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Teen who Chicago police say fatally shot himself after chase ID'd

Police said officers saw a 15-year-old boy in the 1500-block of South Keeler Avenue who appeared to have or be firing gun. When the officers tried to question him, he ran, police said.

ABC7 CHICAGO - 2018-08-18 14:33:33

1 Dead, 22 Wounded in Chicago-Area Shootings Friday

Most of the group was on a sidewalk about 8 p.m. when shots rang out in the 1600 block of West 65th Street, according to Chicago police. The boy was shot in the left shin and taken to Comer Children’s Hospital, where his condition stabilized.

NBC CHICAGO - 2018-08-18 13:31:51

Man Killed Brother-In-Law, Tried To Kill Sister: Cops | PatchPM

After his sister said she would "no longer just give him money," 66-year-old John Gately showed up armed at her doorstep, prosecutors said.

PATCH - 2018-08-17 19:26:38

Teen Killed In West Chicago Stabbed, Run Over, And Burned Alive; 3 Teens Charged

The body of Luis Guerrero was found by firefighters conducting a training exercise in West Chicago Tuesday. The body was found strangled, stabbed, lit on fire, and then run over with a Jeep.

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2018-08-17 03:09:37

Charges dropped against brother of man fatally shot by police in Mt. Greenwood

Michael Beal, of Indianapolis, had faced felony charges, including aggravated battery of a police officer. The Chicago Tribune reports Cook County prosecutors dropped all charges against the 30-year-old Beal during a hearing Thursday before Judge Carol M. Howard.

ABC7 CHICAGO - 2018-08-17 20:50:39

UPDATE: 7 Shot On Chicago's South Side, Including Toddler

Seven people were shot on Chicago's South side Friday night. The incident happened around 8 p.m. near 65th and Ashland in Chicago's West Englewood neighborhood.

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2018-08-18 03:05:12

Fat cat seeking fur-ever home in Chicago suburbs

MORTON GROVE, Ill. — A fat cat in the Chicago suburbs is seeking a fur-ever home.Bruno came toWright-Way Rescuein Morton Grove in April and has been stealing hearts ever since, according to the shelter at 5915 N. Lincoln Ave.The 7-year-old polydactyl cat tips the scale at 25 pounds. He likes to walk

WGNTV.COM - 2018-08-17 20:35:57

2 Teens Shot, 1 Fatally, in Basketball Tournament Brawl: CPD

At around 9:10 p.m., officers responded to a large fight inside the field house during a basketball tournament, officials said.

NBC CHICAGO - 2018-08-17 10:33:45

Chicago police release new video in fatal shooting of Harith Augustus

As Augustus lay lifeless in the streets, officers stand around him with their guns drawn. Another officer searches Augustus. At this point, the audio comes on where officers confirm Augustus was armed.

FOX32CHICAGO.COM - 2018-08-17 03:07:00

1 Killed, 1 Wounded In Shooting Outside Basketball Tournament

CHICAGO, IL — A 15-year-old boy was killed and a 14-year-old boy was wounded in a shooting outside the Garfield Park Fieldhouse Thursday night, police said. The shooting happened during a fight outside a basketball tournament at the fieldhouse, police said. The suspect may be a boy between ages 11 a

PATCH - 2018-08-17 14:48:56

$20K reward offered for details in Far South Side murder case

Thana Muhammad, 81, was found dead with “severe trauma to her body” at 11:53 a.m. on June 10 in the 10000 block of South Forest, according to Chicago police and the Cook County Medical Examiner’s Office.

FOX32CHICAGO.COM - 2018-08-17 19:46:00

Raw videos in Harith Augustus' Chicago police shooting death released

Augustus, 37, was approached in the 2000-block of 71st Street by police who suspected he was carrying a firearm. The Chicago Police Department released a portion of one officer's body camera video of the incident, which ended with an officer shooting and killing Augustus.


Winnetka Man Murdered Lawyer, Tried To Kill Sister: Prosecutor

WINNETKA, IL — A lifelong Winnetka resident is accused of trying to murder his sister after killing his brother-in-law at their home Monday. John Gately pointed the gun at his sister after shooting her husband Stephen Shapiro at his doorstep, but his gun failed to fire, authorities said. An argument

PATCH - 2018-08-16 22:12:18

Woman charged in cousin’s fatal shooting in Skokie hotel

Lesly Coronel, 22, was celebrating her birthday at the Hampton Inn at 5201 Old Orchard Road last Friday evening. Police said they were called to the hotel for reports of shots fired. When police arrived, they found Coronel with a gunshot wound. Coronel was taken to the hospital where she died from h


Man charged in murder of prominent attorney in Northfield due in court today

NORTHFIELD, Ill. — A 66-year-old man charged in the death of a prominent Chicago attorney, who argued cases before the U.S. Supreme Court, is due in court for the first time Thursday.


2 Charged With String Of Robberies In Lincoln Park

CHICAGO, IL — A man and woman have been charged after a string of robberies Tuesday in Lincoln Park. The two were arrested the same night in the 1100 block of West Fullerton Avenue, police said.


Single Family Homes For Sale in Oak Park, Illinois - August 2018

Single Family Homes For Sale inOak Park, Illinois - August 2018There are currently254 single family homes for salein Oak Park with an average list price of $613,192.Want to know how much your home is worth?View an instant HomesByMarco market analysis!Oak Park Subdivisions with Single Family Homes fo

PATCH - 2018-08-16 18:34:18

Accused Teen Killer's Mom Tips Cops Off After Grisly Find | Patch

The 18-year-old victim was stabbed, run over and set ablaze after a love triangle turned deadly, police said.

PATCH - 2018-08-16 20:50:16

250 Stolen Items Recovered In Burglary Case: Riverside Cops

RIVERSIDE, IL — A Chicago woman involved in burglaries and thefts in three different states was arrested by Riverside Police on Tuesday. Riverside Police, assisted by South Barrington detectives, arrested Izalis Morales, 19, of Chicago at 10 p.m. Aug. 14. Police said Morales was charged with possess


Skokie School Calendar 2018-19: First Day Of School, Vacations

SKOKIE, IL — The first day of school in the Skokie 68 School District is August 23, while the Skokie/Morton Grove School District 69 starts September 4— and whether you and the kids are looking forward to the new school year or are dreading the end of summer, you'll want to mark the dates on your ca