An eight-time convicted felon opened fire on a busy South Loop street corner Saturday evening, striking a man who was waiting for a traffic light to change near the Roosevelt CTA station, prosecutors said.
A man on bail for a pending gun case was arrested in the South Loop on Sunday after police determined that he was driving a stolen car used in last week’s robbery of the Louis Vuitton store in Oak Brook, according to prosecutors and a source.
A bullet grazed a passing motorist after someone opened fire outside a coffee shop near the Roosevelt CTA station Saturday evening, according to police and witnesses. It was the second shooting of the day downtown.
A woman who’s visiting for the Chicago Marathon was severely injured when a man pushed her from a South Loop CTA platform — days after he was charged with knocking a woman unconscious on a Loop sidewalk.
Less than a week ago, we told you about groups of shoplifters who are raiding Ulta Beauty stores and walking out with garbage bags full of merchandise. Now, we have video of a raid unfolding as the garbage bag teams continue to strike on a near-daily basis.
A sometimes violent shoplifting team has repeatedly raided high-end retailers to steal expensive purses along the Magnificent Mile, Oak Street, and Rush Street this month, according to several police reports.