A man charged with reckless homicide for a crash that killed a 71-year-old man and injured four others Wednesday in the North Side Edgewater neighborhood was released from the hospital and taken to the Cook County Jail Friday afternoon.
Vladimir Tsemekhman, 58, faces one count of reckless homicide, a Class 3 felony, according to a statement from Chicago Police.
Train no. 639 on the Union Pacific Northwest Line struck the cyclist about 6 p.m. near the Cumberland station, Metra spokesman Michael Gillis said.
The crash between the motorcycle and a passenger vehicle happened at 12:53 p.m. at the intersection of Hartford Drive and Roselle Road.
Four people were killed in a crash in southwest suburban Bridgeview Friday evening. The crash happened about 5:30 p.m. in the 8200 block of South Harlem Avenue.
A 28-year-old bicyclist has died from the injuries she suffered when being struck by a truck in the northwest side Portage Park neighborhood.
The shooting happened about 6:30 p.m. in the 4200 block of South Princeton Avenue.
The boy was shot in the chest shortly after 5 p.m. in the 8400 block of South Kedzie Avenue,
Emergency crews responded to call of someone hit by a train at 12:35 a.m. near the National Street Metra station on Hendee Street.
Four people are dead and at least 34 others have been wounded in shootings across the city since Friday night.
One victim was dead at the scene. Another victim was taken in critical condition to Christ Medical Center; the third victim was taken to South Shore in stable.
Fire officials tell CBS 2 their efforts to fight the fire may have been hampered by snow that covered hydrants.
Mario Viramontes, 31, was burglarizing a home in the 2000 block of West 21st Street about 9:09 a.m. when he was shot by a resident, according to police and the Cook County Medical Examiner’s office.
Anna Bachman, 25, was visiting her sister when the accident occurred Sunday evening at Sunset Cliffs.
Since last May, the city had been trying to get the landlord to allow inspectors into the rental property, as required by city ordinance. CBS 2’s Suzanne Le Mignot reports.
This week’s fatal fire in Hammond, Ind. is a terrible reminder of how dangerous space heaters can be, if they’re not used properly. CBS 2’s Chris Martinez reports.
The 65-year-old man was struck by a “maroon or brown van” as he stepped onto 59th Street near a bus stop about 4:40 p.m., police said.
The latest victim is 82-year-old Rosamund Allison, who sustained injuries in the Nov. 17 tornado.
The 24-year-old woman was found dead in the vehicle at 5:56 p.m. in the 6600 block of South Stony Island Avenue.
A man was found dead in a vehicle with a gunshot wound to the neck Monday afternoon in the West Side Lawndale neighborhood.