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Baby among 5 dead, 22 wounded in weekend shootings across Chicago

CHICAGO (CBS) – At least five people are dead, and 22 others are wounded in shootings across the city as of Sunday. The youngest victim includes a 5-month-old girl.In the first shooting of the weekend, a man, 20, was shot in the West Pullman neighborhood Friday evening.  Police said around 8:10 p.m., an unknown offender fired shots, in the 11700 block of South Princeton – striking the victim in the neck. The victim then self-transported to Roseland Hospital in critical condition. A 5-month-old girl is dead, and a 41-year-old man is wounded following a shooting in South Shore Friday evening. Around 6:45...
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Bond set for $5 million for suspected shooter who worked as temp employee at WeatherTech facility

BOLINGBROOK, Ill. (CBS) -- Bond is set for $5 million for the man who shot and killed one worker, and critically wounded another at the WeatherTech facility in Bolingbrook Saturday morning. Police said around 6:25 a.m., officers were dispatched to WeatherTech Way for reports of a person shot. Police confirmed one person has been pronounced dead, another is in critical condition, and a third victim has been released from the hospital.  The alleged shooter, who police have identified as Charles C. McKnight Jr, of Chicago, fled the building but was located at the back of a home in the 500 block of...
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4-year-old girl beaten to death in Chatham

CHICAGO - A 4-year-old girl's death has been ruled a homicide due to child abuse after she was taken to Comer Children's Hospital with trauma all over her body late Friday night, authorities said. Police were called to Comer Children's Hospital around 11:00 p.m. last night after a 4-year-old girl...

5-month-old girl shot in head, killed in South Shore

CHICAGO (CBS) -- A 5-month-old girl was shot in the head Friday evening in South Shore and later died.The shooting happened around 6 p.m. in the 7700 block of South South Shore Drive, police said. The baby, identified as Cecilia Thomas by the Medical Examiner's Office, was in a tan Chevrolet when another vehicle pulled up and someone inside fired shots, police said.The driver of the car made it to 71st Street between Crandon and Luella avenues about a mile and a half away and sought help.The baby was rushed to the University of Chicago's Comer Children's Hospital, where she was pronounced dead.It is unclear who else was inside the car with the baby at the time of the shooting, but a 41-year-old man was also shot in the incident. He was shot in the eye area and was taken to the University of Chicago Medical Center in good condition.No one was in custody late Friday. 

Small plane crashes in rural Will County

PEOTONE, Ill. (CBS) -- A small plane went down Friday afternoon in rural Will County.The Peotone Fire Department was on the scene for the small plane crash south of Monee and northeast of Peotone. The closest intersection is Will Center and Eagle Lake roads, but the crash scene is next to Rock Creek and far from any road. The fire departments from the Will County communities of Manhattan and Monee also responded.A heavy tow truck was also on the scene to try to stabilize the back end of the plane's fuselage.CBS 2's Kris Habermehl reported the plane appears to have gone down at a steep angle in a wooded area next to the creek. The engine had come loose from the firewall, and it appeared that the plane stalled out and came down at a nose-down, vertical attitude, Habermehl reported.A person was rescued after being trapped inside the wreckage, and was loaded into a University of Chicago Medicine Aeromedical Network helicopter to be taken to the U of C Medical Center.The person's condition was not immediately available.

3 shot, including two 15-year-old boys in Chatham

CHICAGO (CBS) – Three people are shot including two 15-year-old boys in the Chatham neighborhood Friday afternoon. Police said around 3:10 p.m., two boys and a woman, 30, were on the sidewalk, in the 8100 block of South King Drive, when a vehicle pulled up and an unknown offender inside fired shots.The first 15-year-old boy suffered a gunshot wound to the right foot and was taken to Comer Children's Hospital in good condition. The second 15-year-old boy suffered multiple gunshot wounds to the body and was transported to Comer Children's Hospital in serious condition. The woman suffered a gunshot wound to the left shoulder and was transported to the University of Chicago Hospital in good condition.There's no information on if anyone is in custody.Area Two detectives are investigating. 

Man Arrested for Allegedly Making Threats Against Prosecutors in R. Kelly Case

A man was arrested this weekend in Chicago and charged with making threats against prosecutors in the R. Kelly case. The U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of New York confirmed to Complex on Monday that the man, identified as Christopher Gunn, was arrested on Saturday. He’s since been charged in a complaint with making threats against prosecutors.

Two Top AEW Stars Potentially Concussed at Forbidden Door (Update)

The ongoing pro wrestling injury bug attacked AEW's roster throughout the build to Sunday's Forbidden Door pay-per-view in Chicago. And unfortunately, it kept popping up during the show itself. On top of Dax Harwood suffering a shoulder injury that forced him to miss a chunk of the Ring of Honor and IWGP Tag Team Championship match, both Adam Cole and Jon Moxley potentially left the United Center with concussions. Cole, who was already battling injuries entering the IWGP World Heavyweight Championship four-way match, was pinned by Jay White without taking anyone's finisher and was immediately checked on by medical staff.

Report: Several Teams Tried to Trade Up to Select Chicago Bulls’ Dalen Terry

In case you missed it, the Chicago Bulls drafted Arizona guard/wing Dalen Terry with the 18th pick in the 2022 NBA Draft. For the most part, Terry was not a player on the radar for Bulls fans. In general, the player most mocked to the Bulls was Ohio State forward E.J. Liddell, who was still on the board when the Bulls made their selection.

Chicago First Alert Weather: Evening showers, storms possible

CHICAGO (CBS) -- Showers and a few storms are possible for the Chicago area Saturday evening. However, the threat is diminshed by cooler air from earlier showers, and the main threat is much farther southwest. Showers and storms will end Saturday night, bringing about a very pleasant Sunday. Expect mostly sunny skies and high temperatures near 80 degrees. It will be a beautiful day for the Chicago Pride Parade. There will be a nice dry stretch into early next week. Temperatures will warm up gently next week as well. 

Man shot multiple times, killed on Chicago's Far South Side

CHICAGO - A man is dead after being shot multiple times in Chicago's Pullman neighborhood. The shooting occurred in the 10700 block of South Champlain Avenue. At about 10:59 p.m. Friday, officers responded to a call for shots fired. Upon arrival, they discovered a 45-year-old man with multiple gunshot wounds...