1 Person Dead 4 Wounded in Chicago Shootings Tuesday

(Fox) At least five people were shot — one fatally — in shootings Wednesday across the city. The gun violence lasted from about 1:30 a.m. to 10:20 p.m. and began with the day’s only reported gun homicide, when a person was found lying down with a gunshot wound in the Chatham neighborhood on the South…

5 People Wounded in Chicago Shootings Tuesday

(Sun Times Wire) At least five people were shot — none fatally — in Chicago between about 2 a.m. and 4:20 p.m. Tuesday. The day’s most recent reported gun violence left a 16-year-old girl wounded late afternoon in the West Chatham neighborhood. The girl was walking with a friend about 4:20 p.m. in the 8000…

Woman Killed, 4 Wounded in Chicago Shootings Monday

(Sun Times Wire) An elderly woman was shot to death and four people were wounded in shootings between about 1:30 a.m. and the final minutes of Monday on the South Side and West Side. An 89-year-old woman was found shot to death inside an apartment where a gunman had barricaded himself after shooting another woman…

CPD Still Looking for 26-year-old Letter Carrier Missing over 2 Weeks

(Fox) The U.S. Postal Inspection Service is offering $25,000 for information about a pregnant 26-year-old Chicago letter carrier who disappeared nearly two weeks ago. Police say Kierra Coles was last seen on Oct. 2 near her home in the South Side’s Chatham neighborhood. The woman’s mother, Karen Phillips, reported her missing on Oct. 4 after…

2 People Killed, 25 Wounded in Chicago Weekend Shootings

(Sun Times Wire) Two people were killed and 25 others wounded in a series of citywide shootings from 5 p.m. Friday to 5 a.m. Monday. In the course of the weekend, four people were shot Friday night, including three in a single shooting in Wicker Park; two homicides happened Saturday, when nine others were wounded…

15-Year-old Boy Shot in the Face, Killed in Austin

(ABC) A 15-year-old boy whose family moved to DeKalb to escape gun violence was fatally shot Saturday night in Chicago’s Austin neighborhood on the West Side. Using “Shot Spotter technology,” officers responded to a shooting just after 11 p.m. in the 1100 block of North Long Avenue. The victim, identified as Anton L. Shaw, was…

I-57 Shooting Leaves 3, Wounded, Expressway Shut Down for Hours

(ABC) A portion of the I-57 expressway was shut down early Saturday following a shooting that wounded three people and left a vehicle crashed and littered with bullet holes. The shooting happened at 2:54 a.m. in the outbound lanes of the expressway between Kedzie Avenue and 159th Street in south suburban Markham, according to Illinois…

6 People Wounded in Chicago Shootings, Friday

(Sun Times Wire) At least six people were wounded in a series of citywide shootings Friday during a 24-hour period. The last shooting wounded three men in the Wicker Park neighborhood on the Northwest Side. The men were walking at 11:24 p.m. in the 1300 block of North Damen Avenue when someone in a passing…

4 People Shot, Killed, 6 Wounded in Chicago Shootings Thursday

(Sun Times Wire) Four people were killed and six others wounded Thursday in 24 hours of citywide shootings, including a man fatally shot in an alley in the West Englewood neighborhood. Officers responding to an alert of shots fired shortly after 10 p.m. found the 20-year-old man with a gunshot wound to his abdomen in…

1 Man Killed in Drive by Shooting Wednesday in Chicago

(Sun Times Wire) One person was fatally shot in Chicago over a 24-hour period Wednesday, marking the city’s quietest day in recent months. The day’s sole shooting reported to police occurred during the afternoon in the Washington Park neighborhood on the South Side and was a homicide, according to Chicago police. Ramon Edward Dobine, 22,…

1 Person Dead, 6 Wounded in Chicago Shootings Tuesday

(Fox) Gun violence in the city claimed at least one life and wounded seven other people Tuesday, including a man who was wheelchair-bound. From midnight to just after 11 p.m., eight people were shot, one fatally, according to Chicago police. The last shooting wounded a disabled 52-year-old man who was caught in the crossfire of…

1 Man Killed, 8 Wounded in Chicago Shootings Monday

On Monday in Chicago one man was killed and 8 others were wounded in shootings across the city. To date 2373, people have been shot and 1984, were wounded and 389, have been killed, total homicides 453. Officers responded to a ShotSpotter alert on the 600 Block of East 115th St and discovered three men…

Teen Boy Shot, Killed in Northside Montclare Neighborhood

(Fox) A 16-year-old boy was shot to death Monday night in the Montclare neighborhood on the Northwest Side. The teen was standing outside when a silver vehicle drove by and someone inside fired shots, striking him in the chest at 10:26 p.m. in the 3000 block of North Rutherford, according to Chicago police. He was…

3 Men Found Shot up in Car in Pullman Neighborhood

(Fox) Three men were shot early Monday in the Pullman neighborhood on the Far South Side. Officers responded to a ShotSpotter alert and found three men shot inside a vehicle at 2:48 a.m. in the 600 block of East 115th Street, according to Chicago police. A 30-year-old man was shot multiple times in his stomach…

Child Killed, 8 Wounded in Chicago Shootings Saturday

(Sun Times Wire) Gun violence took the life of a 2-year-old toddler boy and wounded eight others in 24 hours of citywide shootings Saturday. The boy was killed late evening in the Hermosa neighborhood on the Northwest Side. An unknown person unleashed gunfire on the toddler and a young man at 10:17 p.m., killing the…

2-Year-Old Toddler Shot, Killed in Hermosa

(Tribune) The Hermosa neighborhood fell silent early Sunday, in the hours after a shooting during a fight killed a two-year-old boy. Identified as Julien Gonzalez by the Cook County Medical Examiner, the young boy lived in the Southwest Side’s Clearing neighborhood, in the 5500 block of West 63rd Place. He was on the sidewalk with…

Van Dyke, GUILTY

(Sun Times Wire) When Jason Van Dyke climbed onto the witness stand Tuesday to explain why he killed Laquan McDonald, he needed to win over the dozen men and women chosen to decide his fate in a historic verdict. Three days later, that jury of eight women and four men found Van Dyke guilty of…

6 People Wounded in Chicago Shootings Friday

(Sun Times Wire) Six people were wounded in citywide shootings in 24 hours Friday, including a man who was shot in the back while he was waiting at a red light in Roseland on the Far South Side. The 27-year-old man was in a vehicle when he was shot at 10:40 p.m. in the 10000…

1 Man Killed, 2 Wounded in Chicago Shootings Thursday

(Sun Times Wire) A man was killed, and two others were wounded — including an on-duty Safe Passage worker — Thursday in a series of shootings over 24 hours on the South and West sides. Shortly before sunrise, a 24-year-old man was shot dead in the South Side Gresham neighborhood. Police responded to the 7800…

New ATF Chicago Drug Task-force Seized 24 Pounds of Heroin

(ABC) Tips from south of the border led a new drug-fighting task force in Chicago to intercept two huge shipments of heroin during a 48-hour window last weekend, the I-Team has learned. Nearly 62 pounds of heroin was seized by the Drug Gang Task Force led by the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration in Chicago. Once…

3 Wounded in Chicago Shootings Wednesday

(Sun Times Wire) Three people were wounded Wednesday in a series of citywide shootings over a 24-hour period, including one teenager shot in his hand as he was standing in the West Rogers Park neighborhood. About 3:40 p.m., the 17-year-old boy was standing outside in the 6400 block of North Hamilton Avenue when someone approached…

Shooter Charged in Shooting of Four Outside Congress Hotel

(Sun Times Wire) A Brainerd neighborhood man with no criminal history has been charged with killing two men and wounding two others in a shooting early Monday in the Loop. Marquis Watkins, 39, faces two counts of first-degree murder and two counts of attempted murder, according to the Cook County states attorney’s office. Watkins appeared…

Man Shot by Alsip Police after Ramming Squad Cars

(Fox) A person was shot by a southwest suburban police officer after rear-ending two police squad cars Wednesday morning in the Mount Greenwood neighborhood on the Far South Side. About 3 a.m, an Alsip police officer fired shots at a male during what was described as an altercation at the intersection of 115th Street and…

Van Dyke Testifies, Closing Arguments Thursday

(Sun Times Wire) After the prosecution called one rebuttal witness to the stand, it rested its case in rebuttal, and the defense called no more witnesses. Jurors will hear closing arguments on Thursday. This morning, lawyers from both sides will discuss the critical instructions that will be read to the jury before they begin to…

3 People Killed, 4 Wounded in Chicago Shootings Tuesday

(Sun Times Wire) Three people were killed and four others were wounded Tuesday in Chicago gun violence, including a man shot to death at the lakefront in Rogers Park. The man was walking on the Loyola Park bike path at 10:20 p.m. near Lunt Avenue when someone opened fire, according to Chicago police. He suffered…

6 People Killed, 15 Wounded in Chicago Weekend Shootings

(Fox) City gun violence escalated during the last half of this weekend, leaving six people dead and 15 others wounded in shootings between Friday evening and Monday morning. The most violent day was Sunday, when 13 people were shot and four were killed. It was a drastic increase from Saturday, when two people were wounded…