Police Chase Of Homicide Suspect Leads To Multiple CrashesPolice were searching for a homicide suspect who led officers on a chase through the western suburbs and into the city, before causing at least two crashes, and taking off again.
Man Killed, Another Wounded In Drive-By Shooting In PilsenThe owner of Express Grill, 1730 S. Halsted St., said he was taking orders for food around 11:40 p.m., when he heard several shots.
Woman Shot And Killed In EdgewaterPolice said the woman was driving an SUV and stopped at the intersection of Ridge Avenue, Peterson Avenue, and Paulina Street around 1 a.m., when a man in another vehicle got out and fired several shots.
Police Warn Of Robber Targeting CTA Passengers In Lincoln ParkChicago Police were warning CTA riders about a series of early morning robberies on trains in Lincoln Park.
Judge Allows Hastert Victim's Breach Of Contract Lawsuit To ProceedA day after former U.S. House Speaker Dennis Hastert was sentenced to 15 months in prison for trying to cover up allegations of sex abuse, a Kendall County judge allowed an individual at the center of the case to proceed with a lawsuit seeking the rest of the hush money Hastert had promised him.
City To Begin Testing For Lead In Drinking Water At Schools, HomesUnder a new program announced by the city, Chicago residents can all 311 to request a free water quality test at their home. The Chicago Public Schools also have begun testing for lead in drinking water at 28 schools this week.
Historic Woodlawn Church Begins Restoration Process After Massive FireSix months after an extra-alarm fire gutted a historic Woodlawn neighborhood church, crews have begun taking the first steps toward restoring the 93-year-old building.
Boy, 16, Shot And Killed By Police Officer In Homan SquareA 16-year-old boy was shot and killed by police Monday night, after what police described as an “armed confrontation” with officers in the Homan Square neighborhood.
1 Dead, 1 Wounded In Blue Island Nightclub ShootingThe shooting happened around 2 a.m. in the parking lot outside Premium 127 Nightclub, at 1859 W. 127th St.
Obama Visits University Of Chicago To Tout Supreme Court NomineePresident Barack Obama was returning to the University of Chicago on Thursday to push for support of his nominee to the U.S. Supreme Court, Judge Merrick Garland.
Old Cook County Hospital To Become Hotel, Apartments, StoresIt has sat vacant for nearly 15 years, and become a popular target for graffiti artists, but the old Cook County Hospital building could get new life as a hotel and apartment building, with stores at ground level.
Construction Worker Killed, 3 Hurt When Beam Falls From Addams Tollway BridgeA construction worker was killed and three others were injured when a 45-ton steel beam fell as it was being removed from the Jane Addams Memorial Tollway bridge over Touhy Avenue in Des Plaines early Tuesday.