Man And Woman Killed By Train In GaryWitnesses said a Dodge Charger went around the crossing gates along Lake Street near Miller Avenue, then was hit by a CSX freight train and dragged about 50 yards.
Driver In Custody After Crashing During Police ChaseA driver was arrested overnight, after twice fleeing from police officers who attempted a traffic stop, and crashing into another vehicle in west suburban Addison.
9 Kids Hospitalized After School Bus CrashNine Chicago Public Schools students were taken to hospitals with minor injuries Thursday after their school bus sideswiped a beam on their way to school, but the driver apparently didn’t report the accident right away.
Police: 'Strong Possibility' Robberies At Pizzeria, 7-Eleven Are ConnectedIn both cases, a man and a woman wearing scarves around their faces announced a holdup, and made off with cash.
Man Charged With DUI After 5 Hurt In Aurora CrashRoy R. Lightfoot, 39, faces six felony counts of DUI and several misdemeanors including driving on a revoked license, operating an uninsured vehicle, leaving the scene of an accident and failure to reduce speed.
No One Injured In Fire At West Garfield Park ChurchSmoke was reported from the one-story building at the True Way of Life Missionary Baptist Church at 7 a.m. The fire was quickly put out, and no one was injured.
Two Brothers Charged With Killing Man At Aurora RestaurantJaquan D. Hosey-Green, 19, and his 18-year-old brother, Dimitri J. Hosey-Green, both of the 1200 block of Fairfield in Joliet, are each charged with one count of first-degree murder in connection with the death of Arin T. Williams.
Two Slain In Separate Shootings In AuroraAbout 7:35 p.m., 20-year-old Arin Williams was shot while he was in the bathroom of a restaurant in the 800 block of North Lake Street. About 8:25 p.m., 22-year-old Rachel Taylor was shot in the abdomen in the 500 block of Charles Street.
Video Shows Man Gunned Down Walking To WorkA grandfather, who on Tuesday night was simply making his way to a job he held for more than 30 years, never made it.
Man Shot To Death In West Garfield ParkJust after 11 p.m., the man was found lying on the sidewalk in the 4200 block of West Lake Street with a gunshot wound to his head.
Police Warn Of Robberies In West LoopThe victims are distracted, sucker punched, and then robbed of smart phones, purses or wallets.
Police: Burglars Strike Five Near West Side BusinessesIn each case, the suspects smash windows to enter businesses, then take items inside, according to an alert issued by Near West District police.
Bike Cops Thwart Downtown Cell Phone TheftA would-be cell phone bandit took a woman for "easy prey" Tuesday. Police say he knocked a woman using a crutch to the ground and swiped her cell phone in broad daylight.
2 Dead, 17 Wounded In Weekend ShootingsTwo people were killed and at least 17 others were hurt in shootings across the city since Friday afternoon, including two people shot when gunfire erupted near a passing ambulance -- forcing paramedics to take cover and call for help.
2 Teens Killed In Crash In AntiochTwo teenagers were killed when the SUV they rode in crashed into a tree Monday night in north suburban Antioch, according to the Lake County Sheriff’s office.