Water Department Workers Fall Into Trench Escaping Cars In Police ChasePolice said officers were pursuing suspects in a stolen vehicle around 12:40 a.m., when their pursuit brought them to the 1500 block of East 95th Street, where the Water Department employees were working on a construction project.
Freight Train Derails, Cars Roll OverFive rail cars on a train were involved in the derailment near 95th Street and Cottage Grove Avenue, according to Chicago fire officials. Four of the cars rolled onto their sides, and one was tipping, Fire Media Affairs Director Larry Langford said. All of the cars were empty at the time.
Thief Steals Salvation Army Kettle In Oak LawnA Salvation Army bell-ringer was taking a scheduled break from her duties outside of a Walgreens drug store at 95th Street and Melvina Avenue when the theft occurred. She returned to find the kettle and its contents gone.
Naperville Woman Charged With Drunk Driving In Four-Vehicle CrashA Naperville woman is free on bond and awaiting trial, after she allegedly triggered a four-vehicle traffic crash late Thursday night near Neuqua Valley High School while drunk.
Two Nuns, Elderly Man Killed In 'Bizarre' Oak Lawn WreckTwo nuns and an elderly man were killed Sunday, when the man ran a red light, and plowed into cars stopped in the oncoming lanes in Oak Lawn. Eleven other people were injured in the wreck, two of them critically.
Two Shot In RoselandThe man, 20, and the 17-year-old boy were sitting on a porch near 95th Street and Harvard Avenue at 8:35 p.m. when four unknown males walked up and started shooting, police said. The man was shot in the back, and the boy in the nose.
3 Kids, 2 Adults Hurt In Washington Heights CrashAround 12:30 a.m., a car struck a median in the 800 block of West 95th Street. The front end jumped the concrete median wall, and smashed into a tree.
IDOT Reminds Drivers To Slow Down In Construction ZonesIt might not be prime road construction weather yet, but spring and summer are primed to be full of roadwork projects throughout the Chicago area.
Woman Charged With Punching Off-Duty Cop Outside Chuck E CheesePolice were called at about 5:30 p.m. on Saturday, March 15, to help an Oak Lawn officer who was working security at the family restaurant, located at 4031 W. 95th St.
Woman Dead In Crash On Dan RyanA 25-year-old woman was killed when her car hit a tow truck, then crashed into a wall dividing the Dan Ryan Expressway from the CTA Red Line near 87th Street early Monday morning.
Pickup Truck Falls In Sinkhole On South SideTwo people were inside a pickup truck that fell into the hole that formed on the eastbound lanes of 95th Street
Red Line Riders Get Set For 5-Month Construction Project: 'It’s Going To Be Crazy'One set of CTA ‘L’ riders waved construction hassles goodbye Monday as another braced for the May 19 start of one of the largest reconstruction projects in CTA history.
Ashland To Get CTA's First 'Bus Rapid Transit' RouteA 16-mile stretch of Ashland Avenue will be the city’s first target for bus rapid transit, with a plan for high-speed buses from 95th Street to Irving Park Road announced Friday at a cost of about $10 million per mile.
Massive Red Line Project Begins In A MonthThe countdown is on: In just about a month, the CTA will begin the Red Line reconstruction project.
Trucker Killed In Rollover Crash In Hickory HillsThe 1998 Truck Tractor semi truck was traveling on the Tri-State Tollway (I-294) when it attempted to exit at 95th Street but rolled over on the southbound ramp.