7 hours ago

13-year-old girl shot in thigh in West Englewood

The shooting happened just after 8 p.m. at the 74th Street and Ashland Avenue, near a Family Dollar Store.

    13-year-old girl shot in thigh in West Englewood
    CHICAGO - A 13-year-old girl was rushed to the hospital after being shot in the thigh in the city's West Englewood neighborhood. The shooting happened just after 8 p.m. at the 74th Street and Ashland Avenue, near a Family Dollar Store. The victim was taken to Christ Hospital in stable condition.
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14 hours ago

First Culver’s opening in Chicago, serving up butter burgers, custard and curds

...for the first time on January 23, when its Bronzeville restaurant opens its doors at 3355 S. Dr. Martin Luther King Drive. A second location is slated to open on the Six Corners in Portage Park on...

    First Culver's opening in Chicago, serving up butter burgers, custard and curds
    CHICAGO -- Not all Chicagoans were born here, which probably explains why there's so much hype every time a regional fast-food chain moves into the city (like Sonic, Chick-fil-A and Shake Shack), giving expats the chance to satisfy their craving for the fatty flavors they remember from childhood.
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2 days ago

2 shot on Northwest Side

The two were traveling in a vehicle on north Laramie near Wabansia about 7:15 p.m. when someone inside a blue-colored Honda pulled up and started shooting. Both were shot in their arms and are hospitalized.

    2 shot on Northwest Side
    CHICAGO -- A 30-year old woman and a 5-year-old girl were shot on the Northwest Side Saturday night. The two were traveling in a vehicle on north Laramie near Wabansia about 7:15 p.m. when someone inside a blue-colored Honda pulled up and started shooting. Both were shot in their arms and are hospitalized.
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2 days ago

1-year-old seriously injured after being thrown off balcony

The 1-year-old was thrown to the ground around 6 a.m. on Saturday on the 7000 block of South Paxton Avenue.

    1-year-old seriously injured after being thrown off balcony
    CHICAGO - A child is in serious condition after being thrown from a balcony in the city's South Shore neighborhood. The 1-year-old was thrown to the ground around 6 a.m. on Saturday on the 7000 block of South Paxton Avenue. The child was taken to Comer Children's Hospital in serious condition.
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4 days ago

Updated 3 days ago

Mural outside Music Box Theater defaced with graffiti

Artist George Booker said he’s a fan of graffiti but not in this case. Booker said he was disappointed someone defaced his mural located outside the theater in the 3700 block of Southport Avenue.

    Mural outside Music Box Theater defaced with graffiti
    CHICAGO -- A mural at Chicago's historic Music Box Theater was defaced with graffiti, not long after being completed. Artist George Booker said he's a fan of graffiti but not in this case. Booker said he was disappointed someone defaced his mural located outside the theater in the 3700 block of Southport Avenue.
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  • right, the first application was.

    the second was criminal.

  • Catch the kids responsible for the graffiti, then we remove the tip of his/her index finger. Problem solved they will never be able to use spray paint again.

3 days ago

1 dead in apartment fire in Chatham

Firefighters pulled a man and a woman from the blaze at 955 E. 86th Street at around nine this morning.

    1 dead in apartment fire in Chatham
    CHICAGO -- One person has died after a fire in an apartment in the South Side Chatham neighborhood. Firefighters pulled a man and a woman from the blaze at 955 E. 86th Street at around nine this morning. Officials say the fire was contained to one apartment.
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3 days ago

Grandmother carjacked during school pickup on NW Side

It happened Thursday afternoon outside St. John's Lutheran School, 4939 W. Montrose Ave.

    Grandmother carjacked during school pickup on NW Side
    CHICAGO -- Chicago police are looking for a suspects in the armed carjacking of a grandmother while she was picking up her grandchildren at school on the Northwest Side. It happened Thursday afternoon outside St. John's Lutheran School, 4939 W. Montrose Ave.
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4 days ago

Armed carjacking leads to chase of stolen Mustang from Lake Shore Drive to Far South Side

Chicago police then spotted it at Blue Island and Damon, triggering a chase that reportedly reached 100 mph at times.

The chase ended near 88th and Lowe, where the suspects ditched the vehicle and tried to get away on foot.

    Armed carjacking leads to chase of stolen Mustang from Lake Shore Drive to Far South Side
    CHICAGO -- A carjacking overnight leads police on a wild chase from Lake Shore Drive to the city's Far South Side. Around 9:15 p.m. Thursday, two armed suspects stole a green Mustang at 116th and Church in the Morgan Park neighborhood. The vehicle was later spotted by state police just after 1 a.m.
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5 days ago

2 killed on South Side mark first shooting deaths in 7 days

The shooting happened just before 3 a.m. near 67th and Evans in the city's West Woodlawn neighborhood.

    2 killed on South Side mark first shooting deaths in 7 days
    CHICAGO -- Two men are dead after a shooting on the city's South Side -- marking the first shooting deaths in seven days. The shooting happened just before 3 a.m. near 67th and Evans in the city's West Woodlawn neighborhood. Chicago police say another vehicle pulled alongside a parked vehicle and started shooting.
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5 days ago

17 sent to hospitals after hazmat situation at meat packing plant

CHICAGO — Emergency crews are on the scene of a hazmat situation at a meat packing plant, 1120 W. 47th Place, Wednesday morning.

    17 sent to hospitals after hazmat situation at meat packing plant
    CHICAGO -- Emergency crews are on the scene of a hazmat situation at a meat packing plant, 1120 W. 47th Place, Wednesday morning. Chicago fire officials say 17 people were transported to area hospitals. One person refused transport. Initial scanner reports indicated that there may have been a carbon dioxide leak at the facility, but fire officials have not confirmed this.
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5 days ago

14 students transported to hospitals after falling ill at Chicago elementary school

The school is located in the 3300 block of West Hirsch Street in the city’s Humbolt Park neighborhood.

Level 1 Hazmat at 3320 W. Hirsch has been secured. 14 patients total transported to area hospitals. 4 to Stroger; 4 to Norwegian; 4 to St. Mary; 2 to West Sub. – all Green

    14 students transported to hospitals after falling ill at Chicago elementary school
    CHICAGO -- Several students have fell ill at James Russell Lowell Elementary School in Chicago. The school is located in the 3300 block of West Hirsch Street in the city's Humbolt Park neighborhood. Fourteen students have been transported to area hospitals. All the students are reported to be in good condition.
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6 days ago

Chicago goes 5 days without a fatal shooting

The two men were getting into a car in the 5300 block of West Race when they heard gunfire and were shot, according to officials.

    Chicago goes 5 days without a fatal shooting
    CHICAGO - For the first since March 2017, the city has gone five days without a fatal shooting, the Chicago Sun-Times reports. Chicago's last fatal shooting was on Jan. 11, when a 33-year-old was killed and a 26-year-old was wounded in a shooting in the Austin neighborhood.
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Jan 16

3 men shot on South Side, police say

The shooting happened Monday evening near 42nd and Michigan Avenue.

    3 men shot on South Side, police say
    CHICAGO - Three men were injured after a shooting on the city's South Side on Monday, according to police. The shooting happened Monday evening near 42nd and Michigan Avenue. The fire department said a 24-year-old was shot in the leg. A 17-year-old was hit in the arm and a 26-year-old was shot in the hand.
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Jan 15

Police searching for suspects in Bucktown armed robberies

1600 block of North Leavitt Street, approximately 12:45 pm.

2100 block of West Caton Street, approximately 11:09 a.m.

    Police searching for suspects in Bucktown armed robberies
    CHICAGO -- Police are searching for the armed robbery suspects targeting women in the city's Bucktown neighborhood. The Chicago Police Department issued a community alert in the neighborhood after three similar armed robberies happened Friday during a two-hour stretch in the middle of the day.
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