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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.
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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.
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
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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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In Chicago today, Rod Rosenstein said two members of his security detail came across a woman OD'ing on fentanyl and saved her life.
Police say two men died in an apparently drug-related shooting and another has been taken into custody in Normal, Illinois
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A retired officer shot and killed a 20-year-old man who tried to carjack him in the Bridgeport neighborhood Wednesday night, authorities said. The retired officer was in a vehicle in the 2900 block of South Shields Avenue about 7:20 p.m. when three males went up to the car and one pointed a gun at him and demanded the vehicle, police said in a media notification
The 54-year-old man was found at 10:46 p.m. in the 1000 block of West O’Hare Way, Chicago Police said. He was treated on scene and taken to Presence Resurrection Medical Center where he was pronounced dead at 11:51 p.m.
Eight vehicles were hit when a car drove into oncoming traffic Wednesday night in the Gage Park neighborhood on the Southwest Side. A Chevrolet Sonic, driven by a female, was traveling westbound about 11:05 p.m. in the 3000 block of West 55th Street when it crossed a medium and struck two vehicles, Chicago Police said.
A woman was shot by her brother Wednesday not when he accidentally fired a handgun in the Englewood neighborhood on the South Side. The 20-year-old woman was shot in the leg by her brother about 10:35 p.m. in the 5900 block of South Justine, Chicago Police said.
Female shot in the left leg 5956 S Justine Her and her brother were playing with the gun
A woman was stabbed to death Wednesday night in the Chicago Lawn neighborhood on the Southwest Side. The 28-year-old woman was stabbed in the chest and thrown from a parked vehicle at 9:26 p.m. in the 6000 block of South Sacramento Avenue, Chicago Police said.
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Emergency crews are on the scene of a fire in Forest View, Illinois. The fire broke out near the Sanitary and Ship Canal off of I-55 near Harlem Ave. Chicago Coast Guard Marine Safety Unite says the fire is on a transfer dock
Three people, including two officers, were hurt in a traffic crash Wednesday evening on the Far South Side, according to authorities. A Chicago police vehicle was involved in a crash that left another vehicle overturned about 6:10 p.m. in the 11100 block of South Cottage Grove Avenue in the Rosemoor neighborhood, police said.
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Rretired Chicago police officer shot and killed a male attacker who tried to carjack him in the Bridgeport neighborhood Wednesday night, authorities said. The retired officer was in a vehicle in the 2900 block of South Shields Avenue about 7:20 p.m. when three males went up to the car and one pointed a gun at him and demanded the vehicle, police said in a media notification.
A man was fatally shot Wednesday evening in the South Shore neighborhood, according to Chicago Police. The 51-year-old was shot in the side of the chest about 7:05 p.m. in the 7400 block of South Phillips, police said.
A man was shot and killed Tuesday night in the West Side Austin neighborhood, police said. Lavell Jones, 19, was shot in the back at 8:57 p.m. in the 5100 block of West Chicago, according to Chicago Police and the Cook County Medical Examiner’s Office. The circumstances of the shooting weren’t immediately known.
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A blind man was shot and killed in a drive-by shooting Tuesday night on the West Side, neighbors said. Chicago police said the 50-year-old victim was standing on the corner in the 3800-block of West Roosevelt Road at about 9:30 p.m. A vehicle approached and police said someone inside fired shots, hitting the victim in the back.
A Chicago Police officer was injured after being hit on the head with a vase early Wednesday in the Woodlawn neighborhood on the South Side. Officers responded to a call of a domestic battery about 12:35 a.m. in the 6400 block of South Kenwood, Chicago Police said.
A man who was shot and critically wounded Monday evening while he was walking in the West Side Austin neighborhood has died. Kyle More, 23, was walking at 6:22 p.m. in the 200 block of North Lockwood when a vehicle pulled up and someone inside fired shots, striking him in the chest, according to Chicago Police and the Cook County Medical Examiner’s Office.
2-year-old boy was shot and wounded in on Tuesday night, police said. The shooting happened in the 400 block of Landau Street around 7:45 p.m. and is believed to be gang related, Joliet Police Deputy Chief Al Roechner said.
Two men were wounded in a shooting Tuesday night in the Chicago Lawn neighborhood on the Southwest Side. The men, ages 18 and 26, were standing at 9:29 p.m. in the 6000 block of South Maplewood when a male walked up and fired shots, according to Chicago Police.
Man shot in head while driving crashes into buildings in West Elsdon