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  • 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.,...
  • 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...
  • 15 people shot since mid-day Friday

    15 people shot since mid-day Friday
    At least 15 people were shot, one fatally, across the city between mid-day Friday and early Saturday morning, police said. The most recent incident at about 2:55 a.m. Saturday left four people wounded in Humboldt Park. The four walked into Norwegian...
  • One dead, one critical in West Side fire

    One dead, one critical in West Side fire
    A woman is dead and her husband critically injured after a Sunday morning fire at a West Side home, Chicago fire officials said. The Chicago Fire Department received a call about the fire at about 5:43 a.m. in the 900 block of North Lawndale Avenue,...
  • 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...
  • Strip mall attack wounds 6 as city shootings leave 11 hurt

    Strip mall attack wounds 6 as city shootings leave 11 hurt
    Shootings on the South and Northwest sides left 11 people injured Monday afternoon and evening, among them six people injured in a single shooting in a South Shore strip mall. The strip mall shooting happened about 8:05 p.m. in the 2600 block of East...
  • Search suspended for 2 missing after boat capsizes in Lake Michigan

    Search suspended for 2 missing after boat capsizes in Lake Michigan
    Rescue efforts have been suspended for two people missing since a boat capsized over the weekend on Lake Michigan, about 6 miles from Chicago's shoreline, authorities said. Two other passengers were pulled from the water Sunday morning, but one of...
  • Three-alarm fire deemed 'suspicious'

    Three-alarm fire deemed 'suspicious'
    An extra-alarm fire that spread among four buildings was deemed "suspicious" by Chicago Fire Department investigators. The fire started about 4:30 a.m. in the 8900 block of South Commercial Avenue on the Southeast Side and soon spread to neighboring...
  • 3 dead, including 58-year-old woman, 11 injured in shootings on South, West Sides

    3 dead, including 58-year-old woman, 11 injured in shootings on South, West Sides
    A 58-year-old woman was killed and two others were injured in a shooting in the Chatham neighborhood on the South Side, several hours after a man was shot and seriously wounded near a Lawndale school Thursday afternoon, officials said. A total of 14...
  • Cops: 14 vehicles torched in Englewood, West Englewood

    Cops: 14 vehicles torched in Englewood, West Englewood
    When Turhan Ice woke up at his South Side home early this morning, he was jolted when he looked out to find his 1999 GMC Yukon SUV in flames. The man was getting ready for his job as a plumber and when he called firefighters he was told they were...
  • 15-year-old killed as 8 shot across city

    15-year-old killed as 8 shot across city
    A 15-year-old boy died after a shooting in the Bronzeville neighborhood Sunday afternoon and seven other people were injured in city gun violence Sunday afternoon and evening, authorities said. Three people were killed and 26 were wounded in shootings...