Jacqueline Cummings of Oak Lawn was charged Wednesday with reckless homicide and failure to report an accident involving death, according to a statement from the village of Tinley Park.
The family of a toddler killed by a hit-and-run driver fleeing a fatal shooting has announced a lawsuit against the city of Chicago, alleging police are to blame for the boy’s death.
About 1:20 a.m., a car headed southbound on California just past Logan clipped a parked vehicle before overturning, according to Chicago Police officers and neighbors at the scene.
Crews responded at 4:10 a.m. to a call of a fight in the parking lot of Club 390, an adult entertainment club at 390 E. Joe Orr Road, according to Chicago Heights police. Officers found Jose J. Romero on the ground with injuries to his head and body.
About 5 a.m., John Perry was struck by the vehicle in the 1100 block of South Francisco, according to police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office. The vehicle sped away after the crash.
Rasheed Mujkovic, 22, is charged with leaving the scene of an accident resulting in injury or death in connection with the Aug. 20, 2013, crash, according to Chicago Police.
Terrell Walker was crossing Ashland Avenue at 64th Street around 9:15 p.m. Tuesday to buy a sweet tea at McDonald’s, when he was struck by a car. The car never stopped. Paramedics took Walker to Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn, where he died.
The man was riding a bicycle when he was struck by a vehicle in the 2100 block of Delaware Street in Gary about 9 p.m., according to Gary police Sgt. Thomas Decanter and the Lake County (Ind.) coroner’s office.
About 9:15 p.m., the 45-year-old man was crossing the street in the 6400 block of South Ashland Avenue when he was struck by a black car traveling south, police said.
Police describe the vehicle as a dark sedan with a sunroof and spoiler. Police say it may also have a front-end bra, sport muffler and a broken lamp.
Police are searching for the driver of a car that fatally struck a 5-year-old girl Saturday afternoon in the Gage Park neighborhood on the Southwest Side.
It was just before 4 in the morning when police say a driver saw the body on the north side of Central Road, east of River Road in Des Plaines. Police identified the victim as 31-year-old Vanessa Colon, of Des Plaines.
A west suburban man has been charged with intentionally hitting two men with his vehicle early Monday in the Belmont Heights neighborhood on the Northwest Side.
Chicago Police were searching for two men who fled the scene after their car was involved in a crash that killed a 59-year-old woman about a block away from her home in Pilsen.
About 1:30 p.m., Michael Joseph, 59, was riding a bike west in the 1200 block of West 74th Street when a light-colored Chevrolet sedan also traveling west hit him from behind, according to police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office.
A 26-year-old Chicago bicyclist was clinging to life at a hospital, after he was struck by a hit-and-run driver on Friday.
About 11:50 p.m., a 38-year-old man was in the crosswalk on Division Street at Pulaski Road when he was hit by a dark-colored vehicle, police News Affairs Officer Amina Greer said.
A bicyclist was critically injured in a hit-and-run crash Friday afternoon in the Humboldt Park neighborhood on the West Side.
About 8:15 p.m., a 46-year-old Arlington Heights man was struck by a vehicle in the eastbound lanes of Algonquin Road, east of Briarwood Drive, according to a statement from Mount Prospect police. The man was taken to Northwest Community Hospital in Arlington Heights, where was he was pronounced dead.
The family of a man from India who was fatally struck by a truck last summer while visiting south suburban Tinley Park has filed a lawsuit against the 23-year-old who allegedly fled the scene after the crash.