1 hour ago

2 suspects sought in Bucktown carjacking of off-duty detective, sources say

A 43-year-old man was sitting in a black Jeep Grand Cherokee in the 1900 block of North Wolcott Avenue at 11:30 a.m. when two males approached him and demanded the vehicle at gunpoint, police said.

    2 suspects sought in Bucktown carjacking of off-duty detective, sources say
    2 suspects sought in Bucktown carjacking of off-duty detective, sources say
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1 hour ago

Man killed, 16-year-old boy wounded in separate shootings on Northwest Side

The fatal shooting happened about 7:30 p.m. in the 4200 block of West Hirsch Street in the city’s West Humboldt Park neighborhood, police said.

Someone shot the boy in the leg about 1:25 p.m. in the 1800 block of North Francisco Avenue in the Logan Square neighborhood, Chicago police said.

    Man killed, 16-year-old boy wounded in separate shootings on Northwest Side
    A 16-year-old boy was shot in Logan Square Tuesday afternoon.
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15 hours ago

Two of four suspects in custody after Elmhurst College carjacking: police

At 2:08 p.m. the SUV was found abandoned in an alley in the 3600 block of West Lexington Street in Chicago. Police are continuing to search for the remaining two offenders.

    Two of four suspects in custody after Elmhurst College carjacking: police
    Elmhurst police are still searching for two of four people involved in a carjacking that occurred Monday afternoon in a parking lot of Elmhurst College. Police said the incident began when a motorist parked and left his sport utility vehicle in a college parking lot.
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16 hours ago

Police investigate possible link between man who jumped from Skyway bridge and woman later found dead

Curtis Bradley, 24, died after he apparently jumped into the Calumet River around 98th Street, possibly after being involved in an accident around 3 p.m. Monday, according to police and fire officials.

Bradley had lived in the 1000 block of East 80th Street. That's where Toni Frazier, 29, was found Monday afternoon. She was pronounced dead at 6:28 p.m.

    Police investigate possible link between man who jumped from Skyway bridge and woman later found dead
    Chicago police are investigating whether the apparent suicide of man who plunged from the Skyway bridge is connected to the death of a woman who lived on the same East Chatham block on the South Side. Curtis Bradley, 24, died after he apparently jumped into the Calumet River around 98th Street, possibly after being involved in an accident around 3 p.m.
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46 hours ago

Updated 18 hours ago

Pair robbed in Old Town Triangle

The man, 26, and woman, 28, were walking in the 1800 block of North Sedgewick Street just after 10:35 p.m. when two men came up to them and demanded property, police said.

    Pair robbed in Old Town Triangle
    A man and a woman were robbed in Old Town Triangle
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19 hours ago

House fire burning in Evanston

The house fire was just west of the intersection of Oakton Street and Asbury Avenue, Evanston police said in a tweet just after 5:20 a.m.

    House fire burning in Evanston
    Emergency crews were responding to a house fire in Evanston early Tuesday, police said in an alert.
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25 hours ago

5 shot, including 14-year-old girl, in less than 2 hours on South, West sides

Most recently, a 26-year-old man was shot in the 2600 block of East 83rd Street in the city’s South Chicago neighborhood about 8:15 p.m.

A 14-year-old girl was shot in the 7400 block of South Ashland Avenue in the city’s West Englewood neighborhood about 8 p.m. She was wounded in the thigh, police said.

This article has 3 other Chicago locations (Show)

About 7:10 p.m. a 36-year-old man was shot in the 2600 block of South Kedvale Avenue in Little Village.

About 6:50 p.m. two people were shot in the 3800 block of West Ferdinand Street in the East Garfield Park neighborhood.

Earlier, police said only one person was shot and listed the address as the 500 block of North Springfield Avenue.

    5 shot, including 14-year-old girl, in less than 2 hours on South, West sides
    Five people including a woman and a 14-year-old girl were wounded in less than two hours during separate shootings Monday night on the West and South sides. Most recently, a 26-year-old man was shot in the 2600 block of East 83rd Street in the city's South Chicago neighborhood about 8:15 p.m.
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25 hours ago

Local doctor, nurse among medical mission group killed in Philippines van crash

Rubio was the medical director of endocrinology at Presence Saints Mary and Elizabeth Medical Center at 2222 W. Division St., where he worked from 1972 until 2015.

    Local doctor, nurse among medical mission group killed in Philippines van crash
    The group of doctors and nurses traveled to the Philippines at their own expense to help the less fortunate in need of medical care. But before they could begin their work, as they enjoyed the sights on a tourist excursion, their trip took a tragic turn.
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31 hours ago

Woman charged with identity theft after federal judge's purse stolen

Judge Joan Lefkow was at Petterino’s at 150 N. Dearborn St. on Jan. 13 when she realized her purse was missing from underneath her seat, according...

    Woman charged with identity theft after federal judge's purse stolen
    A Chicago woman was charged with using a federal judge's stolen credit cards after she returned to the downtown Target where she allegedly made the illicit purchases and employees identified her to police officers there investigating the theft, court records show. Judge Joan Lefkow was at Petterino's at 150 N.
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33 hours ago

Man arrested after damaging at least 14 cars while driving with tree lodged in tow truck, police say

...the alleged damage spree that reportedly began around 9 a.m. Dec. 31 on the 2300 block of Oakton Street...

    Man arrested after damaging at least 14 cars while driving with tree lodged in tow truck, police say
    Park Ridge police have arrested a man they say damaged at least 14 cars in the city on New Year's Eve when he allegedly drove down several major streets with a large piece of a tree lodged in his tow truck.
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33 hours ago

Chicago cop who killed 2 charged with misdemeanors for December bar fight

...and his partner responded to 911 calls about a disturbance at the apartment in the 4700 block of West Erie Street where LeGrier was staying with his father. LeGrier, apparently beset by mental health problems, had...

    Chicago cop who killed 2 charged with misdemeanors for December bar fight
    A Chicago police officer who faces potential firing for fatally shooting two people in 2015 has been charged with misdemeanor offenses following an off-duty bar fight last month. Officer Robert Rialmo turned himself in to a police station Monday and was arrested on two counts of battery and one count of theft, all misdemeanors, said Police Department spokesman Anthony Guglielmi.
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33 hours ago

Two Chicago juveniles charged in River Forest burglaries, auto thefts

According to police, on Jan. 4 at a home in the 900 block of Franklin Avenue, the burglars entered the home and stole jewelry and two cars from the garage. Both cars, and some of the stolen jewelry, were later recovered by River Forest police officers.

    Two Chicago juveniles charged in River Forest burglaries, auto thefts
    Two Chicago boys were taken into custody and charged in connection with a pair of burglaries and auto thefts that occurred earlier this month at a River Forest home, according to police. According to a news release from the River Forest Police Department, the boys, who police said are known Chicago gang members, were taken into custody Jan.
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3 days ago

Updated 36 hours ago

Toddler in serious condition after being thrown from balcony on South Side

Shortly after 6 a.m., Chicago police said the toddler was thrown from a balcony to the ground below in the 7000 block of South Paxton Avenue.

    Toddler in serious condition after being thrown from balcony on South Side
    A 1-year-old was listed in serious condition after being thrown from a balcony early Saturday morning in the South Shore neighborhood, Chicago police said.
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  • Whomever was sick enough to do this should be thrown off a balcony...head first. This is disgusting!!!!

  • Oh my goodness! Who would stoop that low?

  • I will be praying for this little baby, I hope the police had the one responsible in custody

41 hours ago

More than 30 shot, 6 fatally, in most violent weekend of 2018

Chicago police investigate where a woman was shot in the 1200 block of West 33rd Street on Jan. 21, 2018.

    More than 30 shot, 6 fatally, in most violent weekend of 2018
    At least 31 people were shot, six fatally, between Friday afternoon and Monday morning, making it the most violent yet in 2018, according to data kept by the Tribune. That includes an 11-hour period from Saturday afternoon to Sunday morning when 18 people were shot, three fatally.
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