Chicago Heights Man Gets 37 Months in Prison For Threatening Violence at Biden Inauguration

(MotionStudios / Pixabay) The Chicago Heights man who pleaded guilty to threatening to “kill any m—–f—ing Democrat that steps on the m—–f—ing lawn” during President Joe Biden’s inauguration has been sentenced to more than three years in federal prison. U.S. District Judge Ronald A. Guzman on Tuesday sentenced Louis Capriotti, 47, to 37 months in prison after … Read more

Chicago Police officer hit by car while chasing suspect in West Englewood after man was shot dead

CHICAGO (CBS) — A Chicago Police officer was reportedly hit by a car in West Englewood during a foot pursuit of suspects in a shooting Monday afternoon. Police said it all started at 3:25 p.m., when a 21-year-old man was standing in the 5100 block of South Elizabeth Street in Back of the Yards and … Read more

16-year-old shot and killed at ‘Bean’ worried about Chicago crime, living past 21st birthday

CHICAGO (WLS) — A 17-year-old has been charged as an adult in the fatal shooting of another teen at “The Bean” in Millennium Park Saturday night. Marion Richardson appeared before a judge for bond court from a juvenile detention facility via video conference. Richardson was given a $250,000 bond for the murder of 16-year-old Seandell … Read more

Carjacking suspects arrested after CPD officer hit by vehicle following shooting, alderman says

CHICAGO (WLS) — Carjacking suspects were arrested after a Chicago police officer was hit by a vehicle following a shooting, an alderman said. The CPD officer officer was taken to Advocate Christ Medical Center in good condition after being struck near West 57th Street and South Damen Avenue in Chicago’s West Englewood neighborhood, the Chicago … Read more

Chicago shootings: 31 shot, 5 fatally, in weekend violence, CPD says

CHICAGO (WLS) — At least 31 people have been shot, five fatally, in weekend violence across Chicago, police said. SUNDAY A 16-year-old boy was among two shot Sunday morning in Lawndale on the West Side. The boy and a 57-year-old man were standing on a sidewalk in the 700-block of South Albany Avenue about 2:30 … Read more

Chicago shootings: 15 shot, 5 fatally, in weekend violence, CPD says

CHICAGO (WLS) — At least 15 people have been shot, five fatally, in weekend violence across Chicago, police said. A teenage boy was shot and killed near the Bean on Saturday night, the Chicago Police Department said. The boy, 16 years old, was in the Loop’s 200 block of East Randolph Street when he was … Read more

4 children missing with father since January returned, police say

Posted: May 14, 2022 / 08:13 PM CDT Updated: May 14, 2022 / 08:14 PM CDT CHICAGO – Four children reportedly missing since January are safe, Chicago police said Saturday. Police said Brian Barajas was “knowingly and intentionally” hiding his four children from their mother, his ex-girlfriend, since January. On Saturday, Chicago police said all … Read more

Chicago shooting: Teen shot and killed in West Englewood, police say

CHICAGO (WLS) — A 17-year-old boy was shot and killed on the South Side Friday night, the Chicago Police Department said. The teen was walking on a sidewalk in the West Englewood neighborhood’s 6900 block of South Ada Street when the shooting happened, Chicago police said. He was struck in the chest and armpit area … Read more

Young man’s condition improving after thief shot him 3 times in Lincoln Park, brother says

CHICAGO (WLS) — A young man’s condition is improving one week after a thief shot him three times in Lincoln Park, his brother said. WATCH | Man struggles with suspect before Lincoln Park shooting DaShawn Earley posted an update on GoFundMe Friday, saying his brother, Dakotah, is no longer on life support. On Sunday, Dashawn … Read more

Lincoln Park residents meet with Chicago police over rising crime on North Side

CHICAGO (WLS) — From thefts to shootings, residents of Lincoln Park met with police to discuss public safety following a recent rash of crime on the North Side. The meeting was moved to St. Josaphat church in Lincoln Park due to safety concerns. Some people in Lincoln Park feel a constant fear looming over them. … Read more