShootingsThe fatal shooting happened about 5 p.m. in the 4900 block of West End Avenue. Ronald Holliman, 18, and two men, ages 19 and 26, were outside when a group of males got out of a vehicle from an alley and fired multiple shots.
"Benchwarmer Bandit" Holds Up Loop BankThe robber, wearing a dark hoodie and carrying a red backpack, presented a demand note and implied he had a weapon, though none was shown, according to FBI spokeswoman Joan Hyde. No one was injured.
Three Shot On Near West SideThe shooting occurred shortly after 7 p.m. near West Jackson Boulevard and South Western Avenue.
Near West Side Fire Leaves One Critically InjuredA man was critically injured after jumping out of a window during a fire Monday morning on the Near West Side.
John Marshall Law School Expanding Veterans' Clinic Offices DowntownA ribbon-cutting was being held downtown on Thursday for a more spacious legal clinic for military veterans.
6 Wounded In Shootings Since Wednesday AfternoonThe shootings came as July drew to a close and police officials announced the number of shootings decreased when compared to the same months in 2012 and 2011.
Loop Intersection Gets 'Barnes Dance' In Effort To Reduce CongestionA busy Loop intersection became home to a new experiment to allow pedestrians to legally cross the street diagonally, while cars will no longer have to worry about pedestrians in the crosswalk while trying to make a turn.
Four Injured In Kennedy Expressway CrashFour people were injured — three critically — in an accident on the Kennedy Expressway early Saturday.