A Moody Bible Institute freshman from Michigan drowned late last month in an accident in a swimming pool on the college’s River North campus, authorities and school officials said.
A West Town neighborhood man became the city’s first homicide victim of the New Year, which so far has seen at least ten other people wounded in separate shootings, authorities said.
A Chicago policeman who’d been with the department for 30 years was found dead in the lobby of his South Loop apartment building Sunday night.
William Lee Martin was killed Friday night, making it two sons killed in one year for Thelma Smith,
Five of those killed were fatally shot, while a sixth was stabbed to death, authorities said.
A pair of South Side shootings less than 10 minutes apart Saturday night left a downstate Springfield man dead and five other people wounded.
A man was in serious condition Wednesday morning, after being shot in the Old Town neighborhood.
A 15-year-old boy is in the hospital after he was shot during a fight on the city’s Near North Side Monday night.
A joyride in a stolen Lexus ended in a crash in River North that left a 14-year-old girl in critical condition, and a man and another teenage girl behind bars.
Police say a body was recovered from the Chicago River near the Wells Street bridge on Friday.
If you’re tried of sitting in delays on the Loop ‘L,’ a fellow rider has a plan to speed things up.
Chicago is boosting its bike-friendly reputation by giving riders more protection.
The legendary Second City improv club is still drawing a throng to the Old Town neighborhood, but next door, the Piper’s Alley movie theater has gone dark.
Police are looking for a burglar who is suspected of hitting churches on the city’s South Side over the past month.
Authorities were investigating whether two Chicago police officers violated department policy when arresting a panhandler, who later started a shootout that led to his death on Wednesday.
A north suburban actor was found severely injured in the River North neighborhood on Sunday morning, and a relative claims he was mugged at a local bar.
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- Illinois Senate Passes Medical Marijuana LegislationIllinois Gov. Pat Quinn must decide if he will sign a measure allowing the use of marijuana for medical purposes after the state Senate approved legislation on Friday.1238
- Teen Fatally Stabbed In Fight Outside Suburban Grocery StoreRomeoville police say a 17-year-old boy and a 22-year-old man got into a fight in the parking lot outside the Jewel-Osco on Weber Road.432
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- Police Believe Alleged Con Man Had Scores Of Victims In 4 StatesPark Ridge police were asking for the public’s health in a fraud investigation against a man they said has been using a fake identity to fleece people in at least four states.148
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