On a day that began with the most optimistic news yet for the return of ace Jon Lester, the Cubs lost for the first time since Sunday.
He was shot multiple times about 4:30 p.m. Saturday in the 3800 block of West Huron, police said.
He was sitting in a vehicle at 5:50 p.m. Saturday in the 11400 block of South Church when someone fired shots from another vehicle, authorities said.
Police do not have a description of the car thief, but in each incident, the thief stole vehicles with the keys inside and engines running.
Kids had a ball hunting Easter eggs on Saturday in Washington Park, while others picked up coloring books and Easter baskets in Englewood.
The two men were wounded when a dark-colored SUV pulled up near them and someone inside fired shots.
The accident sent two people to Stroger Hospital and two others to West Suburban Medical Center in Oak Park.
“How can you have all of this but not the thing that this festival is about?” one miffed attendee asked.
Jaque Purnell is described by Chicago police as a 5-foot-3, 145-pound black male with brown eyes, black hair and a medium complexion.
City officials say a tiger mauled a zookeeper at the Topeka Zoo in northeastern Kansas.
A video of an Ohio associate pastor inviting physical abuse upon himself by youth “with no repercussions” has drawn some ire.
The CTA first announced that all three lines were standing at Howard at 3:19 p.m., and suspended Yellow Line service entirely at 3:38 p.m.
Cubs reliever Brandon Morrow this week experienced another setback in his recovery from offseason elbow surgery.
A 5-year-old Michigan boy had a craving for McDonald’s but his grandmother was sleeping so he called 911 and made a request.
“I’m a guy who’s serious about the game,” Yonder Alonso said. “I don’t laugh much. But I’ve laughed a few times, and it’s been noticed by my family.”