The incident happened at 12:45 a.m. near 75th Street and the curve at Route 34. The woman was traveling westbound in her Cadillac sedan when it hit a median, crossed over eastbound lanes and rolled over into a ditch.
The owner of a building where two firefighters died in an extra-alarm blaze in 2010 has pleaded guilty to contempt charges for failing to make court-ordered repairs to the building, and he has been sentenced to six months in jail.
Just before 7 p.m., 36-year-old Chad Collins was shot in the 2300 block of East 75th Street, authorities said. Collins, of Harvey, was taken to Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn, where he was pronounced dead.
Flames and heavy smoke were already shooting through the roof of the Dollar & Up store near the intersection of East 75th Street and South Martin Luther King Drive when crews responded about 12:15 a.m.
Chicago first-responders rescued an individual at 75th Street and the lakefront this afternoon following emergency calls of a person stuck on the ice.
Dwayne Timberlake, 22, was charged with first-degree murder for allegedly shooting and killing 24-year-old Princess Cole Streeter near the intersection of 75th Street and Exchange Avenue in the early hours of Feb. 5, 2011
A 36-year-old man who was shot in the South Side Auburn Gresham neighborhood died about an hour later, after he was rushed to John H. Stroger Jr. Hospital of Cook County.
Most recently, a female was shot in the head in the East Garfield Park neighborhood.
The boy is at least the 12th person wounded in shootings in the city since Wednesday night and the sixth since Thursday afternoon.
At least seven people were injured in shootings across the city Thursday night and early Friday. A Chicago Police officer also shot a teen who ran from officers during a street stop early Friday in the Northwest Side Portage Park neighborhood.
They were in a car that crashed into a tree in the 0 to 100 block of East 75th Street about 11:20 p.m., Fire Media Affairs said.
Four people were wounded in a Thursday afternoon shooting on a South Shore neighborhood street — just a block away from where five people were wounded in a December shooting.
Firefighters began fighting the fire early Sunday morning on 75th Place, between Exchange and Coles.
A man has been charged in connection with a police-involved shooting early Friday in the Greater Grand Crossing neighborhood on the South Side that left him hospitalized.
There has been another police-involved shooting, this time on the South Side.
Residents of some parts of Chicago protested and tried to stop Wal-Mart when the retailer announced plans to move in, but in Naperville, the city government is willing to dish out some big money to keep Wal-Mart from leaving.
It was another bloody night in Chicago, as gunfire ripped through communities on the South and West sides and left one person dead and 10 others injured between Monday afternoon and early Tuesday morning.
Three people were shot Saturday afternoon in the South Shore neighborhood on the South Side.
Police are searching for a gunman who killed a woman and wounded a man in a drive-by shooting in the Grand Crossing neighborhood.
Five days after his funeral home was shut down for lack of heat or power, a South Shore mortician said he’s not about to go out of business.