5 People Shot on MLK Holiday Monday in Chicago

(Sun Times Wire) Five people were shot Monday in Chicago, including a teen boy who was wounded by gunfire in Garfield Park on the West Side. The 17-year-old was walking about 9 p.m. in the 4200 block of West West End Avenue when he heard multiple gunshots, Chicago police said. He ran away and realized…

BEWARE LADIES: Carjackers Targeting Women on South Side

(Sun Times Wire) Police are warning residents about a series of South Side carjackings this month in Bronzeville, Kenwood, Washington Park and Hyde Park. In each case, two or three male suspects approached a lone female victim who was either sitting in or standing just outside a vehicle, according to a community alert from Chicago…

3 People Killed, 13 Wounded in Weekend Shootings Chicago

(Sun Times Wire) Sixteen people were shot across Chicago this weekend, three of them fatally, including a 17-year-old girl killed Friday in Englewood on the South Side. Camerie K. Crawford was standing in a vacant lot about 6:30 p.m. in the 6700 block of South Parnell Avenue when three males in a silver-colored sedan pulled…

Man Killed, Woman Wounded in Little Village Shooting

(Sun Times Wire) A man was killed and a woman was injured Thursday after they were shot in Little Village on the Southwest Side, according to police. The pair were walking about 9:15 p.m. when two males in masks came up behind them in the 3200 block of West 24th Street, Chicago police said. As…

6 People Shot Tuesday in Chicago

(Sun Times Wire) Six people were wounded Tuesday in shootings across Chicago. The day’s latest shooting left a man in critical condition in Wrightwood on the South Side. The man, 26, was walking to his vehicle about 9:40 p.m. when someone shot him in the 8000 block of South Francisco Avenue, Chicago police said. The…

3 People Shot Monday in Chicago

(Sun Times Wire) Three people were shot Monday in Chicago, including a 14-year-old boy who was shot in South Shore on the South Side. The boy was on the sidewalk about 4:10 p.m. in the 2100 block of East 68th Street when he heard gunshots and felt pain, Chicago police said. He was struck in…

3 People Killed, 8 Wounded in Chicago Weekend Shootings

(ABC) Three people were killed and eight others were wounded in gun violence throughout Chicago over the weekend. The weekend’s latest fatal shooting left one man dead and injured another Sunday in West Humboldt Park. They were in a vehicle about 7:20 p.m. in an alley in the 4300-block of West Thomas Street when someone…

6 People Shot Monday in Chicago

(Sun Times Wire) Six people were wounded Monday in shootings across Chicago. The day’s latest shooting injured a man in Austin on the West Side. The man, 33, got into an argument about 10:10 p.m. with a male inside a home in the 4800 block of West Quincy Street, Chicago police said. The male shot…

$30K Taken in West Side Armored Car Heist

(Sun Times Wire) Robbers made off with more than $30,000 from an armored car Monday morning in Austin on the West Side. An armored car employee was confronted by gunmen in the 400 block of North Laramie Avenue after collecting money from a commercial business on that block, Chicago police said. Four suspects stole a…

6 People Shot on New Year’s Day in Chicago

(Sun Times Wire) Six people were shot on New Year’s Day in Chicago, including a 28-year-old man who was wounded in a shooting in Humboldt Park on the West Side. He was walking with a male about 10 p.m. in the 1300 block of North Spaulding Avenue when shots rang out, Chicago police said. The…

6 People Shot on New Year’s Eve in Chicago

(Sun Times Wire) Six people were shot in Chicago on the last day of 2019, including a teenage boy who was critically wounded in Brainerd on the South Side. The boy, 16, was standing on the sidewalk about 2:25 p.m. Tuesday in the 9400 block of South Ashland Avenue when a male approached him, Chicago…

A Decade Later Cop Killer Sentenced to Life

(Sun Times Wire) A man convicted of killing off-duty Chicago Police Officer Michael Bailey in a botched car-jacking attempt nearly a decade ago was sentenced Thursday to life in prison. Before handing down the sentence for Antwon Carter, Cook County Judge Stanley Sacks pointed to multiple carjackings Carter committed in the weeks before and after…

8 People Shot Wednesday in Chicago

(Sun Times Wire) Eight people were shot Wednesday in Chicago, including a 21-year-old man who was wounded in Chicago Lawn on the Southwest Side. He was walking about 8:22 p.m. in the 6100 block of South California Avenue when an unknown group of males started arguing with him, according to Chicago police. As the man…

1 Person Killed, 3 Wounded Tuesday in Chicago Shootings

(Sun Times Wire) Four people were shot Tuesday in Chicago, including a man who was killed in Humboldt Park on the West Side. Deondre Williams, 21, was standing on the sidewalk about 3:15 p.m. in the 3300 block of West Chicago Avenue when a dark-colored SUV approached him, Chicago police and the Cook County medical…

Chicago Police, Beck Announces Expansion of Detective Divisions

(Sun Times Wire) The Chicago Police Department announced Tuesday the number of detective areas in the city is expanding from three back to five in order to improve response times, particularly on the West Side. Former Mayor Rahm Emanuel shuttered two of the original five. Mayor Lori Lightfoot mentioned the plan in October, and a…

3 People Shot Monday in Chicago

(Sun Times Wire) Three people were wounded Monday in shootings across Chicago. The day’s latest shooting injured a 37-year-old woman in Uptown on the North Side. The woman was walking on the sidewalk about 6:50 p.m. in the 4900 block of North Kenmore Avenue when two people approached her and fired shots, Chicago police said.…

Teen Boy Shot 8 Times, Killed in South Deering

(Sun Times Wire) A 17-year-old boy was killed Saturday after he was shot eight times in South Deering on the Far South Side. About 4 p.m., Isaih Maclin was in an alley in the 10800 block of South Hoxie Avenue, when he was approached by multiple people who fired shots at him, Chicago police and…

2 People Killed, 15 Wounded in Chicago Weekend Shootings

(Sun Times Wire) Two teenagers were killed and 15 other people were wounded in shootings across Chicago this weekend. A 16-year-old girl was fatally shot Saturday in Little Village on the Southwest Side. About 9:45 p.m., Angie Monroy was walking on the sidewalk in the 2300 block of South Rockwell Street when shots were fired,…

Two Men Stabbed in Loop Fight, both Critical

(ABC) Two men were stabbed and critically injured after an argument became physical early Saturday morning in Chicago’s Loop, according to police. A 30-year-old man was walking with his girlfriend in the 300-block of North Michigan Avenue, near Wacker Drive, about 12:07 a.m., when he got into an argument with a group of people, police…

3-Year-old Boy among 11 Wounded in Chicago Shootings Thursday

(Sun Times Wire) Shootings across Chicago Thursday left at least one person dead and 10 others wounded. Ten people had been shot by mid-afternoon, including a 3-year-old boy who was struck outside a library in Lawndale. Two gunmen approached someone at 9:17 a.m. and let off several shots in the 3300 block of West 13th…

1 Person Wounded in Chicago Shootings Wednesday

(Sun Times Wire) One person was wounded Wednesday in gun violence across Chicago. The only reported shooting happened about 4:37 p.m. in Lawndale on the West Side. A 19-year-old man was traveling south in a vehicle in the 1400 block of South Kedzie Avenue, when a vehicle pulled alongside him and someone inside opened fire,…

1 Person Killed, 5 Wounded in Chicago Tuesday

(Sun Times Wire) One person was killed and five others wounded Tuesday in Chicago, including two men who were shot — one of them fatally — within the same hour in separate shootings on the West Side. Authorities were called about 2:30 p.m. for shootings in Lawndale and West Garfield Park, according to a Chicago…

Teen, Project Hood Graduate Shot, Killed in Gresham

Pastor Corey Brooks made a statement on Facebook about the death of Tyquan Manney, 18, shot and killed in Gresham this past weekend. R.I.P. Tyquan Manney – Sometimes living and ministering in the Hood to people on the margins can break your heart. TQ graduated from our school, was in our construction program and was…

2 People Killed, 1 Wounded in Chicago Monday

(Sun Times Wire) Three people were shot, two of them fatally, Monday in Chicago, including two men who shot and killed each other after one of them ambushed the other while he was with his 18-month-old son in Chicago Lawn on the South Side. Alton D. Ellis, 31, was with his toddler about 8:40 a.m.…

1 Person Killed 14 Wounded in Chicago Weekend Shootings

(Sun Times Wire) Fifteen people were shot over the weekend across Chicago, including an 18-year-old man killed in Gresham on the South Side. Tyquan Manney was on the sidewalk about 11:40 a.m. Sunday in the 8700 block of South Lowe Avenue when someone walked up and fired shots at him, Chicago police and the Cook…

1 Person Killed, 3 Wounded in Chicago Shootings Wednesday

(Fox) Four people were shot Wednesday in Chicago, including a man who was killed in a shooting in South Shore on the South Side. Markell D. Sheard, 21, was walking in an alley about 3:11 p.m. in the 7500 block of South Colfax Avenue when a vehicle pulled up and someone inside opened fire, Chicago…

Armed Man Shot by Chicago Police in East Garfield Park

(ABC) A suspect was shot by Chicago police during a chase Wednesday night in East Garfield Park, police said. Chicago Police Department Spokesman Anthony Guglielmi described the incident as an “armed encounter” between police and the suspect. According to Area North Deputy Chief Ernest Cato, officers were responding to a disturbance around 8:30 p.m. near…