Millennium Park shootout: Man, security guard exchange gunfire as more violence erupts at city’s premier downtown park
A 22-year-old man was attempting to enter the park in the first block of East Monroe Street but he refused to be checked for weapons at the entry point, police said.
‘A gun-crime crisis’ — Chicago’s top cop on defensive again after mass shooting at Near North Side trouble spot
Shootings have been rising downtown for much of the year. The 18th police district, where the shooting occurred, has logged the most homicides in 17 years and the most shootings since at least 2010.
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Cases have been on the rise statewide since mid-March, or a few weeks after Gov. J.B. Pritzker lifted his indoor mask mandate.
The lightness in the mural near the Wilson Avenue L station is meant to draw people to its image of a father holding the lifeless body of his daughter — a comment on the lives lost in the Syrian and Afghan wars.
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The Williams wrist injury was a major setback to his development this past season, but the former No. 4 overall pick ended his first playoff appearance on a high note. That has to continue if the Bulls want to have a frontcourt that can get them out of the first round.
In one attack, three men, 36, 25 and 24, were in a car in the 8500 block of South Commercial Avenue about 5:20 a.m. when a dark colored SUV stopped next to them and someone inside opened fire, police said.
With Jeff Greenberg aboard, Blackhawks seek to ‘close the gap’ between baseball, hockey data systems
MLB teams have surged far ahead of NHL teams in terms of information gathering, processing and utilizing in decision-making. With Greenberg, a former Cubs executive, as their new associate general manager, the Hawks hope to adopt baseball’s advances.
A Greek house appeals to the very sociable straight-A college freshman, but her close-minded mother won’t hear of it.
Last year, the quarterbacks room wasn’t designed to serve Fields alone.
Without changes, the flood insurance program will collapse, and property owners will be on their own.
Man wounded by security guard during shootout at Millennium Park, 9 others wounded in shootings Friday
The man, 22, jumped a fence to gain entry into the park. As security approached, he pulled out a gun and fired, police said. An off-duty Cook County sheriff’s officer, who was working as a security guard, returned fire.
Payton Gendron, 18, a white suspect in the Buffalo shooting, is called a teenager. Michael Brown Jr., 18, Black victim of a police shooting, is referred to as a man.
After our long period of COVID-19 isolation, we have vicariously enjoyed the idea of a free-running animal weighing 1,300 pounds staking out her own turf.
Zalatoris hit the ball on the button whether he was in the fairway or the rough, running off three straight birdies in gentler afternoon conditions for a 5-under 65 and a one-shot lead over Mito Pereira of Chile.
The Census Bureau bungle deprives Republicans of a main attack line: blaming Pritzker and Democrats for Illinois population loss — since, it turns out, the population grew.
Kyle Mooney and Aidy Bryant are also expected to exit “SNL” after the season finale on Saturday night.
Bernardo Gomez was on the Green Line platform in the 4700 block of West Lake Street when he was kicked in the head by the teenage boy.
The Census Bureau admitted last week that it had screwed up Illinois’ decennial headcount, and the state actually grew by about 250,000 people.
He was a past winner of the BBWAA Career Excellence Award, formerly the J. G. Taylor Spink Award, for meritorious contributions to baseball writing. He was the first winner of the prize who was not a member of the organization that votes for it, the Baseball Writers’ Association of America.
The Sox play a three-game series against the Yankees in New York this weekend.
“That’s the best that we can hope for, that however long Monty and Rose were going to be with us ... their young would go on to continue their story.”
Chicago’s top cop has few answers about how an unarmed 13-year-old boy was shot and seriously wounded by a Chicago police officer
Boom, not bust? Illinois undercounted in 2020 census, actually grew to 13 million — largest population ever
16-year-old girl dies days after shooting in West Garfield Park, man charged with hiding gun from police
Sister of Stacy Peterson vows to support defense attorney if he reveals details of missing woman’s fate
Cassandra Cales says she would support Drew Peterson’s former defense attorney Joel Brodsky if he gets in trouble with a judge, as long as he helps end her nearly 15-year search for her “best friend.”
The team has a waiting list of 140,000 for 81,441-seat Lambeau Field, which means a long time on the list.
Lesly Morales has been missing since late April, family said.
“I truly believe the greatest symbol of evil in our time is a child lying in a casket, slaughtered by violence. How many people have to die and children slaughtered before we say, ‘Enough!?’ ”