| Apr 2, 2014
| 8:14 AM
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’...
| Feb 1, 2014
| 5:56 AM
A 31-year-old woman was rescued by firefighters this morning from the frigid waters of Lake Michigan on the North Side.
It was not known how she got in the water but firefighters from an engine company were able to pluck her out about 7 a.m. in the 3700...
| Apr 1, 2014
| 5:31 PM
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...
| Jan 29, 2014
| 6:56 PM
A 17-year-old girl suffered a graze wound in a shooting in the Woodlawn neighborhood Wednesday afternoon after a fight at a party, authorities said.
The girl was taken to Northwestern Memorial Hospital following the shooting in the 6400 block of South...
| Jan 28, 2014
| 1:07 PM
A man and woman shot in any icy West Side alley were among at least four people shot on the West and Far South sides today, police said.
The man and woman were shot about 11:50 a.m. in an alley on the 4200 block of West Wilcox Street in the West...
| Feb 2, 2014
| 4:04 AM
A 60-year-old man was taken to a hospital early this morning after accidentally plunging over a CTA platform and falling onto the tracks in a Loop subway, police said.
The man had been looking for the train when he accidentally fell over the platform...
| Feb 3, 2014
| 6:52 PM
One person was killed and seven more were seriously injured in a crash in the Logan Square neighborhood this morning.
The crash happened about 5:30 a.m. at the intersection of Kimball and Fullerton avenues on the Northwest Side.
At about 5:30 a.m., a...
| Feb 5, 2014
| 4:31 PM
CHICAGO -- A 16-year-old boy was killed and three other people were wounded when a masked gunman walked up to them in a McDonald's parking lot and opened fire Wednesday afternoon, authorities said.
The boy was shot in the head and was dead at the scene,...
| Jan 21, 2014
| 10:49 AM
Trains on the CTA Blue Line were stopped this afternoon after smoke was reported in the tunnel of the Milwaukee Avenue subway near Division.
What was believed to have been smoke from an electrical box was reported in the subway near the Division...
| Jan 19, 2014
| 4:28 PM
A man who holed himself and a woman up inside an apartment following a domestic incident has been arrested and the situation is under control this evening in the Rogers Park neighborhood, police said. Police were summoned to an apartment in the 1300 block...
| Jan 18, 2014
| 9:04 AM
Five people were hurt in an early-morning traffic crash near Grant Park in downtown Chicago, fire officials said.
The crash, involving a Toyota Camry and a Hyundai Elantra, happened just after 2 a.m. near the intersection of South Columbus Drive and...