Rahm Runs With CPD Recruits, Calls On City To 'Strap On Your Shoes' To Fight CrimeHours after outlining his blueprint for reducing gun violence in Chicago, Mayor Rahm Emanuel went for a pre-dawn run with a group of police recruits, and reiterated his plan to get more cops on the streets, and provide mentors to youths in high-crime communities.
Firefighters Extinguish Extra-Alarm Blaze At West Town Pallet YardMore than 100 firefighters rushed to save a home and other nearby buildings when a large fire engulfed a pallet yard in the West Town neighborhood Monday night.
Officials Investigate String Of Arsons, Including Deadly Garage FireOne person was found dead and several others were left homeless after a string of West Side fires that authorities said were deliberately set.
Police Warn Of Man Targetting Women In Hickory Hills, Palos HillsMost recently, a woman was attacked outside a 24-hour gym at 96th and Roberts Road in Hickory Hills on Tuesday. Police said a man kidnapped the woman at gunpoint, and drove her to another location, where he tried to rape her.
Hazel Crest Doctor Denied Bail After Exposing Himself To A PatientPolice say the doctor told the patient she needed to be aroused for him to do a proper exam.
Woman Attacked While Jogging In River NorthChicago police were warning women who run downtown, after a jogger was attacked in the River North neighborhood over the weekend.
Major Makeover For South Loop Along Chicago RiverThe Riverline project is a massive undertaking. When it's done, new condos will stretch from Roosevelt Road to Harrison Street between the Chicago River and Wells Street.
Millions Of Drivers Hitting The Road For Labor Day WeekendYou can expect some busy roads for the Labor Day weekend, as people get away for one last trip for the summer.
Convicted Sex Offender Charged In 1991 Rape, Murder Of Dixmoor GirlNearly five years after the so-called Dixmoor Five were cleared of the rape and murder of a 14-year-old girl, a convicted sex offender has been charged in the case.
Teen Killed, Another Wounded In West Side ShootingTwo days shy of his 17th birthday, a boy was fatally shot while he was out with friends in the Austin neighborhood.
Car Shot On Dan Ryan ExpresswayA vehicle was shot on the Dan Ryan Expressway late Sunday night, prompting police to shut down the express lanes for a few hours.
Four Dead, Person Questioned After 'Suspicious' Fire In South ChicagoThree children and a man were killed a in an extra-alarm fire early Tuesday in the South Chicago neighborhood, and police said a "person of interest" was being questioned about the blaze, which appeared suspicious.