25 hours ago

Woman charged after rifle found in stroller, handgun and ammo in diaper bag

Police were monitoring the area around 45th and Wood in the Back of the Yards neighborhood, after there were reports of gunshots there around 11 p.m. Sunday.

    Woman charged after rifle found in stroller, handgun and ammo in diaper bag
    CHICAGO -- An 18-year-old woman appears in bond court today accused of carrying loaded guns inside a stroller. Yarisma Martinez is charged with two counts of unlawful use of a weapon. Police were monitoring the area around 45th and Wood in the Back of the Yards neighborhood, after there were reports of gunshots there around 11 p.m.
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43 hours ago

Amtrak train derails at Union Station

The Chicago Fire Department are responding with an EMS Plan I to 1400 S. Lumber. They have secured the scene.

    Amtrak train derails at Union Station
    CHICAGO -- An Amtrak train has derailed at Union Station in Chicago Monday morning. The Chicago Fire Department are responding with an EMS Plan I to 1400 S. Lumber. They have secured the scene. So far, no injuries have been reported. Three train cars were involved in the derailment.
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45 hours ago

14-year-old among 3 killed, 29 injured in weekend shootings across Chicago

Sunday night, a man was gunned down on a side walk in the 1700 block of North Cicero Avenue.

A woman was killed, two other people injured, in an argument with a group of people in the 900 block of West 76th Street.

    14-year-old among 3 killed, 29 injured in weekend shootings across Chicago
    CHICAGO -- Another violent weekend in Chicago left three people shot to death, 29 others wounded. Among the dead was 14-year-old Laquan Allen of West Humboldt Park -- who survived being shot last year. He was walking in the 4900 block of West Hubbard Saturday afternoon when he was shot in the behind.
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45 hours ago

Man injured in officer-involved shooting on Chicago’s Northwest Side

It happened at about 6:20 a.m. in the 6100 block of West Grand Avenue.

CPD investigating officer shooting- from some other jurisdiction - of man at home at Grand and Melvina @WGNNews pic.twitter.com/EUMcA8Vz8E

    Man injured in officer-involved shooting on Chicago's Northwest Side
    CHICAGO -- A 53-year-old man was shot by a law enforcement officer early Monday morning on Chicago's Northwest Side. It happened at about 6:20 a.m. in the 6100 block of West Grand Avenue. Chicago police say the man was shot in his left arm and transported in serious condition to Stroger Hospital.
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2 days ago

2 women killed, 3 seriously injured after SUV crashes into building on West Side

Police say the SUV was traveling at a high rate of speed just before crashing into a building at the intersection of Fulton and Talman around 5 a.m.

    2 women killed, 3 seriously injured after SUV crashes into building on West Side
    CHICAGO -- Two women were killed and three other people are hospitalized in serious condition after a car crashed into a West Side building Sunday morning, according to Chicago police. Police say the SUV was traveling at a high rate of speed just before crashing into a building at the intersection of Fulton and Talman around 5 a.m.
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3 days ago

CPD officer injured in police chase and crash

It started at around 1:30 a.m.  Two officers were trying to pull over a vehicle in the 4400 block of W. Harrison in the West Garfield neighborhood, but the vehicle sped off onto I-290.

The officers chased the vehicle and caught up with it when it crashed in the 1600 block of Harrison in West suburban Maywood.

    CPD officer injured in police chase and crash
    CHICAGO -- A high speed police chase on I-290 ends in a car crash. A Chicago police officer was injured. It started at around 1:30 a.m. Two officers were trying to pull over a vehicle in the 4400 block of W. Harrison in the West Garfield neighborhood, but the vehicle sped off onto I-290.
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4 days ago

1 dead, several wounded in violent day across Chicago

Police say it happened in the 2800 block of West Balmoral just after 7:30 p.m.

A 20-year-old male was shot in the 6600 block of S. Laflin. He was taken to the hospital where he was pronounced dead.

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15-year old Roberto Aguinaga was walking home after school when he was shot in the leg near 66th and Francisco Ave.

    1 dead, several wounded in violent day across Chicago
    CHICAGO -- A violent day across Chicago left one person dead and several people wounded in shootings. A 19-year old man was shot in the face in the city's Lincoln Square neighborhood. Police say it happened in the 2800 block of West Balmoral just after 7:30 p.m. The victim is in serious condition.
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6 days ago

West Side store owner shot, hospitalized in robbery

It happened about 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at this corner store in the 4100 block of West 16th Street.

    West Side store owner shot, hospitalized in robbery
    CHICAGO -- Police are searching for suspects who shot and wounded a store owner in the city's Lawndale neighborhood. 51-year old Adel Yacoub was shot in the abdomen. His wife tells WGN the bullet went through his body and didn't hit any major organs. She hopes he will get out of the hospital today.
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Mar 22

Stolen pickup truck crashes into Currency Exchange in Goose Island

The accident happened early Wednesday morning at 800 N. Milwaukee.

    Stolen pickup truck crashes into Currency Exchange in Goose Island
    CHICAGO -- A stolen pickup truck crashed through a Currency Exchange in the city's Goose Island neighborhood. The accident happened early Wednesday morning at 800 N. Milwaukee. The GMC truck went through a glass entrance and stopped just before another window. Two males were seen running away from the scene after the crash.
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Mar 22

Man charged in shooting outside Cook County Courthouse

The shooting happened around 9:30 a.m. Monday outside the courthouse in the 2500 block of South California.

    Man charged in shooting outside Cook County Courthouse
    CHICAGO -- A man has been charged in a shooting outside the Cook County Courthouse earlier this week on the city's West Side. Tabari Harris, 19, was arrested shortly after the shooting and will appear in court today to face an aggravated battery charge. The shooting happened around 9:30 a.m.
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Mar 19

Updated Mar 21

Community alert goes out in Jefferson Park due to string of burglaries

5700 block of W. Addison on March 05, 2017 between 12:30 PM – 4:30 PM

6100 block of W. Newport on March 14, 2017 at 3:30 PM – 7:55 PM

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3200 block of N. Long on March 17, 2017 at 3:45 PM

5500 block of W. Grace on March 17, 2017 between 4:45 PM – 10:20 PM

    Community alert goes out in Jefferson Park due to string of burglaries
    JEFFERSON PARK, Ill. -- A community alert to residential burglaries has been issued by the Bureau of Detectives for the Jefferson Park neighborhood. The alert gives notice to residents of the neighborhood of burglaries occurring in homes around the area.
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  • Michael McDonough Resident of BelCragin

    But the city can tax paper and plastic bags and have absolutely nothing to show for it except those vintage street lights we don't need because the older ones were working just 👍

  • Michael McDonough Resident of BelCragin

    Were working just fine

Mar 21

New red light camera rule could give Chicago drivers a break

95th Street and Stony Island Avenue

Western Avenue and 71st Street

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Grand and Oak Park avenues

Irving Park Road and Kedzie Avenue

Peterson Avenue and Pulaski Road

Michigan Avenue and Jackson Boulevard

Dearborn and Grand avenues

Cameras will also be installed at intersections on the Far Northwest Side at Central Avenue, Foster Avenue, Northwest Highway and Milwaukee Avenue.

    New red light camera rule could give Chicago drivers a break
    CHICAGO -- Chicago just changed its red light camera rule in favor of drivers. Drivers will now only be ticketed if the camera catches them entering an intersection three-tenths of a second, or more, after the light turns red. It used to be one-tenth of a second.
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Mar 20

Thai restaurant in Edgebrook heavily damaged after fire

It happened around 8:30 p.m. Sunday at the The Elephant Thai Cuisine restaurant, located at 5348 W. Devon Ave, in Chicago's Edgebrook neighborhood.

    Thai restaurant in Edgebrook heavily damaged after fire
    CHICAGO -- A fire severely damaged a restaurant on the city's Northwest Side. It happened around 8:30 p.m. Sunday at the The Elephant Thai Cuisine restaurant, located at 5348 W. Devon Ave, in Chicago's Edgebrook neighborhood. No one was inside at the time of the fire.
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Mar 20

Chicago Alderman Deb Mell’s office burglarized

Police arrived Monday morning in the 3300 block of West Irving Park Road to find the glass door to the office shattered.

    Chicago Alderman Deb Mell's office burglarized
    CHICAGO -- Someone broke into 33rd Ward Ald. Deb Mell's office overnight. Police arrived Monday morning in the 3300 block of West Irving Park Road to find the glass door to the office shattered. They say a man took off on foot with some computer equipment. No one is in custody yet.
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