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  • 15-year-old killed as 8 shot across city

    15-year-old killed as 8 shot across city
    A 15-year-old boy died after a shooting in the Bronzeville neighborhood Sunday afternoon and seven other people were injured in city gun violence Sunday afternoon and evening, authorities said. Three people were killed and 26 were wounded in shootings...
  • Cops: 14 vehicles torched in Englewood, West Englewood

    Cops: 14 vehicles torched in Englewood, West Englewood
    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...
  • Three-alarm fire deemed 'suspicious'

    Three-alarm fire deemed 'suspicious'
    An extra-alarm fire that spread among four buildings was deemed "suspicious" by Chicago Fire Department investigators. The fire started about 4:30 a.m. in the 8900 block of South Commercial Avenue on the Southeast Side and soon spread to neighboring...
  • Search suspended for 2 missing after boat capsizes in Lake Michigan

    Search suspended for 2 missing after boat capsizes in Lake Michigan
    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...
  • Dan Ryan lanes reopened after fatal early-morning crash

    Dan Ryan lanes reopened after fatal early-morning crash
    Authorities have reopened the outbound lanes of the Dan Ryan Expressway at 18th Street after a fatal traffic crash early his morning that left a man dead and three other people hospitalized. A 32-year-old man was killed in the two-vehicle crash, which...
  • Firefighter hurt at South Side fire

    Firefighter hurt at South Side fire
    A Chicago firefighter was hospitalized after suffering a leg injury in a South Side fire Monday morning, officials. The fire began about 9 a.m. at a building in the 6600 block of Bishop Street in the Englewood neighborhood, according to Chicago Fire...
  • Extra-alarm fire at Southwest Side building

    Extra-alarm fire at Southwest Side building
    Chicago firefighters battled an extra-alarm fire at a Southwest Side building Monday evening, according to the Chicago Fire Department. Fire crews were called to the scene about 5:40 p.m. The fire, which was elevated to a 3-11 alarm about 6:15 p.m., was...
  • Diver rescues woman from Chicago River downtown

    Diver rescues woman from Chicago River downtown
    A diver swam out to the middle of the Chicago River downtown and rescued a woman in her 70s who apparently had jumped in early this morning, officials said. The 79-year-old woman jumped into the river shortly before 1 a.m. near Orleans Street....
  • Man dies after motorcycle crash on NW Side

    Man dies after motorcycle crash on NW Side
    A  27-year-old man died following a traffic collision between a car and a motorcycle Saturday afternoon on the Northwest Side. The victim, whose name was not being made public yet, was pronounced dead at 4:34 p.m. at Loyola University Medical Center...
  • Shootings in Chicago leave 1 dead, 10 wounded, including boy, 14

    Shootings in Chicago leave 1 dead, 10 wounded, including boy, 14
    One man was killed and 10 other people were wounded, including a 14-year-old boy, in shootings across Chicago Wednesday afternoon through early this morning. Jeromy Ellis, 34, was shot in the head while standing at the corner of 81st Street and Cottage...
  • Trucker charged in accident that killed tollway worker, injured trooper in fiery crash

    Trucker charged in accident that killed tollway worker, injured trooper in fiery crash
    Vincent Petrella loved his job at the tollway, especially being out on the road in weather people hated. "He just loved it," said his sister Maria Petrella. "He always looked forward to it when it came to snow. He was just a hard worker." Petrella had...
  • Man shot in Evanston

    Man shot in Evanston
    An 18-year-old Chicago man was hospitalized after being shot in Evanston this afternoon, Evanston police said. The shooting happened at about 2:30 p.m. on the 500 block of Howard Street, Evanston police said. The man was shot multiple times and taken to...