Chicago Police ran over an epileptic man with their squad car and left him underneath the vehicle as he had a seizure, calling for backup instead of helping him first, a newly filed federal lawsuit claims.
Delora Johnson, 24, walked up to Hillside Police Chief Joseph Lukaszek and asked for a cigarette about 7 p.m. outside the station in the 4700 block of West Roosevelt Road, Cook County prosecutors said at a bond hearing. When Lukaszek said he didn’t have one, she offered to perform sex acts on him for $20, prosecutors said.
Illinois State Police said, around 2:50 a.m., a passenger in a gold Chevrolet Impala fired shots at a semi-tractor trailer headed north on the Dan Ryan Expressway near Monroe Street.
All the long-term traffic restrictions for the next phase of a $475 million reconstruction project have gone into effect, as crews begin 16 months of work on a new flyover connecting the northbound Dan Ryan Expressway to the westbound Eisenhower Expressway.
The woman was riding her bike near Roosevelt Road and Canal Street, when a pickup truck making a turn struck her, according to witnesses. She ended up pinned under the truck, and was having trouble breathing.
From its reindeer antlers and cinnamon scent to Santa’s den and armchair, it’s clear that this is no ordinary 60-foot CTA bus, although it will be operating in regular service, beginning Tuesday and Wednesday on the J14/Jeffery Jump.
Streets bordering Grant Park will be blocked off to traffic for at least three days, from Friday through Sunday, during the sold out festival, according to a statement from the Office of Emergency Management and Communications.
Broadview police are searching for two suspects after two people were shot in the west suburb Monday night.
A fire caused up to $300,000 in damage to a strip mall building in west suburban Lombard early Monday.
Two men were injured in separate shootings on the West Side Tuesday evening, police said.
One person was dead and two others were injured in a traffic accident Wednesday morning in west suburban Cicero.
Seven people were injured during crashes on I-90 early Tuesday — just one of several accidents that police said occurred on Chicago-area expressways in the early hours of the new year.
A Chicago police officer was recovering Monday morning, after a man suspected of kidnapping his 2-year-old son struck the officer with his car on the West Side Sunday evening.
Gunfire over the weekend left three men dead and at least 26 others wounded, from Portage Park to Auburn-Gresham.
Chicago broke a 101-year-old heat record by midday on Thursday – and authorities determined that the heat has been responsible for two deaths.
A huge section of pavement on Columbus Drive buckled in the afternoon heat on Wednesday in the South Loop.
One man is dead and two other people were wounded in a shooting on the Near Southwest Side early Sunday.
A serious accident blocked three left lanes on the Tri-State Tollway at Roosevelt Road Tuesday morning.
With less than a week to go until the NATO summit, there are growing signs of the extra security that’s going into place in time for the arrival of NATO delegates this weekend.
State officials are asking for the public’s help in locating the family of a 2-year-old girl who was abandoned on the West Side last week.