1 Dead, 4 Wounded Friday in Shootings across Chicago

(Sun Times Wire) One man was killed and four others were wounded Friday in gun violence across the city, police said. A shooting in the West Side Garfield Park neighborhood claimed the life of a 27-year-old man. He was standing on a sidewalk about 10:50 p.m. in the 100 block of South Albany Avenue, according…

State of Illinois Hired X Crooked Former Chicago Cop to Investigate Doctors

(Sun Times Wire) A former Chicago cop who was sentenced to federal prison for leaking sensitive police information to her gang-leader boyfriend was still able to land a job with the state of Illinois investigating doctors despite her criminal background, records show. In 2006, Officer Tashika Miner was arrested in a drug investigation called Operation…

2 Chicago Cops Accused of Stealing Cash, Drugs, Sharing Money with Snitches

(WLS) A police sergeant involved in an ABC7 I-Team investigation of botched CPD raids was charged Thursday with stealing cash and drugs during searches. Sgt. Xavier “X” Elizondo was indicted by a federal grand jury in Chicago after allegedly submitting false affidavits to judges to obtain warrants. Elizondo and Chicago police officer David Salgado face…

6 Wounded in Shootings Thursday across Chicago

(Tribune) Two boys, 13 and 17, were shot Thursday night in Uptown on the North Side, among seven people hit by gunfire in Chicago over 12 hours, according to police. The boys were in the 4600 block of North Sheridan Road when two to three people walked up around 7:35 p.m. and shots were fired,…

Chicago Police Take 100th Long Rifle off the Streets

(CBS) — Police Supt. Eddie Johnson will announce a milestone in the city’s fight to get illegal guns off the streets, with the 100th assault-style weapon seized by police this year. The announcement comes on the heels of one of the most violent weekends of the year in Chicago, with five people killed and 35…

7 Wounded in Shootings Wednesday in Chicago

(Sun Times Wire) Seven people were wounded in shootings Wednesday on the South and West Sides. The day’s first shooting happened about 12:40 a.m. in the Roseland neighborhood on the Far South Side. A 29-year-old man was walking when someone in a passing vehicle fired shots, striking him in the lower back in the 1100…

3 Killed, 13 Wounded in Shootings Tuesday across Chicago

(Fox News) Sixteen people were shot, three fatally, in shootings across the city Tuesday. Two teens were among those killed and one other was wounded, according to Chicago Police. A 15-year-old girl was the youngest person killed Tuesday. She was fatally shot while sitting on a front porch in the South Side Englewood neighborhood, police…

Girl 15, Shot, Killed in the Englewood Neighborhood

(Maggio News) A 15-year-old girl was shot Tuesday evening on the 6900 block of south Carpenter in the Englewood neighborhood. She was walking down the street when an unknown shooter fired shots, possibly from the gangway, hitting her in the chest. She has been pronounced dead a short time later. It is unclear if she…

1 Killed, 1 Wounded in North Lawndale Drive By Shooting

(Maggio News) a man and a teen male were shot Tuesday night on the 2200 block of south Kildare in the North Lawndale neighborhood. The men were on foot when someone inside of a gray Jaguar driving by fired shots. A 60-year-old man was shot in the back, he was taken in stable condition to…

1 Killed, 1 Wounded in Possible Shootout in Englewood

(Maggio News) Two men were shot Tuesday evening on the 6100 block of South Racine in the Englewood neighborhood. In a possible shootout between the two men. The first victim a 53-year-old man was shot multiple times and was pronounced dead at the scene. The second victim a 20-year-old man was shot in the stomach…

1 Killed, 1 Wounded in West Englewood Drive By Shooting

(Maggio News) Two people were shot Tuesday afternoon on 6600 block of south Justine in the West Englewood neighborhood. The men were on foot when a car passed and someone inside opened fire on them. The first victim was a 24-year-old man was shot in the leg and was transported in stable condition to Trinity…

3 Wounded in North Lawndale Shooting

(Maggio News) Three men were wounded in a shooting Tuesday evening in the Lawndale neighborhood. They were on a sidewalk on the 3000 block of West Roosevelt when a man got out of a dark-colored car and fired shots in their direction, and then the shooter then got back into the car and took off.…

Almighty Saints Gang Leader Charged in Shooting of ATF Agent

(WLS) The co-leader of a Southwest Side street gang was charged Tuesday in last week’s shooting of an ATF agent in Chicago’s Back of the Yards neighborhood. Federal sources told the I-Team Tuesday morning the suspect was in custody. The I-Team later learned the suspect is Ernesto “Ernie” Godinez, co-leader of the Almighty Saints. He…

Back of Yards ATF Shooter in Custody

(WGN) At least one suspect is in custody in the shooting of an ATF agent in Back of the Yards last week, federal prosecutors confirmed Tuesday. A court hearing is slated for 11 a.m. Tuesday at the Dirksen Federal Building, 219 S. Dearborn St., before Judge Maria Valdez. A full complaint will be available after…

1 Dead, 5 Wounded in Shootings Monday across Chicago

(Tribune) A man was killed and five other people were wounded by gunfire in Chicago Monday afternoon and early Tuesday, according to police. The homicide occurred around 4:35 p.m. in the East Garfield Park neighborhood. A 30-year-old man was shot in the chest in the 3200 block of West Walnut Street and pronounced dead at…

Most Violent Week of 2018 in Chicago, 9 Killed, 76 Wounded

(Tribune) The last seven days in Chicago have been the most violent week of the year, with just three police districts on the West Side bearing the brunt, according to data kept by the Tribune. At least 85 people were shot between Monday, April 30, and this past Sunday, including a 4-year-old girl, a 12-year-old…

Boy 11, Fatally Shot in the Head in East Chicago Park

(NWI TIMES) A Washington Elementary School fifth-grader died Sunday after being shot in the head when a fight broke out Saturday in the city’s Harbor section. Authorities have identified the boy as 11-year-old David L. Anderson. School City of East Chicago Superintendent Paige McNulty said grief counselors were available at the school Monday morning to…

Chicago Police Diversity Hiring, Fails to Attract Black Officers

(Chicago Tribune) Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s administration has consistently stressed its intent to diversify the Chicago Police Department during its push to add more than 1,000 cops and change the image of a force beleaguered by controversial shootings of black men by white officers. The city succeeded at bringing black candidates into the early stages of…

2 Women Shot Outside Mount Sinai Hospital

(Sun Times Wire) Two women were wounded in a drive-by shooting Saturday night outside Mount Sinai Hospital on the Southwest Side. The women, both 35-years-old, were shot when someone in a dark-colored car fired shots about 8 p.m. in the 2700 block of West Ogden, Chicago Police said. Both women were shot in the lower…

1 Dead, 5 Wounded in Shootings Thursday across Chicago

(Sun Times Wire) A man was shot to death and 5 other people were wounded Thursday in shootings across the city. A 42-year-old man died after he was shot and thrown out of a vehicle Thursday afternoon in the Stony Island Park neighborhood on the South Side. The man was a passenger in a vehicle…

1 Dead, 4 Wounded in Mass Shooting in Homan Square

(Sun Times Wire) A woman was killed and four other people were wounded in a shooting Wednesday night in the Homan Square neighborhood on the West Side. Nakia Bailey, 21, was standing outside with two men and two boys when a silver vehicle drove by and someone inside fired shots at 9:42 p.m. in the…

1 Dead, 13 Wounded in Shootings Wednesday in Chicago

(Sun Times Wire) A woman was shot to death and 13 other people were wounded Wednesday in shootings across the city, including seven teenage boys. The 21-year-old woman was killed in a mass drive-by attack that left four other people injuredWednesday night in the West Side Homan Square neighborhood. Nakia Bailey, 21, was standing outside…

1 Dead, 12 Wounded in Shootings Tuesday in Chicago

(Fox) Twelve people were wounded, including a 4-year-old girl, and one person was killed Tuesday in shootings across the city. The day’s only fatal shooting happened about 10:20 p.m. in the West Side Austin neighborhood. A 32-year-old man was shot in the torso in the 4800 block of West Washington, according to Chicago Police. He…

Girl 4, Shot in Drive By in Gresham

(Sun Times Wire) A 4-year-old girl was shot in the shoulder Tuesday evening in the South Side Gresham neighborhood. She was sitting on a porch with her parents about 7:30 p.m. in the 1000 block of West 88th Street when a dark-colored car pulled up and someone inside opened fire, according to Chicago Police. The…

1 Dead, 7 Wounded in Shootings on Monday

(Sun times Wire) Eight people were wounded and one man was killed in shootings Monday across Chicago. The day’s only fatal shooting happened Monday afternoon in the Little Italy neighborhood on the Near West Side. A 29-year-old man was sitting in his vehicle when he was shot multiple times in the left side of his…

North Side Girl, 5, Shot on the way to the Park

(CBS) A 5-year-old girl was shot outside her Albany Park home Sunday afternoon. Police said two men were arguing outside near Monticello and Wilson around 1:30 p.m. Sunday, when one of the man pulled out a gun and started shooting. A stray bullet hit a 5-year-old girl who was standing in the gangway of a…

2 Dead, 20 Wounded in Weekend Shootings across Chicago

(Sun Times Wire) Two people died, and at least 20 were wounded in weekend shootings across the city. A man was killed about 4:20 p.m. in a Gresham drive-by shooting on the South Side. Cory Hicks, 39, was standing on the sidewalk when a van pulled up in the 8300 block of South Marshfield and someone inside…