57-year-old man was stabbed to death late Sunday afternoon and a second man was injured during what one neighbor described as a fight inside a single-room occupancy high-rise on the Near North Side
Fire department working the scene of a major fire at University Liquors - No injuries reported and currently in overhaul phase
A man was wounded in a drive-by shooting Sunday afternoon in the West Englewood neighborhood on the South Side. The 20-year-old was walking at 2:34 p.m. in the 6500 block of South Honore when two dark-colored vehicles pulled up and someone inside one of the vehicles shot him in the right calf
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A 22-year-old man was shot in his groin just after midnight Monday in the West Side Austin neighborhood. About 12:05 a.m., the man was outside in the 1400 block of North Mayfield Avenue when someone began shooting at him from a nearby alley, Chicago Police said.
A man was wounded in a shooting Sunday morning in the South Side Chatham neighborhood. The 27-year-old was outside about 11:45 a.m. in the 8200 block of South Cottage Grove when he was approached by someone he didn’t know, according to Chicago Police. The person showed a gun, and the two briefly struggled for control of it before the man was shot in the back of his foot.
Male shot in the groin Occurred 1401 N Mayfield
A northwest suburban man is facing a felony charge after prosecutors say he angrily set fire to his ex-girlfriend's apartment in Mount Prospect. Cook County Associate Judge Sophia Atcherson denied bail on Saturday for 23-year-old Luis Ixtlapale-Mirto, who was charged with one count of aggravated arson, the Chicago Sun-Times is reporting.
Police have taken a suspect into custody in connection with the fatal stabbing of another man Sunday evening on the Near North Side. The two men, neighbors, got into an argument at 5:13 p.m. in the first block of West Chicago Avenue when they both took out knives and stabbed each other, according to Chicago Police.
A man was wounded after accidentally firing a gun he was handling in the Little Village neighborhood on the Southwest Side. The 24-year-old man accidentally shot himself in the left hand at 7:56 p.m. in the 2800 block of South Ridgeway, according to Chicago Police.
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.
Female 26 shot in the right hand Says it occurred Division and California
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.
Male 23 shot in the right foot 4206 W Van Buren
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.