Pilot Of Bryant Helicopter Tried To Avoid Heavy FogWhile the investigation into the cause of the crash was just beginning and crews were still working to recover the bodies, experts and armchair pilots alike flooded social media and the airwaves with speculation, some of them suggesting that the pilot had become disoriented in the dense fog that had settled along part of the flight path.
4 Chicago Residents Die, 3 Others Hurt In New Mexico CrashNew Mexico State Police say the crash occurred Saturday on U.S. 54 north of the small town of Vaughn.
Ethiopian Airlines Flight Crashes Minutes After Takeoff, Killing All 157 On BoardThe airline said said 149 passengers and eight crew members were thought to be on the plane. Kenyans, Canadians, Chinese, Americans, Ethiopians, Italians, French, British, Egyptians, Indians, Slovakians and others were among the dead, said the airline's CEO, Tewolde Gebremariam.
CPD Officer Samuel Jimenez One Of Four Dead In Mercy Hospital Shooting"This tears at the soul of the city in the face and consequence of evil."
Deadly California Wildfire Forcing 'Mass Evacuations'The Carr Fire is "taking down everything in its path."
Death Toll Now 17 In Missouri Duck Boat AccidentThe driver of the Ride the Ducks boat died but the captain survived when the boat sank Thursday night.
Two Killed In Austin House FireA house on West Race Street caught fire around 10:00 Thursday morning.
Bellwood Ambulance Crash Claims Three LivesWitness say it look like he was going to make a left hand turn but continued to run right into a building.
CTA: Stay Off The Tracks, Your Phone's Not Worth The RiskThe CTA has launched a new public service campaign to warn riders to stay off the tracks, after the number of people who died after going on tracks went up last year.
Police: 3 Dead, At Least 4 Wounded In Friday Night ShootingsThree people--including a teenager--were dead and at least four other people were wounded in separate shootings Friday evening.
Heat-Related Death Tally Hits 12 A 78-year-old Dixmoor woman died in part from the extreme heat that settled over Chicago last week, bringing the number of temperature-related deaths to 12 for Cook County.