An off-duty officer was fatally shot as he and two of his friends returned to their car after a night out.
In each incident, a man entered an apartment through a door or window and stole Nintendo Wii and Playstation 4 video game consoles.
The Wells Street Bridge over the Chicago River will be closed for testing early Sunday as the city prepares for the spring boating season.
Several people had their purse or cellphone stolen Thursday night in a downtown snatching spree.
Police are warning residents about a series of violent robberies since last month on CTA Blue and Green Line trains on the West Side.
At 9:13 p.m. Thursday, officers responded to a report of an unattended package left on a curb on the lower level of Terminal 1E, police said.