The youngest homicide victim was a 16-year-old boy shot Saturday near “The Bean” in the Loop.
Lightfoot bans unaccompanied minors from Millennium Park on weekend evenings after fatal shooting near ‘The Bean’
After a chaotic night that ended with a 16-year-old dead, two men wounded and 30 people arrested, Mayor Lori Lightfoot announced minors won’t be allowed in the park after 6 p.m., Thursday through Sunday, unless they’re with a “responsible adult.”
The boy was arrested on Michigan Avenue moments after he allegedly shot a 16-year-old during a large unsanctioned gathering Saturday evening, according to Chicago police.
Demonstrators hailed long-time Al Jazeera broadcaster Shireen Abu Akleh as their “eyes and ears” in Palestine.
Four people were in a car that rolled over around 3:30 a.m. in the westbound lanes near Oakley Boulevard, just east of Western Avenue, Illinois State Police said.
Residents complained of oppressive heat at Rogers Park senior complex days before 3 women were found dead
Ald. Maria Hadden (49th) told the Sun-Times that she thinks a lack of air conditioning in the building likely caused the deaths.
A white 2013 Toyota Highlander struck a cyclist about 1 p.m. May 11 at the intersection of Sunnyside and Melvina avenues, Chicago police said.
A white 18-year-old wearing military gear shot 11 Black and two white victims before surrendering to authorities in a rampage he broadcast live on the streaming platform Twitch, authorities said.
Two of the seven teens died to their injuries.
The two were standing on a sidewalk in the 700 block of South Albany Avenue about 2:30 a.m. when they were struck by gunfire, police said.
Two men were among a group of people walking in the 300 block of South State Street about 11:40 p.m. when two male juveniles started shooting at the group, police said.
Demonstrations took place at Union Park, Millennium Park and in the Beverly neighborhood, as part of the national “Bans Off Our Bodies Day of Action.”
Brian Barajas, 38, was wanted for child abduction after allegedly intentionally hiding the children from his ex-girlfriend, who is the children’s mother, since January, police say.
Antoine Taylor allegedly fired shots and fatally struck a 34-year-old man in the head, police said.
Police said detectives were conducting a homicide investigation, adding that the circumstances of the shooting were unclear.
Politicians who operate in ways that bring them personal benefit could end up on a slippery slope.
The teen was walking in the 4100 block of West 5th Avenue about 2:20 a.m. when someone in a silver sedan opened fire, striking him in the left leg, police said.
Since the early 1980s, more than 42,000 birds have been found dead after they collided with Lakeside’s windows.
Bailey to hit Chicago TV screens after billionaire Uihlein pumps $2.5 million more into GOP campaign for governor
The $2.5 million that the Lake Forest GOP megadonor dropped into Bailey’s war chest on Friday comes just days after a poll showed the gap between the downstate senator and Aurora Mayor Richard Irvin has narrowed in the wide-open GOP primary race for governor.
A 10-year-old girl called 911 and accused her father, a cop, of sexually abusing her. But the officer was charged only with battery, a misdemeanor