A man was killed in a West Englewood neighborhood shooting Monday night on the South Side.
Erik L. Williams, 27, was standing on a front porch at 10:18 p.m. in the 1800 block of West 58th when someone in a gray sedan fired shots at him, according to Chicago Police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office.
Williams, of the 1200 block of West 71st Place, suffered multiple gunshot wounds to the side of his torso and was taken to Stroger Hospital, where he was pronounced dead at 11 p.m., authorities said.
Secret ‘risk rankings’ unfairly target struggling customers for faster gas, electricity cutoffs, consumer groups say
Utilities use data and algorithms to sort customers and determine how quickly gas and electricity is turned off for non-payment. “We think there’s a strong argument that this process is discriminatory,” one advocate says.
Arrests at historic lows, murders up 50% since last election: Next mayor faces daunting challenges on public safety
Brandon Johnson says he’d hire 200 more detectives while Paul Vallas vows to build the detective ranks to 10% of overall staffing. The next mayor will also have to address the controversial spike in people being stopped for traffic violations.
On March 31, 2003, bulldozers sent by Mayor Richard M. Daley destroyed the runway at Meigs Field. The move was seen then and now as an example of mayoral overreach.
Pyrotechnics are plentiful, but laughs are not.