Elderly Couple Found Dead In Old Irving Park Fire Caused By 'Careless Use Of Smoking Materials'Two seniors were found dead Thanksgiving Day night in a fire in the Old Irving Park neighborhood.
North Lawndale Neighbors Express Fear, Ire After Weekend Mass ShootingOne Chicago block in North Lawndale was trying to make sense Monday of nearly a minute of rapid gunfire that left eight people shot over the weekend.
Man Shot And Killed During Attempted Robbery In North LawndaleAbout 11:05 p.m., Marquis Mitchell was at the wheel of a parked vehicle with a passenger in the 1500 block of South Kildare Avenue when someone rode up on a bicycle and announced a robbery, according to Chicago Police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office.
Eight Wounded In Thursday Shootings Across ChicagoMost recently, a man was shot in the West Side Austin neighborhood. The 20-year-old was walking on the sidewalk in the 4600 block of West Washington Boulevard about 10:35 p.m. when he heard gunshots and felt pain, police said. He was taken to Stroger Hospital with a gunshot wound to his buttocks.
Delivery Driver Shot, Another Robbed In West Garfield ParkThe 28-year-old delivery driver was shot when a group of people approached him and announced a robbery about 9:10 p.m. in the 100 block of North Kildare, police said. About 40 minutes earlier, at 8:35 p.m., a different delivery driver went to the same address to deliver food but was robbed at gunpoint instead.
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.
Woman Grazed When Gun Goes Off On CTA BusRiders on a CTA bus got a bit of a scare Wednesday morning when a gun accidentally went off after a passenger picked up a small pistol he found on the bus.
Teen Charged With Decapitating Man In NW Side ApartmentAn 18-year-old man was charged with first-degree murder Thursday after police found a decapitated man early Christmas morning in the Hermosa neighborhood on the Northwest Side.
2 Dead, 11 Wounded In Shootings Since Monday EveningMost recently, a female was shot in the head in the East Garfield Park neighborhood.
Man Kills Wife And Daughter, Attempts Suicide In Little VillageRelatives said the couple had been separated for four years. The girl's father apparently followed his wife and daughter to Chicago after the girl visited him in Miami for a week.
Rash Of Strong-Arm Robberies Reported On Southwest SideResidents of the city’s Southwest Side are being urged to keep alert, after a string of strong-arm robberies in the area.
5 Killed, 23 Wounded In Weekend Shootings
4 Killed, 19 Wounded In Weekend ShootingsAt least four people were killed and 19 others wounded in separate shootings throughout the city that took place from late Friday to Saturday night.
Man Shot In Lawndale NeighborhoodA man was shot early Saturday in the West Side Lawndale neighborhood.
2 Cops Hurt In Crash After Fatal Shooting In Little VillageTwo Chicago police officers were injured Wednesday while responding to a fatal shooting on the Little Village neighborhood, on the city's southwest side.