| Mar 11, 2014
| 9:52 PM
Three people were shot and wounded this afternoon near Jackson Park Hospital, authorities said.
A woman, 30, and two men, ages 25 and 26, were shot about 5 p.m. as they drove on 76th Street near the hospital, police said. They were in a vehicle when...
| Mar 11, 2014
| 4:33 PM
Ten people were shot overnight across the city, one of them fatally.
Among the surviving wounded is a retired Chicago police sergeant who was wounded in a home invasion about 11:45 p.m. in his East Side home. He's in serious-to-critical condition,...
| Mar 10, 2014
| 6:43 AM
A Chicago police officer was released from the hospital this morning, hours after a bullet fragment struck him in the head as officers served a search warrant in the Calumet Heights neighborhood, authorities said.
The tactical officer was hit between the...
| Mar 8, 2014
| 6:54 AM
Green Line trains are moving again after a man was found dead early this morning on the CTA tracks near the Pulaski stop, authorities said.
At 8:33 a.m. normal service has resumed to north and southbound trains, according to CTA spokeswoman Catherine...
| Mar 8, 2014
| 6:07 AM
An 81-year-old man who was injured during a fire in at his Burnside neighborhood home Friday night has died, officials said.
Peter Stewart, 81, of the 700 block of E. 88th Place, was pronounced dead at 9:29 p.m. at Advocate Trinity Hospital, according...
| Jan 28, 2014
| 6:17 PM
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."
| Feb 7, 2014
| 7:00 AM
A basement fire sent smoke rising to the upper floors of a North Side high-rise overnight but caused no serious injuries, authorities said.
A doorman in the 16-story building reported the fire just after 10 p.m., Chicago Fire Department commissioner...
| Feb 23, 2014
| 8:10 PM
A man who did security work for Chicago rapper Twista was found shot to death and lit on fire in a South Side home Friday.
The man was identified as Davy Easterling by the Cook County medical examiner’s office Sunday.
Easterling was found in...
| 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...
| 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 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...