Boy, 15, Shot On Southeast SideThe 15-year-old was taken to University of Chicago Comer Children’s Hospital in “stable” condition.
South Side Families Sue Over Black Dust Piling Up From Oil RefineriesFour homeowners along the Calumet River have filed a lawsuit claiming mounting piles of “petcoke” — a byproduct of the oil refinery process — is consistently blowing black dust in and around their homes.
Two Men Shot In Parked Car On Southeast SideThe two men were parked near 106th Street and Green Bay Road about 8:30 p.m. when a light colored car pulled up and someone inside shouted gang slogans, and then opened fire.
Church Vandalized On Southeast SideGang symbols and graffiti were found on the walls, floors and pews, several of which were pulled from their mounts. An antique organ was also smashed and keys pulled from the instrument.
1 Dead, 2 Injured After Vehicle Collides With Pole On SE Side An East Side neighborhood woman was killed and two others were injured when the vehicle they were in careened out of control and struck a light pole in the Calumet Heights neighborhood, police said.
At Least 3 Dead, 8 Wounded By Gunfire Throughout CityA 15-year-old girl and two men are dead, and at least eight other people were wounded by gunfire throughout the city Tuesday, police said.
Two Firefighters Taken To Hospitals After Extra-Alarm BlazeOne firefighter was cut in the face, while another was taken to an area hospital for exhaustion following an extra-alarm fire on the Far Southeast Side.
Man Shot By Police After Chase On Southeast SideA man was shot and wounded by police early Thursday, following a chase on the Far Southeast Side.
5 Shot Dead In 12 Hours In ChicagoFive people were shot to death between Thursday night and early Friday morning in the city of Chicago, including two men whose bodies were found outside a South Deering neighborhood car wash.
Man Critically Wounded In East Chicago ShootingA man was shot and critically wounded Wednesday night in the East Chicago neighborhood on the Southeast Side.
Police Drop Firing Range Plan Because Of Nesting EaglesThe Chicago Police Department confirmed Monday that it was dropping plans to install an outdoor shooting range on the Far Southeast Side, following environmental concerns over the bald eagles that have been seen nesting near the site.
Man Tries To Kidnap 9-Year-Old Boy On Southeast SideA man put a 9-year-old boy and tried to abduct him on the city’s Southeast Side this week, and now police hope a sketch will help them find a suspect.
Nesting Eagles Could Scuttle Plans For Police Shooting RangeExperts say the city will at least have to seek a permit from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service before it can go ahead with construction.
Person Seriously Burned In Southeast Side FireA person is in critical condition after suffering second-degree burns in a Southeast Side fire Wednesday afternoon.
Man Shot Dead By Police After Southeast Side StandoffA tense standoff with police early Wednesday left one man dead after police opened fire.