George Barnett | CPD Charges have been filed in connection with the shooting of a woman in her Lakeview East apartment building early Saturday. George Barnett, 31, of Chatham is charged with felony aggravated battery by firearm and misdemeanor aggravated assault with a deadly weapon. Judge David Navarro today ordered him held without bail. Prosecutors
Patrick Tullis | CPD Felony weapons charges have been filed against Patrick Tullis, a parolee who was convicted of murdering two gay men in Lakeview over three weeks in April 1987. Tullis, 58, was arrested near his Uptown home at 1 a.m. Tuesday after neighbors reported shots fired and a man with a gun in
Update: Police on Sunday afternoon said the 41-year-old man who was appeared to have been shot in the Stanton Park incident was actually shot in a separate incident on the 1100 block of North Cambridge around 12:55 a.m. Our original report follows. —- Six people were shot in two separate incidents in the River North
A $1,045 pair of Air Jordan 5 Retro shoes. | Fightclub.com Two armed carjackers forced a driver and his passenger to hand over their expensive gym shoes before the robbers sped away in their car early Saturday morning in Wicker Park, according to Chicago police and a CPD report. An 18-year-old man and a 17-year-old
Spectators line up on the 3100 block of Broadway before the 2018 Chicago Pride Parade. | Provided Six years ago, we published our editors’ recommendations for enjoying the Chicago Pride Parade weekend safely. Unfortunately, everything we wrote back then applies equally to this year’s 50th annual celebration. Avoid Belmont. Leave at a relatively early hour.
A 29-year-old woman was grazed by a bullet when her ex-boyfriend opened fire in her Lakeview East apartment building overnight, police said. The offender is in custody. She is the third person shot in the neighborhood since June 8th. Several people were gathered at the woman’s apartment in the 400 block of West Briar just
Brantez Evans and Lamarr Brown at Dunkin’ Donuts, 10 West Chicago. | US Attorney’s Office Two men who are suspected of robbing four fast food restaurants and a convenience store in the Loop and Near North neighborhoods over the past week will be prosecuted in federal court, according to a statement from the US Attorney’s
Pereda’s prison intake photo. | IDOC A Franklin Park man who broke a Chicago TV news crew’s camera equipment has been sentenced to spend more time in prison than many of the city’s recent gun offenders. His is a topsy-turvy story from a town that claims to be serious about fighting gun crime. Ismael Pereda,