Chicago shooting: 5 wounded in Parkway Gardens

CHICAGO (WLS) — Five people were wounded in a shooting in Parkway Gardens Monday morning, Chicago police said. The shooting occurred while the victims were standing outside at about 12:13 a.m. in the 6500-block of South Martin Luther King Drive, police said. A 17-year-old boy was wounded in the arm and transported to St. Bernard … Read more

1 killed in Little Village hit-and-run crash

CHICAGO (WLS) — A man was killed in a hit-and-run crash in the Little Village neighborhood, Chicago police said. Police responded to the 3200-block of South Pulaski Road at about 3:35 a.m. and found a man unresponsive in the middle of the street. He was transported to Mt. Sinai Hospital, where he was pronounced dead. … Read more

Chicago police: Boy, 10, wounded inside bedroom after shots fired outside Englewood home

CHICAGO (WLS) — A 10-year-old boy was wounded inside of his bedroom after shots fired from outside entered his Englewood home, Chicago police said. The boy was in his bedroom in the 600-block of West Englewood Avenue at about 10:40 p.m. when police said he suddenly felt pain and ran to an adult. Investigators said … Read more

Family heartbroken after Chicago high school student killed in Little Village shooting

CHICAGO (WLS) — A family is searching for answers after a 17-year-old Curie High School student was shot and killed in Little Village. Now, family and friends gathered to remember the life of Tiera Franklin. Franklin just buried her mother in April and her father was killed when she was only 5 years old. Now, … Read more

Chicago shooting: Man shot after confronting person trying to break into car in Burnside, police say

CHICAGO — A man was shot after confronting a person trying to break into his car Sunday morning in Burnside on the South Side. About 5:30 a.m., the man confronted someone trying to break into his car in the 9300 block of South Rhodes Avenue when he was shot multiple times in the body, Chicago … Read more

Chicago shooting: Man charged with killing high school student in Little Village, police say

CHICAGO (WLS) — A man has been charged with the shooting death of a 17-year-old Curie High School student, Chicago police said. Anthony Heredia, 19, shot and killed Tierra Franklin in Little Village on Friday, police said Sunday. On Saturday, family and friends gathered to remember the life of Tierra Franklin. Franklin just buried her … Read more

‘You got the wrong people’: Mother speaks out after 5-month-old girl killed in drive-by shooting

CHICAGO (WLS) — The mother of Cecelia Thomas, a 5-month-old girl who was killed in a drive-by shooting, spoke publicly for the first time about the incident that claimed her young daughter’s life. She was determined to speak for her child and did so outside the hospital where she said her final goodbye. “Cecilia was … Read more

90-year-old man shot in Lawndale, detectives questioning person of interest, Chicago police say

CHICAGO (WLS) — A 90-year-old man was critically hurt in a shooting on the city’s West Side Saturday morning, the Chicago Police Department said. The man was discovered in the Lawndale neighborhood’s 1500 block of South Harding Avenue at about 10:00 a.m. with one gunshot wound to his abdomen, Chicago police said. SEE ALSO | … Read more

Man charged after Chicago police officer injured in Near West Side shooting ‘ambush attempt’: CPD

CHICAGO (WLS) — A man was charged with shooting a Chicago police officer on the Near West Side, CPD said. Jalen Vales, a 27-year-old convicted felon, was charged with attempted first degree murder and aggravated battery of a peace officer, police said. He was scheduled to appear in bond court Saturday. The CPD officer was … Read more

CTA Stabbing: Man, 42, critically injured on Blue Line train near Monroe station, police say

CHICAGO (WLS) — A man was critically injured when he was stabbed aboard a CTA Blue Line train in the Loop Thursday afternoon. Chicago police said a 42-year-old man was on a train when he was stabbed in the upper leg and lower back near the Monroe stop. The circumstances that led to the stabbing … Read more