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  • 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...
  • In sickness and in health

     In sickness and in health
    Patrick and Angie Jessee were less than three months from their wedding day when they received the news: Patrick had non-Hodgkin lymphoma. His life expectancy, according to his oncologist, was five years. They had planned to wed on Oct. 8, 2011. But...
  • 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....
  • Man fatally shot on South Side, 13 wounded in other shootings

    Man fatally shot on South Side, 13 wounded in other shootings
    A man was fatally shot in the city's South Side in the Bronzeville neighborhood, and at least 13 others were wounded during shootings citywide over 36 hours Friday and Saturday. Most recently, about 7:30 a.m. in the Humboldt Park neighborhood, a 19-...
  • 3 killed, 4 injured in city shootings

    3 killed, 4 injured in city shootings
    Three men were killed and four other people injured in separate shootings Monday night and Tuesday morning on the South and Southwest Sides, authorities said. Police said the latest of the three homicides was about 6:12 a.m. Tuesday morning in the...
  • Woman, 2 grandkids shot: 'It doesn't make me angry, it makes me scared'

    Woman, 2 grandkids shot: 'It doesn't make me angry, it makes me scared'
    Daisy Atwood was getting ready for bed when she got the call: Her daughter and two great-grandsons, 3 and 5, had been shot while headed home from the store. "I just froze," said Atwood, 77. "It doesn’t make me angry, it makes me scared. It’...
  • 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...
  • Paramedics treat 5 on scene of South Side wreck

    Paramedics treat 5 on scene of South Side wreck
    Five people were treated at the scene of a crash involving multiple cars on the South Side this morning, officials said. Two or possibly three cars collided about 7:50 a.m. near the 4300 block of South LaSalle Street, said Police News Affairs Officer...
  • 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...
  • Teen injured in police-involved shooting on South Side

    Teen injured in police-involved shooting on South Side
    A 17-year-old boy who allegedly pointed a gun at police officers in the Fuller Park neighborhood Thursday evening was shot by police during a foot chase, officials said. The shooting happened about 6:40 p.m. in an alley behind the 4400 block of South...
  • 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....