| Jun 27, 2012
| 4:39 PM
A fire that started inside the engine of a locomotive in a train yard southwest of the Loop has been controlled this afternoon after three people required treatment for smoke inhalation.
Fire Department crews were called to a train yard near Roosevelt...
| Sep 14, 2012
| 6:56 PM
A man serving a 40-year sentence for murder has died in custody, authorities said today.
Robert J. Turner, 32, who was serving time at the downstate Dixon Correctional Center at 2600 Brinton Ave., suffered multiple medical problems including cirrhosis...
| Sep 17, 2012
| 5:23 AM
A man sentenced to 40 years in prison for killing a man during a home invasion in 1998 died of blood poisoning and the so-called flesh-eating bacteria, an autopsy has found.
Robert J. Turner, 32, died Friday at the University of Illinois Medical Center...
| Aug 2, 2012
| 3:50 PM
Jesus Lupian died doing the thing he loved most — playing soccer.
“It absolutely was his passion,” his former Glenbrook South varsity soccer coach, Paul Agombar, said. “It’s ironic that that’s how he went.”...
| Feb 16, 2013
| 1:55 PM
A 23-year-old man was shot by police and a police officer was injured during an investigation of drug sales in the Humboldt Park neighborhood this morning, officials said.
Chicago Fire Department paramedics responded to the 3900 block of West Chicago...
| Feb 18, 2013
| 12:18 PM
A man who was shot after he allegedly tried to run down a police officer in the Humboldt Park neighborhood over the weekend was ordered held.
Roosevelt Hartman, 26, of the 100 block of North Laramie Avenue was charged with attempted murder of a police...
| Dec 9, 2012
| 2:18 PM
The death of a 42-year-old homeless man who collapsed on a jogging track at a University of Illinois at Chicago athletic field Saturday marked at least the second cold related death of the season so far, officials say. An autopsy Sunday found Thomas...
| Nov 21, 2012
| 11:08 AM
Several people were injured this morning in an extra-alarm fire at a senior citizen high-rise on the West Side.
One person was taken to the University of Illinois Medical Center in serious condition. Four others were taken to area hospitals with what is...
| Jun 12, 2011
Thousands of motorcycle enthusiasts and baseball fans will gather with friends and family on Sunday, June 12 for the Ninth Annual Green Ribbon Motorcycle Ride & Rally. The event will offer a day of fun-filled family activities including live music, food,...
| Apr 1, 2011
| 8:08 PM
A baby's first birthday--a big day in any household. This year, for one family, the party took place at University of Illinois Medical Center at Chicago. Twin boys turned one
against all odds. The toddlers are conjoined twins. Doctors are amazed at...
| Apr 1, 2011
| 5:44 PM
Defying the odds, conjoined twins born critically ill last year in University of Illinois Medical Center at Chicago have reached a major milestone: their first birthday.
Doctors did not expect Kaydon and Kameron Hayes to live this long, and even had...
| Jul 19, 2010
| 6:00 PM
The elderly man was emaciated, so hospital physicians were running a series of tests for cancer, a common cause of weight loss in older patients.
Dr. Saul Weiner suspected something else might be going on.
"Where are you living?" he remembers inquiring....