| Apr 2, 2012
| 8:02 AM
A Chicago woman involved in a head-on collision over the weekend on the Southwest Side that killed a southwest suburban man and left four others injured has been charged with drunk driving, police said today.
Jessica Bahena, 18, of the 4500 block of...
| Apr 3, 2012
| 2:29 PM
A Southwest Side woman faces felony DUI charges in connection with a weekend drunk driving crash that left a 28-year-old motorist dead, Chicago police said.
Jessica Bahena, 18, had been charged with misdemeanor DUI and cited with failure to yield the...
| Jan 6, 2012
| 7:20 PM
Someone shot two teen boys this afternoon in the Brighton Park neighborhood on the Southwest Side during an attack police said was gang-related.
A 13-year-old was wounded in the shoulder while a 17-year-old was shot in the right foot about 2:10 p.m. in...
| Sep 21, 2012
| 2:18 PM
Three people were taken to hospitals in good condition following a collision involving a CTA bus and a car this afternoon in the Brighton Park neighborhood on the city’s Southwest Side.
A southbound Western Avenue bus No. 49 was stopped when it was...
| Sep 22, 2012
| 9:33 AM
Five people have been taken to hospitals, including one who was seriously hurt, following a crash with a CTA bus and a car on the Southwest Side this morning.
About a dozen more people are still being evaluated on the scene of the crash that happened...
| Sep 29, 2012
| 9:08 AM
Chicago on Friday surpassed 400 homicides for the year--the fastest the city has done so in nearly 10 years.
On Friday morning, two men were found beaten to death in the trunk of a vehicle in the 2400 block of West 45th Street in Brighton Park, officials...
| Jul 12, 2012
| 10:42 AM
Of the eight people shot overnight, the youngest victim was a 13-year-old boy who was shot on his own front porch.
Deneysi Valdovinos, 14, says she was sitting with Rony Monzon, 13, on the porch in Chicago's Brighton Park neighborhood when three shots...
| Dec 3, 2012
| 3:58 AM
Three people were hurt in overnight shootings in the West and Southwest Sides, including an apparent drive-by that injured a 17-year-old girl walking down the sidewalk, authorities said.
About 10:45 p.m., the 17-year-old girl was walking in the 6200...
| Aug 4, 2012
| 7:17 AM
Two 16-year-old boys and eight others were wounded by gunfire across Chicago Friday night and Saturday morning, according to police.
One of the teens was shot in the 1800 block of West 18th Street in the Heart of Chicago neighborhood on the West Side...
| Nov 15, 2012
| 5:14 PM
Chicago firefighters found a body of a man inside a burning garage early Thursday morning, police said.
Police have opened a death investigation and detectives were called to the scene in the 2800 block of West 40th Street.
The fire was reported about...
| Oct 5, 2012
| 4:40 AM
Chicago police are warning Brighton Park and Heart of Chicago residents after five robberies in the two South Side neighborhoods.
In a pair of robberies in the 4300 and 4400 South blocks of Western Avenue in Brighton Park, four people in a dark SUV...