A longtime Chicago mom-and-pop costume shop is fighting back against a larger competitor.
"The offender was unsuccessful," Chicago police noted dryly.
Police said that in two attacks, the carjackers walked up to a parked car, threatened the person inside with a handgun, and took off in the victim's car.
Leslie Martinez, a missing 24-year-old woman who was last seen in Old Irving Park has been located, according to Chicago police.
Four people were shot, one fatally, Tuesday in Chicago including a 32-year-old man was fatally shot in a drive-by in South Shore on the South Side.
Expect long delays and gridlock on the outbound Kennedy Expressway in Chicago this weekend as crews remove the last sections of the Montrose Avenue bridge.
An elderly couple died Thursday night in a house fire in the Old Irving Park neighborhood on the Northwest Side.
A 19-year-old man was shot in the arm in Old Irving Park in Chicago on Sunday afternoon. He's one of more than 260 people shot in Chicago in September so far.
Two men are facing federal charges in connection with looting at Northwest Side pharmacies in late May during civil unrest in the wake of the Minneapolis police killing of George Floyd.
The man was taken to Illinois Masonic Medical Center in good condition, police said.
No citations were issued.
The boy was treated and is in good condition, police said.
Chicago police are asking for help finding Felix Lopez, 14, who was last seen on Thursday.
A man has been charged in federal court as the alleged getaway driver in a Des Plaines bank robbery earlier this week that led to a police chase to Chicago and shootout that wounded a Chicago police officer and a bystander.
A suspected bank robber shot a Chicago police officer in the head, badly wounding him, before another officer killed the suspect in a shootout in which a teenage bystander was wounded.
A 16-year-old girl who has been missing from Old Irving Park for more than two months has been located.