Covenant House Illinois Offers Fresh Start For Young Homeless Men And WomenYoung homeless men and women in Chicago are getting a chance at a fresh start – from mental health counseling and drug recovery to job help and housing.
Security Concerns Grow After At Least 5 Attacks On Red Line In And Around Downtown AreaSecurity concerns were mounting this New Year’s Day after a series of robberies and attacks in the CTA Red Line subway in and around the downtown area.
Icy Conditions, Accidents Force Shutdown Of Lake Street At Illinois 390 In Hanover ParkIcy road conditions prompted police in Hanover Park to close Lake Street at Illinois Route 390 Monday evening.
2 Men Shot In West Garfield ParkTwo men were left in critical condition Saturday after being shot in the West Garfield Park neighborhood.
Melrose Park Police Officer Held In Off-Duty Shooting That Killed 1, Wounded 1 In Maywood
Driver Who Hit And Killed Man On West Side Got Out Of Car, Looked, And Left, Witnesses SayA man was struck and killed by a vehicle in a hit-and-run in the East Garfield Park neighborhood Tuesday afternoon.
1 Man Killed, 1 Wounded In Broad-Daylight East Garfield Park ShootingOne man is dead and another was critically wounded following a shooting under the Chicago Transit Authority Green Line tracks in the East Garfield Park neighborhood Monday afternoon.
At Least One Person Injured In Shooting Outside Maywood Burger KingAt least one person was shot in the area of Lake Street and 1st Avenue in Maywood Sunday night.
1 Killed, 6 Injured In Bartlett CrashBartlett police said a Cadillac Escalade was headed west on Lake Street just west of Naperville Road around 12:30 a.m., when it hit the median, crossed the two westbound lanes, hit a curb and a snowbank, and flipped onto the passenger’s side.
Two Arrested After Barricade Situation At Evanston HomeAbout 4:15 p.m. Wednesday, officers on patrol near Lake Street and Dodge Avenue heard gunfire coming from a block east on Darrow Avenue, according to Evanston police. They drove there and saw two people run into a home in the 1800 block of Lake, police said.
Woman Struck And Killed In BartlettPolice said the woman was walking on Lake Street around 5:30 a.m., when a car heading east struck her just east of Lambert Lane.
Man Shot During Attempted Robbery In West TownAbout 12:10 a.m., he was walking in the 2500 block of West Lake Street when someone walked up and announced a robbery, police News Affairs Officer Amina Greer said.
Did CTA Driver Have Medical Issue At Time Of Deadly Crash?Union officials believe it was a medical incident--not a mechanical fault or human error--that was behind this week's deadly CTA rush hour bus crash.
Woman Killed In CTA Bus Crash; Driver Cited For Running Red LightA CTA bus driver has been ticketed for running a red light Tuesday evening before striking two pedestrians and several cars downtown, killing a 51-year-old woman, and injuring at least eight other people.
Toddler's Death In Gary Investigated As HomicideNieyely Lopez died of “multiple blunt force traumatic injuries” she suffered at the intersection of Melton Road and Lake Street in Gary, according to a statement from the Lake County coroner’s office. She was taken to Methodists Hospital, where she was pronounced dead at 9:45 a.m.