Chicago

  • In 6 hours 33 people killed and 6 fatally

    At least 33 people were wounded, 6 fatally, within 13 hours from Saturday toSunday across the city in separate shootings, which includes an attack in the West Pullman neighborhood that left one man dead and wounded six other people. In the West Pullman neighborhood on the city’s Far South...
  • Disturbing Details Emerge in Kejuan Thomas Shooting

    Teen fatally gunned down as he played basketball on Chicago playground Wednesday. On Wednesday, 16-year-old, Kejuan Thomas was shot in the head and chest at point blank range as he played basketball on a Chicago court. He died at the scene of the South Side court, but not before...
  • Man murdered outside of church was key witness to fatal shooting last year!

    One of two men gunned down in a brazen killing on the steps of a West Side church during Sunday services a week ago was a witness to a fatal shooting last year, the Chicago Tribune has learned. Emmanuel Fleming was himself wounded in the July 2016 shooting just...
  • Double and triple homicides in Chicago…8 killed within 17 hours

    Sunday in Chicago began with the killing of a 20-year-old man during an argument in Old Town just after midnight. Before the day was out, there would be a double homicide on the steps of a West Side church, a triple homicide in a Southeast Side home and a...
  • Winning Mega Million ticket sold at Illinois Barbecue worth $393 million!!!

    A single ticket sold in Illinois matched all six numbers in Friday’s Mega Millions lottery drawing with a jackpot worth $393 million. Lottery officials said the winning ticket was purchased at Nick’s Barbecue in Palos Heights, Illinois, about 20 miles southwest of Chicago. Friday’s winning numbers were 23, 33, 53, 56,...
  • Hair stylist stabbed over 40 times

    A hair stylist suffered more than 40 stab wounds to his upper body in a fatal attack last month in the high-rise Chicago condo of a Northwestern professor, police said Friday. Former professor Wyndham Lathem and Oxford University financial officer Andrew Warren face Chicago arrest warrants accusing them of...
  • Hit man for Chicago gang sentenced to life in prison

    CHICAGO – A federal judge sentenced a hit man for a Chicago street gang to life in prison on Friday in one of the city’s largest gang cases in years. U.S. District Judge John Tharp noted that 37-year-old Paris Poe killed two government witnesses planning to testify against the...
  • 6 injured and 1 killed in Chicago mass shooting

    A mass shooting in the Bronzeville neighborhood on the South Side killed a 28-year-old man and wounded six others late Tuesday, authorities said. Several attackers came up to a crowd of people standing on the sidewalk near East 37th Place and South Michigan Avenue just before 10:40 p.m. and...
  • DOJ fires back at Chicago’s sanctuary-city lawsuit threat

    The Department of Justice on Sunday fired back at Chicago’s plans to sue the feds for threatening to withhold crime-fighting money to sanctuary cities. Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel formally announced Sunday that his city would file a lawsuit Monday against the Trump administration for vowing to block federal grants...