| Jan 16, 2014
| 5:56 AM
A 22-year-old man was shot to death in the Little Village neighborhood Wednesday evening, and a separate shooting in the Heart of Chicago neighborhood left two teenagers injured.
Police were called to the 3200 block of West 23rd Street about 7:25 p.m....
| Jan 18, 2014
| 8:02 AM
Two men have been killed and seven people injured in shootings on the South and West sides since Friday afternoon, according to police.
The violent start to the weekend, which came as downtown temperatures hovered in the teens, included a shooting...
| Jan 18, 2014
| 9:04 AM
Five people were hurt in an early-morning traffic crash near Grant Park in downtown Chicago, fire officials said.
The crash, involving a Toyota Camry and a Hyundai Elantra, happened just after 2 a.m. near the intersection of South Columbus Drive and...
| Jan 18, 2014
| 9:02 AM
A man and two women, one of them pregnant, were shot as they sat inside a SUV that had broken down on a Dan Ryan Expressway ramp early this morning, according to Illinois State Police.
The 2008 Buick SUV broke down along a southbound exit ramp to 71st...
| Jan 24, 2014
| 4:11 PM
The Cook County hospital board on Friday named an interim CEO who was a top executive at a Dallas hospital system when the federal government determined it had problems that were a “serious threat to patient health and safety.”
| Jan 26, 2014
| 6:22 AM
Five people were shot, one fatally, when gunshots were fired into a lounge in the Back of the Yards neighborhood early Saturday morning, police said.
The shooting happened about 12:50 a.m., during a birthday party at Rudy's Lounge on the southeast...
| Jan 25, 2014
| 2:23 PM
Two men have been killed and at least five people were injured in shootings early this morning on the city's West, Northwest and South Sides, according to police.
In one of the shootings, a 35-year-old man was killed and four people were wounded after...
| Dec 22, 2013
| 10:35 AM
At least three people, including a 15-year-old boy, have been injured in shootings in Chicago this morning, after three others were shot, one fatally, overnight, authorities said.
The 15-year-old walked into Our Lady of the Resurrection Medical Center...
| Dec 26, 2013
| 10:03 AM
Eight-year-old Lauren Jessica Smith recently confronted her mother after finding receipts for gifts she had asked from Santa Claus. Yes, her mother admitted, she did buy them but Santa would be putting them under the tree.
The 3rd grader was looking...
| Dec 25, 2013
| 7:01 AM
Shootings overnight left a 40-year-old man dead and at least three people injured, authorities said.
In what appeared to be the most recent shooting about 2:15 a.m., a man was shot in the 1200 block of West 73rd Place in the Englewood neighborhood on...
| Dec 27, 2013
| 8:20 AM
Police were searching for the hit-and-run driver of a van that struck and killed a 65-year-old man in the Englewood neighborhood Thursday afternoon, officials said.
The hit-and-run accident happened at 4:40 p.m. on the 1000 block of West 59th Street,...