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  • CTA looking into report of Red Line Macing

    CTA looking into report of Red Line Macing
    The CTA is looking into a report of Mace being sprayed on a Red Line train Tuesday afternoon. About 12:15 p.m., a northbound Red Line train operator was alerted that a rider had sprayed Mace in a rail car but not directly at another rider, CTA...
  • CTA: Truck tire on the tracks leads to minor derailment of Blue Line train on West Side

    CTA: Truck tire on the tracks leads to minor derailment of Blue Line train on West Side
    Officials said a Forest Park bound Blue Line CTA train derailed slightly after the train hit an automobile tire that somehow ended up on the tracks. The incident happened at about 7:40 p.m. when the train had just left the Cicero station on the West...
  • Officials: Man's body pulled from river

    Officials: Man's body pulled from river
    A man's body was found floating in the Chicago River in the South Loop, officials said. At 11:35 a.m. police responded to the scene in the 700 block of South Wells Street for a body in the water, said police News Affairs Officer Michael Sullivan....
  • City shootings leave 2 dead, 7 wounded in 5 hours

    City shootings leave 2 dead, 7 wounded in 5 hours
    A man and a 17-year-old boy were killed and seven others were wounded during Wednesday shootings, authorities said. A 33-year-old man was killed just south of 56th Street on Elizabeth Avenue about 9:35 p.m and a 28-year-old man with him was wounded in...
  • Amid weekend violence, 6 children shot Sunday night

    Amid weekend 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 vehicle as shootings across the city Sunday night added to the toll of a violent holiday weekend. The weekend toll for gun...
  • Man killed in Lawndale shooting identified

    Man killed in Lawndale shooting identified
    A 25-year-old man fatally shot in the Lawndale neighborhood Thursday has been identified. The man killed was Eric Woods, who lived at the same address where the shooting happened, a representative of the Cook County medical examiner's office said this...
  • 2 hurt in Brainerd fire

    2 hurt in Brainerd fire
    A man and woman were hospitalized after a fire broke out in a home in the South Side's Brainerd neighborhood and spread to two adjacent homes early this morning, according to the Chicago Fire Department. The fire started about 4 a.m. in a home in the...
  • 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...
  • Oil container catches fire at South Side steel plant

    Oil container catches fire at South Side steel plant
    An oil container at a large steel plant caught fire this morning on the Far South Side, but firefighters put out the blaze and reported no injuries. The fire started about 4:30 a.m. inside the plant, which has a listed address in the 400 block of West...
  • Man dies after Burnside fire

    Man dies after Burnside fire
    An 81-year-old man who was injured during a fire in at his Burnside neighborhood home Friday night has died, officials said. Peter Stewart, 81, of the 700 block of E. 88th Place, was pronounced dead at 9:29 p.m. at Advocate Trinity Hospital, according...
  • Green Line trains on the move again after man found dead on tracks

    Green Line trains on the move again after man found dead on tracks
    Green Line trains are moving again after a man was found dead early this morning on the  CTA tracks near the Pulaski stop, authorities said. At 8:33 a.m. normal service has resumed to north and southbound trains, according to CTA spokeswoman Catherine...
  • Chicago officer released from hospital after hit by bullet fragment

    Chicago officer released from hospital after hit by bullet fragment
    A Chicago police officer was released from the hospital this morning, hours after a bullet fragment struck him in the head as officers served a search warrant in the Calumet Heights neighborhood, authorities said. The tactical officer was hit between the...