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: 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

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

Triple shooting: Man killed, 2 others wounded in West Pullman, Chicago police say

CHICAGO (WLS) — 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 South Lowe Avenue at about 2:45 p.m. when an unknown vehicle approached them, police said. An … Read more

Man shot, killed in front of partner, daughter after fight at Bronzeville store, witnesses say

CHICAGO (WLS) — A person was fatally shot Saturday afternoon after a fight on the South Side, Chicago police said. The man was shot while leaving a shoe store in Bronzeville right in front of his family, witnesses told ABC7. “By the shots being fired close by, it was very devastating,” said VeryUnique Pritchett, a … Read more

2 killed, 2 wounded in drive-by shooting on South Side, Chicago police say

CHICAGO (WLS) — Two men were killed and two more were wounded in a drive-by shooting on the South Side Saturday evening, Chicago police said. The four men were on the sidewalk in the 1900 block of West Garfield Boulevard at about 7:31 p.m. when a vehicle gray in color drove by and an unknown … Read more

South Side congregation gathers for Easter despite devastating Chicago church fire

CHICAGO (WLS) — On the heels of a devastating fire, the congregation of Antioch Missionary Baptist Church in the city’s Englewood neighborhood is not defeated. Instead, they are coming together in celebration of Easter and with hopes to rebuild. The congregation’s Easter Day service shows no matter the location, you can take church just about … Read more

Fire at Englewood church reignites, Easter services moved after building destroyed

CHICAGO (WLS) — A fire at a beloved landmark church in Englewood reignited on Saturday morning. Fire personnel said it was too early to tell what reignited the fire, but mentioned hot sports and burning timbers sitting in the church. They were able to save the school located next door, but remain concerned about the … Read more