Cook County Sergeant Describes Saving Suicidal Man In South SuburbsAbout 7:30 p.m., Sgt. Mike Dwyer was on-duty and driving west on Tri-State Tollway near the Halsted Street bridge in East Hazel Crest when he saw a man sitting on the bridge.
Pregnant Woman Killed By Hit-And-Run Driver In EnglewoodJazzalyn Fontanez was struck by a vehicle around 1:45 p.m. Thursday at 60th and Halsted streets. She was taken to John H. Stroger Jr. Hospital of Cook County, where she was pronounced dead a few hours later.
Man Charged With DUI After Crashing Stolen VehicleDeonta T. Carson, 19, is charged with felony vehicular hijacking, two felony counts of aggravated DUI, two misdemeanor counts of resisting a peace officer, one misdemeanor count each of DUI and violating parole; and two traffic citations, according to Chicago Police.
Three Hurt In Crash Involving Stolen Vehicle In EnglewoodAn 18-year-old man was speeding south on Halsted Street in a silver SUV when the vehicle struck a black car in the intersection at 71st Street, police said.
Boy, 15, Shot To Death In HarveyAs a mother of three drove one of her two sons home from the hospital with a gunshot wound early Sunday morning, her phone rang, and things went from bad to worse. That’s when she learned her other son, 15-year-old Nicholas Campbell, had been shot outside a club in south suburban Harvey. His shooting proved fatal.
Police Release Images Of Halloween Sexual Assault SuspectsTwo women were sexually assaulted in the West Loop on Halloween, and police were asking for help tracking down the men they believe are responsible.
Firefighters Battle Massive Blaze In EnglewoodExtra crews were called in to battle flames that rapidly spread through a three-story building on the 6300 block of South Halsted Street.
1 Dead, 14 Wounded In Monday ShootingsA man was killed and a teenager was critically wounded Monday morning in a Back of the Yards neighborhood shooting on the South Side.
Two Officers Hurt In South Side CrashThe crash occurred about 12:36 a.m. at the intersection of Pershing and Halsted, police said.
CTA Still Examining Three Options To Extend Red Line SouthThe CTA says, contrary to published reports, it has NOT narrowed to two the list of potential routes for a Red Line extension to 130th Street. Nor is it in a position to move ahead with construction.
Man Charged In Lakeview Rape, RobberyMarcus Lynch, of the 4700 block of South Loomis Boulevard, allegedly followed a 22-year-old woman from a gas station at the corner of Halsted and Addison streets, and into a nearby alley Tuesday afternoon.
Harvey Cops Shoot, Kill Man Who Tried To Run Them OverAt 10:22 a.m., police received a call of a possible armed robbery at a hotel in the 16900 block of South Halsted Street, according to a statement from Harvey police. As officers were walking up to the hotel, they “encountered the suspect” who was in a vehicle in the parking lot.
Two Shot During Fight In EnglewoodA 24-year-old woman and a 20-year-old man were part of a group involved in a fight at Halsted and 66th streets when someone pulled out a gun and fired numerous shots about 7:10 p.m.
Zoning Committee OKs Bridgeport Heliport PlanA Wheeling company’s plan to build a heliport along the Chicago River in Bridgeport has cleared a major hurdle, and likely will be approved by the City Council on Wednesday, over the objections of some people who live nearby.
Four Hurt In South Side CrashFour people were hospitalized after a domestic dispute turned into a car chase that ended in a crash in Englewood early Friday.