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  • West Nile Virus cases increase in U.S.

    West Nile Virus cases increase in U.S.
    West Nile cases in the United States are 40 percent up from last week. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports there are 1,590 confirmed cases nationally. There have been 66 deaths so far this year. More than 70 percent of the cases were...
  • Joliet man accused of slaying gun-sale customer

     
    A Joliet man was ordered held in Cook County Jail without bail today after he allegedly chased down and killed a man with the same …...
  • Alert issued for missing 88-year-old woman

    Alert issued for missing 88-year-old woman
    Chicago Police are seeking the public’s assistance in locating an 88-year-old woman who went missing Thursday. Arnulfa Giles may have been seen near the 4600 block of South Sacramento Avenue in the Brighton Park neighborhood, according to a...
  • When that lonesome whistle blows, rail fans know where to line up

    When that lonesome whistle blows, rail fans know where to line up
    By day, Chicagoan Ted Wolff is a landscape architect. Off duty, he is a member of what he calls an invisible subculture. Known as "rail fans," "trainwatchers" or the self-deprecating term "foamers" (because they foam at the mouth when they see favorite...
  • Two charged with South, Southwest Side armed robberies

    Two charged with South, Southwest Side armed robberies
    Two suburban siblings were charged with using a fake gun to hold up immigrant women standing alone outside on the city’s South and Southwest Sides, police said. Jaclyn Madera, 28, and Steven Madera, 36, both of Lemont, each face six counts of armed...
  • Woman dies when vehicle hits her as she was loading car trunk

    Woman dies when vehicle hits her as she was loading car trunk
    A Brighton Park woman died Wednesday after a car hit her as she loaded something into the trunk of her own car near her home, authorities said today. Tina Ramirez, 40, of the 4500 block of South Spaulding Avenue, was declared dead at 1:45 p.m....
  • Cops: Woman charged after pelting husband with cupcakes

    Cops: Woman charged after pelting husband with cupcakes
    In the heat of a domestic dispute, a Chicago woman pelted her husband with cupcakes before police arrived to arrest her Saturday night, authorities said. The sweet evidence of her crime was visible on her husband's head and shirt when officers...
  • Man shot in face on SW Side

    A 25-year-old man was shot in the face late Friday in Brighton Park neighborhood, police said. About 9 p.m., a man was sitting in a parked car in the 2700 block of West 46th Street when several males approached and fired shots at him, hitting him in the...
  • Monday was deadliest day of year

    Monday was deadliest day of year
    Five homicides were recorded in Chicago on Monday, making it the deadliest day of the year so far, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found. At about 1:50 a.m., a 25-year-old man was shot and killed in the 5600 block of South May Street in...
  • Teen missing from South Side

    Teen missing from South Side
    Chicago police asked for the public's help tonight in finding a 15-year-old boy last seen in the Brighton Park neighborhood a week ago. Maxwell Gory attends school in the Calumet District and might visit the Bridgeport area, police said in a press...
  • 8 young men shot to death in last week

    Eight men in their 20s or younger were shot to death in eight Chicago community areas in the last week, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found. The victims were: a 17-year-old Monday in Roseland; a 19-year-old Sunday in West Englewood; a 23-...