| Jun 18, 2014
| 9:45 AM
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...
| Jun 22, 2014
| 4:46 AM
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.,...
| Jun 6, 2014
| 4:47 PM
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...
| Feb 26, 2014
| 5:31 PM
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...
| Feb 27, 2014
| 2:10 PM
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...
| Feb 28, 2014
| 6:09 AM
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...
| Mar 2, 2014
| 5:31 AM
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...
| Feb 14, 2014
| 2:55 PM
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:...
| Feb 14, 2014
| 1:47 PM
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,...
| Feb 15, 2014
| 1:33 PM
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...
| Feb 17, 2014
| 6:00 PM
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...