A man in his 30s was fatally stabbed early Sunday in the Chatham neighborhood, according to police. Officers responded about 3:15 a.m. to the 7900 block of South Drexel Avenue and found the man stabbed in his chest, Chicago Police said. He was pronounced dead at the scene.
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Two men walking in the South Loop were robbed at gunpoint Sunday morning, Chicago police said. The robbery happened at about 1:57 a.m. in the 800-block of South Wabash Avenue. Police said two men, a 20 year old and a 16 year old, were walking to their car when two people approached them, pointed a gun at them and robbed them of their keys and cell phones.
A man was shot Saturday afternoon after he asked someone for a lighter in the Archer Heights neighborhood on the Southwest Side. The 34-year-old man was walking in an alley about 2:30 p.m. in the 4700 block of South Kildare when he asked someone he didn’t know for a lighter, according to Chicago Police. The person told him he was in the wrong area to be asking for a lighter and said he had something for him.
A 15-year-old boy was wounded in a shooting Saturday afternoon in the Lithuanian Plaza neighborhood on the Southwest Side. At 2:03 p.m., the boy was in the 6900 block of South Maplewood when someone shot him in the arm, according to Chicago Police.
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A 35-year-old man was shot Saturday night in the Garfield Park neighborhood on the West Side. About 11:30 p.m., the man was walking in the 3300 block of West Washington Boulevard when a white vehicle drove up and someone inside fired shots, Chicago Police said.
1500 block W Huron Attempted armed robbery, offender fled
A bicyclist was killed in a hit-and-run crash Friday morning in northwest suburban Barrington Hills. Officers responding to a call of a crash at 10:01 a.m. found a damaged bicycle on the shoulder of the roadway near Illinois Route 59, south of Illinois Route 68, according to a statement from the Barrington Hills police. The biker, a 28-year-old Schiller Park man, had been thrown several feet and was found unresponsive.
A 22-year-old man from Matteson has been charged with fatally hitting a 55-year-old woman with his car while fleeing police in West Chatham. Curtis Pugh was handed felony counts related to fleeing officers, the crash and drug possession, Chicago Police said.
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Illinois State Police are looking into what caused a motorcycle to crash into a pedestrian Thursday night. The incident occurred around 8:30 p.m. on Highway 67 south of Hillside Lane in Jersey County. A driver of a Yamaha Motorcycle was traveling northbound on US-67 when a pedestrian attempted to cross the road in the front of the motorcycle.
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The woman struck and killed in a police chase on Chicago's South Side Thursday has been identified
Police in East St. Louis are investigating what appears to be a shooting. Police say the shooting occured early Friday morning at the corner of Alexander Place and Ridge. A neighbor tells Five On Your Side he heard several gunshots.
Two boys, ages 13 and 17, were shot Thursday evening in Uptown. They were wounded about 7:35 p.m. in the 4600 block of North Sheridan Road, Chicago Police said. Both were struck in their legs. Paramedics took the 17-year-old to Weiss Memorial Hospital, and the 13-year-old was taken to Lurie Children’s Hospital.
A firefighter climbed into a toy-filled claw machine at a laundromat in suburban Chicago to rescue a 3-year-old boy who got stuck inside
A man was shot early Friday in River North. The 35-year-old man was outside about 2:30 a.m. in the 200 block of West Ontario
A 23-year-old man accidentally shot himself Thursday night in the South Side Englewood neighborhood. About 11:30 p.m., the man was playing with a gun inside his home in the 6400 block of South Harvard, Chicago Police said.
Police reported an attempted luring incident that happened Wednesday near St. Charles North High School in the western suburbs. About 7 a.m., a student in the parking lot of the school said a male pulled up in a car and asked the student if they needed a ride, St. Charles Police said.
A high school student was arrested after police found several knives, including an illegal switchblade, in the student’s locker at Neuqua Valley High School in west suburban Naperville.
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A vehicle trying to flee from police hit two pedestrians Thursday. One of those innocent bystanders, a 55-year-old woman, is dead and another is injured. Chicago police say they pulled the vehicle over, but as officers got out of their car, the driver fled.
A man was shot Thursday night in the Lawndale neighborhood on the West Side. About 10:55 p.m., the 18-year-old heard gunshots while he was outside in the 3600 block of West Douglas Boulevard, Chicago Police said.
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