Police said the woman was trying to cross Lafayette Avenue at 87th Street around 10 p.m. Sunday, when a Volkswagen Passat speeding off the southbound ramp of the Dan Ryan Expressway smashed into her.
The crash happened at 7:05 p.m. in the northbound lanes near the 87th Street exit on Interstate 94, an Illinois State Police spokesman said. One person was pronounced dead at the scene.
Several protesters were arrested Thursday morning on the South Side, after blocking 87th Street in front of a McDonald’s and a Burger King, as part of a nationwide effort to get fast food restaurants and other businesses to pay workers at least $15 an hour.
A 25-year-old woman was killed when her car hit a tow truck, then crashed into a wall dividing the Dan Ryan Expressway from the CTA Red Line near 87th Street early Monday morning.
Franklin Leon Jackson, Jr., 4, was ejected from the SUV’s rear passenger window.
A woman suffered only minor injuries Friday, after she fell on the tracks at a CTA Red Line station, and came into contact with a train.
About 6:30 p.m. a man in his 20s armed with a handgun tried to rob a cell phone store in the 1700 block of East 87th Street. The store’s owner, armed with a handgun himself, shot an killed the would-be robber.
A Chicago mom says the disability accessible van for her son was stolen, leaving him, and her, in a desperate situation.
An SUV traveling south struck the car in front of it, causing the car to spin and strike the left concrete barrier wall. The SUV then veered off the road, went up an embankment, and rolled over.
The five are charged with two shootings moments apart late Tuesday in the South Chicago neighborhood.
Police were questioning a “person of interest” after two people were wounded during two related shootings in the South Chicago neighborhood late Tuesday.
According to witnesses, a white BMW was traveling at a high rate of speed while turning west onto 87th Street from Indiana Avenue, when the driver lost control, and struck a home at 77 E. 87th St. about 5:15 a.m.
Most of the CTA’s Red Line trains were suspended for about two hours on the South Side Thursday night because a man was killed by a train, authorities said.
Police have made no arrests in either shooting as area detectives investigate.
A woman hit after getting her child into a car seat in the South Chicago neighborhood remained in critical condition Friday.
A man died after he suffered multiple gunshot wounds—including to the face—Saturday night in the Gresham neighborhood, authorities said.
Three men were dead and at least 13 people were wounded in separate shootings from Friday evening to early Sunday.
It was another violent start to the weekend on Chicago streets, with one man dead and at least six others injured in a series of shootings.
Police are investigating a deadly shooting that happened overnight on the Dan Ryan Expressway.
An Illinois State Trooper was hurt early Monday when he was involved in single-vehicle rollover crash on the South Side.