Teen Shot, Killed In AustinAbout 9:25 p.m., Demond Avant was standing on the sidewalk in the 600 block of North Mayfield Avenue when someone got out of a nearby van and opened fire, striking him in the head, according to police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office.
Oak Lawn Man Attempts Suicide With Gas Leak After Brother DiesPolice say a despondent man tried to commit suicide by filling his southwest suburban home with natural gas the day after his brother died of a brain tumor.
At Least 12 Wounded In Shootings This WeekendAt least 12 people have been wounded in shootings in the city -- mainly in the South, West and Near West sides -- since Friday. The shooting victims, one of whom was critically wounded, have all been male, between 14 and 49 years old.
23 Hurt In Pace Bus Crash On West SideTwenty-three people were taken to area hospitals Tuesday afternoon after a Pace bus crashed in the Austin neighborhood.