Charisse E. Wesley, 46, was involved in the crash about 4 a.m. near Torrence Avenue and River Oaks Drive in Calumet City, according to the Cook County medical examiner’s office.
Thomas Kiral, 58, suffered blunt force trauma in the crash at the intersection of 178th Street and Torrence, according to the Lake County (Ind.) coroner’s office.
A car hit a fire hydrant – apparently while speeding – and then smashed into the porch of a home in the 11600 block of South Torrence Avenue shortly after 10 p.m. The car flipped on its roof in the crash.
Illinois State Police said the cyclist appeared to be riding onto the Torrence Avenue entrance ramp onto the eastbound lanes of the Bishop Ford Freeway around 5:15 a.m., when a tanker truck struck him.
Three bank robbery suspects stormed into a south suburban bank on Thursday, leaving two workers injured.
At least seven people were injured in shootings across the city Thursday night and early Friday. A Chicago Police officer also shot a teen who ran from officers during a street stop early Friday in the Northwest Side Portage Park neighborhood.
Five people were shot to death between Thursday night and early Friday morning in the city of Chicago, including two men whose bodies were found outside a South Deering neighborhood car wash.
A semi-trailer truck driver was killed overnight when his truck rolled over another vehicle and crashed into the side of a house in Calumet City.
Police in Calumet City are searching for a suspect in a hit-and-run crash that left a 42-year-old woman dead and four members of her family injured.
The Chicago Police Department is getting a fleet of fresh transportation vehicles, and they will all be made at the Ford motor plant on the city’s Far Southeast Side.
A 10-year-old Hammond, Ind. boy died from a gunshot wound at his home Tuesday and his father was found wounded at his side, authorities said Wednesday.
An off-duty Harvey police officer shot and killed a man who opened fire in a south suburban bar overnight.
Workers at the Torrence Avenue Ford Assembly Plant on the city’s Far Southeast Side have voted overwhelmingly to reject a new contract with the automaker.
A $150 million dollar publicly and privately funded construction project on the far Southeast Side will lower roads and raise bridges to improve commerce.
Ambulances were dispatched to a dry cleaners in south suburban Lansing in Monday morning for what a witness reported was fumes.
Four people were hurt in a crash early Saturday on the Far South Side.