| Jun 18, 2014
| 9:45 AM
Three women were seriously hurt when a car hit a building in the West Pullman neighborhood this morning, authorities said.
The crash happened about 5:15 a.m. near the intersection of West 119th Street and South Eggleston Avenue.
The women were taken...
| Jun 14, 2014
| 9:22 AM
At least 15 people were shot, one fatally, across the city between mid-day Friday and early Saturday morning, police said.
The most recent incident at about 2:55 a.m. Saturday left four people wounded in Humboldt Park. The four walked into Norwegian...
| May 30, 2014
| 5:43 AM
A 58-year-old woman was killed and two others were injured in a shooting in the Chatham neighborhood on the South Side, several hours after a man was shot and seriously wounded near a Lawndale school Thursday afternoon, officials said.
A total of 14...
| Jun 8, 2014
| 9:10 AM
A woman is dead and her husband critically injured after a Sunday morning fire at a West Side home, Chicago fire officials said.
The Chicago Fire Department received a call about the fire at about 5:43 a.m. in the 900 block of North Lawndale Avenue,...
| Jun 6, 2014
| 4:47 PM
Former WGN radio reporter Larry Schreiner, a legendary crime reporter who covered the John Wayne Gacy serial killings, the Palatine murders and the death of Mayor Harold Washington, passed away Thursday night of cardiac arrest, according to his son Mark...
| Jun 2, 2014
| 11:37 PM
Shootings on the South and Northwest sides left 11 people injured Monday afternoon and evening, among them six people injured in a single shooting in a South Shore strip mall.
The strip mall shooting happened about 8:05 p.m. in the 2600 block of East...
| Jun 2, 2014
| 5:41 AM
Rescue efforts have been suspended for two people missing since a boat capsized over the weekend on Lake Michigan, about 6 miles from Chicago's shoreline, authorities said.
Two other passengers were pulled from the water Sunday morning, but one of...
| Apr 18, 2014
| 7:58 AM
Another group of Chicago Fire Department personnel has been suspended for falsifying thousands of dollars worth of mileage reimbursement claims, according to a report released Thursday by the city's top internal watchdog.
In all, 17 firefighters and...
| Apr 21, 2014
| 6:00 AM
A South Side shooting left four girls and a boy hurt, and on the Northwest Side a 15-year-old girl was shot while riding in a vehicle as shootings across the city Sunday night added to the toll of a violent holiday weekend.
The weekend toll for gun...
| May 28, 2014
| 7:04 PM
When Turhan Ice woke up at his South Side home early this morning, he was jolted when he looked out to find his 1999 GMC Yukon SUV in flames.
The man was getting ready for his job as a plumber and when he called firefighters he was told they were...
| May 12, 2014
| 2:47 PM
Four people, including a young girl, were rescued from a suspicious fire in a large apartment building in the Jackson Park Highlands neighborhood this afternoon, fire officials said.
Fire crews were called to the building at 7020 S. Jeffery Boulevard...
| May 13, 2014
| 2:25 PM
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:...