Chicago police officer shot answering call of domestic disturbance in Little Italy. ‘They were ambushed,’ top cop says
The officer was shot as he and a partner were getting out of an elevator in a housing complex in the 1300 block of West Taylor Street Friday morning.
Norvell Meadows, 19, was shot in the hip, according to the Cook County Medical Examiner’s office. He was taken to Stroger Hospital and died on Thursday night.
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Judge looks to Supreme Court gun ruling as he weighs whether to shoot down Chicago ban on laser sights
U.S. District Judge Robert Dow Jr. has asked lawyers in a Chicago gun-rights suit to weigh in on whether Justice Clarence Thomas’s majority opinion affects the city’s ban.
Lance Lynn threw six scoreless innings in his best start of season. The Sox benefitted from Giants reliever Camilo Doval’s error in the ninth that allowed Gavin Sheets to reach base.
Biden’s honors list includes both living and deceased honorees from the worlds of Hollywood, sports, politics, the military, academia, and civil rights and social justice advocacy.
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A dormant but architecturally-significant modernist South Side office building is getting a major fix-up.
Contributions to Democratic candidates and abortion-rights groups have spiked sharply. Democratic pollster Jeff Horwitt says, “How (abortion) plays out in November is to be determined, but for now, it is injecting some much-needed enthusiasm into parts of the Democratic coalition.”
Jalen Vales, 27, was charged with attempted first degree murder and aggravated battery of a peace officer.
A 38-year-old man and another gunman were shooting at each other in the 2200 block of South Wentworth Avenue about 10:50 p.m. when gunfire struck the man and two other women, police said.
The pedestrian was struck by a train at the Glen of North Glenview Train Station, 2301 Lehigh Avenue,
The shooting happened about 9:15 p.m. in the 3800 block of West Monroe Street.
As gas prices soar, Illinois residents can apply for up to $4,000 in rebates for electric vehicles as part of a new climate-fighting clean energy law.
Since the Los Angeles Sparks won consecutive titles in 2001 and ’02, 13 of the 20 reigning champions didn’t make it back to the Finals; seven returned and lost. One of those seven was Parker’s 2017 Sparks team.
After allowing hits to five of the first nine hitters he faced Friday, Sampson switched to his off-speed pitches and retired 12 of the next 14.
Last year, the July Fourth weekend was a bloodbath on Chicago streets with over 100 people shot, 19 of them killed. Thirteen children were among the wounded, five of them shot within a nine-hour period.
Meanwhile, the four Illinois legislative leaders did not have a spectacular primary day last week.
Arab American Action Network along with other Chicago community groups say the reports have become a way to racially profile Muslims and people of Arab descent.
The teen was near the parking lot of a business in the 2500 block of South Kolin Avenue when a male on a bicycle approached her and opened fire, Chicago police said.
The winner of the Chicago casino bid, who promised good labor relations here, nearly had to contend with a walkout over the July 4 weekend at its operation outside Providence.
Nothing can ruin a cookout like charred burgers that look more like hockey pucks than a tasty dinner.
Chicago’s laser sights ban reconsidered, Police officer wounded in shooting, Zach LaVine signs new Bulls contact and more in your Chicago news roundup
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Cease will take a 2.56 ERA and major-league best 13.44 strikeouts per nine innings into his start vs. the Giants on Saturday.
4-year-old girl died of child abuse just days after being returned to mother and the woman’s partner in Chatham
The girl, Cashawnna Love, had been taken from the home two weeks earlier after she was brought to a hospital with burns on her feet, according to the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services.
Not even the two-time All-Star’s biggest supporters can say he’ll elevate the team to a title.
More than 800 people have been arrested in connection with the breach in nearly all 50 states. That includes Illinois, where at least 30 known residents face charges for their role.
Lightfoot uses wounding of police officer to sound the alarm — again — about post-pandemic surge in domestic violence
After a Chicago Police officer was ambushed while responding to a domestic violence call, Mayor Lori Lightfoot had the grim statistics at her fingertips. “Domestic-related” homicides by firearm and non-fatal shootings have increased by a staggering 125 percent since 2019.
The pair were chosen under new rules that give starting spots to the top vote-getter in each league in the first phase of online voting, which began June 8 and ended Thursday.
Venice is the first city in the world putting such a system in place.
In light of employers moving in and out of Chicago, Harry Kraemer Jr. weighs in on what’s important to corporate leaders and how the city’s boosters can appeal to them.