37 hours ago

Updated 10 hours ago

Chicago police investigating 2 more carjackings on Near North Side

The most recent happened just before midnight Friday, at Orleans and Chestnut.

There was another carjacking just after 10 p.m. Thursday, on Howe near Armitage.

    Chicago police investigating 2 more carjackings on Near North Side
    CHICAGO -- Chicago police are investigating two more carjackings on the city's Near North Side, as the string of crimes continues across the city. The most recent happened just before midnight Friday, at Orleans and Chestnut.
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  • old town 82 long time Old Town Triangle resident

    This has got to stop! Police need to be able to do their job. Remember how Giuliani stopped crime in New York.

11 hours ago

2 carjackings reported within an hour in East Garfield Park

The first carjacking happened on the 2100 block of West Fulton at 10:08 p.m. on Friday.

The second carjacking happened on the 2900 block of West Fulton at 11 p.m.

    2 carjackings reported within an hour in East Garfield Park
    CHICAGO - Two carjackings were reported in East Garfield Park within an hour of each other, according to police. The first carjacking happened on the 2100 block of West Fulton at 10:08 p.m. on Friday.
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12 hours ago

1-year-old found safe after being taken during carjacking

Police said a woman went to visit a friend on the 9100 block of South State around 1 a.m. Saturday after the friend was involved in a car crash. While she was there, the woman left her car running with the child inside.

    1-year-old found safe after being taken during carjacking
    CHICAGO - A child was found safe after a car was stolen on the city's South Side, police said. Police said a woman went to visit a friend on the 9100 block of South State around 1 a.m. Saturday after the friend was involved in a car crash.
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31 hours ago

1 dead in West Side house fire

It happened in the 1800 block of South Hamlin in the North Lawndale neighborhood.

    1 dead in West Side house fire
    CHICAGO -- One person is dead after a house fire on the city's West Side Friday morning. It happened in the 1800 block of South Hamlin in the North Lawndale neighborhood. The fast moving fire spread next door to an apartment building. Four police officers arrived before the fire department and started knocking on doors.
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34 hours ago

Fake delivery leads to home invasion in West Town

It happened after 7 p.m. Thursday in the 1400 block of North Bosworth.

    Fake delivery leads to home invasion in West Town
    CHICAGO -- A fake package delivery turns into a robbery in the city's West Town neighborhood. It happened after 7 p.m. Thursday in the 1400 block of North Bosworth. Police say a woman was approached at her doorstep by two men wearing reflective vests.
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37 hours ago

Police: 2 teens killed, 1 wounded in shooting inside Chicago home during attempted robbery

Police believe someone entered a residence on the 5600 block of W. Washington around 5:45 p.m., demanded the victims' property, and then opened fire. Two boys...

    Police: 2 teens killed, 1 wounded in shooting inside Chicago home during attempted robbery
    CHICAGO -- Two teenage boys were killed and a girl was injured when someone opened fire during an attempted robbery inside a West Side apartment Thursday evening, according to police. Police believe someone entered a residence on the 5600 block of W. Washington around 5:45 p.m., demanded the victims' property, and then opened fire.
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2 days ago

Chicago chef ‘safely located’ after missing for a week

The Chicago Police Department issued a brief statement Thursday morning, saying 25-year-old Luis Mercader, a chef at Roister, located at 951 W. Fulton Market, “has been safely located.”

    Chicago chef 'safely located' after missing for a week
    CHICAGO -- A chef who has been missing for a week has been found safe. The Chicago Police Department issued a brief statement Thursday morning, saying 25-year-old Luis Mercader, a chef at Roister, located at 951 W. Fulton Market, "has been safely located." No further details were released.
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4 days ago

Updated 2 days ago

At least 5 carjackings reported Monday in Chicago area

Around 3:30 p.m. in the 600 block of N. St Clair, police say a man left his vehicle running while placed bags into the trunk of his white Jeep Cherokee. At the time, a suspect entered the vehicle and fled. Preliminary reports indicate the victim was a Lyft driver.

A short time later, around 3:55 p.m. in the 1200 block of N. Halstead, police say a man was pumping gas when a male juvenile entered the victim’s gray Ford Edge SUV and fled.

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Earlier Monday morning, around 2:30 a.m. in the 2500 block of West Wellington two men and a woman were sitting in a black 2017 Toyota Camry when three...

The second carjacking happened around 3 a.m. in the 400 block of North Aberdeen St. Three men approached another man at gunpoint and took his black sedan.

A third carjacking happened in the 1900 block of West Augusta Blvd. around 4:35 a.m. A man was approached by three men with guns. They took his white Dodge Charger.

    At least 5 carjackings reported Monday in Chicago area
    CHICAGO -- Two more carjackings were reported Monday afternoon following a busy morning in which several more were reported. Around 3:30 p.m. in the 600 block of N. St Clair, police say a man left his vehicle running while placed bags into the trunk of his white Jeep Cherokee.
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  • Eric from 60618 Lifelong NW sider, business owner and deplorable.

    Why did Ward get a thumbs down for his comment

  • Mute Mute Me

    haterz...or the usual no sense of humour eb peeps. one time i said i was glad a lost dog was found or something and i was thumbed down!

3 days ago

1 suspect dead, another injured after carjacking, police chase

Chicago police say the carjacking happened at about 10 a.m. at 1048 W. 61st Street.

    1 suspect dead, another injured after carjacking, police chase
    CHICAGO -- One suspect is dead and another suspect is injured following a carjacking and police chase Wednesday morning. Chicago police say the carjacking happened at about 10 a.m. at 1048 W. 61st Street. The victim called police and a chase ensued ending at 49th and Wentworth.
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3 days ago

North Side restaurant robbed at gunpoint

The man broke into Summer House, located at 1954 N Halsted Street, through the backdoor at 11:30 p.m.

    North Side restaurant robbed at gunpoint
    CHICAGO -- Police are looking for a man who used a gun to rob a North Side restaurant Tuesday night. The man broke into Summer House, located at 1954 N Halsted Street, through the backdoor at 11:30 p.m. He walked into a back office where he ordered employees to place money inside a backpack.
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3 days ago

2 arrested for carjacking, police investigate other incidents

The latest carjacking occurred Monday night in the 800 block of North Racine.

Another incident happened Monday afternoon. While the driver pumped gas on the passenger side, the suspect hopped in took off from a Mobil gas station at Division and Halsted.

    2 arrested for carjacking, police investigate other incidents
    CHICAGO -- A spike in carjackings has the Chicago approaching 800 for the year and now federal officials are getting involved and two men have been arrested. The latest carjacking occurred Monday night in the 800 block of North Racine. Surveillance video showed one vehicle pulling up.
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4 days ago

15th carjacking in last two days ends with 2 in custody

A car was stolen around 9:30 p.m. Monday in the 800 block of North Racine Avenue in the city's River West neighborhood.

    15th carjacking in last two days ends with 2 in custody
    CHICAGO -- Two people are in custody for a carjacking that ended with a police chase. A car was stolen around 9:30 p.m. Monday in the 800 block of North Racine Avenue in the River West neighborhood. Police followed the stolen car, and the chase ended in Oak Park near the Eisenhower Expressway.
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4 days ago

1 man dead after Uptown shooting

Police said the man was shot in the chest on the 1200 block of West Leland Avenue around 6 p.m. Monday night. The victim was taken to Masonic Hospital where he was pronounced dead.

    1 man dead after Uptown shooting
    CHICAGO -- One man died after a shooting in the city's Uptown neighborhood on Monday, according to police. Police said the man was shot in the chest on the 1200 block of West Leland Avenue around 6 p.m. Monday night. The victim was taken to Masonic Hospital where he was pronounced dead.
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