| Nov 16, 2012
| 8:46 PM
A 49-year-old man was shot dead and another man was critically wounded today in separate shootings on the West Side.
The 49-year-old was pronounced dead after being shot this afternoon in the Lawndale neighborhood, officials said.
Bruce Bennett, of...
| Nov 17, 2012
| 5:49 AM
A vehicle struck two pedestrians in the Ravenswood neighborhood Friday night, killing one and leaving the other in critical condition, police said.
In a separate collision in the Archer Heights neighborhood, a 61-year-man died after being struck by a...
| Nov 17, 2012
| 4:13 PM
A 24-year-old woman died this morning after apparently jumping into the North Shore Channel near Main Street on the border between Evanston and Skokie, according to the Evanston Fire Department.
Emergency crews from both Evanston and Skokie were...
| Oct 2, 2012
| 5:26 PM
An 84-year-old man died today after being struck by a vehicle while walking across a north suburban Skokie street this afternoon near his home, authorities said.
The victim, identified by the Cook County medical examiner’s office as Leon Goldberg,...
| Oct 8, 2012
| 6:22 PM
A speeding stop led to the discovery of a multi-million dollar car theft ring, based out of Illinois, according to the Berrien Springs Police.
The incident happened back in late July, when an officer pulled the suspect over for speeding. Police say the...
| Oct 17, 2012
| 9:38 PM
A long-delayed autopsy is scheduled for Thursday for an elderly man who was attacked with a baseball bat earlier this year and died at a nursing home late last month, authorities said.
Chicago police said that a man wielding a wooden baseball bat...
| Oct 18, 2012
| 5:37 PM
Two men were killed and a police officer was injured in separate traffic accidents overnight in Chicago, authorities said.
In Rogers Park, a man identified as Michael Schaefer, 34, was struck by a cab in the 6800 block of North Sheridan Road and declared...
| Apr 25, 2013
| 6:05 PM
So Illinois says it owns the state, and Northwestern claims Chicago. Now the two athletic programs are fighting over … Evanston?
The Fighting Illini Caravan will make an intriguing stop May 8 — at the World of Beer bar in Evanston located...
| Apr 15, 2013
| 4:47 PM
A Chicago infant has died four days after her father smothered her in an attempt to stop her crying in her family's West Ridge neighborhood home, officials said.
Angelina Rodriguez, who turned five months early last week, was declared dead at Lurie...
| Mar 19, 2013
| 5:11 AM
A 26-year-old man was stabbed to death Monday evening during an apparent dispute between roommates, police said.
Following the stabbing, which happened in the Northwest Side's Albany Park neighborhood, police took the man's roommate into custody in...
| Mar 19, 2013
| 2:21 PM
A man who may have been drunk fell down the stairs of a Far North Side "L" station, hit his head and died early Tuesday, police said.
The man, believed to be in his 40s, had not been identified this morning after hitting his head at the Howard Red...
| Oct 25, 2012
| 1:43 PM
A 17-year-old Rogers Park boy has died after being shot in the head by his father last weekend in an apparently accidental shooting, authorities said this morning.
Terrance Johnson, of the 1300 block of West Estes Avenue, was pronounced dead at St....