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5 Charged In Red Line Holdup That Spanned 2 Cars, Ended With Victim Stabbing Robbers, Prosecutors Say

The early Friday attack involved as many as six people who stabbed and beat the victim, police said. The victim took out a knife and fought back, stabbing three of his attackers.

Lincoln Park, Old Town

Sisters Shot While Waiting For Late-Night Ride Outside Gold Coast Bars Were Innocent Bystanders, Police Say

Officers assigned to the area heard shots and tackled a man they saw go into the street holding a gun. The man they arrested was not charged with shooting the two women, however.


Man Who Shot Cop In Englewood Fired 5 Times As Officers Tried To Make Traffic Stop, Prosecutors Say

Officer Fernanda Ballesteros was shot in her head and neck in the June 1 incident. She is still recovering, suffering from pain, blurred vision and hearing loss, prosecutors said.

Englewood, Chatham, Auburn Gresham

After Another Chaotic Drag Racing Weekend, Aldermen Push To Impound Cars

City Council will vote on a proposal Wednesday that would give police the power to impound cars used in drag racing, using videos and social media as evidence.


Uptowners Hold Funeral For Theodore Quintana, A Man Experiencing Homelessness Who Touched The Lives Of Those Around Him

On Saturday, four Catholic priests and close to 100 Buena Park community members gathered at the historical St. Mary of the Lake church to pay tribute to their late neighbor.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

Little Goat Leaving West Loop, Moving To Former Southport Lanes In Lakeview

Little Goat will be one of three restaurants to take over the Southport Lanes space. It'll move there in early 2023.

Pilsen, Little Village, Back of the Yards

As Support Floods Into Highland Park, Chicagoans Facing Daily Violence Wonder: What About Us?

The July 4 mass shooting in Highland Park shocked the country. In Chicago, there can be multiple mass shootings in one month. “The trauma is real everywhere.”


Roaches, Flooding, Broken Washing Machines: Uptown Tenants Say CHA Is Neglecting Senior Living Apartments

Management of the property is subcontracted to nonprofit Hispanic Housing Development Co., which has faced repeated criticisms from its tenants over the years.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

Family, Friends Gather To Mourn New Dad Killed In Wicker Park Shooting: ‘He Took This Baby Girl Everywhere’

Family said Bobby Jones, Jr., who had a 1-year-old daughter, was at a Milwaukee Avenue bar shortly before he was killed last week.

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town

Man Threw Naked Woman Out Of 5th Floor Window In Uptown, Killing Her, Prosecutors Say

Tyson Tillman admitted to fighting with the victim and said on a call in custody "I threw the bitch out the window," prosecutors said.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

Old Town Restaurant Raising Money For Injured Staffers After Driver Careens Stolen Car Into Patio, Injuring 6 People

A driver crashed the car into the patio of Uproar in Old Town, injuring diners and staffers. The driver then fled the scene, police and witnesses said.

Lincoln Park, Old Town

Fireworks Thrown At Police Squad Cars In Scenes Captured On Video

Four officers were injured responding to scenes in Portage Park, Downtown and Archer Heights, police said. Three people were arrested after the Downtown attack.


‘Person Of Interest’ In Deadly Highland Park Mass Shooting Arrested In Lake County

The suspect in the shooting that left six dead and 25 wounded was arrested after a brief chase Monday evening in Lake Forest.


After Fatal Chinatown Shooting, Alderman And Neighbors Want Karaoke Bar Closed

A 24-year-old woman was killed and two other people were hospitalized after a shooting Friday in the 2200 block of South Wentworth Avenue, police said.

Bridgeport, Chinatown, McKinley Park

Bail Set At $2 Million For Man Accused In Shooting That Left Police Officer Seriously Wounded

The officer was responding to a call about domestic violence when a man shot him, police said. The 27-year-old man police arrested is scheduled to appear in bond court Saturday.

Pilsen, Little Village, Back of the Yards

All 4 Boys Injured In A West Humboldt Park Fire Have Died, Officials Say: ‘These Are Our Babies From The Neighborhood’

Dozens of neighbors gathered for a vigil Wednesday in honor of Axel, Aiden and Jayden Cruz, and Angel Rodriguez, who died this week after officials say they were trapped inside their basement apartment when it caught fire.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale

Mount Carmel High School, One Of Chicago’s Few Remaining Catholic All-Boys Schools, Is Considering Going Coed

The school's leaders are asking community members to weigh in as they decide if they'll make the century-old all-boys school into a coed facility.

Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore

Boy, 4, Dies In West Humboldt Park Apartment Fire; 3 Other Children Critically Injured

Chicago Fire Department crews rescued the four children from a burning building and performed CPR on them, but one of the boys did not survive.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale

Second Phase Of Hyde Park’s Harper Court Development Slated To Break Ground This Year

A new set of developers are now pitching a 13-story lab and office building for the development in the heart of Hyde Park.

Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore

It Could Feel Like 110 Degrees This Week In Chicago

A hazardous weather outlook and dangerous heat advisory has been issued as record-high temperatures hit the area.

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