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September 17, 2020, 3:14 PM

Nun runs treadmill marathon, raises money for Chicago's poor

Sister Stephanie Baliga has run the Chicago Marathon for the past nine consecutive years
September 17, 2020, 3:14 PM
September 14, 2020, 6:26 PM

Weekend gun violence in Chicago leaves 10 dead, 43 injured

Gun violence in Chicago left 10 people dead over the weekend and 43 others injured
September 14, 2020, 6:26 PM
September 8, 2020, 5:05 PM

8-year-old girl killed in Chicago shooting

Police are searching for a gunman that fired shots at a vehicle, killing an 8-year-old and injuring two other people.
September 8, 2020, 5:05 PM
8-year-old girl killed in Chicago shooting
August 30, 2020, 9:15 PM

Police: 1 dead, 5 injured in drive-by at Chicago restaurant

Shots erupted from white SUV at 2 p.m., killing a man dining outside in a tent.
August 30, 2020, 9:15 PM
1 month ago

Downtown Chicago reopens for cleanup in wake of widespread looting

Downtown Chicago's expressways and bridges reopened on Tuesday as business owners and emergency workers rushed to recover in the wake of widespread looting and violence.
1 month ago
Downtown Chicago reopens in wake of widespread looting
1 month ago

Downtown Chicago under lockdown in wake of looting, violent unrest

At least 100 people were arrested in Chicago overnight as looting and violence overtook the streets, injuring multiple police officers, authorities said.
1 month ago
Downtown Chicago under lockdown in wake of looting, violent unrest
1 month ago

What led to the looting chaos in Chicago?

On Sunday night, hundreds of stores along Chicago’s Magnificent Mile were looted and ransacked. Police say misinformation fueled the violence that came after a summer of unrest in the city.
1 month ago
What led to the looting chaos in Chicago?
1 month ago

Hundreds ransack downtown Chicago businesses after shooting

Hundreds of people descended on downtown Chicago after a police shooting on the city’s South Side
1 month ago
Shots fired as crowds clash with police in downtown Chicago
1 month ago

More than 100 arrested after massive looting in Chicago

At least 400 Chicago police officers struggled to contain looting that erupted after allegedly false information about a police-involved shooting on Sunday.
1 month ago
More than 100 arrested after massive looting in Chicago
1 month ago

Violence erupts in Chicago after night of protests

Violent protests sweep through Chicago as hundreds rampaged through an upscale shopping district, looting stores and clashing with police.
1 month ago
Violence erupts in Chicago after night of protests
1 month ago

Looting in Chicago along famous Magnificent Mile

ABC News' Alex Perez reports on the latest from Chicago where hundreds of people looted stores, smashed windows and clashed with police along the famous shopping street on Michigan Avenue.
1 month ago
Looting in Chicago along famous Magnificent Mile
1 month ago

Tesla store targeted in Chicago looting

Hundreds of people smashed windows, stole from stores and clashed with police overnight in Chicago’s Magnificent Mile shopping district.
1 month ago
Tesla store targeted in Chicago looting
1 month ago

3 shot, 1 fatally in violence on fashionable Chicago street

A shooting on one of Chicago’s most fashionable streets has left one person dead and two others injured
1 month ago
3 shot, 1 fatally in violence on fashionable Chicago street
2 months ago

Gun violence plagues Chicago with up to 40 youth killed to date

Since June 20, five kids under the age of 11 were shot and killed in Chicago, the Gun Violence Archive found, a research group that catalogs gun-related cases in the U.S.
2 months ago
Gun violence plagues Chicago with up to 40 youth killed to date
2 months ago

8 dead and at least 19 wounded in weekend Chicago shootings

Homicides and shootings have surged in Chicago.
2 months ago
2 months ago

High-ranking Chicago officer dies, apparently shot himself

At least eight members of the Chicago PD died by suicide in the last two years.
2 months ago
2 months ago

15 people shot outside Chicago funeral: Police

At least 15 people were shot outside a Chicago funeral home Tuesday night, according to police.
2 months ago
15 people shot outside Chicago funeral: Police
2 months ago

At least 15 injured in Chicago shooting

Police said they're trying to track down suspects in the gang-related shooting at a funeral.
2 months ago
At least 15 injured in Chicago shooting
2 months ago

14 people injured in Chicago shooting

The gunfight outside a funeral home happened amid reports President Trump may soon deploy federal agents to Chicago and other cities.
2 months ago
14 people injured in Chicago shooting
2 months ago

Chicago violence sparks war of words between Trump, mayor

Chicago's mayor is strongly rejecting any suggestion to dispatch federal troops to the city and President Donald Trump is all but promising to do just that
2 months ago
2 months ago

7-year-old among 13 killed in weekend shootings in Chicago

Chicago police say a 7-year-old girl at a family party and a 14-year-old boy were among 13 people shot and killed in the city over the Fourth of July weekend
2 months ago
7-year-old girl among 5 killed in July 4 Chicago shootings
2 months ago

Children ages 7, 8, and 14 killed as gun violence mars holiday weekend in Chicago and Atlanta

At least 72 people were shot in Chicago since early Friday morning, 15 fatally.
2 months ago
Children ages 7, 8 and 14 killed as gun violence mars holiday in Chicago and Atlanta
3 months ago

20-month-old boy, 10-year-old girl among 14 people fatally shot over weekend in Chicago: Police

A toddler and a 10-year-old girl were among 14 people shot to death in Chicago in yet another weekend of gun violence that has rocked the city over the past month.
3 months ago
20-month-old boy, 10-year-old girl among 14 fatally shot over weekend in Chicago
3 months ago

1-year-old boy killed, mother injured in Chicago shooting

Three children were killed in shootings across Chicago over the weekend.
3 months ago
1-year-old boy killed, mother injured in Chicago shooting
3 months ago

Activists push for new police oversight board in Chicago

Activists are pushing Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot and the City Council to create an elected board that would have the authority to investigate and fire police officers
3 months ago
3 months ago

Chicago sees 18 homicides in deadliest day in 60 years

The victims include two 18-year-old female students.
3 months ago
Chicago records 18 homicides in deadliest day in 60 years
3 months ago

Chicago has deadliest day in 60 years

Eighteen people alone died on May 31.
3 months ago
Chicago has deadliest day in 60 years
4 months ago

'Nothing short of alarming': Despite stay-at-home orders, 49 people shot in Chicago in Memorial Day gun violence

At least 89 arrests were made and 216 guns seized during the holiday weekend.
4 months ago
Despite stay-at-home orders, 49 people shot in Chicago in Memorial Day gun violence
4 months ago

10 killed in Chicago shootings over holiday weekend

This Memorial Day weekend was the deadliest for Chicago since 2015.
4 months ago
10 killed in Chicago shootings over holiday weekend
4 months ago

Memorial Day weekend shootings leave 10 dead in Chicago

Chicago saw its deadliest Memorial Day weekend for gun violence since 2015
4 months ago
Memorial Day weekend shootings leave 10 dead in Chicago
4 months ago

Cars tread through floodwaters in Chicago

Officials urged commuters to stay off the roads amid reports the Chicago River was likely to rise.
4 months ago
Cars tread through floodwaters in Chicago
5 months ago

Pileup along icy Chicago expressway sends 14 to hospitals

Authorities say portions of a Chicago expressway left icy by a wintry blast led to a pileup involving of dozens of vehicles and sent 14 people to hospitals
5 months ago
Pileup along icy Chicago expressway sends 14 to hospitals
6 months ago

Police: Suspects in custody in Chicago shooting that hurt 6

Chicago police have arrested two men in a shooting outside a party on the city's South Side that left six people wounded
6 months ago
Police: Suspects in custody in Chicago shooting that hurt 6
6 months ago

Chicago cops in station shooting stripped of police powers

Chicago's interim police superintendent has stripped two officers of their police powers pending the outcome of an investigation into their roles in the non-fatal shooting of an unarmed suspect inside of a downtown train station last week
6 months ago
Strip powers from Chicago cops in station shooting: Official
7 months ago

Chicago police drop resisting arrest charges against man shot by officers in transit station

Chicago police and prosecutors announced Sunday that they will drop charges against a man who was shot by officers during a struggle Friday in a transit station.
7 months ago
Police drop charges against man shot by officers in rail station
7 months ago

Routine police interaction turns violent

A man who was passing between two subway cars was shot by police during a struggle with officers.
7 months ago
Routine police interaction turns violent
7 months ago

Chicago mayor: Police shooting video 'extremely disturbing'

Video footage shows police shooting and wounding a suspect in a train station.
7 months ago
7 months ago

Fired Chicago Police superintendent getting $190K pension

A report says Chicago's fired police superintendent is receiving a monthly pension of more than $15,800
7 months ago
Fired Chicago Police chief getting $190K pension
7 months ago

Man body-slammed by police sues Chicago, officer

A 29-year-old man who was knocked unconscious when a Chicago police officer body slammed him onto a street curb is suing the city and the officer
7 months ago
Man body-slammed by police sues Chicago, officer
8 months ago

Man arrested in shooting of 13 people at Chicago house party

Chicago police say a man has been charged with attempted murder in a December shooting at a house party that left 13 people wounded
8 months ago
8 months ago

2 coyote attacks reported in Chicago; officials urge residents, 'Do not interact'

A 6-year-old was bitten by a coyote multiple times Wednesday. A man also said he was attacked.
8 months ago
Officials urging caution in wake of 2 reported coyote attacks
8 months ago

9-month-old infant beaten to death in Chicago

Emergency medical services were called to an apartment building on Saturday night on the south side of Chicago where they found an unresponsive infant, according ABC News’ Chicago station WLS-TV.
8 months ago
9-month-old infant beaten to death in Chicago
8 months ago

2 Chicago teens arrested for stomping, robbing pregnant woman on train

Officers said the 15- and 16-year-old girls turned themselves in on Saturday.
8 months ago
2 teens arrested for stomping, robbing pregnant woman on train
8 months ago

Boys killed in Chicago high-rise slaying identified

Investigators have identified two small boys allegedly killed by their mother, but a host of questions remain because Chicago police haven't yet been able to interview her
8 months ago
9 months ago

Chicago children fight off carjacker who tried to steal family car

Police recovered the abandoned SUV a few blocks away from where it was stolen.
9 months ago
Children fight off carjacker who tried to steal family car
9 months ago

13 wounded in shooting at Chicago memorial for slain person

Chicago police say a 37-year-old man has been charged in connection with a shooting at a house party that wounded 13 people, four of them critically
9 months ago
9 months ago

13 people shot at Chicago memorial party for man killed by gun violence, police say

The shooting came just three days before Christmas on what has been another violent weekend in Chicago in which a total of 35 people were shot in a multitude of incidents across the city.
9 months ago
13 people shot at Chicago memorial party for man killed by gun violence, police say
9 months ago

Officer tied to ousted Chicago police chief scandal probed for possible evidence tampering

She was allegedly seen drinking with then-police superintendent Eddie Johnson before he was found asleep in his vehicle.
9 months ago
Officer tied to ousted police chief scandal probed for possible evidence tampering
9 months ago

School crowns all-girls Chicago chess team at pep rally after big win at state championship

Shakira Luster, Trechelle Williams and Imani Hill and their chess coach were celebrated at St. Ethelreda School on the South Side of Chicago.
9 months ago
School crowns all-girls chess team at pep rally after big win at state championship
9 months ago

2nd Chicago police officer relieved of duties amid investigation into body-slamming incident

Two Chicago officers have been relieved of duty following a video that showed one of them body-slamming a man.
9 months ago
2nd officer relieved of duties amid investigation into body-slamming incident