Bolingbrook: Police Shoot Suspect Who Stabbed Man And Dog

By Kathy Whitaker, The Chicago Times

July 23, 2022

BOLINGBROOK, IL – A man was shot and killed by police after allegedly stabbing a man and fatally stabbing a dog in Bolingbrook Friday.

According to Bolingbrook police, on Friday, around 3:30 pm, officers responded to a report of a stabbing in the 500 block of Spruce Road.  On scene, officers encountered a male suspect who allegedly stabbed a male victim and dog.  Police were forced to shoot the suspect after he resisted arrest.

The suspect and victim were both taken to an area hospital where the suspect was pronounced dead.  The victim is listed in stable condition.

Naperville: Man Stabbed At LA Fitness

by The Chicago Times Staff

June 6, 2022

NAPERVILLE, IL — A man was stabbed inside a Naperville health club Sunday morning.

According to police, officers responded to reports of a male victim stabbed just after 11:00 am in the 3100 block of Route 5, at an LA Fitness.  The victim was stabbed multiple times in the upper body and taken to a nearby hospital.

Witnesses reported that the suspect fled northbound on foot.  Police described the suspect as a Black man in his 50s, six feet in height, and 175 pounds with short hair and grey beard.

CPD Release Photos Of CTA Killing Suspect

by Judd Mustin, The Chicago Times

May 24, 2022

CHICAGO – Chicago police release photos of suspect that brutally stabbed a CTA rider.

According to police reports, a man was stabbed on the CTA Blue line late Monday night at the Clinton Blue Line Station in the West Loop.  James Parsons, 43, was found by police with a stab wound to the chest.  Parson was rushed to Stroger Hospital and later pronounced dead.

Surveillance photos depict a Black male suspect with a beard and approximately between the ages 35 to 55-years-old.  Police reports indicate Parsons was stabbed multiple times by the suspect as he exited the LaSalle Street platform.

The police are asking for help in identifying the suspect and remind citizens that all riders are at risk when good citizens do not come forward to help bring criminals to justice.

Man Stabbed In The Head While Riding Red Line Train On The South Side

By The Chicago Times Staff

January 20, 2022

CHICAGO — A man was stabbed in the head on the CTA Red Line Wednesday night near the 79th Street station on the South Side.

According to Chicago police, a 33-year-old man was stabbed in the head while riding on the Red Line around 10:45 p.m. after getting into a heated argument with another rider. 

The victim suffered was taken to the University of Chicago Medical Center and is listed in fair condition, according to police.

No suspects are in custody.

Bus Driver Stabbed In Lincoln Park Robbery

by The Chicago Times Staff

November 27, 2021

CHICAGO — In Lincoln Park, a man was arrested after stabbing a CTA bus driver who caught him attempting to pickpocket a rider.

The driver was on his route in the 300 block of North Avenue at 9:20 p.m. when he noticed a man on the bus attempting to pickpocket a woman, according to Chicago police.

According to CPD, the driver approached the suspected pickpocket and scuffle ensued.  During the struggle the pickpocket brandished a knife and stabbed the driver in the hand.  The suspect fled the scene but was later arrested by police.

Loop L Stop Stabbing

by J. J. Quincannon, The Chicago Times

November 25, 2021

CHICAGO — A 30-year-old man was murdered at a Loop L stop during an altercation with another man Wednesday night.

According to Chicago police, two 30-year-old men were in an altercation at the Clark/Lake L stop at 100 West Lake Street at approximately 8 p.m. when the one of the men stabbed the other in the back.

The victim was able take the knife from the attacker and stabbed him in the neck. The man stabbed in the neck was taken to Northwestern Hospital where he was pronounced dead.

The victim stabbed in the back was taken to Rush Hospital in good condition.

CPD is investigating.