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Three CTA workers were injured, two of them critically, in an explosion and electrical fire Monday morning in Chicago's Loop. The injured individuals were doing maintenance work in a ComEd substation that is connected with the CTA at 10 East Lake Street, just east of North State Street. It happened in a two-story structure behind the Wit hotel.
A massive fire has just been brought under control in southwest suburban Forest View
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Flames burned for hours beginning Tuesday night at a suburban recycling center, according to fire officials. The garbage pile fire broke out at around 10:30 p.m. at the Lakeshore Recycling plant in the 6200 block of Canal Bank Drive in Forest View.
A man was injured in a hit and run Tuesday night in the Wrightwood neighborhood on the Southwest Side. The 60-year-old man was walking westbound when he was struck by a black car about 10:50 p.m. in the 2400 block of West 79th Street, Chicago Police said.
Two people were wounded Tuesday night in a shooting in the Little Village neighborhood on the Southwest Side. A man was talking to a woman who was sitting in a vehicle when a dark colored vehicle pulled up and someone inside fired shots at 11:58 p.m. in the 2200 block of South Millard, Chicago Police said.
One firefighter was injured Tuesday night in a fire in northwest suburban Streamwood. Firefighters responded at 11:51 p.m. to a fire in the 200 block of Teak Lane and found flames pouring from the roof of a two-story townhouse with four units, according to the Streamwood Fire Department.
Police are looking for a woman who is wanted for abducting her 5-month-old son Sunday from the Austin neighborhood on the West Side. Mary N. Johnson, 38, is wanted for the abduction of her son, Ryan Johnson, who was last seen on April 29 in the 4800 block of West Monroe, according to Chicago Police.
A 4-year-old girl was shot in the shoulder Tuesday evening in the South Side Gresham neighborhood. She was sitting on a porch with her parents about 7:30 p.m. in the 1000 block of West 88th Street when a dark-colored car pulled up and someone inside opened fire, according to Chicago Police.
A man was shot Tuesday evening in the East Garfield Park neighborhood on the West Side. The 21-year-old suffered a gunshot wound to his right hand at 6:09 p.m. in the 500 block of North Ridgeway, according to Chicago Police. The circumstances of the shooting weren’t immediately known.
Two people were wounded, one of them critically, in a stabbing Tuesday evening in the South Side Bronzeville neighborhood. They were stabbed by a male at 6:27 p.m. in the 4300 block of South Langler, according to Chicago Police. The attacker then drove off in a dark-colored SUV.
A man was grazed by a bullet Tuesday evening in the East Garfield Park neighborhood on the West Side. The 25-year-old suffered a graze wound to his wrist about 7:05 p.m. in the 3100 block of West Madison, according to Chicago Police. The circumstances of the shooting weren’t immediately known.
Two people were shot and seriously wounded Tuesday night in the East Garfield Park neighborhood on the West Side. They were standing outside at 9:47 p.m. in the 3300 block of West Gladys when a vehicle pulled up and someone inside opened fire
A man was shot Tuesday night in the West Garfield Park neighborhood on the West Side. The 23-year-old heard gunfire and realized he’d been shot at 10:34 p.m. in the 4200 block of West Madison. The man was taken to Stroger Hospital, where his condition stabilized
A 17-year-old boy was wounded in a shooting Tuesday night in the West Side Lawndale neighborhood. The boy was walking about 10:15 p.m. in the 1200 block of South Avers when someone shot him in his arm, according to Chicago Police.
A man was fatally shot Tuesday night in the West Side Austin neighborhood, police said. The 32-year-old suffered a gunshot wound to the torso about 10:20 p.m. in the 4800 block of West Washington, according to Chicago Police.
A 72-year-old man was fatally shot in north suburban Fox Lake, according to police. About 2:30 p.m., emergency responders were called to the 100 block of Eagle Point Road for a gunshot victim, Lake County police said.
Authorities have identified one of the two people shot to death Sunday in Elgin
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Early morning apartment fire in Belleville on East Monroe St. Fire originated in the kitchen and most of the damage was contained to that unit. Fire detectors were working and everyone got out safely with no injuries
A man was shot early Monday in the Humboldt Park neighborhood on the West Side. About 3:40 a.m., the 29-year-old was driving in the 2400 block of West Division when someone in a black SUV pulled up and fired shots, Chicago Police said.
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Two people are dead after a shooting in Elgin Sunday. According to officials, the victims were shot at approximately 2 p.m. in the 0-to-100 block of Longwood Place.
Two men and a boy have been charged with robbing and beating a man April 18 in the West Town neighborhood
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A 17-year-old boy was shot Sunday night during an attempted robbery by two people in the South Side’s Park Manor neighborhood. About 11:25 p.m., the boy was entering a store when he was approached by two males in the 7100 block of South State Street, Chicago Police said.
A woman wounded Sunday evening wasn’t the intended target in a South Side Bronzeville shooting. The 27-year-old woman was in the 4900 block of South Calumet Avenue about 5:40 p.m. when a light-colored car pulled up someone inside fired shots at another person on a bike, Chicago Police said.
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Eight people were injured after an explosion and fire in Glendale Heights Saturday. Officials said it appears that flammable liquid was poured on a fire that was already burning in a backyard fire pit at approximately 10 p.m.
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Three people were detained early Sunday after a SWAT team was called to a building in the Belmont-Cragin neighborhood on the Northwest Side
A man was stabbed by his girlfriend early Sunday in the West Chatham neighborhood on the South Side. The 21-year-old man was fighting with the 20-year-old woman in the 8100 block of South Stewart Avenue about 1:20 a.m. when she stabbed him in the chest with a screwdriver, according to Chicago Police.
Chicago Police called in their special weapons teams Sunday morning to the Belmont Central neighborhood on the Northwest Side. About 4:20 a.m., SWAT teams were called to the 6000 block of West Diversey for a person with a gun, police said.
A 27-year-old man was wounded Sunday morning in the Irving Park neighborhood on the Northwest Side. The man was driving in the 3600 block of North Kedzie Avenue about 4:20 a.m. when someone in a passing red Jeep Liberty fired shots and struck him in the buttocks, Chicago Police said.
A man approached a girl and tried to touch her in a sexual manner earlier this month on the West Side, Chicago police said. The girl was walking in the 3500 block of West Roosevelt around 8 p.m. on April 16 when a man she didn’t know came up to her and tried to touch her, police said in a community alert.
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Police are searching for a man who allegedly stabbed another man in the Loop Friday evening. Police said the victim was stabbed in the neck and stomach after he declined to give the alleged attacker a cigarette near the Metropolitan Correctional Center at the intersection of West Van Buren Street and Clark Street around 8:40 p.m.