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WATCH LIVE: Chicago police procession for Officer John Rivera

CHICAGO (WLS) -- Police say they are working to track down the people who shot and killed a 23-year-old off-duty Chicago police officer early Saturday in an apparently random shooting in the city's River North neighborhood.


Girl, 16, reported missing from Chicago

CHICAGO (Sun-Times Media Wire) - Police are looking for a 16-year-old girl who has been reported missing from Rogers Park on the North Side. Jasmine Szontagh was last seen Saturday in the 6900 block of North Ashland Boulevard, according to the missing person alert from Chicago police.


Lori Lightfoot floats tax on high-end law, accounting firms to help plug Chicago's budget hole

Chicago mayoral candidate Lori Lightfoot on Sunday floated the idea of taxing large law and accounting firms to help shore up City Hall finances. The next mayor will have to close a projected $252 million deficit and make $276 million in new public pension payments in a 2020 budget that will have to


Police respond to complaint of loud party with city officials

CHICAGO (Sun-Times Media Wire) - Chicago police officers responded late Saturday to a call of a loud residential party with city officials in attendance. Officers were called about 10:32 p.m. to the residence in the 4500 block of North Damen Avenue, Chicago police said. City officials were confirmed


Warning: Spike in catalytic converter thefts in Chicago

CHICAGO (Sun-Times Media Wire) - Police are warning residents of a string of catalytic converter thefts that have continued for over a month on the South Side. In their most recent community alert, Chicago police say that three catalytic converters were stolen from vehicles in March during morning h


2 killed, 7 wounded in shooting across Chicago since Friday evening

CHICAGO (Sun-Times Media Wire) - At least two people have been killed and seven wounded in gun violence across Chicago this weekend, including a 26-year-old man who was shot to death Sunday morning in Logan Square on the North Side.


Dubai denies there were plans for R. Kelly concert

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) - Dubai's government on Sunday forcefully denied a claim by R&B singer R. Kelly that the artist had planned concerts in the sheikhdom after he had sought permission from an Illinois judge to travel here despite facing sexual-abuse charges.


7852 Eberhart LLC unloads 446 E. 79th St., Chicago for $1.1M

On March 19, 2019, Curve Dev LLC purchased a commercial property at 446 E. 79th St., Chicago from 7852 Eberhart LLC for $1,095,000. The amount paid for property taxes on this property in 2017 was $24,740.03, 2.26% of the sale price of the home.


Chicago off-duty officer gets shot and killed

CHICAGO, Ill. (WTVO) - First responders in Chicago are filled with grief Saturday morning as they say goodbye to a fallen Chicago Police Officer. The procession began early Saturday, March 23rd carrying the body of 23-year-old Chicago police officer John Rivera.


Illinois farmers face planting delays due to wet autumn

Illinois farmers face planting delays due to wet autumn. Illinois farmers have a very short period of time to prepare their crops during the spring season due to harvest delays stemming from wet weather last fall.


Man shot in his garage in West Englewood

A 47-year-old man was shot early Sunday in West Englewood on the South Side. About midnight, the man was inside his garage in the 7000 block of South Claremont Avenue when someone fired shots from outside, Chicago police said.


Man Dead After Barricade Incident on North Side

A 61-year-old man died Sunday morning after a barricade situation in the Arcadia Terrace neighborhood on the North Side. Officers were called at 11:05 p.m. Saturday night for a man threatening suicide in the 2400 block of Bryn Mawr, Chicago police said. When they arrived, the man was inside an apart


CPD spokesman says ‘as many as three’ people being questioned in connection with fatal shooting of off-duty officer

Authorities on Sunday were questioning as many as three people in connection with a shooting in the downtown area the day before that left an off-duty Chicago police officer dead and another person wounded.


21-year-old man charged with 2018 Chicago murder

CHICAGO (Sun-Times Media Wire) - A man has been charged with a fatal shooting last year in the Back of the Yards neighborhood on the South Side. Tykwon Davis, 21, faces a felony count of first-degree murder for the killing of 24-year-old Darelle Lewis on July 27, 2018, according to a statement from


$1 million Powerball ticket sold in Illinois

ST. LOUIS — Someone in Illinois is $1 million richer after Saturday night’s Powerball drawing. No one picked all of the right numbers, but several players did match all five white balls, including players in Illinois, Florida, North Carolina, North Dakota, New Hampshire, New York, South Carolina and


6 shot — 1 fatally — across Chicago since Friday evening

At least six people have been wounded in gun violence across Chicago this weekend, including an off-duty cop shot to death in River North. The officer was shot as he and two of his friends returned to their car after a night out. At least three males approached them in the 700 block of North Clark a


Taxi crashes into Loop building

CHICAGO (WLS) -- A car crash sent a taxi careening into the corner of a downtown building early Sunday morning. The taxi crashed into the corner of the Walgreen's on Clark Street and Lake Street in the Loop.


Police Investigating Carjacking In Near West Side

CHICAGO (CBS)– Two female victims were carjacked at gunpoint Saturday just before 10 p.m on the Near West Side, according to Chicago police. Police said a 24-year-old and a 22-year-old were unloading packages from a white Nissan Rouge, in the 1200 block of West Flournoy Street, when two offenders po


Beaver Dam Police investigating shooting of Illinois woman as a homicide

Beaver Dam Police Department released the identity of a shooting victim who died on Saturday. The shooting is being investigated as a homicide. Police say the shooting incident in the 300 block of East Third Street in Beaver Dam led to the death of Stacia F. Hollinshead from Sycamore, Illinois. Poli

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Police search for woman, 43, missing for over a week

CHICAGO — Police are searching for a woman who has been missing for over a week. Chaunti Bryla, 43, was last seen March 14 at her home on 85th Street and Bennett Avenue. Her aunt said she left in a hurry because milk and other perishable items were not returned to the fridge.