The single-vehicle crash happened at 7:25 p.m. on Lake Shore Drive near Sheridan Road, said police News Affairs Officer Ronald Gaines, citing preliminary information. A 33-year-old woman sitting in the passenger seat was ejected from the vehicle and was pronounced dead at the scene.
The bandit is described as a black woman 30-40, about 5-foot-3 to 5-foot-5 with medium to long dark hair, according to the FBI. She has been seen wearing a large floppy straw hat, sunglasses and either a green jacket, tan cardigan or light gray hoodie.
About 10 p.m., Evanston firefighters responded to a report of a grass fire at Lighthouse Beach, 2611 Sheridan Road, according to the Evanston Fire Department.
Crews responded to the blaze on the 26th floor of a building in the 5300 block of North Sheridan about 8:30 a.m. Friday.
Several people rushed out of their apartments Monday morning, after a fire in a high-rise in the Edgewater neighborhood.
A man charged with reckless homicide for a crash that killed a 71-year-old man and injured four others Wednesday in the North Side Edgewater neighborhood was released from the hospital and taken to the Cook County Jail Friday afternoon.
Vladimir Tsemekhman, 58, faces one count of reckless homicide, a Class 3 felony, according to a statement from Chicago Police.
Police were questioning the driver of a car that plowed into several parked cars and a CTA bus in the Edgewater neighborhood on Wednesday, killing a 71-year-old man who was putting groceries in his trunk.
A man loading groceries into his car in Edgewater was killed late Wednesday morning, after his car was struck by another vehicle involved in a crash with a CTA bus.
The 21-year-old woman was struck while riding her bike at Sheridan Road and Chicago Avenue at 10:50 p.m.
The most recent shooting occurred about 1:50 a.m. Friday when a 25-year-old woman was shot in the leg in the 6600 block of North Sheridan Road.
Roughly 100 Evanston residents Wednesday night applauded a proposal to lease a historic mansion on Evanston’s lakefront to the state’s coastal management program for its offices and an education center.
The 35-year-old was in an alley about 1:50 a.m. in the 6900 block of North Sheridan Road when two men got out of a dark-colored vehicle and approached, demanding money.
A South Side man already charged with another shooting is now charged with murder in connection with an August attack that killed one man and wounded four others outside an Uptown neighborhood church.
Sylvia Robinson’s husband found her unresponsive in a home in the 1400 block of Sheridan Road in Highland Park, shortly before 11 p.m. Tuesday.
Darius Oliver, 21, of the 500 block of West 14th Place, was one of five people shot Monday in the 4500 block of North Sheridan Road.
Police said they have “good evidence” on a shooting in Uptown that left five people wounded, but disputed the local alderman’s report that three people were in custody for the attack.
No one was in custody for any of the shootings Tuesday morning.
The victims were standing at a bus stop outside a church when a white sedan pulled up, and someone opened fire.
One teen, a 16-year-old boy, was in the 1700 block of West 71st Street in the West Englewood about 7:55 p.m. when a group of males approached him and demanded the bicycle he was riding.