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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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.
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Authorities have identified one of the two people shot to death Sunday in Elgin
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.
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.3 month ago
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
A man was shot Sunday morning in the West Town neighborhood. About 3:30 a.m., officers responded to the 2300 block of West Grand Avenue and found the 29-year-old lying facedown outside his vehicle with gunshot wounds to his hip and ankle, Chicago Police said.
A man was shot Saturday night in the Lawndale neighborhood on the West Side. The 38-year-old was walking on a sidewalk in the 2300 block of South Kostner Avenue about 11:20 p.m. when a dark-colored SUV pulled up and someone inside fired shots, Chicago Police said.
A man was wounded late Saturday in a shooting in the South Side’s Longwood Manor neighborhood. The 21-year-old was walking on the sidewalk in the 1200 block of West 97th Place about 9:30 p.m. when he heard shots, according to Chicago Police.
A three-alarm fire burned through an apartment building in Waukegan Saturday. Flames and smoke poured out of the 84-unit building on the 8000 block of Eighth Street
A firefighter suffered minor injuries Friday morning while working a fire in the West Woodlawn neighborhood. A neighbor first spotted the flames in the back porch of the apartment at 6223 S. Vernon Ave. and called 911. Then she ran upstairs to wake up the building’s residents.
One person has been killed and another wounded in a shooting in south suburban Park Forest Friday morning. Officers responded to reports of shots fired at a house in the 100-block of Algonquin Road in Park Forest at about 1 a.m.
A 24-year-old man was shot Friday morning in the Far South Side’s Golden Gate neighborhood. About 1:05 a.m., the man was shot by two people in his chest and foot in the 600 block of East 131st Street, Chicago Police said.
A man was shot and killed early Friday in the Englewood neighborhood, Chicago Police said. About 2:50 a.m., officers responded to the 600 block of West 63rd Street and found the 39-year-old lying on the ground with a gunshot wound to his abdomen, police said. He was pronounced at the scene.
A man was shot early Friday in the West Englewood neighborhood on the South Side. The 28-year-old man was sitting in a vehicle in the 2100 block of West 68th Place just after midnight when a black SUV pulled up and someone inside fired shots, Chicago Police said.
A St. Charles police officer and a 19-year-old man were both hospitalized after a shooting in the west suburb Thursday afternoon. Police say they responded to call just after noon on Thursday to a report of a burglary in progress in the 3400-block of Voltaire Road. The caller told 911 he thought someone had broken into his home and allegedly had a gun.
A man has been charged with sexually assaulting a woman this month in the Lake View neighborhood. About 9 p.m. on April 19, the 24-year-old woman was coming home when she noticed 29-year-old Terrence Wright outside her apartment’s courtyard in the 3900 block of North Fremont Street, Chicago Police said.
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Authorities are investigating the death of a woman found Thursday in west suburban Aurora. Officers found a 54-year-old woman dead in the 400 block of South Ohio Street, according to Aurora police spokesman Dan Ferrelli.
A man was fatally shot Thursday evening in the Humboldt Park neighborhood on the West Side. The 21-year-old was shot in the head about 5:20 p.m. in the 1500 block of North Washtenaw, Chicago Police said.
A man was found wounded Thursday afternoon in an Austin neighborhood home after a domestic-related shooting. The 23-year-old was shot in the arm and chest about 4 p.m. in the 5500 block of West Adams. He was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital, where his condition stabilized
Two people were shot in a series of carjackings on the city's Near North Side, Chicago police said Thursday. Police said an on-duty Chicago police officer was sitting in his unmarked car at about 5:30 p.m. in the 600-block of West Chicago Avenue when a man approached him and demanded his car at gunpoint.
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