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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Elevator repair man injured in River North

    Elevator repair man injured in River North
    A man working on an elevator was hit by it and seriously injured during a mishap this morning at a River North apartment building, authorities said. The worker was part of a two-man elevator repair crew which was working on an upgrade to the system when...
  • 4 shot in River North among 2 killed, 17 wounded across city

    4 shot in River North among 2 killed, 17 wounded across city
    A gang-related drive-by shooting in the River North neighborhood left four people wounded early Sunday morning, among at least 19 people injured, two of them fatally, by gunfire since 11 a.m. Saturday. The most recent shooting involved a 29-year-old man...
  • 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...
  • Teen charged in police-involved shooting

    Teen charged in police-involved shooting
    A 17-year-old boy who police say pointed a gun at officers in the Fuller Park neighborhood Thursday evening and was shot by police during a foot chase has been charged, officials said. The shooting happened about 6:40 p.m. in an alley behind the 4400...
  • Man's body pulled from Douglas Park pond

    Man's body pulled from Douglas Park pond
    A man's body was pulled from a pond in Douglas Park Saturday morning on the West Side. At about 11:10 a.m. crews were sent to the 1400 block of South Sacramento Boulevard for a person in the water, said Chicago Fire Department spokesman Larry Langford....
  • Woman struck by taxi, seriously injured on Near North Side

    Woman struck by taxi, seriously injured on Near North Side
    A taxicab driver was ticketed after he ran a red light and got into an accident before striking and seriously injuring a 66-year-old woman this afternoon on the Near North Side, officials said. The woman was taken from the accident at Clark Street and...
  • 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:...
  • 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...