A man armed with an AR-15 rifle stopped an attack by one of his neighbors and held him until police arrived. It happened Monday at an apartment building on Harbor Drive in Oswego Township.
Police are investigating the cause of a fatal crash Sunday night in west suburban Naperville. Police and firefighters responded about 7:10 p.m. Sunday to reports of a single vehicle crash on 87th Street and Modaff Road, Naperville police said. Jason Schaus, 41, of Naperville, was traveling westbound on 87th Street when his 2013 Mercedes Benz CLS63 left the road and struck a tree, police said.
A woman was carjacked at gunpoint Monday night in the Chicago Lawn neighborhood on the Southwest Side. The 27-year-old woman was in her gray 2016 Nissan Maxima when a male approached, showed a handgun and forced her out of her car about 11:10 p.m. in the 6200 block of South Albany, Chicago Police said.
A boy was shot Monday night in the Brighton Park neighborhood on the Southwest Side. The 15-year-old boy was walking when a black SUV drove by and someone inside fired shots about 10:10 p.m. in the 4400 block of South Whipple, Chicago Police said.
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Two young sisters, 6 and 13, wounded in the same shooting were among at least 10 people who have been shot, one fatally, in Chicago since Sunday afternoon, authorities said. In the homicide, a man was shot in the neck, abdomen and back in the Chatham neighborhood on the South Side late Sunday, police said. The man, 58, was walking in the 8000 block of South Michigan Avenue when someone started shooting about 10:50 p.m., police said. He was taken to Stroger Hospital, where he was pronounced dead. He was identified as Hubert Eddings, who was killed in the block where he lived, according to the Cook County medical examiner’s office.
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A Chicago police officer shot and seriously wounded a man Sunday evening after a traffic stop in the Back of the Yards neighborhood on the Southwest Side. Officers pulled over a Dodge Magnum about 8 p.m. just south of 43rd Street on Ashland Avenue. The stop was part of a narcotics investigation, according to police spokesman Anthony Guglielmi.
A man was shot early Monday in the Lawndale neighborhood on the Southwest Side. The 35-year-old man was stopped at a red light when a vehicle pulled up next to him and someone inside fired shots about 2:15 a.m. in the 3900 block of West Ogden, Chicago Police said.
A 6-year-old girl and 14-year-old girl were shot Sunday night in the Hermosa neighborhood on the Northwest Side. The girls were in a vehicle being driven by a woman when another vehicle pulled up, exchanged words or gang signs with the driver, and fired shots about 9 p.m. in the 4700 block of West North Avenue, Chicago Police said.
Two Mundelein High School students were arrested Sunday for allegedly making threats against the school on social media, authorities said. School officials said that a student posted a photo of a handgun on Snapchat with the caption, "Mundelein ain't ready for this."
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A suspect was taken into custody in connection with the killing of a 51-year-old woman who was found dead Saturday morning after suffering head trauma in the South Side Woodlawn neighborhood, police said. At 8:11 a.m., officers found the woman suffering from head trauma in the 6600 block of South Minerva, according to Chicago Police. She was pronounced dead at the scene.
A man was shot early Sunday in the South Austin neighborhood on the West Side. The 24-year-old man was shot in the hand at 3:51 a.m. in the 200 block of North Cicero Ave., according to preliminary information from Chicago Police.
A person was shot and killed early Sunday in the South Austin neighborhood on the West Side. The male, whose age was unknown, was shot in the head about 3:40 a.m. in the first block of North Mayfield Avenue, according to preliminary information from Chicago Police.
One person was injured in a rollover crash early Sunday in south suburban Harvey. The crash occurred about 10:15 p.m. in the 14500 block of Jefferson Avenue. It appears the vehicle rolled over and struck a tree.
A man was shot and killed Saturday night in the Englewood neighborhood on the South Side. About 8:40 p.m., the 27-year-old was shot multiple times in the upper body in the 1100 block of West 65th Street, according to Chicago Police.
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Police are searching for a man who chased a group of girls Wednesday evening as they walked home from school in the West Side Austin neighborhood. The girls were walking about 5:05 p.m. in the 4800 block of West Ohio when the suspect started following them, according to an alert from Chicago Police. After he gave chase, the girls ran off.
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The man charged in a fatal high speed crash in west suburban Wheaton has been found dead in his home in Warrenville
A person was injured in a fire late Thursday at an apartment building in west suburban St. Charles. Fire crews responded at 10:39 p.m. to a fire alarm at the Carroll Towers at 200 North Second Street, according to the St. Charles Fire Department. When they arrived, crews found a fire in the kitchen of a second-floor apartment where a female resident was trapped.
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A 21-year-old Mount Prospect man is facing charges that he killed and tried to conceal the death of a man found inside a burning vehicle last week in the northwest suburban village. Paul A. Zalewski was charged with felony counts of first-degree murder and concealment of a homicidal death in the case, according to a statement released Thursday by Mount Prospect police.
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Skokie police have removed a car that crashed into a Best Buy Thursday morning. Police said the burglary took place at 3:17 a.m. at the Best Buy at 5425 Touhy Ave. A silver Toyota went through the front doors and wound up all the way inside the store and police said they are investigating a burglary.
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Niles North High School in north suburban Skokie was evacuated Wednesday afternoon after receiving a threat, police said. said they are working to determine the credibility of the threat. No injuries were reported. Police did not comment on the nature of the threat or how it was made.
A fire broke out at a residence early Thursday in south suburban Riverdale. Firefighters were on the scene about 1 a.m. in the 13800 block of School Street
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A man climbed through a woman's bedroom window and sexually assaulted her in Chicago's Brighton Park neighborhood Tuesday. The woman was asleep when the man broke into the home at around 1 p.m. in the 2600-block of West Pershing Avenue, police said.
A 3-year-old boy died Wednesday afternoon on Chicago's Southwest Side, police said. His death is being investigated as a homicide, according to police. The boy died in the Little Village neighborhood. Police said the child was found just before 2 p.m. in the 2700 block of South Avers. He was pronounced dead at the scene.
A person was shot while waiting in a drive-thru lane at a Steak 'n Shake in Batavia Tuesday, police said. were alerted to the shooting at 6:25 p.m. after staff at a local hospital told them they were treating a male gunshot victim. The victim told police that he was parked in the drive-thru lane at the restaurant at 1901 McKee Street when there was a verbal altercation between people in his vehicle and those in a red sedan.
Two northwest suburban teenage boys were charged with shooting at a group of other teenagers last year in a drive-by attack in west suburban Riverside. The 15-year-old from Hanover Park and the 17-year-old from Roselle set up a drug deal via Snapchat to meet dealers on Dec. 1, 2017, in a backyard in the 200 block of East Burlington Street in Riverside, according to a statement form Riverside police. They claimed that they wanted to buy marijuana but actually planned to rob the sellers of their cash during the purported drug deal.
Police are warning of an attempted child luring Tuesday in the West Elsdon neighborhood on the Southwest Side. A 15-year-old girl was walking down the sidewalk about 4 p.m. in the 3700 block of West 58th street when an unknown man pulled up, exposed himself and asked her to get into his car, Chicago Police said.
A woman suffered a graze wound early Wednesday in the Lake View neighborhood on the North Side. The woman, 19, was getting into a vehicle when shots were fired about 12:50 a.m. in the 3700 block of West Addison, according to Chicago Police.
A male was shot early Wednesday in the South Austin neighborhood on the West Side. The male was shot in the arm about 1:21 a.m. in the first block of South Menard Avenue, according to preliminary information from Chicago Police.
Widespread power outages were reported after a crash in northwest suburban Hanover Park. A vehicle struck an electric pole Tuesday night in the area of Cloverdale Road and Lake Street, said Hanover police.