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Man Shot By Hammond Police OfficerAt the home, officers made contact with the 33-year-old man, who had contacted a veteran’s help hotline and was contemplating suicide.
Wife Of Man Killed In Fiery I-55 Crash Sues Trucking CompanyChristy Ray, David A. Ray’s wife, filed the two-count wrongful death suit Thursday in Cook County Circuit Court against Hlebasko and Pasquale Trucking Company.
Man Grabs Female Jogger On Illinois Prairie PathSheriff’s deputies will be conducting extra patrols on the path.
Chicago Teachers Union Votes To Approve StrikeChicago Public Schools teachers have voted overwhelmingly to approve a strike, and could walk off the job as early as Oct. 11, the Chicago Teachers Union announced Monday.
Gas Prices Rise, But Still Much Lower Than Recent YearsGasoline prices rose a tick in the past week, but still are much lower than recent years.
Woman Struck, Killed While Riding Bike In North CenterPolice said the woman and the truck were both heading north on Damen Avenue around 7:50 a.m., when the truck made a right turn onto Addison Street, striking the woman.

Latest Chicago Sports

Preview: Rays-White SoxDrew Smyly opposes James Shields tonight at U.S. Cellular Field.
Pompei: Observations From Bears-CowboysWhere has the Bears' pass rush gone?
Baffoe: Sunday Was A Day Of Odd EndsSome bring us joy for decades, others are a fireworks display that have us grasping at echoes.
Preview: Cubs-PiratesKyle Hendricks opposes Chad Kuhl tonight at PNC Park.
Reports: LAPD Has Opened Criminal Rape Investigation Of Derrick RoseRose is now facing a civil lawsuit accusing him of rape and a criminal investigation stemming from that August 2013 night.
Blackhawks Sign Alexandre Fortin, Trim Training Camp Roster To 57The 19-year-old Fortin had 43 points in 54 regular-season games for Rouyn-Noranda in the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League last season.

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