Officials: Man Died Of Head, Skull Injuries In Southwest Side Fireworks AccidentA man killed in a fireworks explosion this week suffered fatal injuries to his skull and brain, officials said Tuesday.
Man Found Dead After Suspected Fireworks Explosion On Southwest SideA man was found dead Monday afternoon in what was believed to be a fireworks explosion in the Southwest Side’s Ashburn neighborhood.
City Worker Shot In Auburn GreshamThe 28-year-old city worker had just arrived as part of a crew fixing a sewer in the 1400 block of West 85th Street. He drove up in his own private vehicle, and seconds after he parked around 8 a.m., another vehicle pulled up next to him, and someone inside opened fire.
Two Shot In South ChicagoAn 18-year-old woman and a 24-year-old man were standing on a sidewalk near 85th Street and Exchange Avenue when a light-colored vehicle stopped by them, and someone inside fired shots.
1 Dead, 3 Hurt In Dan Ryan Wreck; Rain Blamed For Multiple Highway CrashesThe crash occurred shortly after 5 a.m. near 85th Street.
Two Boys, 5 And 7, Among Victims Of Holiday Gun ViolenceDozens of people have been shot this long holiday weekend, including two boys who were just trying to enjoy family parties for the 4th of July.
4 Hurt When Boat Capsizes On Lake MichiganThe boat capsized after colliding with a break wall near East 85th Street and South Mackinaw Avenue about 10:20 p.m., police said.
Teen Who Moved To California To Escape Violence Slain On South SidePatrick Sykes, 15, returned to Chicago last week to visit family and friends. He was here for just five days before he was shot and killed Thursday a block away from his childhood home.
Four Hurt In Wrong-Way Crash On Chicago SkywayA 25-year-old man has been cited for driving the wrong way on the Chicago Skyway, after a head-on crash with a pickup truck Thursday morning that sent four people to hospitals.
Police Cruise South Shore To 'Wake Up' Residents There was no sleeping in the South Shore neighborhood this morning, as sirens woke up residents.
8 People Recovering After Boat Crash In Lake MichiganEight people are recovering, after their boat hit a break wall in Lake Michigan, offshore from the old U.S. Steel plant grounds.
Dave Matthews Band Coming To Old U.S. Steel SiteA long-vacant site on the South Lakefront will be the site of a concert by the Dave Matthews Band this summer, and eventually, a brand new city neighborhood.