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The next couple weeks could be a bit of a roller coaster ride for mosquito activity in the Chicago area.
Instead of starting summer break after class on June 3, the more than 16,000 students in Waukegan Public School District 60 will be hitting the books until June 17.
The grandfather of a 5-year-old boy killed by a dog Monday night said the dog’s owner got off too light, after being cited for two ordinance violations.
Bullets riddled a McKinley Park home late Tuesday night, following an argument between two men, and a 61-year old woman was shot in the neck.
A man was robbed early Wednesday just off the Magnificent Mile, a few blocks from the scene of another robbery attempt a few minutes later.
An off-duty Evanston police officer found himself in the right place at the right time to save a life, reports WBBM’s Bob Roberts.
The anticipated trial of Jorge Torrez for the alleged 2005 murder of two young girls in Zion will likely not occur until next February, officials said Tuesday.
Mayor Emanuel attended a luncheon honoring police officers for valor and service above and beyond the call and he acknowledged this was a weekend with far too many shootings and deaths.
Oswego schools are on high alert this week after someone hacked into an email account and sent threats against children.
In the wake of a holiday weekend in which at least 55 people were shot in Chicago – 12 of them fatally – a Cook County Commissioner was calling for city- and county-wide action to quell gang violence.
This past weekend marked the unofficial start of summer and the outdoor swimming season, and it was also marked by drownings and water rescues. Benjamin said part of the problem is that too many people think they’re better swimmers than they are.
Jim Frazier said people are too often worried they’ll offend him by asking about his son, Jake, an Illinois Air National Guard member who was killed in action in Afghanistan in 2003.
As many as 12 people were on the second-floor porch when it gave way around 8:45 p.m. Monday in the 1900 block of Darrow Avenue. The porch was left on a slant, after it broke free from the rear wall of the building. Four people were taken to hospitals for minor injuries, mostly cuts and scratches.
Witnesses said the attack started inside a home, and the boy’s mother was able to drag the dog and her son outside, and began asking neighbors to help her get the dog off her son. Neighbors used sticks and rocks to try to beat away the dog, and tried to free the boy from its jaws.
In Douglas Park on Chicago’s Near West Side, near the spot where a police officer shot and killed 22-year-old Rekia Boyd three years ago, a few dozen people held a memorial service for her and others they say are casualties of war.
Some young Chicago performers took their act to an unlikely place recently, Lower Wacker Drive, to deliver a message.
As the nation observes Memorial Day, a new book takes an in-depth look at America’s many military actions over its history.
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