Two children were safely removed from a home on the Northwest Side on Tuesday, after a man armed with a gun kicked his wife out of their home, and barricaded himself inside with the kids.
The woman, 55, was crossing the street about 6:25 p.m. in the 3400 block of North Harlem Avenue when she was hit by a gold four-door car, police said.
A Berwyn man is charged with DUI after he allegedly drove past a marked police car and through five consecutive red lights early Tuesday in west suburban Riverside.
Richard Mikulec, 86, was near the intersection of Harlem Avenue and Shermer Road when he was hit. The driver sped off.
About 3:55 p.m., the males walked in the bank at 3555 N. Harlem Ave., showed a weapon and demanded money from the teller, police said.
The robbery happened at the TCF Bank branch at 17117 S. Harlem Ave. in Tinley Park at 4:37 p.m. on Wednesday, according to the FBI.
The “Bully Bandit” is suspected of striking again Thursday morning in south suburban Riverside, in his fourth suspected bank robbery in the past month after a year-and-a-half hiatus.
Jeffery Schultz, 40, was riding his bike home on Harlem Avenue near 14th Street around 11 p.m. Saturday, when a car struck him from behind about a block away from his townhouse, then fled the scene.
Witnesses said a speeding silver sedan struck the cyclist from behind, sending him flying into the air, and then kept going.
Police responded to the call about 8:30 p.m. at 7-Eleven, 11900 S. Harlem Ave., after the woman’s vehicle accelerated into the store, according to Palos Heights Police Sgt. Jeff Crowley.
Ethel Baskins, of the 900 block of West 51st Street, crashed a vehicle into a tree in the 1300 block of North Harlem Avenue about 8:15 a.m.
The crash, which involved the beer truck and a passenger vehicle, occurred about 2:30 a.m. in the inbound lanes of Interstate 290 near Harlem Avenue, according to Illinois State Police.
A woman and a Shih Tzu named Tuxedo narrowly escaped serious injury after an oncoming train in west suburban Riverside struck the woman’s vehicle on Thursday.
Adding two extra lanes to the westernmost stretch of the Kennedy Expressway doesn’t bother Demetrios Agalianos. But a wall just feet from his Northwest Side home — meant to lessen noise from the busy expressway — isn’t sounding as sweet
Emergency crews responded about 11:50 p.m. to the blaze that started in a first-floor unit of an apartment building in the 9000 block of South Harlem Avenue.
A Lincoln Park man has been charged in connection with two sexual assaults that allegedly took place Friday – one against an elderly woman near Midway International Airport, and in a separate attack hours earlier in the Montclare neighborhood.
The manager of the fast-food restaurant at 3441 S. Harlem in Berwyn called 911 a few minutes after 8 a.m. to report smoke coming from the ceiling.
Illinois State Police said the bus was driving on the left shoulder of the northbound lanes of the Stevenson, when it crashed with two other vehicles near Harlem Avenue.
The federal government shutdown is not stopping the investigation into what caused that mysterious Blue Line crash in Forest Park.
A roadside safety check over the weekend by Chicago Ridge police turned out to be anything but safe — and a lot shorter than planned.