6 US Cities Most Likely at Risk in a Nuclear AttackAnthony J LynchNewsBreak Contributor
Migrant Crisis: Black Chicagoans ask for Trump & warn they are done with the Democrat partyBLACK POLITICAL OPINIONNewsBreak Contributor
Supreme Court Justice May Block Illinois Ban on Assault RiflesNatalie Frank, Ph.D.NewsBreak Contributor
Armed Robbery Unfolds at Gold Coast Walgreens: Suspects at LargeImpact ChicagoNewsBreak Contributor
IL Governor Responds Sternly as Chicago Mayor Blames State for Brighton Park Migrant Site FiascoNatalie Frank, Ph.D.NewsBreak Contributor
Deadly Shooting in Chicago Suburb Highlights Rising Gun Violence and Need for Comprehensive Safety Strategies
An early morning altercation turned deadly in the west suburbs of Chicago when a man was fatally shot multiple times in the upper body. The incident took place in an alley at 1401 Roosevelt Road, near the National Beverage liquor store in Broadview. Three individuals were involved in the dispute, which escalated after one person produced a firearm and shot the victim. The assailants fled, but a quick-responding Broadview police officer apprehended one suspect after a foot chase, and a weapon was recovered.
Package thieves blasted victim with bear spray: Chicago police report
CHICAGO — Two North Siders blasted a woman in the face with bear spray while stealing packages from her apartment building vestibule, according to a Chicago police report. The 29-year-old victim called police to her apartment building in the 2000 block of West Fargo in Rogers Park around 2:30 a.m. on November 23. She showed officers surveillance video of the theft and then directed the cops to the man’s nearby car, the report said.
CPD: Construction workers robbed at gunpoint in Roseland
CHICAGO — Three construction workers were reportedly robbed at gunpoint while working in the Roseland neighborhood Wednesday morning. According to the Chicago Police Department, officers responded to the 9700 block of South Martin Luther King Drive in the city’s Roseland neighborhood on reports of an armed robbery just after 9 a.m. on Wednesday. A dark-colored […]
What Does GDK Mean on TikTok? Why You Should Think Twice Before Using the Symbol
The Gist:TikTok users worldwide used a trending symbol associated with GDKGDK, short for Gangster Disciple Killers, is a notable Chicago gang. Celebrities like 21 Savage and King Combs have mentioned GDK in music and on social media. Whether you’re a casual scroller or an avid creator, those with a TikTok account are familiar with the app’s ever-changing trends. One minute, you could be showing off dance moves to a Sean Paul song, and the nex, you could be “putting a finger down” for all of the traumas that apply to you. You never really know with TikTok.The app’s diversity in...
Chicago mother of 2 killed in Dan Ryan crash: 'They loved her'
A West Humboldt Park mother of two was killed in a crash on the Dan Ryan Expressway, leaving a hole in her family's lives.
Man dies after SUV hits multiple poles in NW Side crash: Chicago police
A man died early Thursday morning after the SUV he was driving crashed into several poles on Chicago's Northwest Side, Chicago police said.
At least 6 are robbed Wednesday morning, including college student in the Loop
CHICAGO — Several people were robbed during a string of holdups Wednesday morning, including a college student in the Loop and several victims in Logan Square. Some of the robberies appear to be related. The 20-year-old student was in the first block of East Monroe when a dark-colored vehicle...
'I just heard a lot of gunshots': New video shows deadly Chicago police shootout on South Side
A Chicago police oversight agency shared new information on Wednesday about a November shooting in which one Chicago cop was wounded and other officers shot and killed a man. The footage was released by the Civilian Office of Police Accountability.
Wanted: FBI looking for trio with Chicago ties alleged to participate in nearly $8M drug ring
Thirty-one-year-old Zamewick McCray, 28-year-old Devion Miles and 29-year-old Jermon McCray face federal charges of distribution and conspiracy to distribute fentanyl and methamphetamine, the FBI said.
2 Chicago men tried to rob 72-year-old woman at gunpoint in Tinley Park Jewel parking lot
TINLEY PARK, Ill. - Two Chicago men are accused of trying to rob a woman at gunpoint in a suburban Jewel parking lot this week. At about 2 p.m. Tuesday, Jarrell Shaw, 32, was allegedly driving a blue Chevy Malibu with 33-year-old Sean Williams inside when they spotted a woman getting into her vehicle in the Jewel parking lot located at 17117 S. Harlem Ave. in Tinley Park.
Road Rage Incident at Chicago Gas Station Ends in Shooting
A 37-year-old man is in surgery following a suspected road rage incident at a Chicago gas station. The altercation, caught on security cameras, shows the victim swinging a tire iron before being shot by an unidentified motorist who then fled the scene.
Kim Foxx replaces head of unit investigating wrongful convictions after pleas from incarcerated relatives
Cook County State's Attorney Kim Foxx replaced the prosecutor who was heading the unit that reviews wrongful convictions one day after relatives of incarcerated persons in Chicago called on Foxx to investigate their loved ones' cases.
Pedestrian struck and killed on sidewalk in River North
CHICAGO — Citations are pending against the driver accused of killing a pedestrian downtown. It happened around 12:30 a.m. Thursday in the 300 block of North State Street. According to a preliminary investigation by police, a 40-year-old woman driving a white SUV lost control of her vehicle and jumped the curb — striking a 56-year-old […]
15-year-old stabbed a man on the Red Line, Chicago police say
CHICAGO — A 15-year-old boy has been charged with stabbing a man on a Red Line train in Lincoln Park last month, according to Chicago police. It occurred on a northbound train at the North-Clybourn station around 7:45 p.m. on November 19. Witnesses reported that a group of about six teenagers had attacked and stabbed a man on the train, then fled into the North-Clybourn station.
Man dies after being found shot on street in West Loop
CHICAGO — A man has died after being found shot in the chest in the city’s West Loop. Police responded to a person shot in the 100 block of North Clinton Street around 12:50 a.m. Thursday. Upon arrival, officers found the man on the street with a gunshot wound to the chest. According to police, […]
Drive-by shooting wounds man in Heart of Chicago
CHICAGO - A man was wounded in a drive-by shooting Thursday morning in the Heart of Chicago neighborhood. The 27-year-old was outside around 3:45 a.m. when a sedan with four people inside pulled up and someone inside started shooting in the 2200 block of West 21st Street, police said. The...
Nuclear Threats: These Are The Largest Targets In Illinois
Fun fact, in the 1990s a map of every state was created and shared looking at the threat level of every town, city, and area in a state. The site goes on to state,. At the bottom of this page is the 1990 FEMA nuclear target map for Illinois. It was just a conceptual map about the nuclear threat. Even an all-out nuclear war - did not by any means mean that every site would be hit. For some states VERY FEW and POSSIBLY / PROBABLY NONE of the sites will be hit but others may have some very significant targets. Because circumstances have changed since 1990 some of the targets in many of the maps should be removed and possibly there are others that should be added.
Traffic Troubleshooter: Monster potholes on I-55
Time now for this week's traffic troubleshooter.
4 in custody after armed robbery, police chase ends in crash in Brighton Park
CHICAGO — Four people are in custody after an armed robbery that led to a police chase and ended in a crash in Brighton Park overnight. Police said the incident occurred near the 2000 block of West 38th Street around 12:30 a.m. near Damen Avenue where a black sedan jumped the curb and struck a […]
Illinois Thieves Using Shocking New Method To Steal Cars
Illinois thieves will do just about anything to steal and you're not going to believe their new way to take vehicles in Chicago. Is it just me or does it seem like crime is getting much worse every day throughout Illinois? Thieves are stealing anything and everything. One thing that has been targeted more heavily in the past several months is cars, especially in Chicago. It doesn't even matter what type of vehicle or where it is.