A woman found dead morning in the West Side Lawndale neighborhood was strangled, an autopsy Tuesday found. Officers responded about 11:44 a.m. to the 1500 block of South Kolin Avenue and found the woman, 26-year-old Danisha Thompson, unresponsive inside a home, according to Chicago Police and the Cook County Medical Examiner’s Office. Officers saw signs of a struggle

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A carjacking on the Near North Side led to a deadly crash. The carjacking happened around 10:30 p.m. Tuesday in the 200 block of West Walton. Surveillance video shows the 29-year-old suspect approaching a 31-year-old taxi driver, forcing him out out of his vehicle, and then taking off.
A man was shot four times Tuesday afternoon in the Wentworth Gardens neighborhood on the South Side. The 18-year-old man was shot about 1:38 p.m. in the 3800 block of South Princeton Avenue, Chicago Police said.
A woman found dead morning in the West Side Lawndale neighborhood was strangled, an autopsy Tuesday found. Officers responded about 11:44 a.m. to the 1500 block of South Kolin Avenue and found the woman, 26-year-old Danisha Thompson, unresponsive inside a home, according to Chicago Police and the Cook County Medical Examiner’s Office. Officers saw signs of a struggle
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One person was killed and three others injured in a crash on the Stevenson Expressway. The one-vehicle accident happened just after midnight Tuesday on northbound I-55 at the Cicero Ave. ramp when an SUV hit a guard rail.
Two Chicago police officers were among three people injured late Monday while responding to an apartment fire on the city's North Side. Around 9:15 p.m. Monday, authorities responded to a call of a fire in the 3800 block of North Fremont Street in the city's Lake View neighborhood, according to Chicago police and fire officials.
A woman was found dead in a suspected homicide Monday morning in Lawndale on the West Side. Officers responded about 11:44 a.m. to the 1500 block of South Kolin Avenue and found the woman, 26, unresponsive inside a residence, according to Chicago Police.
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A fire broke out Monday night at the Hebrew Ysralite Cultural Center in the Grand Crossing neighborhood on the South Side. Firefighters first responded to a still and box fire about 8:50 p.m., according to Chicago Fire Media.
Two 14-year-old boys were shot Monday night in the Back of the Yards neighborhood on the South Side. One boy was shot in the arm and the other was shot in the leg about 8:35 p.m. in the 5200 block of Morgan Street, according to Chicago Police.
The Major Case Squad is investigating a homicide that happened Monday evening around 5:15 pm on Paulette Drive in Belleville. Police say the victim was taken to Memorial Hospital in Belleville with a gunshot wound to the chest.
A 32-year-old woman has been charged with sexually assaulting a 6-year-old girl in Chicago’s Marquette Park neighborhood. Latoya Frost was arrested about 1:30 a.m. Saturday in the6900 block of South Western. Police say the assault on the 6-year-old happened earlier that day in 7100 block of South Artesian.
Police are searching for at least two suspects after a woman was carjacked at gunpoint in Skokie. A woman told police, two men confronted her just before 6:55 p.m. Sunday as she parked her Mercedes near Skokie Boulevard.
A man died Sunday died in a crash Sunday morning in the West Side Humboldt Park neighborhood. Robert Jackson, 27, crashed the vehicle into a light pole at 7:28 a.m. in the 4200 block of West Division, according to Chicago Police and the Cook County Medical Examiner’s Office.
A man fatally shot himself while boarding a CTA bus Sunday night in the Englewood neighborhood on the South Side. The 35-year-old was boarding the bus at 8:53 p.m. when he fired a handgun, striking himself in the head
A 33-year-old man was shot early Monday in the Logan Square neighborhood on the Northwest Side. At 2:51 a.m., he was walking on the sidewalk in the 2800 block of North Whipple when someone fired shots from a Dodge Caravan
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A man was shot to death Sunday afternoon in the West Englewood neighborhood on the South Side, police said. Demond Larry, 21, was shot when someone he knew entered the home he was in, argued with him and then shot him in the chest at 12:07 p.m. in the 7300 block of South Bell, according to Chicago Police.
The suspected gunman in a fatal gas station shooting last year in south suburban Dolton was arrested. Julian Upshaw was arrested about 11:40 a.m. in the 3200 block of Emery Lane in Robbins, according to FBI spokesman Garrett Croon.
An 18-year-old man was shot early Sunday on the Southwest Side. At 2:53 a.m., he was standing with a group of people in an alley in the 2500 block of West 63rd when someone fired shots from a white sedan. The man was shot multiple times in the head and taken to Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn in critical condition
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A 47 year old man was shot and killed as he sat in his car outside a Humboldt Park taqueria. Relatives identified the victim as Mauricio Rivera. His wife was inside the restaurant ordering food at the time of the shooting. Restaurant workers told reporters Rivera was a long-time customer of Taqueria Super Burrito in the 15 hundred block of North Western.
A 12-year-old girl was sexually assaulted last year after leaving a convenience store in the East Garfield Park neighborhood on the West Side. Sometime between Sept. 24 and Oct. 7, the girl was leaving the store about 4 p.m. when a masked male grabbed her from behind and pulled her into an alley in the 700 block of North Lawndale Avenue, according to an alert from Chicago Police. He then sexually assaulted her for roughly 20 minutes before running off toward Ridgeway Avenue.
An extra-alarm fire broke out early Friday in the Marquette Park neighborhood on the Southwest Side. At 12:41 a.m., fire crews responded to the two-alarm blaze at a two-story building in the 2900 block of West 63rd Street, according to a tweet from Chicago Fire Media Affairs. The building consists of an unused first-floor storefront and apartments on the second floor.
A 26-year-old man was charged with a series of recent sexual assaults and robberies after being taken into custody on Wednesday. Tyrone Robinson, of the West Englewood neighborhood, was charged with felony counts of robbery, criminal sexual assault, aggravated criminal sexual abuse and attempted aggravated criminal sexual assault with a weapon, according to Chicago Police.
A man was stabbed multiple times early Friday on the Near North Side. About midnight, the 32-year-old was sitting in a car with a woman in the 800 block of North Larrabee, according to Chicago Police. When he got out of the car, a woman stabbed him twice in the arm. He was waken to Northwestern Memorial Hospital, where his condition stabilized, police said.