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  • Pickup truck crashes into CTA station entrance

    Pickup truck crashes into CTA station entrance
    Two people were hurt tonight when a pickup truck crashed into an entrance at the CTA's Red Line 87th Street station just above the Dan Ryan Expressway, authorities said. The collision happened just before  9 p.m. at the 87th Street station's auxilliary...
  • Girl dies day after being hit by pickup truck in Oak Lawn

    Girl dies day after being hit by pickup truck in Oak Lawn
    A teenage girl hit by a pickup truck in Oak Lawn on Thursday died this afternoon, authorities said. Kaylah Lentine, 14, of the 4500 block of West 88th Street in southwest suburban Hometown, was declared dead at 3:26 p.m. today at Advocate Christ...
  • Officials report 2 south suburban slayings over the weekend

    Officials report 2 south suburban slayings over the weekend
    Two people were killed this weekend in separate shooting and stabbing incidents in south suburban Harvey and Chicago Heights, officials said. The shooting occurred early Sunday in Harvey, though the exact address of the attack was not available. Corey...
  • Man, 18, dies after Roseland shooting on Saturday

    Man, 18, dies after Roseland shooting on Saturday
    An 18-year-old man was pronounced dead early this morning after being shot in the head on Saturday, officials said. Jaylin Johnson of the 11000 block of South Emerald Avenue was pronounced dead at 4:15 a.m at Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn,...
  • 1 killed, 3 hurt in separate double shootings on SW Side

    1 killed, 3 hurt in separate double shootings on SW Side
    A man was fatally shot and his uncle critically wounded late Monday in a shooting on the Southwest Side less than a half hour after a separate double shooting less than a mile away, Chicago police said. The shootings didn't appear related, authorites...
  • Man charged with murder in infant daughter's slaying

    Man charged with murder in infant daughter's slaying
    The father of a 4-month-old girl fatally injured while in his care in South Chicago Heights this week was charged this evening with the girl’s murder, police said. Jonathan Ortiz, 23, father of Sophia Ortiz, 4 months, was charged with murder this...
  • 3 men shot while standing on street in West Englewood

    3 men shot while standing on street in West Englewood
    Three men were shot and critically wounded in the West Englewood neighborhood today.   Someone shot the three about 11:25 a.m. in the 7400 block of South Ashland Avenue, according to police News Affairs Officer Laura Kubiak.   An unknown person walked...
  • Teen dies hours after being shot in the head on Southwest Side

    Teen dies hours after being shot in the head on Southwest Side
    A 16-year-old boy died this morning, hours after he was shot in the head while standing on the front porch of his home on the city's Southwest Side, police said. Killed was Joseph Briggs, of the 6100 block of South Rockwell Street, according to the...
  • Weekend violence kills 6; about 40 hurt

    Weekend violence kills 6; about 40 hurt
    Another weekend of shootings in Chicago had claimed six lives and wounded dozens more as of Sunday evening, police said. The shootings occurred from late Friday afternoon through Sunday across the city. About 40 people suffered non-fatal gunshot wounds in...
  • 2 dead, 5 wounded in evening shootings

    2 dead, 5 wounded in evening shootings
    Two men died of multiple gunshot wounds and five others were wounded, including a pregnant 17-year-old girl,  in several shootings across the city late Monday into this morning, authorities said. A 20-year-old Markham man was shot multiple times just...
  • Cops: Oak Lawn woman charged after spitting on officer

    Cops: Oak Lawn woman charged after spitting on officer
    An Oak Lawn woman has been charged with battery after she spent her mile-long ride in an Oak Lawn squad car spitting on the arresting officer and cursing him authorities say. Officers finally placed a "spit hood" on Tiffany N. Miller, 17, during the...