| Jun 2, 2011
| 1:29 AM
Two Chicago police cars crashed into each other in a high-speed chase that began when a suspect's vehicle ran into another police car. Several officers were injured but none seriously.
The destruction started about 1:12 a.m. when a suspect's vehicle...
| May 2, 2012
| 7:14 PM
A University of Illinois Medical Center building was evacuated tonight for about 90 minutes after a worker saw a package he thought was suspicious near a newspaper box, authorities said.
The College of Medicine West Tower, also known as the 909 Building...
| May 12, 2012
| 10:15 AM
The father of a toddler initially believed to be found abandoned in a stroller on a Near West Side street -- prompting an official search for her family -- has been charged after making up the story while never actually leaving the child alone, police...
| Apr 1, 2012
| 10:57 AM
At least nine people were shot between 11:10 p.m. Saturday and 5 a.m. Sunday, according to Chicago police, including four outside a West Side club about 3 a.m.
Three men and a woman were shot outside The Supper Club on the 2700 block of West Madison...
| Apr 8, 2012
| 11:07 AM
A 13-year-old boy and 41-year-old woman were killed by gunfire Saturday night, and 15 others were wounded across the city, police said.
The 13-year-old, identified as Roberto Adrian Luna by the Cook County Medical Examiner's Office and his family, was...
| May 30, 2012
| 10:15 AM
About 50 University of Illinois Medical Center support staff members marched outside the hospital this morning, kicking off a three-day strike demanding a contract.
Some 350 medical center employees are represented by Service Employees International...
| 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...
| Nov 25, 2011
| 5:01 PM
Divers recovered a body in the Chicago River this afternoon on the Near West Side.Paramedics and divers responded at 1:20 p.m. to the river off Roosevelt Road and Lumber Street, according to Fire Media Affairs Director Larry Langford.
The victim was...
| Jan 4, 2012
A leading culprit in the development of childhood tooth decay is a baby's bottle, dentists say.
Tooth decay, often referred to in children as baby bottle tooth decay, remains the most common chronic disease in children. According to the Centers for...
| Jan 28, 2012
| 6:55 AM
At least 12 people were wounded by gunfire in 11 separate incidents since about 8 p.m. Friday night on the city's South and West sides, according to Chicago police.
A 10-year-old girl was shot in the leg and suffered a graze wound after a bullet went...
| Feb 25, 2010
| 5:54 PM
Boxer Rita Figueroa lasted all six rounds of her last fight before the bell rang and she headed to the locker room.
But the 40-year-old fighter was not well. A painful headache developed, then nausea and vomiting. She couldn't sign for her check to get...
| Nov 27, 2009
THE LAST OF TWO PARTS: Dawn Dubsky contracted malaria during a trip to Africa, and the infection became a personal catastrophe. She has been transferred to the University of Chicago Medical Center for surgery, which will change her life irrevocably....