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242 Cars Towed On First Night Of Winter Parking Ban, Highest Number Since 2019

Car owners could pay at least $235 in towing, ticket and storage fees for forgetting to move their cars during the ban, which is enforced even if there's no snow.

Citywide

Men Fatally Shot 12-Year-Old Girl On Her Birthday As They Aimed At Rival Gang Member, Prosecutors Say

Malik Parish and Abdul Ali were charged with first-degree murder in the March 1 shooting of Nyzireya Moore.

Englewood, Chatham, Auburn Gresham

Teen Charged After Humboldt Park 7-Year-Old Fatally Shot In His Home

Akeem Briscoe was washing his hands to get ready for dinner when a bullet came through the window in October, police and has family said. A 16-year-old was charged Tuesday with first-degree murder in the killing.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale

Weed Dispensary Green Rose, Owned By Phil Stefani, Former Police Commander, Opens In River North

The dispensary is one of the first to receive a social equity license in Illinois.

River North, Gold Coast, Near North Side

Whole Foods’ Decision To Close Englewood Store Inspires Resident To Build Thriving Community Garden

Using skills he picked up on YouTube, police officer and chef Kenneth Griffin partnered with teens to build a garden to honor his slain friend. “You can make a difference in your backyard.”

Englewood, Chatham, Auburn Gresham

1 Killed, 3 Wounded In Separate Rogers Park Shootings Wednesday, Police Say

A man was killed and two others wounded when someone opened fire outside Experanca Sports Bar, authorities said. Another man was shot in the area just an hour later.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

Hush Nightclub In River North Shut Down After Shootout Killed Man, Wounded 3 Others

The Sunday morning shooting started after a group of people were ejected from the bar, police said.

Downtown

One Person Killed, Three Wounded In Shooting Outside River North Night Club

The shooting happened outside Hush nightclub on Chicago Avenue. One person was arrested at the scene, police said.

Downtown

Man Sexually Assaulted, Groped 4 Women Downtown While Out On Bail For 3 Other Attacks, Prosecutors Say

Prosecutors said David Buckner, 28, preyed on women on State Street, Michigan Avenue and at a Blue Line station.

Citywide

Mayor Lightfoot’s Police Detail Fires Shots In Logan Square After Grandfather Robbed At Gunpoint

Luis Antonio Zayas, 77, was waiting to take his grandson to school when he was attacked by armed robbers. Lightfoot's police detail shot at the robbers, Zayas and witnesses said.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale

West Ridge Man Killed Shop Clerk In Attempted Robbery And Dropped His Phone At Crime Scene, Officials Say

Sean Dunnavant is charged with murder in the killing of 66-year-old store clerk Salim Khamo, who tried to pull his own gun to defend himself, prosecutors said.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

GoodKids MadCity Sues City Over Youth Curfew, Wants Court To Block Enforcement During Halloween Weekend

Youth organizers say the rules need to be adapted to ensure police are not citing them for curfew violations when they do after-hours community work like monitoring cops and peacekeeping.

Citywide

8-Year-Old Fatally Shot In Douglas, Police Say

The boy was shot in his head inside a home, but police did not immediately say how the shooting occurred.

Bronzeville, Near South Side

West Loop Neighbors Want More Police Foot Patrols, Better Communication In 2023

Police from the Near West (12th) District asked neighbors what they should prioritize as the West Loop has been the site of attempted kidnappings and other crime recently.

West Loop

Officer Who Killed 13-Year-Old Adam Toledo During Foot Chase Could Be Fired

Chicago's eight-member Police Board will hold a hearing to decide if officer Eric Stillman will be fired.

Pilsen, Little Village, Back of the Yards

Fulton Market Group Wants 100 More Police Cameras Added To Area, Says TIF Money Should Cover The Cost

Known for booming development and trendy restaurants, the West Loop has been the site of attempted kidnappings and other crime recently.

West Loop

Bronzeville Joins Growing List Of Chicago Neighborhoods Hiring Private Security To Stop Violence

Unarmed private guards and community organizers will patrol Bronzeville's commercial corridors and residential areas under a pilot program.

Bronzeville, Near South Side

Men Held Up Couples At Gunpoint During 2 Robberies In The West Loop

The robberies occurred less than an hour apart Tuesday night in the West Loop.

West Loop

Police Release Photos, Video Of West Ridge Liquor Store Killer, Will Increase Patrols In Area

A person trying to rob the store fatally shot store owner Salim Khamo, police said.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

You Can Weigh In On Your Police District’s Strategic Plan At These Community Meetings

Residents can share ideas on how to develop community-driven crime reduction strategies, among other initiatives.

Citywide
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