5 shot, 1 fatally, at State and Chicago on Near North Side, CPD says

CHICAGO (WLS) — Five people were shot, one fatally, at State and Chicago Thursday night, Chicago police said. A CPD spokesman tweeted the shooting happened in the 800 block of North State Street, near the CTA Red Line Chicago stop. The circumstances of the shooting were not immediately clear. Police have not released details about … Read more

Marine veteran Raul Basulto seriously injured in Irving Park hit-and-run

CHICAGO (WLS) — A U.S. Marine veteran was seriously injured, and may lose his leg, in a hit-and-run in Irving Park over the weekend. Francis Tayupanta said her brother-in-law Raul Basulto has come out of his second surgery without knowing if he will be able to keep his leg. “Doctors are being hopeful, that’s all … Read more

Man, 19, charged in Lincoln Park shooting, robbery that left man fighting for life: Chicago police

CHICAGO (WLS) — A 19-year-old Oak Park man has been charged in a violent robbery and shooting in the Lincoln Park neighborhood that left a 23-year-old man fighting for his life. Chicago Police Superintendent David Brown said Tyshon Brownlee was charged with attempted murder and armed robbery in connection with the attack on Dakotah Earley. … 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

Mayor Lori Lightfoot enacts weekend curfew after 3 shot, 1 killed near Millennium Park ‘Bean’

CHICAGO (WLS) — Mayor Lori Lightfoot announced a curfew for unaccompanied minors after downtown shootings killed a teen and injured two others Saturday night. Effective immediately, unaccompanied minors are not allowed in Millennium Park after 6:00 p.m. from Thursday through Sunday, Lightfoot said in a statement. “We, as a City, can not allow any of … Read more

3 women found dead at Rogers Park living center; CFD works to decrease temperature inside

CHICAGO (WLS) — Three women were found dead inside a North Side living center on Saturday, the Chicago Police Department said. All three women were discovered unresponsive in the Rogers Park building, located in the 7400 block of North Rogers Avenue, Chicago police said. The first woman, 67 years old, was found at about 11:11 … 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

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