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  • Autopsy of man pulled from Lincoln Park lagoon inconclusive

    Autopsy of man pulled from Lincoln Park lagoon inconclusive
    An autopsy conducted on the body of a 27-year-old man recovered from a lagoon in the Lincoln Park neighborhood on Wednesday was inconclusive, officials said. The man was identified as John Hardy but officials did not have a home address for him,...
  • Making plans for Mother's Day ... and then the gunfire started

    Making plans for Mother's Day ... and then the gunfire started
    Summer Ann Moore's conversation about plans for a Mother’s Day barbecue was interrupted Friday night by gunfire that caught the 37-year-old as she tried to run for shelter and left her dead on the front lawn of a Far South Side home. Moore, who...
  • Man dies after Calumet Heights shooting

    Man dies after Calumet Heights shooting
    A 22-year-old man who was shot Friday in the Calumet Heights neighborhood on the South Side has died, according to officials. Preliminary reports said the man was a passenger inside of a car that was stopped at the 9300 block of South Stony Island...
  • 2 killed, 4 hurt in shootings Friday night, Saturday morning

    2 killed, 4 hurt in shootings Friday night, Saturday morning
    A 37-year-old woman and a 34-year-old man were killed and four others were wounded in separate shootings across the city Friday night and Saturday morning, according to police. The 37-year-woman, identified by the Cook County medical examiner's office...
  • Shifting gears on bike patrol

    Shifting gears on bike patrol
    Chuck Trendle was pretending to be a man drinking a beer along the lakefront trail—harmless, but still breaking the law. When two police officers approached him on their bicycles to write him a ticket, he ran. The police chased him, cornered him...
  • 15-year-old killed, 6 others wounded in city shootings

    15-year-old killed, 6 others wounded in city shootings
    A 15-year-old boy was killed and at least six other people were shot in separate incidents on the West and South sides Sunday afternoon and evening, authorities said. Including those attacked Sunday, at least four people have been shot to death and...
  • Teen charged in car theft that critically injured man in Hyde Park

    Teen charged in car theft that critically injured man in Hyde Park
    A teen has been charged in a Saturday car theft at a Hyde Park neighborhood gas station that left a 34-year-old man critically injured after he was run over trying to keep his BMW. The boy was charged today with possessing a stolen vehicle, aggravated...
  • 1 injured, 11 displaced by North Side fire

    1 injured, 11 displaced by North Side fire
    One person was injured and about a dozen displaced by a fire that broke out in a three-story apartment building in Uptown this morning, authorities said. Emergency crews were called to the building in the 4700 block of North Winthrop Avenue about 10:...
  • Two killed in West Side shootings; 9 others wounded across city

    Two killed in West Side shootings; 9 others wounded across city
    A car chase that started near Wicker Park ended in West Town with a three-car crash and a shooting that left a 19-year-old man dead, according to police. At least 10 other people were shot, one fatally, across the city since about 7:30 p.m. Friday....
  • CTA's new weapon in graffiti battle: suits against vandals, parents

    CTA's new weapon in graffiti battle: suits against vandals, parents
    The CTA is hoping that a new deterrent will hit home with graffiti taggers who are thinking about leaving their mark on transit property. The agency is taking vandalism and graffiti defendants — or in the case of minors, their parents or legal...
  • Authorities: Police shoot knife-wielding man who chased paramedics

    Authorities: Police shoot knife-wielding man who chased paramedics
    Chicago police shot and killed a knife-wielding man who chased paramedics responding to a 911 call for a person stabbed, according to authorities. The shooting happened about 11:30 p.m. near the intersection of 71st Street and Racine Avenue in the...
  • Advice from a former fake mayor to a real one: Lighten up

    Advice from a former fake mayor to a real one: Lighten up
    Dan Sinker, whose @MayorEmanuel Twitter feed spent an inspired few months as perhaps the most famous mayoral parody Twitter account in the world, has a bit of advice for Peoria Mayor Jim Ardis: Lighten up. Ardis finds himself at the center of a...