Chicago News

Oct
25
Chicago couple charged with murder, accused of torturing 2-year-old to death

Chicago couple charged with murder, accused of torturing 2-year-old to death

The daughter of the accused died Tuesday morning as a result of multiple injuries consistent with child abuse, according to a statement from Chicago police and prosecutors.
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Oct
24
15-year-old and 19-year-old shot attempting to steal XBox from online sale meetup

15-year-old and 19-year-old shot attempting to steal XBox from online sale meetup

The incident occurred after three males agreed to meet to purchase the item in the 3600 block of N Octavia in the Dunning neighborhood on the city's northwest side.
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Oct
23
91-year-old man carjacked and shot early Saturday morning

91-year-old man carjacked and shot early Saturday morning

The 91 year-old male was working as a cab driver at the time.
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Oct
22
Bernard Haitink, renowned Dutch conductor, dies at 92

Bernard Haitink, renowned Dutch conductor, dies at 92

Bernard Haitink was principal conductor of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra from 2006-2010, between the terms of music directors Daniel Barenboim and and Riccardo Muti.
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Oct
21
3 dead and 2 wounded in shootings around Logan Square neighborhood within 14 hours

3 dead and 2 wounded in shootings around Logan Square neighborhood within 14 hours

In the overnight hours, a 25-year-old male and a 41-year-old male were shot and killed in the Logan Square neighborhood, authorities said. This comes after a male of unknown age was shot and killed Wednesday afternoon blocks away in the same neighborhood.
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Oct
20
Two Chicago police officers shot in suburban Lyons

Two Chicago police officers shot in suburban Lyons

This story has been updated to include additional details from Superintendent David Brown: In a struggle with a suspect, one of the officers accidentally discharged their firearm and one bullet struck the two officers, one in the arm and the other in the shoulder.
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Oct
20
Judge denies Chicago Police union's effort to recuse herself from case

Judge denies Chicago Police union's effort to recuse herself from case

The union wanted Cook County Judge Cecilia Horan to recuse herself because of what its attorney, Joel D'Alba, called the "appearance of impropriety."
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Oct
20
Man shot and killed in Logan Square in the middle of the afternoon

Man shot and killed in Logan Square in the middle of the afternoon

Scanner reports of the incident indicated 6 shots were fired near 2125 N Central Park and the man was struck in the head, chest, and twice in the leg.
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Oct
19
23-year-old Elgin man charged with attempted murder of a CPD Officer

23-year-old Elgin man charged with attempted murder of a CPD Officer

The incident occurred yesterday at approximately 3:35 p.m. near the Ulta Beauty cosmetics store in a prominent shopping area in the Goose Island neighborhood of Chicago.
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Oct
18
Former Chicago college student convicted of terrorism charge

Former Chicago college student convicted of terrorism charge

Prosecutors alleged Thomas Osadzinski worked in coordination with or at the direction of the Islamic State.
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Oct
15
Judge firms up trial date for Jussie Smollett, won't dismiss case

Judge firms up trial date for Jussie Smollett, won't dismiss case

The case was revived when a special prosecutor charged Smollett with disorderly conduct over the police reports. The actor has pleaded not guilty.
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Oct
15
Chicago mayor Lori Lightfoot takes police union head to court over vaccines

Chicago mayor Lori Lightfoot takes police union head to court over vaccines

The mayor said in a statement that the city's law department filed a complaint in Cook County Circuit Court for injunctive relief against Fraternal Order of Police President John Catanzara, whom she accused of "engaging in, supporting and encouraging work stoppage or strike."
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