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  • 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....
  • Teen charged in police-involved shooting

    Teen charged in police-involved shooting
    A 17-year-old boy who police say pointed a gun at officers in the Fuller Park neighborhood Thursday evening and was shot by police during a foot chase has been charged, officials said. The shooting happened about 6:40 p.m. in an alley behind the 4400...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Oil container catches fire at South Side steel plant

    Oil container catches fire at South Side steel plant
    An oil container at a large steel plant caught fire this morning on the Far South Side, but firefighters put out the blaze and reported no injuries. The fire started about 4:30 a.m. inside the plant, which has a listed address in the 400 block of West...
  • Woman rescued after falling into Chicago River in Loop

    Woman rescued after falling into Chicago River in Loop
    Chicago Fire Department crews rescued a woman from the Chicago River in the Loop late this morning, police said. Emergency personnel responded to calls of a person in the water about 11:45 a.m. in the 500 block of West Adams Street, police said....
  • DUI charges filed after wrong-way driver crashes into truck on Skyway

    DUI charges filed after wrong-way driver crashes into truck on Skyway
    DUI charges have been filed against a woman who drove the wrong way on the Chicago Skyway overnight and collided with a semi,  causing a fuel spill and a hazardous materials response from the Chicago Fire Department, police said. The woman, who was not...
  • Woman struck by taxi, seriously injured on Near North Side

    Woman struck by taxi, seriously injured on Near North Side
    A taxicab driver was ticketed after he ran a red light and got into an accident before striking and seriously injuring a 66-year-old woman this afternoon on the Near North Side, officials said. The woman was taken from the accident at Clark Street and...
  • 1 seriously hurt during Edgewater Beach shooting

    1 seriously hurt during Edgewater Beach shooting
    A 23-year-old man was taken to a hospital in serious condition after being shot this morning in the Edgewater Beach neighborhood, authorities said. Someone shot the man in the abdomen about 7:40 a.m. in the 5800 block of North Kenmore Avenue,...