Person of interest in custody in deadly Highland Park parade shooting, authorities say

HIGHLAND PARK, Ill. (WLS) — A person of interest in the Highland Park parade shooting is in custody, authorities said. At about 6:30 p.m., a North Chicago police officer spotted 22-year-old Robert “Bobby” E. Crimo III at Route 41 and Buckley Road, police said. There was a brief pursuit, but the vehicle was stopped at … Read more

Highland Park parade shooting victims range in age from 8 to 85 years old, doctors say

HIGHLAND PARK, Ill. — Family members have started to identify some of the victims of the Highland Park parade shooting on July 4, which injured 31 people and killed six. Police say a suspect began shooting shortly after 10 a.m. Monday, stopping the parade just 10 minutes after it started. Law enforcement said they believe … Read more

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

Chicago police officer injured in Near West Side shooting

CHICAGO (WLS) — A Chicago police officer was shot Friday morning, a CPD spokesman said. A 12th District officer was shot and taken to Stroger Hospital, Chicago Police spokesman Tom Ahern tweeted about 9 a.m. Chicago Police Superintendent David Brown could be seen walking into Stroger about 9:45 a.m. The officer’s condition was not immediately … 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