Torrence Avenue Bridge To Be DemolishedThe framework of the bridge over the Grand Calumet River will be blasted in order to dismantle it.
Crash And Grab Burglars Raid Lansing Store In Pre-Dawn HeistAn SUV plowed through the front of a store in south suburban Lansing early Monday, and a group of thieves inside made off with thousands of dollars’ worth of designer jeans.
Hammond Woman Killed In Calumet City CrashCharisse E. Wesley, 46, was involved in the crash about 4 a.m. near Torrence Avenue and River Oaks Drive in Calumet City, according to the Cook County medical examiner’s office.
Hammond Man Killed In Lansing CrashThomas Kiral, 58, suffered blunt force trauma in the crash at the intersection of 178th Street and Torrence, according to the Lake County (Ind.) coroner’s office.
One Killed, Two Critically Injured In South Deering CrashA car hit a fire hydrant – apparently while speeding – and then smashed into the porch of a home in the 11600 block of South Torrence Avenue shortly after 10 p.m. The car flipped on its roof in the crash.
Cyclist Struck, Killed By Semi On I-80/94 Entrance RampIllinois State Police said the cyclist appeared to be riding onto the Torrence Avenue entrance ramp onto the eastbound lanes of the Bishop Ford Freeway around 5:15 a.m., when a tanker truck struck him.
Three Rob Bank In South Suburban LansingThree bank robbery suspects stormed into a south suburban bank on Thursday, leaving two workers injured.
7 Injured In Gun Violence Since Thursday NightAt least seven people were injured in shootings across the city Thursday night and early Friday. A Chicago Police officer also shot a teen who ran from officers during a street stop early Friday in the Northwest Side Portage Park neighborhood.
5 Shot Dead In 12 Hours In ChicagoFive people were shot to death between Thursday night and early Friday morning in the city of Chicago, including two men whose bodies were found outside a South Deering neighborhood car wash.
Truck Driver Killed When Semi Smashes Car, Slams Into HouseA semi-trailer truck driver was killed overnight when his truck rolled over another vehicle and crashed into the side of a house in Calumet City.
Woman Killed, 4 Others Injured In Calumet City CrashPolice in Calumet City are searching for a suspect in a hit-and-run crash that left a 42-year-old woman dead and four members of her family injured.
New Fleet Of Police Cars To Be Built At Chicago Ford PlantThe Chicago Police Department is getting a fleet of fresh transportation vehicles, and they will all be made at the Ford motor plant on the city’s Far Southeast Side.
Hammond Boy, 10, Found Shot To DeathA 10-year-old Hammond, Ind. boy died from a gunshot wound at his home Tuesday and his father was found wounded at his side, authorities said Wednesday.
Off-Duty Cop Kills Gunman In Bar ShootoutAn off-duty Harvey police officer shot and killed a man who opened fire in a south suburban bar overnight.
Strike Possible For Workers At Torrence Avenue Ford PlantWorkers at the Torrence Avenue Ford Assembly Plant on the city’s Far Southeast Side have voted overwhelmingly to reject a new contract with the automaker.