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  • Dangerous temps, wind chills hit Chicago area

    Dangerous temps, wind chills hit Chicago area
    A dangerous cold front was expected to bring the Chicago area to a crawl Monday, with a flurry of school closings, flight and train cancellations and calls for the public to avoid temperatures expected to drop to at least 10 below zero. Powerful,...
  • 2 additional victims, slew of new allegations for rape suspect

    2 additional victims, slew of new allegations for rape suspect
    New sexual assault and robbery charges stemming from two additional incidents have been filed against a 30-year-old man already in jail in similar attacks late last month near Midway Airport and on the Northwest Side, police announced today. James...
  • 16-year-old killed in West Woodlawn identified

    16-year-old killed in West Woodlawn identified
    Five people have been shot across the city since Saturday evening, among them a 16-year-old boy fatally shot after a fight in the West Woodlawn neighborhood, police said. An autopsy today determined Marquise Harris, 16, died of a gunshot wound to the...
  • Man killed on West Side

    Man killed on West Side
    A 27-year-old man was found shot to death in the East Garfield Park neighborhood on the West Side early Wednesday morning. He died at the scene, at 3900 W. Congress Parkway, after someone shot him about 1:25 a.m. The man was identified as Kendre Davis,...
  • Four of seven homicide victims teens

    Two male teenagers were shot and killed in separate incidents in the last week, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found. A 16-year-old boy was fatally shot Saturday in the 6200 block of South St. Lawrence Avenue in Woodlawn, police said....
  • Boy, 13, injured in hit-and-run on West Side

    Boy, 13, injured in hit-and-run on West Side
    A 13-year-old boy was injured in a hit-and-run accident Monday onight on the city's West Side in the West Garfield Park neighborhood. The boy was struck shortly after 7 p.m. in the 300 block of South Pulaski Road, said Chicago Police Department News...
  • Mom charged with leaving 5 kids alone for hours in cold van

    Mom charged with leaving 5 kids alone for hours in cold van
    A Cicero woman is accused of leaving her five children alone in a cold van twice Sunday night on the West Side after she and her husband ran out of gas, police said. Erica A. Torres, 27, of the 4800 block of 23rd Street in Cicero, was charged with...
  • Speeders were plentiful in camera test run

    Speeders were plentiful in camera test run
    As Mayor Rahm Emanuel rolls out his long-delayed speed camera plan, new numbers his office released suggest that drivers who speed in Chicago could rack up way more in fines than a cash-starved City Hall initially projected. The mayor had hoped to bring...
  • Police: Handcuffed arrestee flees in squad car

    Police: Handcuffed arrestee flees in squad car
    A 42-year-old handcuffed man is accused of getting behind the wheel of a Chicago police squad car and driving away with it on the West Side Friday afternoon, police said. Marquette Fisher was driving a red 1989 Chevrolet Astro van when he was pulled...
  • Prosecutors: Man beat driver unconscious, stole car on West Side

    Prosecutors: Man beat driver unconscious, stole car on West Side
    A Garfield Park neighborhood man accused of beating a man unconscious before stealing his car with another man was ordered held in lieu of $300,000 today in Cook County Bond Court. Prosecutors said Tony Landers, 23, of the 700 block of North Harding...
  • Chicago Overnight Report

    Chicago Overnight Report
    A wrap-up of news from the Tribune's breaking news desk. • Five people were shot Monday evening in the Uptown neighborhood along a Safe Passage route outside a church that was holding a prayer service at the time, officials said. Read more •...