16 hours ago

17-year-old fatally shoots himself at home day care on South Side

A 17-year-old boy died Tuesday afternoon after shooting himself on Chicago's South Side, officials said.The shooting happened at about 1 p.m. at a home day care in the 6500-block of South Oakley Avenue in the West Englewood neighborhood. The home had a "No Guns Allowed" sign on the window.

    17-year-old fatally shoots himself at home day care on South Side
    Live Broadcast WATCH NOW WATCH LIVE A 17-year-old boy died Tuesday afternoon after shooting himself on Chicago's South Side, officials said. The shooting happened at about 1 p.m. at a home day care in the 6500-block of South Oakley Avenue in the West Englewood neighborhood.
    http://abc7chicago.com

18 hours ago

Man charged with attacking woman in Highland Park

...Highland Park police.At 3:23 a.m. Sunday, a female was walking in the 2300 block of Green Bay Road when she was approached by Toledo, who made sexual advances towards her, police said.When...

    Man charged with attacking woman in Highland Park
    A man has been charged with attacking a woman early Sunday in north suburban Highland Park. Damien Toledo, 45, faces felony counts of aggravated battery on a public way, unlawful restraint and kidnapping, according to Highland Park police. At 3:23 a.m.
    http://abc7chicago.com

19 hours ago

17-year-old fatally shoots himself at home daycare on South Side

The shooting happened at a home daycare in the 6500-block of South Oakley Avenue in the West Englewood neighborhood.

    17-year-old fatally shoots himself at home daycare on South Side
    A 17-year-old boy died Tuesday afternoon after shooting himself in the head on Chicago's South Side, officials said. The shooting happened at a home daycare in the 6500-block of South Oakley Avenue in the West Englewood neighborhood. At about 1 p.m., paramedics were still on the scene. No other injuries were reported.
    http://abc7chicago.com

21 hours ago

Updated 20 hours ago

Single father, girlfriend found dead at address where man's brother was killed

...year-old Caitlyn Jaje, were found dead late Sunday night in their apartment on the 1300 block of Federal Street.Neighbors woke up to the police activity, stunned at what occurred...

    Single father, girlfriend found dead at address where man's brother was killed
    Family members say 50-year-old Candido Gonzalez was a single father who just a few years ago lost his brother to gun violence at the same South Philadelphia address. Gonzalez and his girlfriend, 23-year-old Caitlyn Jaje, were found dead late Sunday night in their apartment on the 1300 block of Federal Street.
    http://abc7chicago.com

22 hours ago

Man's body found on CTA tracks near Fullerton; rideshare prices surge after trains halted

Red Line service was suspended between Belmont and North and Clybourn. Red Line trains were only running between Howard and Belmont north of Fullerton and between North and Clybourn and 95th Street south of Fullerton. Bus shuttles were available between Belmont and North and Clybourn.

...Line service was suspended between Belmont and Sedgwick. Brown Line trains were only running between Kimball and Belmont and from Sedgwick around the Loop. Bus shuttles were available between Belmont and Sedgwick.Purple...

    Man's body found on CTA tracks near Fullerton; rideshare prices surge
    A man's body was found Tuesday morning on the CTA tracks near the Fullerton station. Red, Brown and Purple line service was impacted for about three hours and rideshare prices surged as commuters tried to find other ways to get to work.
    http://abc7chicago.com

25 hours ago

Man's body found on CTA tracks near Fullerton; Red, Brown, Purple line trains halted

Red Line service is suspended between Belmont and North and Clybourn. This means Red Line trains are only running between Howard and Belmont north of Fullerton and between North and Clybourn and 95th Street south of Fullerton. Bus shuttles are available between Belmont and North and Clybourn.

Brown Line trains are suspended between Belmont and downtown. This means Brown Line trains are only running between Kimball and Belmont. Bus shuttles are available between Belmont and downtown.

    Man's body found on CTA tracks near Fullerton
    Today's Top Stories WATCH NOW BREAKING NEWS Man's body found on CTA tracks near Fullerton TOP VIDEOS BREAKING NEWS Man's body found on CTA tracks near Fullerton Chicago police are conducting a death investigation after a man's body was found Tuesday morning on the CTA tracks near the Fullerton station in Chicago's Lincoln Park neighborhood.
    http://abc7chicago.com

26 hours ago

2 teens in custody after South Side carjacking, chase, crash

Officers responding to the carjacking spotted the vehicle and gave chase. The driver ended up crashing underneath a UPS truck near East 63rd Street and South Prairie Avenue around 2:05 a.m., police said.

    2 teens in custody after South Side carjacking, chase, crash
    A police chase that started with a carjacking ended in a crash on Chicago's South Side early Tuesday morning. Reginald Lark, 45, said he had car trouble near East 31st Street and South Martin Luther King Drive in the city's Bronzeville neighborhood overnight when someone started banging on his window and forced him out of his silver 2014 Chevrolet Malibu at gunpoint.
    http://abc7chicago.com

33 hours ago

Girl, 9, missing from Englewood since June

...s Englewood neighborhood since mid-June.Police said Bianca Davis was last seen in the 500-block of West Englewood Avenue on June 11 at 12 p.m.She is described as an African American girl...

    Girl, 9, missing from Englewood since June
    Today's Top Stories WATCH NOW TOP VIDEOS Chicago police are asking for help locating a 9-year-old girl who has been missing from Chicago's Englewood neighborhood since mid-June. Police said Bianca Davis was last seen in the 500-block of West Englewood Avenue on June 11 at 12 p.m.
    http://abc7chicago.com

44 hours ago

Police: 3 fatally shot by homeowner in apparent home invasion on Far South Side

...home invasion on the Far South Side Sunday, police said.The shooting happened in the 10200-block of South Ewing Avenue in the East Side neighborhood after 5:30 p.m., police said.A 22 year...

    Police: 3 fatally shot by Chicago homeowner in apparent home invasion
    Three people were killed in an apparent home invasion on the Far South Side Sunday, police said. The shooting happened in the 10200-block of South Ewing Avenue in the East Side neighborhood after 5:30 p.m., police said. A 22 year-old man, 17-year-old boy and 24-year-old woman broke into the home through the basement, police said.
    http://abc7chicago.com

2 days ago

Intersection of Damen, Elston, Fullerton avenues reconstructed into 3 separate intersections

...plagued the city for decades.It is a massive makeover for the area of Elston, Fullerton and Damen avenues in the Bucktown neighborhood. The six-point intersection has now been transformed into three...

    Intersection of Damen, Elston, Fullerton avenues reconstructed into 3 separate intersections
    Today's Top Stories WATCH NOW TOP VIDEOS Mayor Rahm Emanuel will cut the ribbon Monday morning on a renovated intersection that has plagued the city for decades. It is a massive makeover for the area of Elston, Fullerton and Damen avenues in the Bucktown neighborhood.
    http://abc7chicago.com

2 days ago

2 fatally shot outside West Side church identified

The shooting happened in the 200-block of South Laramie Avenue around 11:19 a.m.

    2 fatally shot outside West Side church ID'd
    Authorities have released the identities of two men killed outside a church in Chicago's South Austin neighborhood Sunday morning, police said. The shooting happened in the 200-block of South Laramie Avenue around 11:19 a.m. Two men approached on foot from the front of the church and fired shots at the two victims, police said.
    http://abc7chicago.com

2 days ago

Intersection of Damen, Elston, Fullerton avenues reconstructed into 3 separate interactions

...plagued the city for decades.It is a massive makeover for the area of Elston, Fullerton and Damen avenues in the Bucktown neighborhood. The six-point intersection has now been transformed into three...

    Intersection of Damen, Elston, Fullerton avenues reconstructed into 3 separate interactions
    Live Broadcast WATCH NOW WATCH LIVE Mayor Rahm Emanuel will cut the ribbon Monday morning on a renovated intersection that has plagued the city for decades. It is a massive makeover for the area of Elston, Fullerton and Damen avenues in the Bucktown neighborhood.
    http://abc7chicago.com

2 days ago

Police: Chicago homeowner fatally shoots 3 home invaders

...police are investigating it as a case of self-defense.The shooting happened in the 10200-block of South Ewing Avenue in the East Side neighborhood after 5:30 p.m., police said.A 24 year...

    Police: Chicago homeowner fatally shoots 3 home invaders
    Three people were killed in an apparent home invasion on the Far South Side and police are investigating it as a case of self-defense. The shooting happened in the 10200-block of South Ewing Avenue in the East Side neighborhood after 5:30 p.m., police said.
    http://abc7chicago.com

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