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  • Airplane lands on Lake Shore Drive

    Airplane lands on Lake Shore Drive
    Two hours after landing his plane on Lake Shore Drive early Sunday, John Pedersen peered past rows of police cars, gaping drivers and news trucks, searching for his fiancee's red SUV while giving her directions. "You can't miss it," he said into his...
  • Man shot in Evanston

    Man shot in Evanston
    An 18-year-old Chicago man was hospitalized after being shot in Evanston this afternoon, Evanston police said. The shooting happened at about 2:30 p.m. on the 500 block of Howard Street, Evanston police said. The man was shot multiple times and taken to...
  • Chicago Fire Department OT tab skyrockets

    Chicago Fire Department OT tab skyrockets
    The Chicago Fire Department expects to spend more than twice what it thought it would on overtime this year after hiring new firefighters was suspended as the city worked to resolve discrimination lawsuits, Fire Commissioner Jose Santiago said today. By...
  • Emanuel mum on city pension fix

    Emanuel mum on city pension fix
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel today declined to say whether he got a specific pledge from legislative leaders to deal with the city’s pension mess, even as the Illinois legislature is preparing to vote in Springfield today on a state pension reform package...
  • Woman struck by taxi, seriously injured on Near North Side

    Woman struck by taxi, seriously injured on Near North Side
    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...
  • Father of the snorkel — and plenty of one-liners

     Father of the snorkel — and plenty of one-liners
    On Oct. 18, 1958, a bizarre-looking apparatus responded to a blaze at a lumberyard on Cermak Road, raised a steel arm hinged in the middle like an elbow, and revolutionized firefighting the world over. "A fireman in a crow's nest at the top of the tower...
  • Trucker charged in accident that killed tollway worker, injured trooper in fiery crash

    Trucker charged in accident that killed tollway worker, injured trooper in fiery crash
    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." Petrella had...
  • New course record set during the 36th annual Chicago Marathon

    New course record set during the 36th annual Chicago Marathon
    While security was on the minds of many during their 26.2 mile journey through the city's streets, participants didn't let it stop them as the winning runner set a new course record in what has become a historic Chicago Marathon. Dennis Kimetto of Kenya...
  • Man found dead after fire in Fulton River neighborhood

    Man found dead after fire in Fulton River neighborhood
    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...
  • Worker injured while performing work in manhole on South Side

    Worker injured while performing work in manhole on South Side
    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...
  • Man killed in Lawndale shooting identified

    Man killed in Lawndale shooting identified
    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...