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An AccuWeather Alert has been issued for Monday evening due to building storm chances with an incoming cold front.
One dead in teen takeover of downtown Chicago; video shows hundreds fill the streets
CHICAGO (CBS) -- It was a violent night in Chicago's South Loop as a large group flooded the area near Roosevelt and Canal. Two teenagers were shot--one fatally. The homicide investigation is now underway after police found the teens shot. The operator of a neighboring business says the shooting has left his employees shaken up. "Enough is enough," said Peter Letsos, White Palace Grill's director of operations. "We need to do something about it, and somebody needs to do something about it fast." Letsos said he is fed up with the teen takeovers in the South Loop that have happened repeatedly. Letsos said they...
Man shot near West Loop homeless camp as concerns about tent cities fester
CHICAGO — A man is recovering after being shot in the West Loop on Monday morning. It’s the latest in a string of shootings that local aldermen have linked to open-air drug markets operating around homeless camps in the area. This morning’s victim was in the 500 block...
Chicago Mar 04 Weekly Crime Report: 45 Incidents and 160 Crime Stories
Chicago Mar 04 Weekly Crime Report: 45 Incidents and 160 Crime Stories. During the last week, the place of Chicago witnessed a total of 45 reported crime cases. The most prevalent crime type was shooting, accounting for 29 cases, which is approximately 64% of the total crimes reported. This was followed by assault and robbery, with 6 and 4 cases respectively. Burglary also had 4 reported cases, while the category of 'Other' crimes had 2 instances. The high prevalence of shooting incidents underscores the severity of violent crimes in the place. The data suggests a pressing need for stringent security measures and law enforcement interventions to curb the escalating crime rates, particularly those involving gun violence.
Man carjacks Uber driver in Chicago, picks up 2nd suspect before killing two people in random shooting: police
WAUKEGAN, Ill. - Two men are accused of fatally shooting two people in Waukegan last month in what authorities describe as a random act of violence. Tylo Eddins and Ishawn Pitts both face first-degree murder charges. The deadly shooting occurred after a spree of other crimes. On Feb. 24, Eddins...
[WATCH] ‘Disruptive’ Chicago-Bound Passenger Duct-Taped to Seat
Talk about a sticky situation. I can't believe I didn't hear about this when the news broke a few weeks ago but a similar story brought this news piece to light. The "new" news was about a Bangor, Maine-bound flight diverting after two passengers were deemed drunk and unruly. So...
Person stabbed outside The Write Inn
One person was stabbed Monday afternoon on the 200 block of North Oak Park Avenue near The Write Inn, authorities said. The victim has not yet been identified. The offender has been described as a Hispanic man. Dan Yopchick, Oak Park’s chief communications officer, said the incident does not appear...
Bodycam footage shows fatal police shooting of Isaac Goodlow
A police department in a Chicago suburb released body camera footage capturing the moments officers shot and killed Isaac Goodlow inside his apartment while responding to a reported domestic violence incident.
Demolition To Start Monday on Illegal Building in Humboldt Park
Demolition is set to begin Monday on a building in Humboldt Park that was never approved for construction in the first place, the Chicago Park District has announced. The illegal building, intended as an archive for the neighboring landmarked National Museum of Puerto Rican Arts and Culture, has been at the center of controversy since 2022, when it began rising on park grounds with no prior notice to the community.
Statewide tornado drill to take place in Illinois on Wednesday
CHICAGO — Severe Weather Preparedness Week kicked off in Illinois on Monday and Chicago’s Office of Emergency Management and Communications (OEMC) is encouraging residents to take part in a statewide tornado drill this week. According to the National Weather Service (NWS), the annual statewide tornado drill will take place at 11 a.m. on Wednesday. The […]
One of the World’s ‘Most Iconic Food Places’ is in Illinois
Who knew, when measured up against the entire world, that one place in Illinois would even rank in the top 100?. Well, that's what happened as I was scrolling through the list of Taste Atlas' Awards for 23/24. Their article called The Most Iconic Food Places in the World includes...
Chicago Police Officer Shoots Unleashed Dog, Injures Another Cop in Process
A Chicago police officer shot a dog who allegedly broke loose from their owner’s leash and charged toward them aggressively. Unfortunately, another officer was accidentally grazed in the leg by bullet debris during the shooting. Police officer shoots dog in South Side Chicago neighborhood, debris injures another officer on scene According to FOX32 Chicago, the […] The post Chicago Police Officer Shoots Unleashed Dog, Injures Another Cop in Process appeared first on DogTime.
Fox News Guest Repeats False Story About 100 Migrants Attacking Guard at Chicago Home Depot
"You just brought me news," responded Fox News host Laura Ingraham, who in the next segment told viewers she could not confirm the rumor.
Driver fatally shot on downtown expressway ramp
CHICAGO — A 41-year-old man was fatally shot while exiting the Stevenson Expressway near downtown Chicago last night. Chicago police and Illinois State Police responded to the inbound I-55 ramp to southbound Lake Shore Drive, not far from McCormick Place, around 10:21 p.m. Sunday. They found the victim in his vehicle with a gunshot wound to the head. He succumbed to his injuries at Northwestern Memorial Hospital, officials said.
CTA bus driver, passenger spring into action to help residents escape South Side fire
CHICAGO — The quick actions of a CTA bus driver and passenger helped residents escape burning homes on the South Side apparently unscathed overnight. According to Chicago police, officers responded to a residential fire in the 8000 block of South Shore Drive just after 2 a.m. Monday, where two homes were on fire. When firefighters […]
Casimir Pulaski Day: What's open and closed, why Illinois observes the holiday
Monday, both the state of Illinois and the city of Chicago will observe Casimir Pulaski Day, in honor of the Polish war hero who died in pursuit of America's freedom. The holiday is observed on the first Monday of March. As part of the holiday's observance, Cook County government offices, along with libraries, will be closed.
Debate Rages On: Migrants Forced to Reuse Dirty Diapers Due to Essential Goods Shortage in Chicago Shelters
Migrants report reusing soiled diapers on babies amid essential goods shortages in Chicago shelters. A recent news report highlighted the plight of migrant families in Chicago, who are grappling with a shortage of diapers in city shelters. This has led to some parents resorting to reusing dirty diapers. Despite resources from the Illinois Emergency Management Agency, the Federal Emergency Management Agency, and outside vendors, city officials have struggled to keep up with supplies. Mutual aid groups have started collecting diapers and other hygiene products to help alleviate the issue. Since August 2022, over 36,000 migrants, mostly from Venezuela, have arrived in the city.
Chicago man accused of robbing suburban woman after following her home from bank
WHEELING, Ill. — A Chicago man accused of robbing a woman after following her home from a bank in the north suburbs has been charged, police say. According to a spokesperson for the Wheeling Police Department, 26-year-old Wayne Frazier, a Garfield Park resident, has been charged with one count of robbery. The charge stems from […]