| Jul 13, 2014
Dr. Ari Kaz watched as the Hatzalah volunteers practiced splinting each other's arms.
The room was a flurry of ACE wrap and so many men in bright orange splints that it could have been a mass accident scene except for the occasional jokes and lack of...
| Jun 28, 2014
| 10:52 AM
A 17-year-old boy was critically injured in what may have been a drive-by shooting in the Bronzeville neighborhood Friday evening, authorities said. Thirteen others were wounded across the city.
The boy was shot in the back about 7:35 p.m. in the 5000...
| Jun 29, 2014
| 6:45 PM
An extra-alarm fire tore through three buildings Sunday night in the Bronzeville neighborhood.
No one was hurt, according to a Chicago Fire Department official.
It started about 6:45 p.m. at an abandoned building at 4233 S. Champlain Ave. and spread...
| May 1, 2014
| 6:23 PM
One man was killed and 10 other people were wounded, including a 14-year-old boy, in shootings across Chicago Wednesday afternoon through early this morning.
Jeromy Ellis, 34, was shot in the head while standing at the corner of 81st Street and Cottage...
| May 2, 2014
| 6:48 AM
A diver swam out to the middle of the Chicago River downtown and rescued a woman in her 70s who apparently had jumped in early this morning, officials said.
The 79-year-old woman jumped into the river shortly before 1 a.m. near Orleans Street....
| May 4, 2014
| 7:42 PM
A gang-related drive-by shooting in the River North neighborhood left four people wounded early Sunday morning, among at least 19 people injured, two of them fatally, by gunfire since 11 a.m. Saturday.
The most recent shooting involved a 29-year-old man...
| May 3, 2014
| 5:47 PM
A 27-year-old man died following a traffic collision between a car and a motorcycle Saturday afternoon on the Northwest Side.
The victim, whose name was not being made public yet, was pronounced dead at 4:34 p.m. at Loyola University Medical Center...
| Jul 1, 2014
| 5:52 PM
A 20-year-old man died this afternoon after being pulled from Lake Michigan on the North Side, authorities said.
The victim’s identity has not been made public but it happened in the 1000 block of West Pratt Boulevard, according to the Cook County...
| Jun 14, 2014
| 9:22 AM
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...
| 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.,...