• gresham Jan 3

    Driver in Custody After Head-On Crash With CPD Vehicle

    A man is in custody after allegedly causing a head-on crash with a police vehicle Thursday in Gresham on the South Side. Officers were northbound in a marked squad car about 6 p.m. in the 8400 block of South Vincennes Avenue when a southbound Mitsubishi swerved into oncoming traffic and truck the police vehicle head-on, Chicago police said. The officers…

  • gresham Jan 1

    Armed Robbers Target South Side Fast Food Restaurants

    Police are warning South Side residents of armed robberies at fast food restaurants last month in Gresham. In each case, two male suspects wearing ski masks entered the establishment, displayed a long rifle and demanded money from the register, Chicago police said in a community alert. The robberies happened: At 8:30 p.m. Dec. 21, 2019 in the 8300 block of…

  • Brainerd Dec 28, 2019

    Thieves Target CTA Bus Passengers in Gresham, Brainerd

    Police are warning South Side CTA riders about a string of thefts on buses and at bus stops this month in Gresham and Brainerd. In most cases, a male suspect snatched property from female passengers and ran away, Chicago police said. In one incident, the suspect stole items at gunpoint. The thefts happened: At 7 p.m. Dec. 4 in the…

  • Chicago Fire Department Dec 9, 2019

    38 Vehicles Set on Fire in Gresham, West Pullman

    Dozens of cars were lit on fire Monday in two separate arsons in Gresham and West Pullman on the city’s South and Far South sides. About midnight, someone entered a fenced lot in the 300 block of East 115th Street and set fire to eight abandoned vehicles, according to Chicago police and fire officials. At 12:37 a.m., someone entered a…

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