One of two men accused of murdering a man in Douglas Park last month was linked to a similar murder two years ago, but Chicago police detectives said their case wasn’t strong enough to present to prosecutors for approval, according to Chicago Police Department records.
A Chicago man who allegedly raped, robbed, and kidnapped an Uber driver in the suburbs, then forced her to drive him to Little Village, was charged Friday with federal kidnapping, carjacking, and gun offenses.
A Chicago man on electronic monitoring for a pending first-degree murder case and a separate felony gun charge was allegedly found unconscious in his car at 2 a.m. Wednesday with a gun sticking out of his pocket.
A huge wave of armed robberies rolled across Chicago, starting in Lincoln Park and Old Town on Wednesday evening, then reaching Bucktown, Logan Square, and beyond early this morning. At least 14 victims were targeted.