Police: Driver Ran Red Light, Hit Squad Car On West SideA driver ran a red light and crashed right into a Chicago Police squad car on the city’s West Side Thursday, police said.
Police: Man Apprehended After Being Found Throwing Rocks DowntownPolice apprehended a man Thursday after he was spotted throwing rocks in the heart of the Loop.
Union Station Madison Street Entrance Closed For RepairsTwo days after a woman was hit in the head by falling debris at Union Station, Metra officials said the Madison Street entrance to the station has been closed until further notice.
Gas Leak Snarls Loop TrafficSeveral streets in the Loop were shut down Tuesday afternoon, after construction crews ruptured an underground gas main.
Two Men Wounded In Austin ShootingOfficers responding to a call of shots fired at 2:50 p.m. in the 5400 block of West Madison Street found a 36-year-old man on the ground with a gunshot wound to the back, according to Chicago Police.
Man Shot To Death In AustinRashad Stokes, 29, was standing on the sidewalk in the 4800 block of West Madison Street about 1:30 a.m. when a male walked up and fired shots, according to Chicago Police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office.
Man Wounded In Austin ShootingAbout 12:45 a.m., the 19-year-old was standing outside in the 4800 block of West Madison Street when he “heard shots and felt pain,” police said.
Woman Shot In AustinAbout 8:50 p.m., the 28-year-old was standing on the sidewalk in the 5900 block of West Madison Street when a group of males standing down the block began to argue among themselves and shots were fired, police said.
Man Shot And Killed In North LawndaleAbout 10:05 p.m., the man was talking with an occupant inside a vehicle in the 3400 block of West Madison Street when a gunman approached and opened fire, striking the man in the side of his abdomen, police said.
Shots Fired At Moving Semi On Kennedy ExpresswayIllinois State Police said, around 2:50 a.m., a passenger in a gold Chevrolet Impala fired shots at a semi-tractor trailer headed north on the Dan Ryan Expressway near Monroe Street.
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.