Expressway shooting on Dan Ryan leaves 1 hospitalized with life-threatening injuries, ISP says

CHICAGO (WLS) — One person is in the hospital with life-threatening injuries after a shooting on the Dan Ryan Expressway Saturday night. It happened just after 8:30 p.m. in the northbound lanes near 47th Street, according to Illinois State Police. Those lanes are closed for the investigation and traffic is being diverted at Garfield. ISP … Read more

3 wounded in separate shootings, hours apart in South Chicago, police say

CHICAGO (WLS) — Three people were wounded in separate shootings hours apart Saturday morning in South Chicago, police said. Three men were inside a vehicle in the neighborhood’s 8500 block of South Commercial Avenue when a dark-in-color SUV stopped near them, Chicago police said. An unidentified offender fired shots in their direction at about 5:54 … 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

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

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