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.
Man Charged With Fatal Halloween Shooting, RobberyDeshawn Johnson, 26, faces counts of first-degree murder, attempted murder and armed robbery for the attack that happened about 7:10 p.m. on Oct. 31, 2014, according to Chicago Police.
8 Injured In CTA Bus Crash On Near West SideCTA spokesman Brian Steele said a car passed the bus and tried to make a right turn as the bus pulled away from the curb. Steele said there was minor damage to both vehicles.
Driver Injured After Car Hits Vehicles, Building On West SideA speeding car was heading east on Madison Street about 2:30 a.m. when it struck a van near Keeler Avenue, police said. The car then struck another car and a fire hydrant before hitting a building.
Thieves Swarm West Side Store In Smash-And-Grab HeistAfter a van smashed through the front of a West Side clothing store early Wednesday, 20 people swarmed inside, stealing tens of thousands of dollars worth of designer jeans in less than three minutes.
Man Dies After Being Shot By Police In South AustinThe officer shot the armed man multiple times after the man turned and raised his gun at the officer, according to police and union officials.
Man Angry Over Tax On Soda Pulls Out Submachine GunNahshon Shelton didn’t want to pay the 22-cent tax on his $1.79 two-liter of Pepsi on Saturday afternoon, so he allegedly pulled a blue-steel Intratec .22-caliber submachine gun inside the convenience store where they tried to make him pay it — and he threatened to kill everyone there.
$15,000 Worth Of iPads Stolen From Oak Park School DistrictThe iPad Minis, which were purchased for use by low-income students, were stored in the district’s server room.
Elderly Cyclist Struck, Killed By Car In Oak ParkSuleyman Cetin, 91, was riding a bike in the 500 block of Madison Street in Oak Park about 7:56 p.m. when he was hit by a Chevy Impala.
Man Shot Multiple Times In AustinThe 26-year-old man was shot in both legs, the side and the shoulder about 2:15 a.m. in the 4600 block of West Madison Street.
6 Shot Throughout City OvernightNo one was in custody for any of the shootings Friday morning.
Man Shot While Fleeing Gunman In Garfield ParkA 35-year-old man was seriously wounded when he was shot three times in the Garfield Park neighborhood early Wednesday, police said.
1 Dead, 10 Wounded In Shootings In Early Hours Of New YearA West Town neighborhood man became the city’s first homicide victim of the New Year, which so far has seen at least ten other people wounded in separate shootings, authorities said.
7 Students Hurt In School Bus Crash On Near West SideSeven students suffered minor injuries in a school bus crash on the Near West Side, about two blocks west of the United Center.