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1 Dead, at Least 7 Others Wounded in Sunday Shootings

One person is dead and at least seven others have been wounded in shootings across the city of Chicago on Sunday. Just after 3 a.m. Sunday morning, a 24-year-old man was driving a vehicle in the 500 block of Lower Wacker Drive when a dark colored SUV drove up and a person inside opened fire, strikin


Group of teens arrested downtown for fighting

CHICAGO (WLS) -- Chicago police arrest more than a dozen young people downtown Sunday, after officers say large groups of teens started causing problems. Police said the teens gathered near Red Line stop at 800 North state where they were reportedly fighting amongst themselves, trespassing, and refu


Off-duty sergeant investigated for actions at Lower Wacker shooting crime scene

An off-duty Chicago police sergeant is being investigated by internal affairs for his potential interference at the crime scene of a fatal shooting Sunday in the Loop. A 24-year-old man was driving in the 500 block of East Lower Wacker Drive about 3:03 a.m. when someone in a dark-colored SUV fired s


5 Critically Hurt in Chain Reaction Crash on Edens

At least five people suffered life-threatening injuries after a semi-truck failed to stop and crashed into several vehicles on Interstate 94 Sunday afternoon. According to police, the vehicles were stopped because of heavy traffic on the roadway. The semi-trailer, driven by 23-year-odl Jeffrie Baker


No bail for felon charged with attacking cops at Far South Side police station

Bail was denied Sunday for a felon who allegedly punched a pair of Chicago Police officers at the 22nd District station in the Morgan Park neighborhood on the Far South Side. Henry Nesbit, 27, of Morgan Park, was charged with felony aggravated battery in connection with the attack, according to Cook


FBI, police searching for missing 5-year-old Chicago area boy

CRYSTAL LAKE, Ill. — The Illinois Department of Children and Family Services says it’s had previous contact with the family of a 5-year-old boy missing from his suburban Chicago home in Crystal Lake.


Girl Safe After Car She Was Sleeping In Was Stolen, Police Say

A 2-year-old girl is safe after she was briefly kidnapped on Sunday morning after the car she was sleeping in was stolen in the city’s Lawndale neighborhood. Chicago police say that the girl was left inside a running vehicle in the 3900 block of West Roosevelt at approximately 12:30 a.m. Sunday morn


Buttigieg in Chicago for fundraisers; gains support from major Obama donors

WASHINGTON – South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg headlines fundraisers in Chicago and Evanston on Tuesday, with his surging — for now — Democratic presidential campaign landing influential Obama donors.


'The Chi' recap: Ronnie's a free man and we get inside Brandon's head

Each week, William Lee and Nina Metz recap and discuss the second season of “The Chi,” which airs at 9 p.m. Sundays on Showtime. We flash back to Ronnie and Tracy’s relationship in its early days and see that things weren’t so rosy even then. Sonny has a stroke at the chicken joint and later Emmett


Man charged with DIU after fatal crash on I-94

A man has been charged with driving under the influence in connection with a fatal traffic crash on the Edens Expressway Friday near Skokie. Vital Tapia, 41, of Zion, was charged with felony aggravated driving under the influence resulting in death, Illinois State police said.


Chicago’s Top Cop Tells the Truth, Admits Officers ‘Look the Other Way’ When Fellow Cops Break Laws

Chicago, IL — Recently, Chicago’s top cop, Police Supt. Eddie Johnson—whose base salary is over a quarter of a million annually—told the Chicago Sun Times in an interview that cops “look the other way” all the time when it comes to witnessing misconduct within their ranks. While readers of the Free


Chicago AccuWeather: Variably cloudy, scattered storms in afternoon Monday

CHICAGO (WLS) -- Variably cloudy, scattered storms in afternoon Monday Highs in the 80s. Get the latest weather info with our ABC7 Chicago AccuWeather app. Here's your 7-day weather forecast.


4 killed, 6 wounded in Saturday shootings

At least ten people were shot, four of them fatally, Saturday across Chicago. A 16-year-old boy was found unresponsive in Garfield Park on the Northwest side with a gunshot wound to the chest.


Unions that bet on losing mayoral candidate celebrate Council shift: ‘We won’

The Chicago Teachers Union and the Service Employees International Union of Illinois lost hundreds of thousands of dollars in their effort to crown Toni Preckwinkle mayor, but both say they’re proud to have successfully supported a left-wing swing in the City Council.


Chicago: 5 Newest Homes To Hit The Market

CHICAGO, IL — Looking for a new home nearby, but getting tired of browsing through the same old real-estate listings again and again? Fear not! To save you some time, we've got a fresh batch of five new listings nearby.


Chicago P.D. cast: Main character written out of show

The Chicago P.D. cast is about to lose a long-time main character. News has come out that one of the original Chicago P.D. cast members is about to see his character’s story arc come to an end.


MISSING: Fatinah Asad, 16 From Woodlawn

CHICAGO (CBS)– Fatinah Asad, 16, has been reported missing from the Woodlawn area, according to Chicago police. According to police, Asad was last seen in the 6400 block of Stony Island Avenue.


Man killed in Loop drive-by

A 24-year-old man died after a drive-by attack Sunday in the Loop. He was driving in the 500 block of East Lower Wacker Drive about 3:03 a.m. when someone in a dark-colored SUV fired shots, Chicago police said. The suspect drove off west on Lower Wacker.


A Surprising Look Into High School Basketball on Chicago’s West Side

WGN Radio’s Rick Kogan recently viewed a remarkable film focused on the city’s west side called “Chi-town.” The film’s director, Nick Budabin, joins Rick to discuss the movie and it’s story focused on high school basketball. The film follows Keifer Sykes on his rise to a possible shot in the NBA. Yo


Chicago religious groups condemn deadly attacks on churches, hotels in Sri Lanka

Cardinal Blase J. Cupich, of the Archdiocese of Chicago, and The Council of Islamic Organizations of Greater Chicago condemned Sunday’s deadly attacks against churches and hotels in Sri Lanka.