The richest person in Illinois announced Thursday he’s moving his hedge fund firm’s headquarters from Chicago to Miami, Florida, coming as he said that crime in the Windy City is far too high.
At least 40 people were shot and six were killed in Chicago over Memorial Day weekend, said police on Monday afternoon.
CHICAGO—Two men have been charged in a shooting that left two people dead and seven injured outside a fast food restaurant just blocks from Chicago’s famed Magnificent Mile shopping district.
CHICAGO—A 17-year-old boy has been charged with second-degree murder after a 16-year-old boy was fatally shot near “The Bean” sculpture in downtown Chicago’s Millennium Park, which is among the city’s most popular tourist attractions.
CHICAGO—Two Chicago police officers were shot and wounded Friday by a gunman who dropped a handgun while waiting in line at an outdoor hot dog stand with one of the officers, picked it up and opened fire, police said.
CHICAGO—The U.S. Department of Agriculture reported two more cases of highly pathogenic avian flu in wild birds on Tuesday, raising risks for potential infections in poultry.
CHICAGO—The year of 2021 ended as one of the most violent on record in Chicago, as a rise in the number of shootings left more people dead than in any single year in a quarter century, according to statistics released by the police department on Saturday.
A Chicago police dispatcher has criticized Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot on Facebook for not supporting the police as murder rates in the city hit a 25-year high, according to the Daily Mail.
CHICAGO—A man is charged in an August shooting that killed a 7-year-old Chicago girl and seriously wounded her younger sister.
CHICAGO—A Chicago police officer who shot an unarmed man in the back as he tried to escape capture by running up an escalator in a busy subway station has been charged with felony aggravated battery with a firearm and official misconduct, prosecutors said Thursday.
At least 10 people were shot Wednesday during two separate mass shootings in different parts of Chicago, authorities said, prompting some lawmakers to shake their heads as violent crime in the city continues to soar.
Thunderstorms moved across southeast Michigan on Sunday night, along with hail and power outages.