Three men were killed and at least eight other people were wounded in violence around the city since Friday night. On the South Side, a 17-year-old was shot to death in the Chatham neighborhood, police said.
Three teenagers sexually assaulted a 12-year-old girl and posted the attacks on Facebook, Cook County prosecutors said Friday. Justin Applewhite, 16, Kenneth Brown, 15, and Scandale Fritz, 16, attacked the girl at Fritz’ home in the 400 block of West 60th Place on Dec. 15, …
Police in northwest suburban Park Ridge say a 63-year-old Chicago man conducted a fictitious business that defrauded people in at least four states and they are now looking for additional victims.
A female was hospitalized after she was stabbed in the head on the Far South Side early Friday, police said. The female, whose age was not immediately available, was stabbed about 12:50 a.m. in the 13200 block of South Vernon Avenue, said police News Affairs …
Two men were wounded during a shooting early Friday in the Pullman neighborhood on the Far South Side. The men were standing outside in the 11700 block of South Lafayette Avenue at 2:15 a.m. when they heard shots and felt pain, police News Affairs Officer …
Her story was a lie. That’s the message Chicago police sent out Thursday night about a woman who claimed a group of young men robbed her of jewelry worth more than $175,000 and several thousand dollars worth of cash on the Magnificent Mile in broad daylight Wednesday.
A 15-year-old boy was killed in a shooting Thursday night in the Auburn Gresham neighborhood, police said. The shooting happened about 9 p.m. in the 8600 block of South Ashland, according to Fire Media Affairs. The teen was shot once in the face and taken to Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn, where he died, Chicago Police News Affairs Officer Ron Gaines said.
A Chicago man was sentenced to 145 days behind bars Thursday after admitting his role in a deadly Indiana brawl that claimed the life of Kevin Kennelly Jr., of Beverly, on an Indiana beach in July 2011.
The body of a “young male” was pulled from the river near 31st Street and First Avenue in North Riverside on Tuesday. The body, which was partially decomposed, “bears strong similarities” to missing Maywood toddler Bryeon Hunter. His mother and her boyfriend have been charged in his beating death.
Adam Landerman, one of four young people charged in Joliet with a heinous double-killing, seemed barely able to utter the word “murder” last week during a hearing where he found out he is a father. Landerman was in Will County court May 10 to hear …
The attack happened at 10:33 a.m. in the subway in the 300 block of South Dearborn, where the Blue Line connects with the Red Line, Chicago Police said. The victim was walking up the stairs to the platform when he was knocked down and his wallet was taken, police said.
Dashamone McCarty came home to Maywood barely a week ago after his first year of college. He planned to attend a Proviso East High School track meet on Thursday to support his alma mater, where he was known as Deshawn McCarthy. Instead, Maywood police said McCarty was shot in the head late Wednesday and died the next morning.
Police shot a man Wednesday when he pointed a gun at officers in south suburban Riverdale.
A former Maine West High School soccer coach has been charged with multiple misdemeanor counts involving the battery and hazing of players on his team, according to the Cook County state’s attorney’s office.
At least seven people were wounded in shootings across Chicago on Wednesday, police said. In the most recent shooting, two 19-year-old men were wounded about 8:30 p.m. in the 6500 block of South Stony Island in the South Shore neighborhood, police said. One man was shot in the mouth and was being treated at Northwestern Memorial Hospital. The second man was shot in the arm and was being treated at the University of Chicago Medical Center, police said.