A woman and a man face felony charges, and two other men face misdemeanor charges in connection with a fight between fans of opposing soccer teams in the Gold Coast on Saturday that injured two Chicago police officers.
A US Postal Service mail carrier was robbed at gunpoint in the West Loop on Saturday morning, according to a Chicago police report. It’s the latest in a growing pattern of similar holdups in which armed offenders force postal workers to surrender the mail system’s master keys.
Chicago police are looking for the man who stole a Salvation Army bellringer’s donation bucket in the Loop on Friday afternoon. It’s not the first time the charity’s holiday donation drives have been targeted by criminals.
A man was shot inside a Loop hotel room overnight, bringing the total number of people shot in the downtown Chicago neighborhood this year to 35. That is far more shooting victims than in any year since at least 2001.