Jury finds getaway driver guilty of  Hadiya Pendleton murder
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Jury finds getaway driver guilty of Hadiya Pendleton murder

Kenneth Williams, a reputed gang member and the accused getaway driver, was found guilty of first-degree murder and aggravated battery on Wednesday. Prosecutors said Williams’ co-defendant, Micheail Ward,…

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What fuels up Chicago violence?
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What fuels up Chicago violence?

Being third largest city in the U.S., some call Chicago the “Capital of Violence.” With new headlines every Monday morning announcing a number of Chicagoans being shot and…

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Prominent attorney fatally  shot at Northfield home;  Winnetka man charged
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Prominent attorney fatally shot at Northfield home; Winnetka man charged

A man was taken into custody Monday night after a standoff in north suburban Winnetka. He allegedly shot and killed a lawyer in the victim’s home in nearby…

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Man in wheelchair luring South Loop robbery victims
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Man in wheelchair luring South Loop robbery victims

A group of robbers have lured victims in the South Loop with a man panhandling from a wheelchair. The man in the wheelchair asks for change or a…

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String of armed robberies in Little Village
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String of armed robberies in Little Village

Police are warning residents in the Little Village neighborhood about a string of three armed robberies that took place just blocks apart on Saturday. In each incident, the…

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Man run over by CTA bus on Southwest Side
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Man run over by CTA bus on Southwest Side

A 60-year-old man was run over by a CTA bus late Sunday on the Southwest side. The man had been knocking on the bus in attempt to get…

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5-year-old girl among  several shot in  Garfield Park
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5-year-old girl among several shot in Garfield Park

A 5-year-old girl was among 6 wounded in a shooting incident in East Garfield Park on Sunday night. Three children, ages 5, 14, and 15, were parked in…

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7 people wounded after shooting at Aurora birthday party
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7 people wounded after shooting at Aurora birthday party

Seven people were wounded, one critically, at a child’s birthday party in Aurora. Officers responded to a call in the 300 block of West Park Avenue shortly after…

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Cubs fan charged with felony trespassing after running onto Wrigley Field
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Cubs fan charged with felony trespassing after running onto Wrigley Field

Joseph W. Confer, 24, was charged with one felony count of criminal trespass to a place of public amusement. The Cubs fan ran onto the field at about…

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Elderly woman found dismembered on South Side
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Elderly woman found dismembered on South Side

The body of an 81-year-old woman was found Sunday in a home on the Far South Side. The body had been dismembered and placed in storage bins. Chicago…

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