Expressway Work In Elmhurst Begins MondayCrews will begin repairs and work to widen the Reagan Memorial Tollway bridges over Roosevelt Road.
Two Shot, One Critically Wounded, In Lawndale ShootingThe men, 24 and 27, were sitting in a parked van in the 3400 block of West Roosevelt Road at 2 a.m. when a dark-colored car pulled up, and someone inside fired shots, police said.
Man Shot Inside Homan Square RestaurantAbout 1:30 a.m., he was at the restaurant near the intersection of Roosevelt and Homan when several people walked in and a gunman among them opened fire, police News Affairs Officer Hector Alfaro said.
Suit: Cops Ran Over Man With Squad Car, Left Him There As He Had SeizureChicago 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.
Woman Charged With Offering Sex To Hillside Police Chief For $20Delora 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.
Shots Fired At Moving Semi On Kennedy ExpresswayIllinois 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.
More Lane Closures As Byrne Interchange Reconstruction Ramps UpAll 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.
Good Samaritan Rescues Bicyclist Pinned Under TruckThe 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.
CTA Holiday Bus To Roll Out TuesdayFrom 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.
City Warns Of Street Closures For LollapaloozaStreets 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.
Two Shot In BroadviewBroadview police are searching for two suspects after two people were shot in the west suburb Monday night.
Martial Arts Studio Destroyed By Fire In LombardA fire caused up to $300,000 in damage to a strip mall building in west suburban Lombard early Monday.