Police are looking for a man who tried to kidnap a girl walking to school Wednesday morning in the Fernwood neighborhood on the Far South Side. The girl was walking to Percy L. Julian High School when a man drove up and attempted to lure her into his gray Dodge Caravan about 7:45 a.m. near the intersection of West 101st Street and South Union Avenue, Chicago Police said.
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Two people were wounded in a shooting Wednesday night in South Chicago. A man and woman were sitting in a parked vehicle when someone fired shots at 11:49 p.m. in the 8200 block of South Marquette Avenue, according to Chicago Police.
A young girl kidnapped Wednesday in the Lawndale neighborhood has been found. Chicago police say Jasmine Collins, 26, was seen with 4-year-old Avannah Collins-Briscoe in the 3100 block of West Filmore
A Rockford man was sentenced to life in prison after being convicted of sexually assaulting a child for the second time. James E. Melvin, 40, was convicted in December of last year for assaulting a girl he knew, who was under the age of 13, according to the Kane County State’s Attorney’s Office.
A laundry and cleaning shop in North suburban Niles is being investigated after the death of an employee Tuesday night. A 42-year-old Chicago man died in an industrial accident after becoming trapped between a laundry conveyor belt and a dryer about 10:40 p.m. at EcoDirect Laundry and Cleaners, 6977 N. Austin, according to the Niles Police.
Police are warning residents of two robbers who targeted a person leaving a grocery store Monday in the Beverly neighborhood on the Far South Side. Two males followed the person out of the store, showed a gun and demanded property about 5 p.m. in the 9400 block of South Leavitt, Chicago Police said.
A man is facing felony charges after firing a gun in a McDonald’s parking lot during a failed drug deal and robbery in west suburban Lisle
Police are looking for an elderly man who has been missing since Wednesday from the Roseland neighborhood on the Far South Side. Booker Faulkner, 82, was last seen about 6:30 p.m. in the area of West 110th Street and South Union Avenue
A man and a boy were shot Wednesday night in the Lawndale neighborhood on the West Side.
A 15-year-old boy was walking with an 18-year-old man when a male approached and fired shots about 10:35 p.m. in the 3100 block of West Arthington
A motorcyclist has died following an accident that took place in Edwardsville early Wednesday. The crash happened around 6 a.m. on Route 157 between Fruit and Hazel Rd on a two-lane highway.
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Police said they were flagged down early Wednesday morning in South Chicago. A man told them his wife and daughter were trapped inside their burning home. Two police sergeants forced their way inside the home in the 7900-block of South Muskegon Avenue around 3 a.m. to rescue the man's wife. The officers were taken to University of Chicago Medical Center for evaluation
A woman walked into Swedish Covenant Hospital with a gunshot wound early Wednesday after being shot in the Austin neighborhood on the West Side. The woman said she was a passenger in a vehicle traveling northbound about 3:30 a.m. in the 300 block of North Cicero when she was shot in the neck. She was not sure where the shots came from
Early morning house fire that left two homes damaged in the Metro East. Officials confirm that fire happened at 5000 St. Barbara and crews are still on scene assessing the damage
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A 15-year-old girl was fatally shot Tuesday night while sitting on a front porch in the South Side Englewood neighborhood, police said. The girl was sitting with a group of teenagers about 8:30 p.m. in the 6900 block of South Carpenter when someone fired shots, possibly from a gangway, according to Chicago Police.
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Two people, including a young girl in a wheelchair, were rescued from a home that caught fire early Wednesday in South Chicago. Police officers were flagged down by a man who said his home had caught fire and his family was still inside at 2:58 a.m. at the 7950 South Muskegon Avenue, according to Chicago Police and Chicago Fire Department Media Affairs.
A 16-year-old girl was wounded in a shooting Tuesday evening in the West Rogers Park neighborhood on the North Side. The girl suffered a gunshot wound to the thigh at 6:27 p.m. in the 2100 block of West Touhy, according to Chicago Police. The circumstances of the shooting weren't immediately known.
At least two people were injured early Wednesday when a building was engulfed in flames in the Little Village neighborhood on the Southwest Side. Firefighters responded to an extra alarm fire shortly before 3 a.m. at 2630 West 24th Street, according to Chicago Fire Department Media Affairs.
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A person was shot Tuesday night in south suburban Harvey. Police responded to a call of multiple shots fired about 11 p.m. in the 15000 block of Western Avenue and found a person with gunshot wounds about half a block away. The person was taken to Ingalls Memorial Hospital in Harvey where he was in serious condition.
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A man was wounded in a drive-by shooting early Wednesday in the Roseland neighborhood on the Far South Side. The 29-year-old man was walking when someone in a passing vehicle fired shots about 12:40 a.m. in the 1100 block of South Wentworth, according to Chicago Police.
A man who was shot multiple times in the torso in the Gresham neighborhood on the South Side was dropped off at Little Company of Mary Hospital Tuesday night,
The 28-year-old man was shot at 10:48 p.m. in the 1500 block of West 88th Street, but was unable to provide details about what happened
A teenage boy was shot to death and a 60-year-old man was wounded in a drive-by attack Tuesday night in the Lawndale neighborhood on the Southwest Side. The men were walking at 9:34 p.m. in the 2200 block of South Kildare when a gray Jaguar drove by and someone inside opened fire
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Man and woman seriously injured jumping from second-floor window to escape fire that engulfed an apartment building on the West Side early this morning
Police are warning residents of masked robbers who targeted two businesses in the Irving Park and Albany Park neighborhoods on the North Side. In both robberies, two males who had a handgun and were wearing ski masks entered the businesses and demanded money and property, Chicago Police said.
Two people were critically injured when an abandoned building caught fire early Tuesday in the West Garfield Park neighborhood on the West Side, according to Chicago Fire Department Media Affairs. The fire broke out about 3:13 a.m. near the intersection of Monroe Street and South Kildare Avenue
A man was wounded in a drive-by shooting early Tuesday in South Chicago. The 20-year-old man was walking outside when a black vehicle drove by and someone inside fired shots about 12:30 a.m. in the 8300 block of South Colfax, Chicago Police said.
A man died Sunday evening after he was stabbed in the head last month in northwest suburban Wheeling. Rafael Zacarias, 24, of Wheeling, suffered multiple stab wounds to the head about 3 a.m. April 22 in the 500 block of East Merle Lane, according to the Cook County Medical Examiner’s Office
A man was seriously injured Monday evening in a fiery crash after his Mercedes struck a CTA bus while he was fleeing from police in the Lawndale neighborhood on the West Side. The man was driving a black Mercedes in the 3800 block of West Washington Boulevard in the East Garfield Park neighborhood when he made an illegal lane change and officers tried to pull him over
A man who was wounded in a drive-by shooting Saturday afternoon in the Homan Square neighborhood on the West Side has died, according to the Cook County Medical Examiner’s Office
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