Aeyanuna Rogers, recent college grad, shot in the head in Hyde Park

Written By Chicago News Report on Tuesday, May 31, 2011 | 5/31/2011 07:20:00 PM

Aeyanuna Rogers: Shot and killed Memorial Day in Hyde Park
5/31/2011 07:20:00 PM | 55 comments | Read More

Man injured in hit and run car accident on Near North Side

5/31/2011 06:30:00 PM | 1 comments | Read More

Barefoot criminal wanted for robbery on NW Side

5/31/2011 04:40:00 PM | 8 comments | Read More

Teen shot on NW Side; car with mother and children, shot up

5/31/2011 04:16:00 PM | 3 comments | Read More

Chicago police shutdown North Avenue Beach; trash, garbage left everywhere

Photo credit:Metromix/Barry Brecheisen

North Avenue Beach, 1600 North Lake Shore Drive, was closed abruptly on Memorial Day, Monday, May 30, 2011.
5/31/2011 03:50:00 PM | 26 comments | Read More

Cabdriver robbed at Evanston, IL gas station, crooks escape to Rogers Park

Written By Timothy Fitz on Monday, May 30, 2011 | 5/30/2011 02:18:00 AM

5/30/2011 02:18:00 AM | 2 comments | Read More

Man held at gunpoint in North Side hallway

5/30/2011 01:05:00 AM | 0 comments | Read More

Police: Gang threatens man at Lakeview Dunkin Donuts

Written By Chicago News Report on Sunday, May 29, 2011 | 5/29/2011 08:54:00 PM


5/29/2011 08:54:00 PM | 7 comments | Read More

Man robbed by ‘Bucket Boys’ in Wrigleyville

5/29/2011 08:31:00 PM | 6 comments | Read More

North Side cabdriver hit with beer bottle

5/29/2011 07:50:00 AM | 5 comments | Read More

14-year-old girl reportedly drugged, raped, and beaten

A 14-year-old girl is in an Uptown hospital after she was allegedly drugged, sexually assaulted, and beaten.
5/29/2011 06:35:00 AM | 5 comments | Read More

VIDEO: U.S. Park Police arrest protesters for dancing at Jefferson Memorial

Protesters arrested for dancing? Photo credit: jeffersondanceparty.info

D.C. law enforcement is back in the spotlight.
5/29/2011 04:05:00 AM | 5 comments | Read More

Man robbed at Berwyn Red Line station, thief makes daring escape

5/29/2011 12:44:00 AM | 14 comments | Read More

VIDEO: Zion, Illinois teen attacked by mob in Shiloh Park

Written By Timothy Fitz on Saturday, May 28, 2011 | 5/28/2011 08:41:00 AM

Zion high school student beaten by mob. Photo credit: NBC Chicago.

WARNING! THIS VIDEO CONTAINS EXTREME VIOLENCE!
5/28/2011 08:41:00 AM | 9 comments | Read More

Random police calls: 05/28/2011

5/28/2011 07:34:00 AM | 6 comments | Read More

Man robbed in Lakeview alley

5/28/2011 03:52:00 AM | 3 comments | Read More

Gil Scott-Heron, Chicago native, dead at age 62


Controversial poet, author, musician, and Chicago native, Gil Scott-Heron, is dead at the age of 62.
5/28/2011 12:46:00 AM | 4 comments | Read More

2 people shot in Uptown near Gunnison Street

Written By Timothy Fitz on Friday, May 27, 2011 | 5/27/2011 11:10:00 PM

5/27/2011 11:10:00 PM | 17 comments | Read More

Purse, wallet snatched in West Rogers Park

A thief snatched a woman’s purse or wallet in Chicago’s West Rogers Park neighborhood, also known as West Ridge.
5/27/2011 09:18:00 AM | 5 comments | Read More

Chicago Housing Authority wants to drug test residents 18 and over, senior citizens too

CHA residents are furious after learning they may be required to take a drug test to keep their taxpayer-funded homes.
5/27/2011 08:00:00 AM | 12 comments | Read More

Tatioun Williams, 15, shot and killed by Chicago police; Facebook friends claim to be "cop killers"

Tatioun Williams: Baby-faced criminal or innocent teen?

5/27/2011 05:41:00 AM | 18 comments | Read More

Man shot several times in Edgewater drive-by

5/27/2011 03:41:00 AM | 12 comments | Read More

Lakeview: Woman robbed at gunpoint on Barry Ave.

Written By Timothy Fitz on Thursday, May 26, 2011 | 5/26/2011 11:58:00 PM

5/26/2011 11:58:00 PM | 3 comments | Read More

Man robbed at gunpoint on Clark Street

5/26/2011 11:12:00 PM | 1 comments | Read More

VIDEO: Adele at the Riviera in Uptown


Much to my chagrin, I missed Adele's May 24, 2011, performance at the Riviera, 4746 North Racine Avenue in Uptown. But thanks to the magic (or piracy) of Youtube, here's a glimpse of the Rolling in the Deep singer's Chicago concert.
5/26/2011 08:59:00 PM | 6 comments | Read More

Police alerted to men hanging around public restroom

5/26/2011 09:34:00 AM | 9 comments | Read More

Car accident in Uptown, injuries reported

5/26/2011 08:59:00 AM | 1 comments | Read More

Woman at final show compares Oprah to Christ


An audience member at Oprah's final show, which aired May 25, 2011, compared her close encounter with the Queen of Talk to a religious experience.
5/26/2011 08:17:00 AM | 4 comments | Read More

Man stabbed in Lincoln Park

A man was reportedly stabbed in Chicago’s Lincoln Park neighborhood.
5/26/2011 01:21:00 AM | 3 comments | Read More

Random police calls: 05/25/2011

Written By Chicago News Report on Wednesday, May 25, 2011 | 5/25/2011 11:36:00 PM

5/25/2011 11:36:00 PM | 3 comments | Read More

Parts of Lake Shore Drive flooded by heavy rain

You might want to rethink using Lake Shore Drive today.
5/25/2011 10:57:00 AM | 0 comments | Read More

CTA employee hospitalized, overcome by fumes at Red Line train station

Grand Red Line "L" station. Photo credit: CTA.

A CTA employee was taken to a local hospital after being allegedly overcome by fumes.
5/25/2011 10:01:00 AM | 4 comments | Read More

VIDEO: Chicago police confrontation, arrests caught on tape

Chicago detectives attempt arrests, while being recorded. Photo credit: Youtube.

WARNING! THIS VIDEO CONTAINS OFFENSIVE LANGUAGE AND RACIAL SLURS!
5/25/2011 05:38:00 AM | 20 comments | Read More

VIDEO: Flash mob attacks Manhattan Dunkin Donuts

New York flash mob caught on tape. Photo credit: MYFOXNY.

Chicago is not the only city having issues with violent, destructive flash mobs, primarily made up of black suspects.
5/25/2011 02:22:00 AM | 10 comments | Read More

Uptown: Woman choked during robbery

A woman fell prey to a violent assault and robbery in Uptown late Tuesday night.
5/25/2011 12:18:00 AM | 7 comments | Read More

Prediction: North Side crime will spike when 500 cops shift to South and West Sides

Written By Chicago News Report on Tuesday, May 24, 2011 | 5/24/2011 05:40:00 AM

Look out, baby! Here it comes!
5/24/2011 05:40:00 AM | 11 comments | Read More

Gunshots in Lakeview, really an act of vandalism

5/24/2011 04:33:00 AM | 3 comments | Read More

Arsonists set fires in Edgewater

5/24/2011 04:06:00 AM | 3 comments | Read More

Dangerous batteries


They're called button batteries, and if swallowed, they are downright deadly. Yet, there are no warnings on these batteries and they are virtually everywhere. If you have small children or know someone who does, I urge you to watch this video.

***IT MAY TAKE A FEW SECONDS FOR THE VIDEO TO LOAD ***
5/24/2011 03:03:00 AM | 0 comments | Read More

Random police calls: 05/23/2011

Written By Chicago News Report on Monday, May 23, 2011 | 5/23/2011 11:27:00 PM

5/23/2011 11:27:00 PM | 3 comments | Read More

Missing child alert: 8-year-old girl vanishes from Tuley Park

Police are searching for an 8-year-old girl who disappeared from a Far South Side park.
5/23/2011 09:49:00 PM | 4 comments | Read More

Several shootings in South Chicago

As the temperatures heat up, so does the violence in the South Chicago neighborhood.
5/23/2011 08:09:00 PM | 3 comments | Read More

Attempted armed robbery at South Side strip mall

5/23/2011 05:55:00 PM | 3 comments | Read More

Man shot at South Side BBQ

Written By Timothy Fitz on Sunday, May 22, 2011 | 5/22/2011 09:14:00 PM

5/22/2011 09:14:00 PM | 13 comments | Read More

Gunshots reported in Rogers Park, person possibly shot

5/22/2011 09:03:00 PM | 10 comments | Read More

VIDEO: Woman who allegedly begged to use cell phone, threatened man on CTA Red Line

This woman was caught on tape behaving badly.

A CTA commuter videotaped an intense standoff between two passengers aboard a northbound Red Line train. The scene reaches its climax between the Argyle and Berwyn “L” stops.
5/22/2011 08:50:00 PM | 12 comments | Read More

CTA riders, where are your super-duper commuting bodysuits and headgear?

5/22/2011 07:42:00 PM | 2 comments | Read More

Woman robbed by teen on Near North Side

Police are investigating a brazen robbery on Chicago’s Near North Side.
5/22/2011 11:35:00 AM | 5 comments | Read More

Bomb scare: Suspicious package found at CTA bus stop

5/22/2011 09:38:00 AM | 0 comments | Read More

Cop reports ‘pornographic’ graffiti in Lakeview

5/22/2011 09:01:00 AM | 2 comments | Read More

VIDEO: D.C. police knock man in wheelchair to the ground!

Is this police brutality? Excessive force? Or cops just doing their job?

Washington D.C. -- Two officers, identified as Washington D.C. cops, were caught on camera slamming a wheelchair bound man to the ground.
5/22/2011 08:06:00 AM | 53 comments | Read More

6 people injured in car accident on Northwest Side

5/22/2011 06:15:00 AM | 8 comments | Read More

Cop’s car stolen while chasing South Side suspect

5/22/2011 05:43:00 AM | 2 comments | Read More

Shooting on Escanaba Avenue

A woman called police after spotting an injured man lying on her porch.
5/22/2011 04:55:00 AM | 6 comments | Read More

Gang fight on CTA bus, passenger possibly stabbed

Written By Timothy Fitz on Saturday, May 21, 2011 | 5/21/2011 07:09:00 PM

Police are investigating an alleged brawl and a possible stabbing aboard a CTA bus.
5/21/2011 07:09:00 PM | 6 comments | Read More

VIDEO: Aretha Franklin at the Chicago Theater

5/21/2011 09:05:00 AM | 0 comments | Read More

Markell Stribling shot to death in Chicago's Pullman neighborhood, Facebook friends plot revenge?

The violence in Chicago's black neighborhoods is a vicious, never-ending cycle.
5/21/2011 07:54:00 AM | 8 comments | Read More

CTA passenger reports pickpocket on Red Line

According to police dispatch, a thief was seen picking CTA passengers’ pockets on a Red Line train as it passed through a North Side “L” station.
5/21/2011 04:53:00 AM | 2 comments | Read More

Multiple shots fired in Edgewater neighborhood

5/21/2011 04:20:00 AM | 4 comments | Read More

Edgewater police chase: Armed suspects ditch vehicle

Written By Timothy Fitz on Wednesday, May 4, 2011 | 5/04/2011 02:10:00 PM

What started as an attempted routine traffic stop, quickly escalated into a potentially deadly situation for Chicago police, this afternoon.
5/04/2011 02:10:00 PM | 7 comments | Read More

Woman’s dog killed at Rogers Park park?

Written By Timothy Fitz on Tuesday, May 3, 2011 | 5/03/2011 09:49:00 PM

Apparently, a woman’s dog was fatally wounded at a North Side park.
5/03/2011 09:49:00 PM | 6 comments | Read More

Random police calls: 05/03/2011

5/03/2011 09:19:00 PM | 8 comments | Read More

Gov. Quinn opposes concealed weapons, plans to veto bill


Illinois Governor, Pat Quinn, doesn't think you have the right to protect yourself.
5/03/2011 07:27:00 PM | 14 comments | Read More

Lincoln Park grocery store robbed at gunpoint, thieves still on the loose

Written By Timothy Fitz on Monday, May 2, 2011 | 5/02/2011 11:47:00 PM

A North Side neighborhood grocery store was robbed at gunpoint, leaving the clerk nearly traumatized.
5/02/2011 11:47:00 PM | 7 comments | Read More