Lennie Myles, 19, allegedly threatened to kill two people, committed two carjackings and stole a teen’s clothing before he was arrested Monday.
Mohammed K. Al Hijoj, 39, was on the job carrying four passengers when he was shot in the 1700 block of North Lotus Street on Sunday, officials said. The passengers fled.
Plans to turn the West Side park field house into a migrant shelter have been abandoned as the number of migrants camped out at police stations has dropped, Ald. Chris Taliaferro said.
Migrants, host family to share first Thanksgiving together: ‘Thanks to God we’ve always found good people on our trip here’
Migrants staying with West Side families show appreciation for all the help they have received on the journey to Chicago.
Leon Taylor, 33, was arrested Saturday night and is facing a first-degree murder charge. The two were involved in fight when the man shot the teen multiple times, authorities say.
The village has approved emergency spending and recently provided emergency shelter for more than 100 migrants staying at a Chicago police station.
Food deserts plague Chicago neighborhoods. Could the city run its own grocery stores to fill in the gaps?
Following the city’s announcement that it was exploring the possibility of a publicly owned store, one grocer said his “first thought was, great. My second thought was, ‘How is that going to look?’”
“I don’t see nothing there for the West Side. It makes me sick to my stomach,” Ald. Emma Mitts told Water Commissioner Andrea Cheng.
The two men, both 32, were initially taken to Stroger Hospital in critical condition, but one later died after the shootings.
Ald. Chris Taliaferro said the city was considering a site across the street from the park to house asylum-seekers. Community members complained about the potential loss of a valuable resource for young people.
A 3,000-square feet addition to the satellite campus will be called the Community Center for Teaching and Learning. Besides boosting student capacity by 50% to 2,000, the community center will also serve as an events space.
The credit union — Leaders Network Financial in partnership with Great Lakes Credit Union — is open to members of the Leaders Network. They hope to open a branch at 5600 W. Madison St. in February, with a possible interim branch before then.
Alexander Villa was convicted of gunning down Lewis during the armed robbery of a convenience store at Division Street and Austin Boulevard, where Lewis was working as a security guard.
The sentencing of Alexander Villa, found guilty at trial for the 2011 murder of Chicago Police Officer Clifton Lewis in 2019, has been scheduled for Monday.
More neighborhood, evening meetings are scheduled to provide better access for students and parents with daytime work schedules than workday meetings in the Loop.
Judge rejects request for special prosecutor to probe alleged misconduct by police, prosecutors in 2011 cop murder
Alexander Villa’s lawyers cited emails they claim show cops and prosecutors withheld evidence like cellphone data showing the suspects were not at the crime scene when Chicago Police Officer Clifton Lewis was killed.
Lawyers for Alexander Villa, Edgardo Colon and Tyrone Clay, suspected of killing a CPD officer, say the state’s attorney’s office is covering up prosecutors’ misconduct.
“I want the students to go higher,” says Bernard Lilly Sr., 55, a pastor at Greater St. John’s Bible Church in Austin.
Chicago taxpayers have paid nearly $700 million since 2000 in lawsuits by people who say police framed them