Four Chicago Police Officers Rescue Family From East Garfield Park FireShortly after midnight, the officers were on patrol in the 3900 block of West Congress Parkway, when they saw a two-story brownstone on fire.
Online Cell Phone Sales Lead To 2 Robberies This Week In Park ManorTwo robberies occurred this week on South Langley Avenue when victims agreed to purchase a cell phone online and arrived at an agreed upon location, Chicago Police said. In each incident, an offender armed with a black handgun demanded their property, police said.
CTA Unveils Preferred Route For Red Line Extension ProjectThe new map of the CTA’s “preferred alignment” would use elements of two paths the transit agency had been considering for the extension.
Police Seek Driver Of Vehicle That Fatally Hit A Man In AuroraAurora police are trying to find the driver of a vehicle that hit a homeless man who died a few hours later.
Northwest Indiana Man's Death Celebrated In Length, Yet Whimsical ObituaryIt’s clear by one northwest Indiana man’s obituary this week that his life was full of good humor, irreverence and love.
Anxiety Expert To Speak To Mother McAuley High School Students, ParentsTeenagers, smartphones, school and anxiety is what will be discussed Thursday with students and parents at a Southwest Side high school.
Illinois Lawmaker Seeking To Ban Tackling In Youth FootballA state lawmaker on Thursday planned to unveil legislation that would ban children under age 12 from playing tackle football in Illinois, in an effort to reduce head injuries.
IDOT Did Not Expect Wednesday Morning's Ice, Slippery Road ConditionsThe Illinois Department of Transportation appears have been caught short Wednesday morning by the icy road conditions.
More Than 100 Crashes On Icy Chicago Area Highways During Morning CommuteWith freezing drizzle falling across the Chicago area Wednesday morning, many roads were covered in an icy glaze during the morning commute, resulting in dozens of accidents.
Cardinal Cupich Talks School Closings, Church ConsolidationsCardinal Blase Cupich spoke publicly for the first time about Catholic school closings and church consolidations that have been announced over the last week.
Five Chicago Area Catholic Schools To Close This SummerThe closings will bring the number of Catholic Schools in Cook and Lake counties to 209 next school year.
CPD To Show Off New Crime-Fighting Tech, Tactics At Police ConferenceChicago Police Supt. Eddie Johnson was hosting the crimefighters conference Wednesday night at the University of Chicago Crime Lab.
Convicted Cop Killer Jackie Wilson Hopes For A New Trial, Dozens Of Police Attend HearingDozens of Chicago police officers were on hand Tuesday for a hearing to determine whether convicted cop killer Jackie Wilson will get a new trial.
Good Samaritan Gives Homeless Man Winter Boots Off His Feet"He was bleeding through his socks. So my gut said, take them off and give them to him."
Palos Heights Catholic School May Close Due To Lack Of FundsTime appears to be running out for a southwest suburban Catholic elementary school fighting to stay open after this academic year.