| Mar 12, 2014
| 6:44 PM
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...
| Mar 20, 2014
| 5:12 AM
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...
| Mar 20, 2014
| 11:06 PM
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...
| Mar 23, 2014
| 11:29 AM
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...
| Mar 23, 2014
| 4:41 PM
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....
| Mar 24, 2014
| 9:03 AM
A woman died in a two-vehicle accident Monday morning on the Dan Ryan Expressway, officials said.
The 25-year-old woman from Chicago was driving a gray 2004 Chevrolet Impala southbound about 6:02 a.m. on Interstate 94 near 89th Street when her vehicle...
| Mar 29, 2014
| 6:58 PM
A man was fatally shot in the city's South Side in the Bronzeville neighborhood, and at least 13 others were wounded during shootings citywide over 36 hours Friday and Saturday.
Most recently, about 7:30 a.m. in the Humboldt Park neighborhood, a 19-...
| Apr 2, 2014
| 8:14 AM
Daisy Atwood was getting ready for bed when she got the call: Her daughter and two great-grandsons, 3 and 5, had been shot while headed home from the store.
"I just froze," said Atwood, 77. "It doesn’t make me angry, it makes me scared. It’...
| Apr 4, 2014
| 5:11 AM
A fire ravaged a Glory to Glory Family Christian Center building late Thursday night, according to authorities.
The building damaged was used by the church as a food pantry on the weekends.
"It's used once every Saturday to give about 100-something...
| Apr 1, 2014
| 5:31 PM
Three men were killed and four other people injured in separate shootings Monday night and Tuesday morning on the South and Southwest Sides, authorities said.
Police said the latest of the three homicides was about 6:12 a.m. Tuesday morning in the...
| Apr 8, 2014
| 12:26 PM
The CTA is looking into a report of Mace being sprayed on a Red Line train Tuesday afternoon.
About 12:15 p.m., a northbound Red Line train operator was alerted that a rider had sprayed Mace in a rail car but not directly at another rider, CTA...