| Jul 4, 2014
| 6:21 PM
Nine people were injured, three of them seriously, in a four-vehicle crash in the Austin neighborhood this afternoon, officials said.
An Emergency Medical Services Plan 1 was called for the crash about 4:45 p.m. at Roosevelt Road and Central Avenue....
| Jul 9, 2014
| 5:14 AM
A man who came to visit his son was accidentally trapped inside an empty maximum security visiting area of Cook County Jail for about 30 hours over the weekend, authorities said on Tuesday.
He was rescued when he broke a sprinkler head, alerting Chicago...
| Jul 10, 2014
| 7:36 AM
Three separate shootings left three men wounded, and police exchanged gunfire with a man in another incident overnight.
Preliminary reports said the man police shot at is in custody and is not injured. Police said a weapon was recovered from the scene....
| Jul 11, 2014
| 5:38 AM
Firefighters pulled a 48-year-old man from Lake Michigan near Bryn Mawr Avenue late Thursday night.
He was bobbing in the water 20 to 30 feet from the shore when someone spotted him and called 911, officials said.
The man was in the water without...
| Apr 28, 2014
| 9:12 AM
A Chicago firefighter was hospitalized after suffering a leg injury in a South Side fire Monday morning, officials.
The fire began about 9 a.m. at a building in the 6600 block of Bishop Street in the Englewood neighborhood, according to Chicago Fire...
| Apr 28, 2014
| 7:28 PM
Chicago firefighters battled an extra-alarm fire at a Southwest Side building Monday evening, according to the Chicago Fire Department.
Fire crews were called to the scene about 5:40 p.m. The fire, which was elevated to a 3-11 alarm about 6:15 p.m., was...
| 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...
| Apr 18, 2014
| 7:58 AM
Another group of Chicago Fire Department personnel has been suspended for falsifying thousands of dollars worth of mileage reimbursement claims, according to a report released Thursday by the city's top internal watchdog.
In all, 17 firefighters and...