The 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.
From 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.
The 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.
A 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.
A 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.
The 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.
A 33-year old has been charged with molesting a CTA bus driver on board a bus in the Garfield Ridge neighborhood on Wednesday.
Police 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.
A 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.
A 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.
Another violent night on the streets of Chicago has sent eight people – including two teenage boys – to the hospital.
A serious crash shut down several lanes of busy Route 83 early Thursday near Lemont.
A wrecked car without a driver was found early Sunday parked a little more than a mile from the scene of a Saturday night hit-and-run crash that killed a 49-year-old South Side woman.
A woman was arrested after a two-car crash early Sunday that killed a 28-year-old man in the Southwest Side Brighton Park neighborhood.
Authorities have released a sketch of the man suspected of shooting a Downers Grove man in an apparent road rage shooting in the southwest suburbs.
A truck slammed into a teenage pedestrian late Tuesday morning near Curie High School on the city’s Southwest Side.
A body was found Friday in a car floating in Bubbly Creek off the Chicago River’s South Branch.
A freight train derailment has shut down a busy intersection on the Southwest Side.
Authorities have charged four men, after leading police on a chase from the city’s Southwest Side to suburban Bridgeview Tuesday night.
Four men burst into a Southwest Side restaurant and robbed workers inside Friday morning. No one was hurt and police continue to search for them.