Carjackers put a gun to the head of a Cook County Circuit Court judge outside her West Town home on Thursday night — but the judge was able to get her 3-year-old son out of the car before the hijackers drove away with her vehicle.
Two armed men stole two luxury cars from a popular West Loop restaurant’s valet service on Wednesday evening. It’s at least the third time this month that restaurant valet stands have been targeted in the neighborhood.
Chicago police tonight confirmed that the armed robbery crew that shot two men during separate hold-ups in Boystown late Tuesday and early Wednesday is part of the same group that committed dozens of crimes across Lakeview and Lincoln Park.
A three-time convicted gun offender was charged Wednesday with shooting an acquaintance in the back of his head at point-blank range in Rogers Park last year — a murder that spread widely as a viral video.
Two tourists were robbed and carjacked at gunpoint as they filled their vehicle with gas at a River North service station just minutes after Chicago police swarmed the downtown area in an anti-looting practice drill.