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.
Man Shot Inside Lounge In Greater Grand CrossingAbout 2 a.m., the 40-year-old was inside a lounge in the 7600 block of South Cottage Grove Avenue when at least two people entered the rear of the building and opened fire, striking the man in the chest, said police News Affairs Officer Amina Greer. The suspects then fled the scene.
CTA Bus Hits Parked Cars In BronzevilleSeven people were taken to hospitals Thursday morning, after a CTA bus struck two parked cars in the Bronzeville neighborhood.
10 Hurt When Truck And CTA Bus CollideAuthorities said the truck crashed into the bus near the intersection of 79th Street and Cottage Grove Avenue shortly before 1 p.m.
Man Shot And Killed In ChathamPolice responding to a call of shots fired at 2:05 a.m. near East 81st Street and South Cottage Grove Avenue found the 34-year-old man lying on the sidewalk with a gunshot wound to his head.
1 Dead, 3 Wounded In Separate South Side ShootingsDwan Long was fatally shot in the chest when two men walked up and one of them opened fire about 8:05 p.m. in the 8200 block of South Avalon Avenue.
Four Shot, Including 14-Year-Old Boy, In WoodlawnThe four were gathered on a sidewalk in the 6000 block of South Cottage Grove Avenue when a male gunman walked up and opened fire about 12:35 a.m.
Firefighters Douse Extra-Alarm Fire In Park ManorAn extra-alarm blaze broke out early Monday afternoon in the South Side Park Manor neighborhood.