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22 July 2018
A 26-year-old man was killed in a shooting Thursday afternoon in the Back of the Yards neighborhood on the South Side. Officers responding to a call of shots fired found Humberto Gonzalez inside a vehicle about 4:15 p.m. in the 4500 block of South Justine, according to Chicago Police and the Cook County Medical Examiner’s Office said.
Two people were killed early Friday when the motorcycle they were riding on crashed into a truck in the Archer Heights neighborhood on the Southwest Side. At 1:16 a.m., a male was turning the truck east onto 41st Street from Pulaski when it was struck by the motorcycle
A person was killed and an officer was wounded in an exchange of gunfire Thursday night in west suburban Aurora. About 9:45 p.m, two officers pulled over a vehicle after it left a “known gang house” in the 200 block of South Lake Street, according to Aurora police. The driver of the vehicle then fired shots at the officers before taking off east and crashing into another vehicle at the intersection of Galena Boulevard and Broadway.
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One person died and an officer was wounded by gunfire Thursday night in a police-involved shooting in west suburban Aurora, police said. Gunfire was exchanged between officers and more than one person in the area of Galena Boulevard and LaSalle Street, Aurora police said.
A person was arrested Thursday night after leading police on a chase and causing a crash that left two women injured on the Northwest Side. Someone flagged down an officer at 9:18 p.m. in the 4000 block of North Harlem to report a possible man with a gun, according to Chicago Police. After the officer tried to pull over the male suspect’s vehicle, he turned off his lights and drove through the parking lot of the Harlem Irving Plaza, 4104 Harlem Ave. in neighboring Harwood Heights, in an effort to lose the officer.
Police have released video of a standoff on an Illinois highway that ended with a 34-year-old woman dead. CBS Chicago reports an officer shot and killed DeCynthia Clements on March 12 after she allegedly fled a traffic stop, and then stopped her SUV on the Jane Addams Tollway in Elgin, about 40 miles northwest of Chicago.4 month ago
Police have released video of a standoff on an Illinois highway that ended with a 34-year-old woman dead. CBS Chicago reports an officer shot and killed DeCynthia Clements on March 12 after she allegedly fled a traffic stop, and then stopped her SUV on the Jane Addams Tollway in Elgin, about 40 miles northwest of Chicago.
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The Livingston County Coroner has released the names of the two victims who died in a house fire in Dwight early Wednesday morning
A Lawndale man was charged Wednesday in connection with grabbing, touching and stealing from a woman on a West Side Blue Line platform in December. Jesse Winford, 29, of the 2700 block of West Harrison Street, was charged with felony counts of criminal sexual abuse and aggravated battery in a public place, according to Chicago Police.
A pedestrian was fatally struck by a vehicle Wednesday evening on the Dan Ryan Expressway on the South Side. The crash happened at 8:16 p.m. in the inbound lanes of Interstate 94 near 33rd Street, according to Illinois State Police.
Chicago Fire Dept. investigators are on scene investigating this fire in the Auburn Gresham neighborhood
About 20 people were displaced from their homes early Thursday when a fire broke out in an apartment building in the Calumet Heights neighborhood on the Far South Side side. Firefighters responded to an extra alarm fire about 4 a.m. in the 1600 block of 87th Street, according to the Chicago Fire Department
A Metra train struck a pedestrian near Joliet Wednesday afternoon, causing train delays. Trains were halted near Joliet after a Metra Rock Island train, No. 209, hit a pedestrian.
Police are warning residents of an attempted child luring Wednesday in northwest suburban Schaumburg. Four juveniles were waiting at a bus stop about 8 a.m. in the 2500 block of Barkwood Road when a man drove up to them and asked “need a lift?” The juveniles said they were waiting for the bus and the man drove away, Schaumburg police said.
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Man, 18, wounded in East Chatham shooting
Fire on the 2400 Block of W. Gunnison Avenue
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Elgin police chief favorite for Fort Collins job, but shooting could delay start date:
A Chicago police officer has been charged with sexually assaulting a suspect in police custody, the Chicago Tribune reported Tuesday. Officer Carlyle Calhoun, 46, was arrested Monday following an internal investigation
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A man attempted to lure a girl who was walking to school Monday morning in DeKalb. The girl was walking at 8:02 a.m. to Clinton Rosette Middle School in the 600 block of North 1st Street when a male drove up beside her and asked her age, according to DeKalb police.
Firefighters worked to put out an extra-alarm fire Wednesday morning at a home in south suburban Harvey. The blaze began around 5 a.m near the intersection of 152nd and Paulina streets. The Harvey Fire Department is responding4 month ago
Firefighters worked to put out an extra-alarm fire Wednesday morning at a home in south suburban Harvey. The blaze began around 5 a.m near the intersection of 152nd and Paulina streets. The Harvey Fire Department is responding
Three City of Chicago workers were shot, two of them fatally, in two separate incidents over the weekend on the city's South and West sides. The second slaying was of 49-year-old Darnell L. Simmons, who was shot about 6:30 p.m. Sunday in the 300 block of North Central Avenue in Austin, according to Chicago Police and the Cook County Medical Examiner's Office. Simmons, who lived in Austin, was taken to Stroger Hospital in critical condition, where he was pronounced dead at 7:13 p.m.
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A boy who was reported missing in a suspected abduction Tuesday night in DeKalb has been found. An alert was issued for 2-year-old Caprice McCollum about 11 p.m. Tuesday, according to the DeKalb police department. About 1:15 a.m., police said the boy had been found.
Man shot up crack while driving in riverside neighborhood as kids played: Police
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Police: Wanted felon crashed into squad car, led officers on chase in Waukegan
A police pursuit ended near Ridgewood Avenue and Hillcrest Avenue in the Village of East Davenport after the driver left the road and hit a tree.
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Aurora man heads to prison for shooting acquaintance in the face.
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Chicago police officer charged after allegedly sexually assaulting a suspect in custody at a hospital
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Six-hour standoff in Rogers Park; man shot in Little Village
Police are questioning two people of interest regarding a string of armed robberies earlier this morning on the Northwest Side. The two juvenile people were arrested earlier today in the 7600 block of North Rogers Avenue, Chicago Police said. Police also recovered the 2005 black Nissan sedan that was wanted in connection to the robberies.
SWAT teams were called to an incident Monday night in the Rogers Park neighborhood on the North Side. Police and SWAT personnel responded about 9:45 p.m. to the 6800 block of North Sheridan for a call of a person with a gun, Chicago Police said.
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Drunk driver threatens police after arrest in Riverside
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