The officers were heading south on Cicero Avenue about 12:10 a.m. when a silver Lexus sedan ran a red light and struck their squad car, causing them to crash into a grey SUV, Chicago police said.
The boy was sitting inside a vehicle about 7:40 p.m. in the 700 block of North Hamlin Avenue when someone opened fire, police said.
Kahleah Copper finished with a game-high 22 points on 60% shooting and went 2-for-3 from behind the arc. Candace Parker added 13 points, and Courtney Vandersloot had 10 assists.
The Bulls found themselves in deep holes early on in games far too often last season, and that needed to change. So far it has, as coach Billy Donovan has been stressing fast starts.