Woman Charged With Offering Sex To Hillside Police Chief For $20Delora Johnson, 24, walked up to Hillside Police Chief Joseph Lukaszek and asked for a cigarette about 7 p.m. outside the station in the 4700 block of West Roosevelt Road, Cook County prosecutors said at a bond hearing. When Lukaszek said he didn’t have one, she offered to perform sex acts on him for $20, prosecutors said.
Shots Fired At Moving Semi On Kennedy ExpresswayIllinois State Police said, around 2:50 a.m., a passenger in a gold Chevrolet Impala fired shots at a semi-tractor trailer headed north on the Dan Ryan Expressway near Monroe Street.
More Lane Closures As Byrne Interchange Reconstruction Ramps UpAll the long-term traffic restrictions for the next phase of a $475 million reconstruction project have gone into effect, as crews begin 16 months of work on a new flyover connecting the northbound Dan Ryan Expressway to the westbound Eisenhower Expressway.
Good Samaritan Rescues Bicyclist Pinned Under TruckThe woman was riding her bike near Roosevelt Road and Canal Street, when a pickup truck making a turn struck her, according to witnesses. She ended up pinned under the truck, and was having trouble breathing.
CTA Holiday Bus To Roll Out TuesdayFrom its reindeer antlers and cinnamon scent to Santa's den and armchair, it's clear that this is no ordinary 60-foot CTA bus, although it will be operating in regular service, beginning Tuesday and Wednesday on the J14/Jeffery Jump.
City Warns Of Street Closures For LollapaloozaStreets bordering Grant Park will be blocked off to traffic for at least three days, from Friday through Sunday, during the sold out festival, according to a statement from the Office of Emergency Management and Communications.
Two Shot In BroadviewBroadview police are searching for two suspects after two people were shot in the west suburb Monday night.
Martial Arts Studio Destroyed By Fire In LombardA fire caused up to $300,000 in damage to a strip mall building in west suburban Lombard early Monday.
Two Men Wounded In Separate West Side ShootingsTwo men were injured in separate shootings on the West Side Tuesday evening, police said.
One Dead, Two Hurt In Cicero AccidentOne person was dead and two others were injured in a traffic accident Wednesday morning in west suburban Cicero.
Several Injured In Expressway Crashes Early TuesdaySeven people were injured during crashes on I-90 early Tuesday -- just one of several accidents that police said occurred on Chicago-area expressways in the early hours of the new year.
Parolee Charged With Running Down Officer While Abducting ChildA Chicago police officer was recovering Monday morning, after a man suspected of kidnapping his 2-year-old son struck the officer with his car on the West Side Sunday evening.
Weekend Gunfire Leaves 3 Dead, 26 WoundedGunfire over the weekend left three men dead and at least 26 others wounded, from Portage Park to Auburn-Gresham.
City Sets July 5 Record At 103°; Heat Blamed For 2 DeathsChicago broke a 101-year-old heat record by midday on Thursday – and authorities determined that the heat has been responsible for two deaths.
Pavement Buckles On Columbus Drive In South LoopA huge section of pavement on Columbus Drive buckled in the afternoon heat on Wednesday in the South Loop.