At least 23 people have died of cold-related causes in Cook County this season, the most since 2008-09, with the latest being a Humboldt Park man and an Austin woman.
Three people were killed and five more were injured by gunfire in Chicago overnight – including a pregnant woman, and a teenage boy who was shot for the second time in a month.
A pregnant woman and a teenage boy were wounded overnight when a gunman opened fire on them in the North Lawndale neighborhood.
Three people were killed, and seven others were injured, in shootings during the day Thursday as the high climbed to 102 degrees, and during the steamy night afterward.
A man was fatally shot Thursday evening in the Archer Heights neighborhood on the Southwest Side, police said.
Children were evacuated from a parochial school in the Logan Square neighborhood, after a man threatened to jump from a roof nearby.
A rash of shootings around Chicago left one man dead and six others injured Tuesday night and early Wednesday morning.
A traffic crash took down two power poles in Skokie early Tuesday, leaving more than 1,500 power customers without electricity.
A man was hospitalized in critical condition Thursday morning after being shot by police during a traffic stop.
A smoky fire damaged a home in the Little Village neighborhood overnight.