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  • 2 dead in suspected murder-suicide on Chicago Skyway

    CHICAGO — A possible, domestic issue may have led to a suspected, murder-suicide on the Chicago Skyway. It happened around 4am on Wednesday at the 87th Street toll booth in the eastbound lanes. According to the Chicago Tribune, a spokeswoman for Skyway Concession Company says the woman got out of a maroon Chrysler when it pulled up to the toll gate. The man also got out, and shot her multiple times. When police at the gate confronted him, he shot […]

  • 2 children shot, wounded in separate shootings in Gary

    GARY, Ind.  —  Two young children are recovering from wounds suffered in separate shootings in Gary. An eight year-old girl and a nine year-old boy were shot on Monday night. The eight year-old, Harmoni Harton, was eating pizza at her grandparent’s house when bullets went through a window. The bullet punctured her lung and hit her intestine. The Honor Roll student is being treated at The University of Chicago. But, her family says she is expected to make a full […]

  • 78 year-old man shot, killed on South Side

    CHICAGO – An elderly man was shot and killed on the South Side on Thursday afternoon. Gene Gordon, 78, was walking near 68th and Hermitage around 4:45 p.m. when a car drove by and gunfire rang-out. Gordon was hit in the head. He died at the hospital. Police say the intended target was a 19 year-old sitting on a porch nearby. Gordon lived in West England for more than 50 years. He was married, had four kids, and had great-grandchildren. […]

  • Man’s haircut may have made him a target in fatal shooting

    CHICAGO — A man was shot and killed on the South Side. His family believes he may have been the victim of a mistaken identity. 45 year-old Charles Smith was shot at 65th and Maryland as he walked home from a laundromat early, Wednesday morning. He died next to a church, and just steps away from his home. He was an independent barber. The latest style he was showing-off was a shaved head, with a series of stars. His loved […]

  • No bond for man charged with fatal stabbing, beating of 12-year-old girl

    CHICAGO — There will be no bond for a man charged with stabbing and beating his ex-girlfriend’s daughter to death. John Singleton, 31, is accused in the murder of 12-year-old Alexis Stubbs on Sunday night in her mother’s apartment in the 4600 block of North Beacon in Sheridan Park. Alexis’s mother called 911 when Singleton would not leave the apartment. Both Alexis and her mom decided to wait outside for the officers to arrive.  But, Alexis went back inside to […]

  • Young man who worked with disadvantaged youth killed near University of Chicago

    CHICAGO — Chicago Police are looking for whoever shot and killed a former college football player, just one block from the University of Chicago. 23 year-old Xavier Joy was shot in a parking lot at 62nd and Ingleside in the Woodlawn neighborhood on Thursday night. He was on the phone with his girlfriend at the time. She claims she heard the killer’s voice. His family says his phone is the only item missing. He was a student at Morehouse College […]

  • 2 teenage boys shot, killed in Lawndale

    CHICAGO — Two teenage boys were shot and killed in the Lawndale neighborhood on Wednesday. It happened at Roosevelt and Lawndale just after 9am. The victims were just 15 and 16 years-old. They were standing on a sidewalk when a gray vehicle pulled up, and a man with a mask stepped out and opened-fire, possibly with an AK-47.   Witnesses say they heard about 30 shots. No arrests have been made.  

  • $3M bond for Bartlett man charged in wife’s murder

    BARTLETT, Ill. — A judge set bond at $3 million for a man charged with murdering his wife in Bartlett. 58 year-old Carlo Madonia had his first appearance before a judge on Friday. Authorities say he confessed to the murder. He allegedly strangled her because she was nagging him about returning to work. 58 year-old Nancy Madonia was found in the master bedroom. Police say he had blood on a hand, and on his shirt. Nancy had bitten his finger. […]

  • Children’s room coming to courthouse at 26th and California

    CHICAGO — If you have to go to court, but don’t have child care, don’t worry. There will soon be a free option at the courthouse at 26th and California. A new children’s room will open on Thursday. It will be located on the first floor. It will hold up to 25 people at a time, who are between the ages of two and 12. Guardians must prove they have court business to use the children’s room. Jury pool candidates […]

  • Police search for suspect in fatal hit-and-run

    CHICAGO — A man was killed in a hit-and-run on the South Side around 2:45 a.m. Tuesday. After he was struck by a vehicle at Garfield and Oakley, the impact knocked his shoes right off his feet, and there were tire marks on his hat. Chicago Police identified the victim as 28-year-old Lee Kline. Kline was the father of two kids. Earlier reports citing police said Kline was a documented gang member, but there is no indication as to whether it was a contributing factor in […]