Teen Shot and Killed Near 'The Bean' at Millennium Park
Summertime Chicago is on its way, and large groups have already begun to storm downtown. The latest group disturbance resulted in a teenage boy being shot and killed near 'The Bean' Saturday night.
21-year-old Woman Shot 11 Times in Auburn Gresham
As temperatures rise in Chicago, so are shootings, with the latest being a 21-year-old woman killed while confronting robbers at a residence in Auburn Gresham. According to FOX 32, the shooting happened in the 7500 block of South Wolcott Street. The woman approached the residence's garage while it was being robbed and attempted to confront the offenders, and one pulled out a weapon and fired several shots at the victim. She was hit in the chest, back, and arm and pronounced dead at the scene.
The Philly Four: Kenney to spend around $500 per resident on violence prevention
Speed cams curtailing speeding on Roosevelt Boulevard. The speed cameras set up along Roosevelt Boulevard have done their job, slowing drivers down and causing violations to drop. A report from the Philadephia Parking Authority found that after the cameras went up speeding violations fell 91.4%. The cameras levy fines against those who go more than 11 mph over the speed limit. The PPA said that it plans to expand its use of cameras to other streets in the city.
NJ Schools "Assassin" Game
Various High Schools in NJ are resurrecting the tradition of The Senior Class Assassination Game. In this "game" senior class students contribute between five and ten dollars to participate in a water gun fight elimination tournament. Both group games and individual games are played throughout the state in individual high schools in all of the counties.
Teen Gets Arrested For Groping Women In Tampa
The Seminole Heights Police Department has apprehended a man who is suspected of molesting multiple women in the neighborhood. They believe the 16-year-old has been engaging in this behavior for many weeks.
42 Shot, 8 Fatally in Chicago Weekend Shootings
Forty-two people were shot, eight fatally, in weekend shootings across Chicago. According to WGN, the latest shooting of the violent weekend happened in Edgewater. Two people were wounded during an altercation Sunday night. Police said three individuals were involved in the incident in the 6000 block of North Winthrop Avenue around 10:50 p.m. One person revealed a weapon and fired shots aiming toward the other individuals. Both victims, a 45-year-old man, and a 34-year-old man, were hit by the gunfire. The 45-year-old victim is in critical condition at St.Francis Hospital after being shot in the chest. The 34-year-old victim was hit in the right leg and taken to St. Francis Hospital in good condition.
2 Killed, 2 Injured in Back of the Yards Shooting, Man Shot in Bronzeville Store
Chicago finally saw 80-degree weather, but the city also saw a violent spring day as four men were shot in the Back of the Yards neighborhood, and a man was shot inside a Bronzeville store on Saturday.
Man Critically Injured in Police Involved Shooting, 10 People Shot in 2 Days in Chicago
After being shot by police in the Pullman neighborhood Friday evening, a man is in critical condition. According to NBC Chicago, the incident happened near East 113th Street and South Langley Avenue. At around 5:30 p.m., officers responded to a call of a man with a gun. As they arrived, the suspect aimed his weapon at officers, and at least one officer shot the individual, authorities said.
Chicago Police Officer Injured During Traffic Stop
A Chicago Police officer is in the hospital after being struck by a stolen vehicle while attempting to stop the driver in the South Loop neighborhood Saturday night. ABC 7 News reports that officers spotted a stolen Saturn Sedan at approximately 9 p.m. and attempted to conduct a traffic stop near Grant Park. The vehicle fled but had to come to a halt due to traffic, and that's when officers exited their cars on foot, police said.
Couple Found Dead in Uptown Senior Home
Chicago police are investigating the deaths of a man, and a woman found dead inside their apartment in a senior home in the Uptown neighborhood. According to NBC Chicago, police responded to a well-being check on Sunday at approximately 8:30 p.m. at an apartment building in the 1000 block of West Montrose Ave. They located two individuals, a 79-year-old man and a 61-year-old woman, dead in the apartment's bedroom.
Man Shot on CTA Bus After Argument
As violence continues to flood the streets of Chicago, incidents on Chicago Transit Authority are rising as well after a man was shot on a bus on Sunday. According to ABC 7 News, an argument transpired between the victim and another passenger on a bus in Lawndale's 700 block of South Pulaski. Chicago police said multiple shots were fired around 12:15 a.m., and the victim, a 31-year-old man, was struck in the right leg. The CTA bus driver halted the bus after hearing the gunshots, and the offender exited the bus and fled north.
Family of 3 Murdered in Morgan Park, 9 Shot in Total on Tuesday in Chicago
The Chicago Police department is investigating the deaths of a family in the Morgan Park neighborhood. On Tuesday, ABC 7 reported that the family was found dead inside their home near West 113th Street and South Green Street during a well-being check. CPD revealed that a woman in her eighties was found dead on the residence's first floor with a gunshot wound to her head. Another victim, a 64-year-old woman, was found on the home's first floor with a gunshot wound to her right torso. The third victim was found in the second-floor bedroom with a gunshot wound in the right torso.
Two 80-year-old Men Shot In Separate Shootings in Chicago
When it comes to gun violence in Chicago, a rising number of elderly adults are getting shot, as two men in their eighties were wounded in separate shootings. CBS News reports that an 82-year-old man was wounded while standing on a sidewalk in the North Austin neighborhood. The victim was in the 1700 block of North Monitor when an unknown offender shot him. He suffered a graze wound to his right leg and was taken to West Suburban Hospital in good condition.
2 Black Transgender Women Found Dead, Peaceful Rally Turns Chaotic After Activists Clash
A call for action about the deaths of two Black transgender women in Chicago turned chaotic after activists of another anti-violence organization interrupted the event at Federal Plaza on Monday evening.
CTA Employee Arrested, Charges Pending After Redline Altercation
A Chicago Transit Authority worker is in custody after police said he shot a man at the 95th Street/Dan Ryan station early Saturday. Two men got into a verbal altercation around 2 a.m. One of the men began to walk away when the other-- a CTA customer assistant-- pursued him, pulled out a gun, and shot the victim three times, police told FOX 32 Chicago.
Asia Maynard, Deceased After Online Date
Asia Maynard is a 29-year-old mother of 4.The photo was found on Black Femicide-US Police are receiving harsh criticism for what some are saying is a rushed, bare-bones investigation regarding the death of Asia Maynard. The 29-year-old, mother of four was found dead at the home of her date Isaiah James Crown, whom she met online.
Four Dismembered Bodies Discovered in a Well-Known Troubled Caribbean Resort in Mexico
*Information reported by The US SUN has been used as a source for this report*. Authorities have reported Thursday, the discovery of four dismembered human male bodies in the Caribbean resort of Playa del Carmen, known to be a troubled establishment. The bodies of the four men were dumped near a housing development. The prosecutor's office in the state of Quintana Roo have said, the male bodies did not show signs of bullet wounds, it's unclear how the men died. However, the fact that the bodies were dumped together in the shrubs beside an access road suggested a gangland-style killing, Authorities reported.
Attempted Kidnapping in Broad Daylight on the Streets of Bali
Eight plain-clothed masked men wearing helmets captured a foreign man, violently forced him into the back of an SUV, punching his face. As the vehicle drove off, the girlfriend managed to open the back door, and the man escaped.
Two days, three separate gun crimes
SEATTLE, WA — Three separate gun-related incidents, including two shootings, have kept police busy across the city over the past couple days. Wednesday afternoon, 911 callers reported a shooting at Third Avenue and Pike Street, police said in a news release.