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  • 3 seriously hurt when car hits South Side building

    3 seriously hurt when car hits South Side building
    Three women were seriously hurt when a car hit a building in the West Pullman neighborhood this morning, authorities said. The crash happened about 5:15 a.m. near the intersection of West 119th Street and South Eggleston Avenue. The women were taken...
  • Police: Speeding car kills construction worker, crashes into equipment

    Police: Speeding car kills construction worker, crashes into equipment
    A construction worker was killed Saturday morning after a driver traveling north on Western Avenue disregarded a barrier and drove through a construction site, police said. The crash happened in the 4900 block of South Western Avenue about 4:17 a.m.,...
  • Longtime WGN Radio crime reporter Larry Schreiner dies at age 72

    Longtime WGN Radio crime reporter Larry Schreiner dies at age 72
    Former WGN radio reporter Larry Schreiner, a legendary crime reporter who covered the John Wayne Gacy serial killings, the Palatine murders and the death of Mayor Harold Washington, passed away Thursday night of cardiac arrest, according to his son Mark...
  • Man found dead after fire in Fulton River neighborhood

    Man found dead after fire in Fulton River neighborhood
    The body of a man was found as firefighters extinguished a blaze in the Fulton River neighborhood this morning. The small fire broke out around 10:10 a.m. in a residence in the 300 block of North Canal Street, according to Chicago Fire Department...
  • Worker injured while performing work in manhole on South Side

    Worker injured while performing work in manhole on South Side
    A man was taken to a hospital in serious-to-critical condition after he became unconscious while working on electrical cables underground at at a construction site this afternoon in the South Shore neighborhood. Chicago Fire Department companies were...
  • Man killed in Lawndale shooting identified

    Man killed in Lawndale shooting identified
    A 25-year-old man fatally shot in the Lawndale neighborhood Thursday has been identified. The man killed was Eric Woods, who lived at the same address where the shooting happened, a representative of the Cook County medical examiner's office said this...
  • 2 hurt in Brainerd fire

    2 hurt in Brainerd fire
    A man and woman were hospitalized after a fire broke out in a home in the South Side's Brainerd neighborhood and spread to two adjacent homes early this morning, according to the Chicago Fire Department. The fire started about 4 a.m. in a home in the...
  • Officials: Space heater may be behind fatal apartment fire in Austin

    Officials: Space heater may be behind fatal apartment fire in Austin
    Officials have not been able to determine the cause of a fire Thursday on the West Side where a 62-year-old handicapped man was pronounced dead but officials believe a space heater may have contributed, officials said today. The fire was reported at 5:...
  • DCFS: Mom investigated for abuse after son found with severe burns

    DCFS: Mom investigated for abuse after son found with severe burns
    A woman is being investigated for abuse after her son was found in critical condition with life-threatening burns in the South Shore neighborhood, officials said. Officers responding to a call found the boy, who is 4 months shy of his second birthday,...
  • 3-year-old dead, 3 people hospitalized after West Side fire

    3-year-old dead, 3 people hospitalized after West Side fire
    A 3-year-old boy was killed and another child critically injured when an extra-alarm fire swept two homes in the South Austin neighborhood Friday night, authorities said. Two adults were also hospitalized, one of them in critical condition, after the...
  • 20 taken to hospitals after pepper spray released at school

    20 taken to hospitals after pepper spray released at school
    No one was seriously injured but 20 people were taken to hospitals for observation after a student released pepper spray in a classroom at Chicago Military Academy, officials said. An Emergency Medical Services Plan 1 was called around 11:45 a.m. today...