Judge Closes Second Floor Of R. Kelly's Studio After Inspectors Find Faulty Stairs, Illegal Use As ResidenceThe second floor of the Near West Side warehouse R. Kelly uses as a recording studio is now off-limits, and the rest of the building can only be used between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., after city inspectors found a bevy of building code violations last week.
Judge Grants City Access To Warehouse Rented By R. Kelly, Amid Claims Of Illegal Use As ResidenceA Cook County judge has granted city officials access to a Near West Side warehouse rented by singer R. Kelly, to investigate complaints people have been living there in violation of zoning laws, and that a kitchen and recording studio were built without proper permits.
Officer Honored After Arresting Man In Chinatown AttackSergeant Michael Bazarek acted quickly when he saw offender, Alexander Taylor attack a 91-year-old man, unprovoked, in Chinatown. 
CPD Warn Residents Of West Side Armed RobberiesAfter all these robberies, police are reminding people that if you are approached by someone, look for something that stands out about them.
Body Camera Video Released From Near West Side Hostage Situation, ShootingPolice said 19-year-old Malvais had broken into a 23-year-old woman’s house and held her at gunpoint.
1 Killed, 12 Wounded In Tuesday Shootings Across ChicagoAt least one person was killed and 12 others were wounded in shootings across Chicago on Tuesday as summer-like weather returned to Chicago.
Suspect Shot By Police Charged With Home Invasion, Attempted MurderPolice said 19-year-old Marcos Malvais shot a 23-year-old woman during a home invasion Wednesday night on the Near West Side.
Chicago Police Shoot Home Invasion SuspectIt started as a well being check in the 2000 block of West Washington on the near West Side.