Six men are dead and at least 32 other people have been wounded in gun violence across the city since Friday afternoon.
A Park Ridge man who has been in jail since allegedly killing a cyclist on Wednesday on the near-North Side when he slammed into the man with his Mercedes is expected to be free this afternoon after his family posts 10 percent of his $100,000 bond, reports WBBM’s Mike Krauser.
Fifty-three accidents occurred there between 2004 and 2011. The wrecks left 24 people injured and one dead, the Illinois Department of Transportation reports.
The car was speeding when the driver lost control and struck a tree.
A 15-year-old boy shot in the head Sunday afternoon in the Southwest Side Little Village neighborhood has been pronounced brain-dead, authorities said.
Emory Diaz-Sepulveda was mother to a 3 ½-month-old baby named Roy. He’ll never know his mom now, after the accident off Interstate 88 in Aurora. CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov reports.
A 12-year-old girl was killed in a fire early Friday that destroyed a home in northwest suburban McHenry.
A 73-year-old woman died Thursday morning in a fire at her home in the Northwest Side Old Irving neighborhood.
The woman was shot in the shoulder about 7 p.m. in the 1100 block of North Pulaski Road and later died at Mount Sinai Hospital.
The man was found unresponsive with a gunshot wound to the left side about 5 p.m. in the 2300 block of West 50th Street.
The man was shot around 1:45 p.m. when he turned toward officers with a dark object in his hand, police officials said.
A 63-year-old man was killed Friday morning when the car he was driving was struck head-on in the northwest suburbs by a larger car being driven by an 86-year-old man.
A 67-year-old woman was killed in a traffic crash in the Northwest Side Logan Square neighborhood early Tuesday.
Two Chicago women have been charged in connection with the fire-related deaths of two small children over the weekend in West Englewood.
Monserrate Shirley, Mark Leonard and Bob Leonard were arrested Friday and charged with felony murder in the Nov. 10 blast, Marion County prosecutor Terry Curry said at a news conference.
A woman was killed and two firefighters and two police officers were injured in a blaze Thursday morning in Arlington Heights.
A 68-year-old man died early Friday after being struck by a vehicle while riding a bicycle in north suburban Skokie.
CBS 2’s Walter Jacobson says the colleagues of fallen firefighter Herbie Johnson deserve a new, fair contract.
Police have released two persons of interest after a high school senior was fatally shot in the chest Friday afternoon in the Jeffery Manor neighborhood.
The body of Francisco Jose Avila-Castro was found around 5:15 a.m. Wednesday at 33rd Street and Geneva Lane.