A six unit apartment building was deemed uninhabitable after a fire Tuesday night caused an estimated $50,000 in damage in north suburban Vernon Hills, according to the Countryside Fire Protection District. Firefighters responded about 8 p.m. to a fire in an apartment building in the 200 block of Court of Shorewood. The fire was blazing on the third floor and in the laundry room, officials said.
Six people were injured early Wednesday when a car chase initiated by police in northwest suburban Des Plaines led to a three-vehicle crash in northwest suburban Rosemont. One person is in custody. Officers from the Des Plaines Police Department tried to pull over a vehicle for multiple traffic violations on East Oakton Street and South River Road. Rosemont police then took over the chase as the vehicle headed westbound on Balmoral Avenue from River Road about 12:35 a.m., according to Chicago Police
One person has life-threatening injuries after a shooting at Harrison Homes in Peoria. It happened around 11:15 PM Tuesday night in the 2600 block of West Trewyn in Peoria.
A man walked into a hospital early Wednesday with gunshot wounds to his back and leg after being shot in his front yard in the Rosemoor neighborhood on the Far South Side, according to Chicago Police. The 29-year-old man was standing in his yard when a man he didn’t know walked up and started firing shots at him at 1:24 a.m. in the 100 block of East 104th Street
A man was shot in the head while driving and crashed his vehicle early Wednesday in the South Loop, according to Chicago Police. The man, whose age was unknown, was driving about 1:30 a.m. in the 700 block of South Clark Street when another vehicle drove up and someone inside fired shots, police said.
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A man was shot in the head in the 700 block of South Clark St this morning. Here's a look from the scene
A 19-year-old man was wounded in a shooting early Tuesday in the Humboldt Park neighborhood on the West Side. He was the second 19-year-old man to be shot on the West Side within the first hour and a half of the day.
A woman was shot Tuesday night in the Englewood neighborhood on the South Side. The 20-year-old woman was standing outside when she heard shots and felt pain about 11:05 p.m. in the 7000 block of South Aberdeen, Chicago Police said.
A man was shot Tuesday night in the East Garfield Park neighborhood on the West Side. The 33-year-old man was standing outside when he heard shots and felt pain at 11:57 p.m. in the 3500 block of West Huron, according to Chicago Police. He was shot in both legs and was taken to Stroger Hospital where he was in fair condition, police said.
An explosion occurred late Monday night at a home that was for sale in west suburban Brookfield. Firefighters responded about 11 p.m. to an explosion at a unoccupied home in the 3900 block of Prairie Avenue. A wall was blown out on the south side of the home and a small fire was blazing in the yard, according to Brookfield Fire Department Chief Mark Duffek
Male shot 115 E 104th St GSWs leg and 2x back
Male shot 700 S Clark Multiple GSWs including head
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A man was charged Monday evening for driving drunk and running away from police in west suburban DeKalb. Sixto Ortega Ortiz, 38, of DeKalb, ran away from police who tried to pull him over about 6:19 p.m. on Grove Street near 8th Street, according to the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office.
2901 S King Dr The off duty PO says 3 males tried to carjack her
Male shot 14 N Francisco GSWs right hand
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Person shot in the head at 130th/Ellis in the Altgeld-Murray homes
A man was wounded in a shooting Tuesday afternoon in the Englewood neighborhood on the South Side. The 24-year-old was sitting in his vehicle at 4:29 p.m. in the 200 block of West 63rd Street when a dark-colored SUV pulled up and someone inside fired shots, striking him in the left arm, according to Chicago Police.
A person was shot Tuesday evening in the Woodlawn neighborhood on the South Side. The female, whose age wasn’t immediately known, was involved in an argument at 7:08 p.m. in the 6600 block of South Champlain when someone walked up and fired a shot into her car, according to Chicago Police.
An 82-year-old woman was beaten to death Sunday afternoon in south suburban Chicago Heights. Australia Landingham was assaulted at 1:48 p.m. in the 2300 block of South Halsted, according to the Cook County Medical Examiner's Office
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A 30-year-old man was shot to death Monday night in the East Garfield Park neighborhood on the West Side. Mosiah Johnson suffered a gunshot wound to the head at 9:09 p.m. in the 800 block of South Albany. He was pronounced dead at the scene at 9:42 p.m., according to Chicago Police and the Cook County Medical Examiner’s Office.
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A convenience store clerk was held up at gunpoint Tuesday morning in Grainte City. The armed robbers entered the 7-Eleven store on Niedringhaus Avenue near Rock Road around 2:30 a.m.
A 49-year-old man was shot Tuesday morning in the Park Manor neighborhood on the South Side. The man was standing on a corner when he heard shots and realized he had been shot in the arm about 12:30 a.m. in the 7100 block of South Lafayette. He didn’t see where the shot came from, Chicago Police said.
A man was seriously wounded Monday night in a drive-by shooting in the Back of the Yards neighborhood on the South Side. The 21-year-old man was standing in front of an apartment building at 8:33 p.m. in the 1700 block of West Garfield Boulevard when a black SUV drove by and two people inside fired shots, according to Chicago Police.
A Chicago Fire Department diver died and two others were injured Monday night while searching for a 28-year-old man who fell off a boat on the Chicago River on the Lower West Side. Firefighters responded at 7:49 p.m. in the 2600 block of South Ashland after others on the boat called 911 to report the fall, according to the Chicago Fire Department.
A man was shot three times early Tuesday in the Austin neighborhood on the West Side. Officers responded to a call of a person shot and found a 26-year-old man lying on the sidewalk with gunshot wounds to his ankle, shoulder and abdomen at 12:57 a.m. in the 100 block of North Long Avenue, according to Chicago Police.
An 82-year-old woman was beaten to death Sunday afternoon in south suburban Chicago Heights. Australia Landingham was assaulted at 1:48 p.m. in the 2300 block of South Halsted, according to the Cook County Medical Examiner's Office.
A man suffered a graze wound after accidentally firing a gun Monday night in the Washington Heights neighborhood on the Far South Side, according to Chicago Police. The 43-year-old man was moving items around inside a home when a gun belonging to the homeowner accidentally discharged, striking him in the leg at 11:39 p.m. in the 9900 block of South Peoria, police said.
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Police say a fire started just before 11p.m. Sunday in a home in Washington Park, Illinois. Investigators believe the fire started in the kitchen of the house on Kingshighway at Westmoreland Place.
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A pilot is recovering after a small plane crash in Hampshire, Illinois Sunday night. Hampshire is about an hour northwest of Chicago.
Police in Caseyville are investigating after a man was shot early Sunday morning. Around 1 a.m., officers were called to the 800 block of Old Caseyville Road after a report of a shooting. When they arrived, officers were unable to find a victim.