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  • Trucker charged in accident that killed tollway worker, injured trooper in fiery crash

    Trucker charged in accident that killed tollway worker, injured trooper in fiery crash
    Vincent Petrella loved his job at the tollway, especially being out on the road in weather people hated. "He just loved it," said his sister Maria Petrella. "He always looked forward to it when it came to snow. He was just a hard worker." Petrella had...
  • New course record set during the 36th annual Chicago Marathon

    New course record set during the 36th annual Chicago Marathon
    While security was on the minds of many during their 26.2 mile journey through the city's streets, participants didn't let it stop them as the winning runner set a new course record in what has become a historic Chicago Marathon. Dennis Kimetto of Kenya...
  • Officials: 6 shot in one hour citywide

    Officials: 6 shot in one hour citywide
    At least seven people were shot across the city Monday night, including six shot within an hour, officials said. About 6:15 p.m., someone shot a 21-year-old man and a 53-year-old woman in the 1300 block of West Washburn Avenue in the city's University...
  • 6 hurt in school bus crash

    6 hurt in school bus crash
    Six people were injured when a car collided with a school bus on the South Side this morning, causing the bus to also hit a van. At least five special needs adults were on the bus, and a driver, but none of the injuries were serious, according to the...
  • Chicago Overnight Report

    Chicago Overnight Report
    A wrap-up of news from the Tribune's breaking news desk. • Six people were injured when a car collided with a school bus on the South Side this morning, causing the bus to also hit a van. At least five special needs adults were on the bus, and a...
  • Mayday called by firefighters after roof collapses during blaze

    Mayday called by firefighters after roof collapses during blaze
    Chicago firefighters issued a mayday after a roof collapsed during a fire in the South Chicago neighborhood, officials said. The fire on the 8000 block of South Marquette Road was reported at about 6:30 p.m., according to Chicago Fire Department...
  • 14-year-old boy dies, among at least 10 shot overnight

    14-year-old boy dies, among at least 10 shot overnight
    At least 10 people were shot overnight in Chicago, including a 14-year-old boy shot a block from his West Side home who later died, an 11-year-old girl sitting on the front steps of her Northwest Side home, and three men shot in a single incident on the...
  • Police: North Side man beaten with two-by-four in Wicker Park

    Police: North Side man beaten with two-by-four in Wicker Park
    A 25-year-old North Side man was badly beaten with a two-by-four and robbed Sunday afternoon in Wicker Park, police said. The man was seated on the grass about 1:30 p.m. at Wicker Park, 1425 N. Damen Ave., when a man attacked him with a two-by four...
  • Police: Search continues for man reportedly missing in lake off Jackson Park

    Police: Search continues for man reportedly missing in lake off Jackson Park
    Police divers are searching the waters of Lake Michigan for a man who was reported missing by his brother after a raft drifted away from a beach and into Lake Michigan near Jackson Park on the South Side. Police Marine Unit Officer Jean McCarthy said...
  • Severe overnight storms caused transportation delays, area damage

    Severe overnight storms caused transportation delays, area damage
    Severe thunderstorms that included high winds, hail and torrential rains that downed trees and halted trains passed over the Chicago area over night as rain continues on Saturday. Scattered and isolated thunderstorms are expected to continue in the area...
  • Body of man pulled from lake on South Side

    Body of man pulled from lake on South Side
    The body of an adult male was pulled from Lake Michigan this afternoon on the South Side in the city's Hyde Park neighborhood. The Chicago Fire Department responded shortly after 4 p.m. to a call of a person in the water on the 5700 block of South...