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Fire officials said the high-speed crash occurred on West Columbus Avenue at 83rd Street. Three people are in serious to critical condition, and one is in traumatic arrest.
Nicholas Samudio, 22, was charged with one count of first-degree murder in a shooting Feb. 16 on the Stevenson Expressway, state police said.
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A woman was at an Austin gas station when someone pulled up in a car and a person got out and fired shots about 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, police said.
A teen and a man were on a street about 4:15 p.m. when someone in a car opened fire. They were taken to Loretto Hospital, where they were in good condition, officials said.
Verona Gunn, a former teacher, died after a speeding Chicago Police Department cruiser struck her car in 2019. Ten police officers were also injured in the crash.
David Wright had been convicted of killing two neighborhood friends, Tyrone Rockett and Robert Smith, in 1994. His confession was thrown out on appeal.
Sedrick Body, 29, was on the sidewalk in the 1900 block of South Saint Louis Avenue when he was shot in the back, officials said.
The spray version of naloxone will be available for sale by late summer. Experts praised the move to make it more accessible amid the national opioid crisis but are concerned it may be too expensive for some people.
Officers were responding to a ShotSpotter call when they found the woman unresponsive in an alley in the 7900 block of South Vincennes Avenue.
Five 7-Eleven stores robbed on Near West and North sides, a day after four other 7-Eleven stores were hit by gunmen
In one of the robberies Wednesday, a customer’s Jeep was carjacked. Police have not said if the robberies are linked. No injuries have been reported.
An appellate court in Maryland reinstated Adnan Syed’s murder conviction and ordered a new hearing after finding that a lower court failed to give the victim’s family sufficient notice that his conviction was going to be overturned.
Kevin Powell sought refuge at a subway station. A CTA worker beat him viciously and left him for dead, prosecutors say.
“He was just a nice guy, never gave anyone no trouble,” said Willie Love, a supervisor at a Bronzeville soup kitchen who knew Powell from their younger days at the Robert Taylor Homes.
Nashville shooter bought 7 guns before school attack; One of the officers who confronted suspect grew up in Chicago
Police say Audrey Hale bought weapons legally, hiding them from their parents. Hale did not target the victims but did target the school and planned the attack carefully.
“Our downtown is half-vacant, a ghost town in the middle of the workweek. Our schools have lost a year of learning or more. Test scores have plummeted. Every public agency is facing a financial cliff,” Vallas told the City Club of Chicago.
The man, 20, was driving in the 2200 block of South Sawyer Avenue when someone shot at his car.
The robberies occurred in the Deering, Ogden, Harrison and Town Hall police districts, with nine robberies reported in Brighton Park over an hour on Saturday.
Three men were ejected from the car traveling inbound at Cicero Monday night. The surviving 42-year-old man is in critical condition.
Emmett Richardson, 39, is facing felony charges of aggravated battery in Saturday’s attack. The 54-year-old male victim has not been identified.
The driver of a black Mercedes ran a stop sign early Saturday in the 800 block of West Washington, striking James Richard Thompson, 26, of Plainfield, as he crossed the street, police say.
The woman was in the passenger seat of a car Sunday night in the 13000 block of South Evans Avenue when she was hit by the driver of a Maserati, police said.
The 20-year-old man suffered cuts to his head Sunday night and was hospitalized in critical condition.
He was pronounced dead at the scene, police said. His name had not been released as of Sunday morning.
Four males were taken into custody after the shooting, which occurred about 10:50 p.m. Saturday.
Brendan A. Kennedy-Gasior, 37, faces a felony count of promoting prostitution and was released from custody after posting $500 bond in the case.
Officers responded to a call of shots fired at the store Saturday evening.
The shooting happened in the 7100 block of South Wood Street, police said.