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

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

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

Chicago Police Department memo cancels all officers’ days off over Memorial Day Weekend

CHICAGO (WLS) — Even though Memorial Day is three weeks away, Chicago police officials are ramping up staffing to head off possible holiday weekend violence later this month. An internal CPD memo obtained by the ABC7 I-Team Monday night, and now being read at police district roll calls, orders that all days off be canceled … Read more

Chicago shootings: 24 shot, 6 fatally, in weekend violence, CPD says

CHICAGO (WLS) — At least 24 people have been shot, six fatally, in weekend violence across Chicago, police said. A man was shot to death Sunday night while standing in the kitchen of a West Town home. The man, 20, was standing in the kitchen in the 2100-block of West Maypole Avenue about 9:35 p.m. … Read more

Chicago shootings: 23 shot, 5 fatally, in weekend violence, CPD says

CHICAGO (WLS) — At least 23 people have been shot, five fatally, in weekend violence across Chicago, police said. A man was killed in a West Englewood shooting on Sunday night, police said. The 20-year-old was standing on the sidewalk in the 1200 block of West 72nd Place at about 7:44 p.m. when an occupant … Read more

Chicago shootings: 8 shot, 2 fatally, in weekend violence, CPD says

CHICAGO (WLS) — At least eight people have been shot, two fatally, in weekend violence across Chicago, police said. One man was killed and two others were wounded, one critically, in a shooting on Chicago’s Far South Side Saturday, police said. Two men were near the street in the West Pullman neighborhood’s 11600 block of … Read more