11 min ago

4-year-old girl escapes child luring attempt by doing everything right

The incident happened Tuesday afternoon in the 4000 Block of North Plainfield Avenue in the Jefferson Park neighborhood.

In another child luring case, a 10-year-old girl was followed by a man after she got off a school bus Monday in the 7000 Block of South Rhodes Avenue in the Park Manor neighborhood. She ran away after the man offered her candy.

    4-year-old girl escapes child luring attempt by doing everything right
    CHICAGO -- Chicago police are looking for three suspects in an attempted child luring incident in which a 4-year-old girl thwarted what could have been a really horrible situation. The little girl's mother, Rachel Holler, says she is extremely proud of her daughter Rosie.
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10 hours ago

Updated 7 hours ago

Chicago police investigate 2 attempted child luring cases

The incident happened Tuesday afternoon in the 4000 Block of North Plainfield.

In another case, a 10-year-old girl was followed by a man after she got off a school bus Monday in the 7000 Block of South Rhodes Avenue in the Park Manor neighborhood. She ran away after the man offered her candy.

    Chicago police investigate 2 attempted child luring cases
    CHICAGO -- Chicago police are investigating after two attempted child luring cases in the past two days. Police are searching for three men accused of trying to lure a 4-year-old girl in the city's Jefferson Park neighborhood. The incident happened Tuesday afternoon in the 4000 Block of North Plainfield.
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  • JeffyPark Counting the days until the Apocalypse

    4000 N Plainfield is not even close to Jefferson Park neighborhood. Fake news.

8 hours ago

200 jobs coming to Little Village via industrial project, mayor says

The developer plans to lease the space at 2524 W. 24th St. to e-commerce businesses and restaurant-related supply chains.

    200 jobs coming to Little Village via industrial project, mayor says
    CHICAGO - Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel is slated to break ground Wednesday on a new industrial project in Little Village. The $17.9 million project will include 18 loading docks, landscaped buffers and an underground stormwater retention system, according to the mayor's office. The developer plans to lease the space at 2524 W.
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11 hours ago

Indiana man charged in Lincoln Park home invasions, sexual assaults of girls

Police said he broke into a home in the 400 block of West Belden Avenue around 2 a.m. and sexually abused a 13-year-old girl who was asleep in her bedroom.

    Indiana man charged in Lincoln Park home invasions, sexual assaults of girls
    CHICAGO -- Authorities in Indiana have arrested a man who is accused of sexually assaulting two young girls in Chicago. 25-year-old Hunter Best is charged with home invasion and sexual assault. Best is accused of entering two homes in the city's Lincoln Park neighborhood within a 20-minute span on May 27th.
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11 hours ago

14-year-old boy killed in drive-by shooting in West Englewood

The boy was standing on the street shortly after midnight Wednesday on 67th and Winchester in the West Englewood neighborhood.

    14-year-old boy killed in drive-by shooting in West Englewood
    CHICAGO -- A 14-year-old boy was shot and killed in a drive-by shooting on the city's South Side. The boy was standing on the street shortly after midnight Wednesday on 67th and Winchester in the West Englewood neighborhood. A white car approached the boy and someone inside opened fire, shooting him in the head.
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31 hours ago

Taco truck vendor shot, robbed in Back of the Yards

The man was robbed near 48th and Throop around noon Monday in the Back of the Yards neighborhood.

    Taco truck vendor shot, robbed in Back of the Yards
    CHICAGO -- Chicago police are investigating the robbery and shooting of a taco truck vendor. The man was robbed near 48th and Throop around noon Monday in the Back of the Yards neighborhood. The suspect demanded money and then shot the victim twice, hitting him in the arm and the back.
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2 days ago

Protests planned for Monday after deadly Chicago police-involved shooting

Community activists say they're planning a major act of civil disobedience in the coming weeks, including a protest scheduled for Monday at 6 p.m. near 71st St. and Jeffery.

    Protests planned for Monday after deadly Chicago police-involved shooting
    CHICAGO -- Chicago police have released body camera video of a fatal police-involved shooting as a community on the South Side demands answers. Community activists say they're planning a major act of civil disobedience in the coming weeks, including a protest scheduled for Monday at 6 p.m. near 71st St.
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2 days ago

Police search for gunman who fatally shot woman, 59, during attempted carjacking

Police were called to the 900 block of North Kedvale Avenue around 7:15 a.m. Sunday on a report that a woman was shot.

    Police search for gunman who fatally shot woman, 59, during attempted carjacking
    CHICAGO -- Chicago police are searching for a gunman who shot and killed a woman during an attempted carjacking on the city's West Side. Police were called to the 900 block of North Kedvale Avenue around 7:15 a.m. Sunday on a report that a woman was shot.
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2 days ago

Protesters march in South Shore, call for reform after fatal police shooting

Earlier Sunday, a group of concerned neighbors and some Black Lives Matter members met at 63rd and Greenwood in Woodlawn to talk about the shooting and how to move forward.

    Protesters march in South Shore, call for reform after fatal police shooting
    CHICAGO - At 71st and Jeffrey in South Shore Sunday, a group of 100 protestors marched before shutting down the intersection where a Chicago police officer shot and killed 37-year-old Harith Augustus Saturday. After watching body cam footage of the shooting released by Chicago police Sunday, many critiqued the way officers handled their interaction with Augustus.
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3 days ago

Woman killed, man injured in West Side fire

Firefighters were called to the 2100 block of N. Merrimac Avenue around 3 a.m. in the city’s Galewood neighborhood.

    Woman killed, man injured in West Side fire
    CHICAGO - A woman was killed and a man and police officer injured in a fire in on Chicago's West Side Saturday morning. Firefighters were called to the 2100 block of N. Merrimac Avenue around 3 a.m. in the city's Galewood neighborhood.
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3 days ago

Police investigating several suspicious fires in Hegewisch

Saturday’s fire was set in the garage behind a vacant apartment building at 135th and Baltimore Avenue in the city’s Hegewisch neighborhood.  The fire spread to an empty frame house next door and melted the siding off the adjacent garage.

    Police investigating several suspicious fires in Hegewisch
    CHICAGO - Chicago police are investigated a suspicious fire on the South Side that sent three firefighters to the hospital. Officials believe the fire is connected to a string of arson fires. Saturday's fire was set in the garage behind a vacant apartment building at 135th and Baltimore Avenue in the city's Hegewisch neighborhood.
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4 days ago

DCFS investigating after toddlers found dangling from window

Denise Ochoa and her cousin Jennifer Salgado just happened to be driving by the apartment building at Palmer and Kildare when they saw the scene unfolding.

    DCFS investigating after toddlers found dangling from window
    CHICAGO -Cell phone video shows two toddlers in diapers, believed to be two-year-old twins, dangling dangerously out of a second-floor window in Hermosa Tuesday evening. Denise Ochoa and her cousin Jennifer Salgado just happened to be driving by the apartment building at Palmer and Kildare when they saw the scene unfolding.
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5 days ago

Firefighter among 3 injured in Chatham apartment fire

Fire crews were called just after 1 a.m. Friday to an apartment complex near East 81st Street and King Drive.

    Firefighter among 3 injured in Chatham apartment fire
    CHICAGO -- Three people, including a Chicago firefighter, were inured in an apartment fire in the Chatham neighborhood. Fire crews were called just after 1 a.m. Friday to an apartment complex near East 81st Street and King Drive. The fire started in a garden unit.
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5 days ago

82-year-old man shot, critically injured while walking dog in West Chatham

The shooting happened around 10:40 p.m. Thursday in the 8200 block of Wentworth Avenue in the West Chatham neighborhood.

    82-year-old man shot, critically injured while walking dog in West Chatham
    CHICAGO -- Three people, including an 82-year-old man, were injured during a shooting on the city's South Side. The shooting happened around 10:40 p.m. Thursday in the 8200 block of Wentworth Avenue in the West Chatham neighborhood.
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