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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...
  • In sickness and in health

     In sickness and in health
    Patrick and Angie Jessee were less than three months from their wedding day when they received the news: Patrick had non-Hodgkin lymphoma. His life expectancy, according to his oncologist, was five years. They had planned to wed on Oct. 8, 2011. But...
  • 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...
  • 4 rescued from suspicious South Side apartment fire

    4 rescued from suspicious South Side apartment fire
    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...
  • 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:...
  • 15 people shot since mid-day Friday

    15 people shot since mid-day Friday
    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...
  • 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...
  • Two injured in South Side incinerator fire

    Two injured in South Side incinerator fire
    A small blaze in a basement incinerataor sent smoke through a 24-story building on the South Side early Thursday morning, sending two people to a hospital with smoke inhalation. The fire was reported about 4 a.m. in the high-rise in the 3500 block of...
  • Amid weekend of violence, 6 children shot Sunday night

    Amid weekend of violence, 6 children shot Sunday night
    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 car as shootings across Chicago Sunday night added to the toll of a violent holiday weekend. At least nine people were killed...
  • 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...