| Dec 24, 2014
| 11:38 PM
Two people were critically wounded by gunfire and a third person was injured by shattered glass in a Christmas Eve shooting at the CTA's 95th Street Red Line station, according to police.
A man and a woman were shot at the station at about 10:45 p.m....
| Jan 11, 2015
| 2:34 PM
The following items were taken from police reports:
A stop sign at the intersection of Central Avenue and Sheridan Road was reported damaged on Jan. 4.
Tires on a vehicle parked in the 1500 block of Sheridan Road were reported slashed on Dec. 22....
| Dec 30, 2014
| 11:55 AM
Wilmette police said two more people have been charged in a criminal damage to property incident at the Linden CTA station in the village, bringing the total of those accused in the case to four.
Police said Hugo Figueroa, 38, of the 7600 block of...
| Dec 26, 2014
| 3:33 PM
Police are asking for the public's help identifying four young men who robbed and beat a man after they were unhappy with his $5 donation to their basketball team.
Shortly after 3 p.m. on Dec. 7, the victim was on a CTA Red Line train between the 47th...
| Dec 4, 2014
| 3:11 AM
One teenager raped a 50-year-old woman as she walked to the "L" stop at dawn.
A second was arrested nine times in one year on charges that included theft, property damage and groping and punching a girl.
A third was convicted in a series of...
| Dec 1, 2014
| 7:51 AM
Jason Draper and his wife, Leonore, an anti-violence activist, were at an April fundraiser to raise awareness about gun crime when he decided to duck out early to grab some food and head home to rest. Leonore stayed behind to chat with her college...
| Jan 7, 2015
| 7:33 AM
More than 200 school districts across the area, including Chicago Public Schools, were closed Wednesday as temperatures hovered around zero at daybreak and dangerous wind chills were in the forecast for the rest of the week.
For those who ventured out,...
| Nov 30, 2014
| 5:04 PM
Jason Draper and his wife Leonore, an anti-violence activist, were at an April fundraiser to raise awareness about gun crime when he decided to duck out early to grab some food and head home to rest. Leonore stayed behind to chat with her college...
| Dec 1, 2014
| 11:18 AM
Chicago Police are warning the public about a rash of pickpocketing incidents around Lakeview and Lincoln Park CTA stations in recent weeks.
Seven people reported they had property stolen from their pockets while at one of the following CTA rail...
| Jan 4, 2015
| 2:11 PM
A 31-year-old man died after being struck by a CTA Red Line train at the Argyle stop on the North Side early Sunday morning, authorities said.
Around 3 a.m., a northbound Red Line train hit the man near the Argyle stop at 1118 W. Argyle Ave., halting...
| Dec 19, 2014
| 5:25 PM
The following incidents were listed among the official reports of the Oak Park and River Forest police departments. Readers are reminded that an arrest does not constitute a finding of guilt. Only a court of law can make that determination.