1 hour ago

Suspicious Package On CTA Bus Closes NW Side Intersection

Chicago police say an unattended backpack was discovered on the bus around 4:30 p.m. in the 3700 block of North Kimball. This is at the normally busy intersection of Kimball and Elston avenues in the Irving Park neighborhood.

Chicago police say an unattended backpack was discovered on the bus around 4:30 p.m. in the 3700 block of North Kimball. This is at the normally busy intersection of Kimball and Elston avenues in the Irving Park neighborhood.

    CTA Bus Suspicious Package
    (CBS) - Authorities are investigating a suspicious package left on a CTA bus on Chicago's Northwest Side. Chicago police say an unattended backpack was discovered on a bus around 4:30 p.m. in the 3700 block of North Kimball. Bomb and arson and a K-9 unit were en route to the scene.
    http://chicago.cbslocal.com

36 hours ago

Updated 1 hour ago

9 Dead, 54 Wounded In Weekend Shootings Across Chicago

The group was in the parking lot of a banquet hall in the 11900 block of South Loomis when a male in a black SUV opened fire, according to Chicago Police. The SUV then sped away.

...neighborhood on the West Side. They were on the porch of a home in the 3000 block of West Polk when someone opened fire from a passing SUV, police and the medical examiner’s office...

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...the Southwest Side. He was in a vehicle, stopped at a stop light in the 3800 block of South Archer when another vehicle approached and someone inside fired multiple shots, authorities said. The man suffered...

...Rogers Park neighborhood on the North Side. They were standing on the sidewalk in the 7700 block of North Ashland when someone in a Ford SUV fired shots in their direction. Remus Campbell, 32 was...

...the University Village neighborhood on the Near West Side. He was standing outside in the 1000 block of West Maxwell when a vehicle drove up, and two people jumped out and opened fire, authorities said...

...was standing outside with a group of people about 1:25 a.m. in the 7000 block of South Paulina when a vehicle pulled up and someone inside fired multiple shots. He suffered multiple gunshot...

...a 20-year-old man were walking at 6:26 p.m. Saturday in the 2700 block of North Monticello when a dark-colored SUV pulled up and someone inside opened fire, authorities said. Hernadez...

...South Side. He was sitting in the driver’s seat of a vehicle in the 6300 block of South Carpenter when someone walked up and fired shots, striking him multiple times in the face and...

    9 Dead, 54 Wounded In Weekend Shootings Across Chicago
    CHICAGO (CBS) - Nine people were killed and at least 54 others were wounded in shootings across Chicago between Friday evening and Monday morning. Seven people were shot, one fatally, during a single mass shooting incident about 2:30 a.m. Sunday in the West Pullman neighborhood on the Far South Side.
    http://chicago.cbslocal.com

  • Michael Archangel Donald Trump - An irredeemable moral failure

    @Pedro G. - How many gang members from Chicago have been deported? Your comment makes no sense unless you can provide numbers and the correlation.

    Without some data, your comment is just as valid as Rob's that violence is down in RP because of the display of "Hate Has No Home Here" signage.

  • Pedro G. RoPa is my 'hood.

    Yeah, that was... funny.

3 hours ago

Man Tries To Rob Pizza Delivery Driver But His Plastic Gun Breaks

About 12:10 a.m., a 58-year-old delivery driver was delivering a pizza in the 1800 block of Grey Avenue, according to Evanston police. A man approached and demanded the pizza and the money.

    Man Tries To Rob Pizza Delivery Driver But His Plastic Gun Breaks
    (STMW) - A man who tried to rob a pizza delivery driver with a fake gun early Tuesday in north suburban Evanston was foiled when the weapon cracked as he pulled it out. About 12:10 a.m., a 58-year-old delivery driver was delivering a pizza in the 1800 block of Grey Avenue, according to Evanston police.
    http://chicago.cbslocal.com

11 hours ago

Updated 3 hours ago

Police: Man Found Dead On Brown Line Tracks At Addison

Christopher R. Esberger, 46, was found about 1:35 a.m. on the tracks near the Addison Station, 1818 W. Addison St., according to Chicago Police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office.

    Police: Man Found Dead On Brown Line Tracks At Addison
    CHICAGO (CBS) - A man was found dead on the Brown Line tracks early Tuesday on the North Side. Christopher R. Esberger, 46, was found about 1:35 a.m. on the tracks near the Addison Station, 1818 W. Addison St., according to Chicago Police and the Cook County medical examiner's office.
    http://chicago.cbslocal.com

  • Who is they exactly? Who's protocol is it? Why does it not apply to everyone? Geniunly curious

  • DianeW just nosey

    "They" is the media and I don't know the answer to anything else.

7 hours ago

Police Search For Man Who Robbed 8 Businesses With A Knife

The robberies took place between July 28 and last Friday (Aug. 18) and they stretch from the 4600 block of Western down to the 6600 block of South Pulaski.

Most recently he robbed a business in the 1500 block of North Western on Friday morning around 9:30 a.m.

    Police Search For Man Who Robbed 8 Businesses With A Knife
    CHICAGO (CBS) - Chicago Police are searching for a man who robbed eight businesses in less than a month on the Northwest and Southwest sides. CBS 2's Susanna Song has more on the story from Humboldt Park, near one of the robberies.
    http://chicago.cbslocal.com

19 hours ago

2 Investigators: Window Maker Baffled By Toxic Smells

On Wednesday, the Chicago City Council Aviation and Finance committees will hold a hearing to question the city’s aviation commissioner about the controversy. It’s scheduled for 3 p.m. at the Hale Park Gymnasium, 6258 W. 62nd St.

    2 Investigators: Window Maker Baffled By Toxic Smells
    (CBS) - For the first time, the owner of a company that made millions making sound-resistant windows for homes around Chicago's airports is answering his critics. CBS 2 Investigator Pam Zekman has been reporting that some homeowners are concerned that noxious smells coming from the windows could be making them sick.
    http://chicago.cbslocal.com

25 hours ago

Armed Teens Strike 3 Times: Police

And just minutes after the second robbery, they robbed a 33-year-old woman who was out walking with her 11-year-old daughter in the 4100 block of Wabash Avenue, police said.

    Armed Teens Strike 3 Times: Police
    (STMW) - Hammond, Ind. police believe the same two young men robbed an 85-year-old man, a 67-year-old man and a woman out with her 11-year-old daughter, all in less than an hour Friday morning in northwest Indiana.
    http://chicago.cbslocal.com

27 hours ago

Inmate Dies After Collapsing At Cook County Jail

Lopez House collapsed in a housing unit at the jail in the 2700 block of South California about 8:45 p.m., according to Illinois State Police, the Cook County sheriff’s office and the Cook County medical examiner’s office.

    Inmate Dies After Collapsing At Cook County Jail
    CHICAGO (CBS) - A 47-year-old inmate died Sunday night after collapsing at the Cook County Jail. Lopez House collapsed in a housing unit at the jail in the 2700 block of South California about 8:45 p.m., according to Illinois State Police, the Cook County sheriff's office and the Cook County medical examiner's office.
    http://chicago.cbslocal.com

27 hours ago

6 Home Burglaries Reported On Northwest Side

– between 1 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. July 25 in the 5000 block of North Major;

– at 6 p.m. July 25 in the 5600 block of West Leland;

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– between 10 p.m. Aug. 5 and 11 p.m. Aug. 6 in the 4500 block of North Mobile;

– between 11 a.m. Aug. 12 and 12:01 a.m. Aug. 13 in the 5500 block of North Mobile;

– between 4 p.m. and 11 p.m. Aug. 13 in the 5800 block of North Elston; and

– at 6:30 p.m. Aug. 20 in the 5700 block of North Manton.

    6 Home Burglaries Reported On Northwest Side
    CHICAGO (CBS) - Police are warning Northwest Side residents after six home burglaries were reported in the last month in the Jefferson Park and Portage Park neighborhoods. The suspects enter apartments and houses through windows and doors and take electronics, jewelry, cash and other items, according to a community alert from Area North detectives.
    http://chicago.cbslocal.com

36 hours ago

16-Year-Old Girl Reported Missing From Avondale

Marcella Hernandez was last seen in the 3200 block of North Hamlin, according to an alert from Chicago Police.

    16-Year-Old Girl Reported Missing From Avondale
    CHICAGO (CBS) - Police are searching for a 16-year-old girl who was reported missing Sunday from the Avondale neighborhood on the Northwest Side. Marcella Hernandez was last seen in the 3200 block of North Hamlin, according to an alert from Chicago Police.
    http://chicago.cbslocal.com

36 hours ago

SWAT Team Responds To Barricade Situation In Gresham

SWAT officers responded about 2:30 a.m. to the apartment in the 7600 block of South Stewart, where a male was threatening officers if they approached, said police News Affairs Officer Ronald Gaines.

    SWAT Team Responds To Barricade Situation In Gresham
    CHICAGO (CBS) - A SWAT team responded early Monday to a Gresham neighborhood apartment, where someone was barricaded inside, authorities said. SWAT officers responded about 2:30 a.m. to the apartment in the 7600 block of South Stewart, where a male was threatening officers if they approached, said police News Affairs Officer Ronald Gaines.
    http://chicago.cbslocal.com

Aug 12

Updated 36 hours ago

Thieves Target Dodge Caravans On Northwest Side

About 10 a.m. July 1 in the 2700 block of North Lamon;

Between 5:30 p.m. and 7:45 p.m. July 1 in the 4500 block of West Deming;

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Between 9 p.m. and 10:30 p.m. July 4 in the 4500 block of West Wrightwood;

About 5:30 p.m. July 5 in the 2400 block of North Kilpatrick;

Between midnight and 7 a.m. July 14 in the 5000 block of West Drummond;

Between 7 p.m. and 10:30 p.m. July 27 in the 2500 block of North Kilpatrick;

Between 7:48 p.m. Aug. 1 and 7 a.m. Aug. 2 in the 4700 block of West Wrightwood;

Between 9 p.m. Aug. 4 and 5:40 a.m. Aug. 5 in the 3000 block of North Kilpatrick; and

Between 9:30 p.m. Aug. 5 and 6:30 a.m. Aug. 6 in the 4900 block of West Altgeld.

    Thieves Target Dodge Caravans On Northwest Side
    CHICAGO (CBS) - Police are warning residents after several Dodge Caravans were stolen since last month on the Northwest Side. One or more thieves have been targeting and stealing Caravans from years between 2000 and 2006, according to a community alert from Chicago Police. The thefts have occurred: About 10 a.m.
    http://chicago.cbslocal.com

  • Weebis SWCC Vet. (Ret.)

    You're easy and fun to rile.

    Michael, maybe you need to sing "Kumbaya" more.

    No description=one discription

    What does that mean? I'll let you figure it out, and find offense..

  • Michael McDonough Resident of BelCragin

    Just trying to bring a little levity to ease tensions on some of the subjects we all comment on here .l wasn't trying to anger anyone.

2 days ago

7 Dead, 38 Wounded In Chicago Weekend Shootings

Twenty minutes earlier, someone in a gray Jeep shot a 25-year-old man in the abdomen and leg in the Gresham neighborhood’s 8300 block of South Peoria. He was taken to Christ in critical condition, police said.

...a.m. in East Garfield Park, a shooter walked out of a gangway in the 200 block of North Homan and opened fire on two men, ages 21 and 23, police said. The younger was...

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An hour before that, shots rang out as a 16-year-old boy stood with a large group of people in West Garfield Park’s 100 block of South Kildare, and he was hit in the right leg, police said. He was stabilized at Mount Sinai Hospital.

About 2 a.m., a 23-year-old woman was sitting on the porch of a South Shore neighborhood home in the 2700 block of East 78th Street when someone got out of a vehicle and shot her once in the buttocks. She was stabilized at Northwestern Memorial Hospital, police said

Just before 1 a.m., a 22-year-old man was shot multiple times in the arm on a Humboldt Park sidewalk in the 1200 block of North Campbell. His condition was stabilized at Stroger.

In a separate West Garfield Park shooting about 11:30 p.m. Friday, two gunmen walked up to a 34-year-old man sitting in the passenger seat of a car in the 100 block of North Kilbourn and opened fire, hitting him in the leg. He was in good condition at Mount Sinai.

A 14-year-old boy was walking with friends in Pilsen about 9:30 p.m. when someone opened fire from a red car in the 900 block of West Cullerton, police said. His condition was stabilized at Stroger with a graze wound to the chest and a gunshot wound to the knee.

...the Yards neighborhood. A 30-year-old man was standing in an alley in the 5400 block of South May when a gunman approached, shot him in the arms and abdomen, and then took off...

    7 Dead, 38 Wounded In Chicago Weekend Shootings
    CHICAGO (CBS) - At least 13 people were shot across Chicago, one of them fatally, since Friday evening. A 26-year-old man was killed Saturday morning in a shooting that also left a 45-year-old woman injured in the West Pullman neighborhood on the Far South Side.
    http://chicago.cbslocal.com

2 days ago

Person Shot By Chicago Police Officer In Gage Park

About 8:45 p.m., officers approached a group of males who were drinking in the 5600 block of South Artesian, according to Chicago Police. When the officers walked up to the group, they noticed one of the males had a handgun.

    Person Shot By Chicago Police Officer In Gage Park
    CHICAGO (CBS) - A person was shot by a Chicago Police officer Saturday night in the Gage Park neighborhood on the Southwest Side. About 8:45 p.m., officers approached a group of males who were drinking in the 5600 block of South Artesian, according to Chicago Police.
    http://chicago.cbslocal.com

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