Two Arrested After Barricade Situation At Evanston HomeAbout 4:15 p.m. Wednesday, officers on patrol near Lake Street and Dodge Avenue heard gunfire coming from a block east on Darrow Avenue, according to Evanston police. They drove there and saw two people run into a home in the 1800 block of Lake, police said.
Woman Struck And Killed In BartlettPolice said the woman was walking on Lake Street around 5:30 a.m., when a car heading east struck her just east of Lambert Lane.
Man Shot During Attempted Robbery In West TownAbout 12:10 a.m., he was walking in the 2500 block of West Lake Street when someone walked up and announced a robbery, police News Affairs Officer Amina Greer said.
Did CTA Driver Have Medical Issue At Time Of Deadly Crash?Union officials believe it was a medical incident--not a mechanical fault or human error--that was behind this week's deadly CTA rush hour bus crash.
Woman Killed In CTA Bus Crash; Driver Cited For Running Red LightA CTA bus driver has been ticketed for running a red light Tuesday evening before striking two pedestrians and several cars downtown, killing a 51-year-old woman, and injuring at least eight other people.
Toddler's Death In Gary Investigated As HomicideNieyely Lopez died of “multiple blunt force traumatic injuries” she suffered at the intersection of Melton Road and Lake Street in Gary, according to a statement from the Lake County coroner’s office. She was taken to Methodists Hospital, where she was pronounced dead at 9:45 a.m.
Five Injured In West Garfield Park CrashAbout 11 p.m., a Mercury Marquis traveling east in the 4000 block of West Lake crossed into oncoming traffic, hitting a Pontiac Grand Am head-on, police News Affairs Officer Michael Sullivan said.
Four Hurt In Construction AccidentThe Fire Department said four people were injured when a steel I-beam came down at a construction site at the northeast corner of Lake and Canal streets around 9:15 a.m.
Bank Robbed In River ForestA weapon was not shown and no one was injured in the robbery, the FBI said.
Police Release Images Of Halloween Sexual Assault SuspectsTwo women were sexually assaulted in the West Loop on Halloween, and police were asking for help tracking down the men they believe are responsible.
Man And Woman Killed By Train In GaryWitnesses said a Dodge Charger went around the crossing gates along Lake Street near Miller Avenue, then was hit by a CSX freight train and dragged about 50 yards.
Driver In Custody After Crashing During Police ChaseA driver was arrested overnight, after twice fleeing from police officers who attempted a traffic stop, and crashing into another vehicle in west suburban Addison.