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No More After-Hours Bars In River North? Alderman Looks To Kill 5 AM Licenses As Area Struggles With Shootings

Bar owners say they're not to blame for shootings, pointing to crowds drinking on the streets and open-air drug deals on corners. “We’re short-handed and being overrun by criminals.”

Near North Side, River North

Man Shot In River North Robbery Attempt, Police Say

A 26-year-old man was shot in the wrist a man approached and demanded his belongings, leading to a "physical struggle," police said.

Near North Side, River North

West Loop Workers Chased And Held Hit-And-Run Driver Who Killed A Cyclist, Prosecutors Say

Courtney Bertucci was arrested Monday and charged with reckless homicide, failure to report an accident resulting in death and drug possession in connection with the April 16 crash in West Loop.

Pilsen, Little Village, West Loop

More License Plate Readers Coming To DuSable Lake Shore Drive To Crack Down On Shootings, Carjackings

Ald. Brian Hopkins said he hopes the additional cameras will help the Chicago Police Department solve crimes as they are short thousands of officers.

Downtown

Man Charged With Attempted Murder In Stabbing Of Hotel Worker In The Loop

The 56-year-old hotel worker remains in critical condition, prosecutors said.

Downtown

Man Shot, Seriously Wounded While Attending Grand Crossing Memorial, Police Say

The man was taken to the University of Chicago Medical Center in critical condition, police said.

Englewood, Chatham, Auburn Gresham

9-Year-Old Boy Fatally Shot In Cabrini Green

The little boy is among several young children who have been victims of gun violence throughout Chicago since June.

Near North Side, River North

Chicago Police Open New Strategic Center To Track CTA, Downtown Crime

Officers can use technology and experts to create strategies to prevent and solve crime in the district and on the CTA.

Downtown

3-Year-Old Boy Killed On West Side Among More Than 100 People Shot This Weekend

The toddler was killed when someone pulled up behind the car he was riding in and fired shots, police said.

Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale

1 Man Killed, 2 Men Wounded In Pilsen Shooting, Police Say

The men were walking in the 2300 block of West 23rd Street when a car pulled up and two men fired shots, police said.

Pilsen, Little Village, West Loop

For Years, Willie Wright Has Terrorized Women In Andersonville, Victims Say. What Will It Take To Stop Him?

A woman who was sexually assaulted by Wright says the justice system has repeatedly failed her and other victims. “I’m not going to stop talking about this,” she said. “I’m not going to let people forget.”

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

Serial Rapist In Chatham, Grand Crossing Has Attacked 4 Women This Summer

The man targets women walking alone.

Englewood, Chatham, Auburn Gresham

String Of Burglaries Hit Chatham Homes, Police Say

In each case, thieves took televisions, video game consoles and other valuables, police said.

Englewood, Chatham, Auburn Gresham