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Chicago: 2 Teens Found Murdered in Field, More than 60 People Shot over Weekend
20 Aug 2018A pair of teenage boys were found dead in a field on Chicago’s South Side during a weekend where 61 were shot, six killed, and a “peace picnic” was disrupted by gunfire.
Bodies of 2 Teens Discovered in Far South Side Field
The bodies of two teenagers were found in a field on Chicago’s Far South Side late Sunday evening.Police said the bodies were discovered just before midnight in the 13000 block of South Rhodes with gunshot wounds to the body and pronounced dead at the scene.It was not immediately clear how long the
'Another unacceptable violent weekend,' with 6 dead, dozens injured: Chicago police
There were 58 people shot over the weekend in the city, six of which died from their injuries, police said.
59 shot, 6 fatally, in weekend shootings across Chicago
The two teenagers, just 16 and 17 year old, were found dead at about 11:57 p.m. in a field on East 131st Street between Eberhart and Rhodes avenues after being reported missing days ago.
Man, 23, indicted for attempted murder in 2016 attack in East Chicago
A grand jury indicted Marzell Walden Jr. in Lake Criminal Court on charges of attempted murder, aggravated battery, battery committed with a deadly weapon and battery resulting in serious bodily injury, all felonies.
Sleeping CPD Officers To Be "Disciplined" After Photo Goes Viral
The two officers were sleeping inside the police vehicle while on the job. The original post has been shared more than 20,000 times since, including by mayoral candidate Ja’Mal Green. Green says he blames the situation on mandatory overtime.
Drake visits young heart patient in Chicago after she posts 'Kiki Challenge' video
Sofia Sanchez, of Downers Grove, is awaiting a heart transplant. She recorded her take on the viral "In My Feelings" Challenge and invited the rap star to her 11th birthday party at Lurie Children's Hospital.
Police Seek Suspects In Repeat Gas Station Robberies
OAK LAWN, IL -- A man and woman believed to be involved in other area robberies knocked off an Oak Lawn gas station early Monday morning. According to police information obtained by Patch, the purported robbers entered the Shell Gas Station at 106th Street and Cicero Avenue around 1:43 a.m. The two
Police Plan To Release Video Of Teen's Shooting; Death Ruled Suicide, But Disputed By Family
CHICAGO (CBS) —Chicago police said they expect to eventually release video that shows 15-year-old Steven Rosenthal shooting himself in the head while running away from officers, but only after making sure they can do so legally, and showing the video to the family first.
AP News - Police say Chicago teen killed himself; family denies he did
The family's attorney, Andrew Stroth, said Sunday that the officers killed Rosenthal "without cause or provocation" within moments of rushing up the stairwell. He says the family demands a "full, independent and transparent" investigation.
3 Dead, at Least 11 Wounded in Shootings Sunday
The city’s first homicide occurred in the 4600 block of North Clifton just after 8 a.m., police said. A 33-year-old man was sitting in a car when someone on a bike pulled up next to the vehicle and opened fire, striking him multiple times.
'Peace picnic' turns violent: 3 people shot, another is beaten
The picnic, which took place at Seward Park on the city’s North Side, was off to a safe start, but onlookers say the mood quickly turned when a group of young men showed up and started fighting.
3 men shot in Dolton, police say
DOLTON, Ill. — Three men were shot in Dolton early Sunday morning, according to police.The Dolton police chief said three men were shot between 4 a.m. and 5 a.m. in the 14600 block of Empire Avenue. Police said two of the men were 27 years old and one was 29. The 29-year-old was taken to the Univers
3 boys die after being pulled from Lake Michigan at Indiana, Waukegan beaches
Three boys, ages 10 to 14, died this weekend after being pulled from Lake Michigan in three separate incidents near the Indiana Dunes State Park and the Waukegan Municipal Beach.
60 People Saved, 2 Hurt In Cicero Apartment Fire: Officials
CICERO, IL — Firefighters saved 60 residents and six cats from a blaze that tore through a three-story apartment building in the 1600 block of S. 50th Ct. in Cicero early Sunday and left it uninhabitable. The fire broke out on the second floor of the building around 6:30 a.m. and quickly consumed th
3 wounded in Dolton shooting
A 29-year-old man was transported to the University of Chicago Medical Center. Two other men, both 27 years old, were wounded. Police said their wounds were non-life-threatening injuries, police said.
3 Illinois Joints Among Best BBQ Restaurants In U.S.
CHICAGO, IL — Do you like pulled pork, delicate slices of brisket and burnt ends? Whatever your barbecue preference, you can find it at these three Illinois restaurants, all named to a list of the best barbecue joints in the country compiled by the Thrillist website.
Mugshot Mondays: Will County Detentions Aug. 20
JOLIET, IL - It was a wild weekend in Will County, and a number of people were taken away in handcuffs and taken for a ride to the Will County Jail. Here's a rundown for some of the latest detainees, people who were incarcerated over the weekend of Aug. 18-19 here in Will County. Do you recognize an
Community holds vigil for victim of ‘unbelievably horrific’ murder in West Chicago
WEST CHICAGO, Ill. —In a field just off Joliet Road in West Chicago, around 200 people gathered Sunday to commemorate the life of 18-year-old Luis Guerrero as three teensface charges in connection with his murder.
Police: 3-year-old, 6-year old and father struck by speeding vehicle in Munster
The father, a 3-year-old female and 6-year-old male were struck and a stroller was thrown, according to police.