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In one of the shootings, Joseph Jackson, 32, was found in the 1300 block of West 73rd Street with multiple gunshot wounds, Chicago police said.
The man was found with a gunshot wound to the head about 10 p.m. Thursday in the 10300 block of South Green Street.
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Fernando Vega-Diaz, 18, was walking in the 4700 block of South Ashland Avenue when someone in a passing car shot him, police said.
Tino Roane, 37, was shot about 12:40 a.m. Thursday during an argument in the 38100 block of North Loyola Avenue, the Lake County sheriff’s office said.
Prosecutors said they were not ready to make a decision about whether they would continue with their prosecution.
The circumstances of the shooting were unknown, according to Chicago police.
R&B star still faces charges for sexual abuse of four victims, including three minors, in Cook County.
A six-month pilot program aims to speed up misconduct investigations and rebuild public trust in police, Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s office announced Wednesday.
Treshon Kates, 20, allegedly punched the driver four to five times about 9:50 p.m. Monday in the 700 block of East 67th Street.
Five months after a 21-year-old man was shot and killed in Rogers Park, a suspect has been charged with murder.
Jurors deliberated more than 10 hours before finding Diego Uribe, 28, guilty on all six counts of first-degree murder.
Absalom Coakley and the two victims were among roughly 50 people who showed up to the Sept. 24 party at a home in the 1300 block of South Harding Avenue, according to a prosecutor.
The motorist’s attorney says he wanted a tougher sentence, but Officer Kevin Bunge, who suffers from PTSD, pleaded guilty to a felony requiring no prison time.
Prosecutors said a key piece of evidence linking Ishmael Simpson to the slaying last year are his “Yeezy-style shoes” — an apparent reference to rapper and designer Kanye West’s footwear brand.
A person was shot to death Tuesday evening near a bicycle trail in the 12200 block of South Parnell Avenue.
Diego Uribe, 28, is accused of shooting, bludgeoning or stabbing the family members to death in 2016 in a robbery.
Hermes Rios-Cardona climbed out of his car seat Monday and wandered into traffic on Pulaski Road near Wilson Avenue when a pickup truck struck him and kept going, police said.
The shooting, the 16th slaying in the area this year, occurred about 6:50 p.m. in the 12200 block of South Parnell Avenue, police said.
New duties at high court for U.S. District Judge Robert Dow Jr. could further delay racketeering case of Ald. Edward M. Burke, which Dow has presided over since 2019.
Victoria Moreno, 34, initially was charged with attempted first-degree murder and aggravated battery to a child. She was ordered held without bail in a bond court hearing.
Kentrell Gayden, 22, faces attempted murder and aggravated battery charges in shooting near 108th and State streets.
Adel Daoud was arrested at the end of a monthslong FBI investigation in which an agent gave him an inert bomb installed in a Jeep. He was taken into custody after he allegedly tried to set the bomb off outside a downtown Chicago bar.
A man was shot during a carjacking early Monday in the 300 block of North Western Avenue on the Near West Side, police said.
“It hurts me so much not waking up to my baby,” says Veronica Zastro, whose 3-year-old was shot dead in an apparent road-range incident in West Lawn.
Police say the resident, who has a concealed-carry permit, came home, found a man in his home and shot him.