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Chicago's Memorial Day Weekend Gets Bloody Kick-Off with 23 Shot, Four Dead

But even as the statistics seem familiar, the carnage is happening amidst a major police offensive with the Chicago Police Department (CPD) sending 1,000 officers into the streets to tamp down the violence.

BREITBART - 2018-05-27 15:50:54

Man Playing With Gun Accidentally Shoots, Kills Woman

An 18-year-old woman was fatally shot by a man who accidentally discharged a handgun he was playing with Saturday night in the Back of the Yards neighborhood on the South Side, police said.The woman was shot in the chest at 9:02 p.m. in the 800 block of 49th Place, according to Chicago Police. Witne

NBC CHICAGO - 2018-05-27 07:35:00

Chicago police sergeant grazed by bullet in West Town

The patrol sergeant was grazed in her bulletproof vest around 11:55 p.m. Saturday near the intersection of Chicago and Noble avenues, according to the Chicago Tribune. Someone in a black SUV fired shots at a gold SUV, while had bullet holes and remained on Noble Avenue after the shooting, the Tribun

WGNTV.COM - 2018-05-27 11:51:19

Cell Phone Buyers Lured To South Side, Robbed At Gunpoint

When the victims arrive, the men display a black revolver and take their property, police said. The offenders have taken a car, cell phones, purses and wallets.

PATCH - 2018-05-27 15:00:00

Three teens shot inside convenience store

CHICAGO, Ill. -- Chicago police were responding to several incidents of Memorial Day weekend violence late Saturday night.Three teens were shot inside a convenience store near 58th and Indiana just before 8 in the evening. All three were rushed to the University of Chicago Hospital, they all had bee

WGNTV.COM - 2018-05-27 03:02:10

Ambulance Struck by Bullet in Englewood

About 3:45 a.m., paramedics were called to the 6800 block of South Damen Avenue for a female seeking medical attention, Chicago Police said. The patient became combative during her treatment, police said, and began fighting the paramedics inside the ambulance.

NBC CHICAGO - 2018-05-27 14:16:24

Woman Found Strangled to Death in West Garfield Park

The woman, whose age was unknown, was found unresponsive at 6:27 p.m. in a yard in the 4500 block of West West End Avenue, according to CHicago Police and the Cook County Medical Examiner’s Office.

NBC CHICAGO - 2018-05-27 01:40:19

Analysis: La Grange Park pays $4.28 for every $1 pensioners contribute to Lagrange Park Police Pension Fund

Taxpayers contributed 81.2 percent of the $990,308 the Lagrange Park Police Pension Fund brought in last year, or $4.28 for every $1 from pension members, according to a West Cook News analysis of the latest data reported to the Illinois Department of Insurance Pension Division.

WESTCOOKNEWS.COM - 2018-05-27 00:00:00

4 Dead, 12 Wounded in Memorial Day Weekend Shootings

According to witnesses, an 18-year-old woman and a man were playing with a handgun when the weapon fell on the floor and fired, striking the woman in the chest.

NBC CHICAGO - 2018-05-27 02:59:46

2 killed in Chicago as Memorial Day weekend begins, police promise show of force - Extra News

Chicago police promised a show of force over Memorial Day weekend, with at least 1,000 extra officers working to help curb the holiday violence.


Investigator Comes to Chicago to Solve Son's Murder

A criminal investigator from Mississippi has headed to Chicago hoping to solve a murder, and this crime is personal to her, because the victim was her only son.

NBC CHICAGO - 2018-05-26 23:08:53

Chicago police looking for missing 16-year-old girl

She was last seen wearing a pink rain jacket, black leggings and black shoes, and carrying a black Northface backpack, police said.

FOX32CHICAGO.COM - 2018-05-27 00:53:00

14-year-old boy reported missing from Lawndale

Moore is described as a 5-foot-6, 120-pound black boy with brown eyes, short hair and a medium complexion, police said. He was last seen wearing blue jeans, a navy blue shirt and Nike Air Force 1 sneakers.

FOX32CHICAGO.COM - 2018-05-26 18:22:00

2 Dead, 7 Wounded Friday in Shootings Across Chicago Area

Two people died, and seven were wounded, in gun violence Friday leading into Memorial Day weekend.

NBC CHICAGO - 2018-05-26 13:52:53

Girl, 16, Reported Missing From Lawndale Neighborhood

She was last seen wearing a pink rain jacket, black leggings and black shoes, and carrying a black Northface backpack, police said.

NBC CHICAGO - 2018-05-26 23:39:20

Man Shot By Officers On West Side: Police

When the officers arrived, they tried to ask two men sitting on a porch about the shots fired, and one of the men took off running, police said.

PATCH - 2018-05-26 15:18:40

100 arrested in Chicago raids; guns found inside Englewood daycare

Chicago police have conducted a series of raids leading up to the Memorial Day Weekend, including an Englewood home operating as a daycare. Police found weapons and drugs inside the home in the 1000-block of West Marquette Road. One person was arrested and none of the children were hurt. A search wa


Chicago Police release surveillance photos of Red Line attempted robbery

He was described as a man in his mid 20s, wearing a dark hat with white letters, a black hooded sweatshirt, a black jacket and black jeans. He may have a cut to his face near his right cheek.

FOX32CHICAGO.COM - 2018-05-26 16:31:00

11-Year-Old Child Seriously Hurt in Suburban Hit and Run

The incident occurred in the 600 block of North Chicago Avenue just after 11 a.m., police said. The vehicle, a royal blue four-door sedan with dark-tinted windows, struck the child and fled the scene, police said.

NBC CHICAGO - 2018-05-26 21:51:06

Police: Man groped, kissed girl on Chicago CTA train

The girl, described as a “female minor,” was riding the train to school about 10 a.m. in the 1200 block of North Ashland when the man sat next to her and tried to talk to her, according to a community alert from Chicago Police.