Worker Dies After Being Struck By Log In LockportBrad T. Harders, of Genoa, was working on a piece of equipment that cuts logs into boards when he was struck in the head by a log.
One Killed In Head-On Crash Near LemontA silver Honda and a black Chevrolet crashed head-on on Route 83 about one mile east of Archer Avenue at 5:20 a.m., Cook County sheriff’s spokeswoman Sophia Ansari said. The driver of the Honda, identified as a 22-year-old woman by the Cook County medical examiner’s office, was taken to a hospital, where she was pronounced dead.
None Injured In Huge Fire At Lockport Mulch BusinessThe blaze at Homer Tree Service, at 16464 W. 143rd St., in Lockport was so large, police shut down the nearby exit ramp on the Veterans Memorial Tollway.
CTA Holiday Bus To Roll Out TuesdayFrom its reindeer antlers and cinnamon scent to Santa's den and armchair, it's clear that this is no ordinary 60-foot CTA bus, although it will be operating in regular service, beginning Tuesday and Wednesday on the J14/Jeffery Jump.
"No Boundaries Bandit" Suspect Charged With South Side Bank RobberyThe alleged “No Boundaries Bandit,” who is suspected of robbing at least 13 banks in the Chicago area, has been charged in federal court with robbing a Southwest Side bank. He was arrested by Cicero police over the weekend.
Elderly Woman Dies After Brighton Park CrashA 2005 Saturn was travelling northeast on Archer Avenue approaching Sacramento Avenue about 6:50 p.m. Jan. 31 when the driver tried to make a U-turn and hit a Chevy Astro van.
Man Killed In Lemont CrashA man driving a blue Toyota in the northbound lanes of Archer Avenue was passing other vehicles on the right shoulder about 6:20 a.m. when he lost control and ended up in the southbound lanes, where he was hit by a Dodge pickup.
Man Tries To Lure Girl Into Vehicle In McKinley ParkThe 14-year-old girl was walking south on Wood Street from Archer Avenue when a vehicle pulled along side her and a man began talking to her and asked for her phone number and address.
Man Molests CTA Bus Driver On Southwest SideA 33-year old has been charged with molesting a CTA bus driver on board a bus in the Garfield Ridge neighborhood on Wednesday.
Man Struck And Killed By Taxi In Garfield RidgePolice said the man was crossing Cicero Avenue near Archer Avenue at about 11:30 p.m., when a cab headed south on Cicero struck him.
Woman Killed In Hit-And-Run On SW SideA 58-year-old woman was killed by a hit-and-run driver while she was walking in the Southwest Side Brighton Park neighborhood Thursday night, authorities said.
Neighbors In Summit Hit With Vandalism, GraffitiA neighborhood in southwest suburban Summit woke up Monday morning to find homes covered in graffiti and cars smashed with bricks - and now police say they have two men in custody.