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Three Shot In Hyde Park Near University Of ChicagoUniversity police issued a campus security alert at about 2 a.m., after three people were shot in an alley in the 5400 block of South Ellis Avenue. Police said two men and a woman were sitting in a blue Ford Thunderbird in a parking lot, when someone came up to the car and opened fire around 12:30 a.m.
Woman's Body Pulled From Lake At Promontory PointAbout 2:11 p.m., the body of the 75-year-old woman was pulled from the water off the park near 55th Street.
Teen Charged In Gage Park ShootingMarcos Gonzalez, 19, was ordered held on $500,000 bond, for the shooting of a 19-year-old man in the 2400 block of West 55th Street.
Overnight Fire Closes Southwest Side Daycare CenterAn electrical fire overnight at a Southwest Side daycare center has left the owner scrambling to find a new location to send dozens of kids Thursday morning.
Driver Hurt In Wrong-Way Crash ON Lake Shore DriveA motorist driving the wrong way on Lake Shore Drive crashed into a vehicle, causing its driver to suffer injuries early Friday.
2 Adults, 3 Kids Hurt In Crash At 55th And WesternFive people – three of them children – were injured Saturday afternoon in the Gage Park neighborhood.
Robbing Ultimate Fighting Expert Proves To Be Bad DecisionRobbing a man who turned out to be an ultimate fighter proved to be a bad decision for a convicted felon, who is now in bad shape as he is held on bond.
Car Slams Into Fitness Center In CountrysideNo one was injured this morning when a car slammed into a Curves fitness center in west suburban Countryside.
Freight Train Derailment Closes Central Avenue Near MidwayMotorists traveling around Midway Airport are being advised to seek alternate routes after a freight train derailment closed Central Avenue near 55th Street.
Homes Damaged In Kenosha ExplosionAn explosion rocked a neighborhood in Kenosha overnight, leveling one home and damaging several others.
At Least 1 Hurt In Lake Shore Drive CrashAt least one person is hurt following a crash on the treacherous Oak Street curve on Lake Shore Drive Monday morning.