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Ma Operio, 61, was found unresponsive with a zip tie around her neck Wednesday in the 4400 block of Natchez Avenue. She died Sunday evening. A suspect is in custody.
About 7:05 p.m. Sunday, the boy was near the sidewalk in the 6000 block of South Elisabeth Street when he was shot in the head, police said. He’s in critical condition.
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About 5:25 p.m. Sunday, the boy was in a home in the 9100 block of South Racine Avenue when he was struck in the thigh by gunfire, Chicago police said.
Officers responded to a shooting and discovered the men in the 5100 block of West Madison Street, police said.
The man crashed into another car in the 3800 block of West Madison Street. A man inside the other car then shot him multiple times, police said.
The shooting happened in the 1100 block of West 58th Street, police said.
A 53-year-old woman was found dead Saturday in the 4200 block of West Adams.
Witnesses said several shots were fired outside of Mount Carmel after the Caravan beat Morgan Park. One victim was left in critical condition.
Just after 2 a.m., 4th District officers responded to calls of a person with a gun in the 9900 block of South Ewing Avenue when someone started shooting at them, according to police.
Police data show murders are continuing to fall, but the numbers through August remain elevated from what was typical just a few years ago.
The shooting occurred about an hour before a game at Guaranteed Rate Field between the White Sox and Detroit Tigers, and almost exactly a week after two women were wounded by gunfire in the ballpark’s bleachers.
The man, 34, was standing in the back of a house in the 2700 block of West 38th Street when someone inside a red Jeep fired shots around 5:30 p.m.
In many cases, the circumstances surrounding the earlier shootings are strikingly similar to those reported in the Aug. 25 shooting at Guaranteed Rate Field.
Shaquille Bryant, 31, was standing outside on the sidewalk when two males exited a black SUV and began firing shots
A defense attorney for Melvin Jordan, 47, of the 7700 block of South Marshfield Avenue, requested a mental health evaluation of his client Friday. Jordan is also accused of pulling a knife on the firefighters Tuesday.
Jurors found Bernard Williams, 44, not guilty after only a few hours of deliberations in his retrial on murder and aggravated battery charges Thursday evening.
The remains of two unidentified people were found at Montrose Beach in Uptown and Columbia Beach in Rogers Park, police said.
Officers responded to shots fired in the 11900 block of South State Street early Friday. The man then barricaded himself inside a nearby residence, police said.
The 25-year-old victim had been arguing Thursday night with a man who stabbed him in his arm in the 200 block of South State Street, he told police.
Four stickups occurred Tuesday between 11 p.m. and midnight.
Frustrated by what they say is a lack of transparency and urgency from Chicago police, the family of Nakari Campbell say they’ve had to take the investigation of the Aug. 4 crash into their own hands.
A judge in Fulton County allowed all related hearings and trials stemming from the investigation into efforts to overturn the results of the 2020 election to be live streamed and televised.
The two were in a car Thursday afternoon in the 1500 block of East 65th Street when someone in another vehicle opened fire, Chicago police say.
An unknown person stabbed the 41-year-old in his neck Thursday morning in the 6300 block of South King Drive, police said.
No injuries have been reported during the 2-11 alarm fire that began at 718 E. 93rd St. and spread to a nearby building, the fire department said.