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3 men killed, 3 others wounded in Chicago shootings since Friday afternoon

CHICAGO (Sun-Times Media Wire) - Three men were killed and at least three others have been wounded in shootings across Chicago since Friday afternoon. In the most recent fatal shooting, a man was gunned down early Saturday while getting onto the Eisenhower Expressway on the Near West Side. He was dr

FOX32CHICAGO.COM - 2018-03-17 15:25:00

Man killed estranged wife then abducted kids, prompting Amber Alert: prosecutors

Lakisha Roby, 27, was fatally shot Wednesday morning at a BP gas station at 167th Street and Pulaski Road in Markahm. | Justin Jackson/Chicago Sun-Times A man followed his estranged wife Wednesday from a bar to a south suburban gas station, where he killed her then abducted her two children, prompti

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES - 2018-03-18 00:16:00

Police: Boy, 17, Shot Dead While Driving Onto Eisenhower Expressway

A 17-year-old boy was shot to death early Saturday while getting onto the Eisenhower Expressway on the Near West Side, police said. He was driving a Pontiac Grand Prix at 1:19 a.m. in the 1700 block of West Van Buren when someone in a black sedan fired shots that struck him multiple times in the bod

NBC CHICAGO - 2018-03-17 19:51:26

Officials: Man dead after fall from Loop high-rise

A 24-year-old man has died after falling from a high-rise building in the Loop Saturday evening. It happened about 6:10 p.m. in the 200 block of North Dearborn Street, according to police citing preliminary information. The victim, a 24-year-old man, was dead on the scene, according to police and a

CHICAGO TRIBUNE - 2018-03-17 23:59:59

Police: 2-year-old girl and father missing from Near West Side

A 2-year-old girl and her father are missing from the Near West Side, according to Chicago Police. Talayeh Stevenson and 28-year-old Nicholas Byrd were last seen Thursday in the 2300 block of West Monroe, police said. The girl was described as a 2-foot-2, 36-pound black girl with a light complexion,

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES - 2018-03-17 04:03:00

Man shot, killed on Cornell

Staff Writer A 39-year-old man was shot and killed in what appeared to be a targeted shooting the evening of Friday, March 16. University of Chicago Police and the Chicago Police Department responded to calls of shots fired at 5457 S. Cornell Ave. around 9:30 p.m. The victim was shot multiple times

HPHERALD.COM - 2018-03-17 17:09:00

2 Officers among 5 injured in crash involving Chicago Police car

CHICAGO - Five people were injured, including two Chicago Police officers after a crash involving a police SUV. It happened in the South Shore Neighborhood near E 78th Street and S Phillips Ave at 2:40 a.m. this morning. All the victims were taken to the hospital with injuries that were not believed

WGNTV.COM - 2018-03-17 13:15:49

Man Grabs Girl, 15, at Roosevelt Red Line Station; Police Report At Least 9 Similar Incidents

Chicago Police Department Police have released photos of a man, wanted for grabbing a 15-year-old girl March 15 at the Roosevelt Red Line station. Police are asking for the public's help in the search for a man who grabbed a 15-year-old girl Thursday morning at the Roosevelt CTA Red Line station in

NBC CHICAGO - 2018-03-16 21:10:40

Teen wanted in River Forest killed in possible gang shooting

A 16-year-old Chicago resident suspected by River Forest police of being involved in a burglary and auto theft in January, was shot to death in the Austin neighborhood on March 8. River Forest police said in a press release that the boy was one of three juveniles suspected of a burglary and motor ve


Miami pedestrian bridge collapses, killing four people, crushing cars

MIAMI - A newly installed 950-ton pedestrian bridge at Florida International University collapsed Thursday, crushing vehicles on a busy highway below and killing at least four people, officials said. First responders recovered at least four bodies from the scene, Miami-Dade County Fire Chief Dave Do


Man steps in front of Metra train, dies, after suicide threat

A Stickney man was killed after stepping in front of a Metra train March 7 in west suburban Riverside. Arthur C. Smith IV, 49, was taken to MacNeal Hospital in Berwyn on Feb. 25 after the Lyons Village Police Department responded to a report of a distraught person on Ogden Avenue. Smith told police


Man Shot By Chicago Police Faces Felony Counts

CHICAGO, IL - A man who Chicago police shot and wounded while responding to a domestic disturbance Tuesday faces charges, according to the department. Wen Min Chen, 30, was charged with four counts of felony aggravated assault with a weapon stemming from the incident. According to police, officers r


6 charged with identity theft scheme using card skimmers at gas stations

Six Florida residents have been charged for their roles in an identity theft ring that attached card skimmers to pumps at Chicago-area gas stations. | Sun-Times file photo Six Florida residents are accused of using card skimmers at Chicago-area gas stations to commit identity theft to the tune of mo


Woman, 27, shot in Gresham

A 27-year-old woman was wounded in a shooting Thursday afternoon in the Gresham neighborhood on the South Side. She was shot in the face about 4:30 p.m. in the 700 block of West 83rd Street, according to Chicago Police. Her condition and hospital information was not immediately available.


Northwestern campus shelter in place now restricted to Englehart Hall

Students at Englehart Hall are being told to shelter in place after a person with a gun was reported at a residential building near Northwestern University's Evanston campus Wednesday afternoon. Evanston and university police responded to reports of a gunman and shots fired near Emerson Street and M


Stories will bloom at Chicago Flower & Garden Show

It's a sight and a feeling that Chicago Flower & Garden Show owner and director Tony Abruscato can never seem to get out of his head. And he wouldn't want to, even if he could. "There is nothing like rolling up that door on the first day of the show and seeing a thousand people there who all seem to


Man Killed By Train In Riverside Identified: Cops

RIVERSIDE, IL - A man killed by a train on March 7 in Riverside has been identified, police said. Arthur Smith, 49, of Stickney, was killed by the train at 2:50 p.m. March 7 near the Longcommon crossing. According to police, Smith was pronounced dead at the scene and investigation indicates it was a


30-year-old woman missing from South Chicago for over a month

Police are searching for a 30-year-old woman who was reported missing from the South Chicago neighborhood. Tamara Jenkins was last seen Feb. 3 near the 8000 block of South Clyde Avenue, according to an alert from Chicago Police. Jenkins is described as a 5-foot-2, 120-pound black woman with brown ey


DuPage County Warrant Of The Week

The DuPage County Sheriff's Office keeps a list of the most wanted in DuPage County. The Fugitive Apprehension Division asks for help locating fugitives from justice. You should not take action yourself, but call 630-407-2400. All charges are accusations; the defendant is presumed innocent. DUPAGE C


12-year-old girl reported missing from South Side

A 12-year-old girl has been missing for nearly a week from the South Side. Keona "Anna" Jones was last seen Thursday, according to Chicago Police. A block address for where Jones was reported missing from was not released. She was described as a 5-foot-5, 185-pound black girl with brown eyes and bla