| Mar 4, 2011
| 5:05 PM
A 27-year-old man was pronounced dead today after being shot in the West Woodlawn neighborhood, officials said.
Marcus Richmond of the 6500 block of South Drexel Avenue was pronounced dead at 8:45 a.m. at Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn,...
| Mar 5, 2011
| 12:10 PM
Four teenagers were seriously injured in a hit-and-run traffic crash on the Southeast Side early this morning, authorities said.
At 2:33 a.m., police officers witnessed an accident near West 115th Street and South Torrence Avenue, according to South...
| Jul 20, 2012
| 6:58 AM
Two 16-year-old boys were killed, and four other people were wounded, in separate shootings within hours on the South Side.
One of the 16-year-olds, Nathaniel Gonzalez, was standing on the sidewalk in the 5900 block of South Laflin Street in the...
| Jul 25, 2012
To illustrate the early problems the state is having as it makes large-scale cuts to its Medicaid program, consider the new limit on prescription drugs.
For the most part, low-income people used to be able to get an unlimited number of prescriptions...
| Feb 21, 2012
| 6:55 AM
A Blue Island man was cited for DUI after his SUV struck and killed a man unloading a beer truck, pinning him against a CTA bus Monday in the Morgan Park neighborhood on the Far South Side.
Charles Kimbrough, 45, and a co-worker were unloading the...
| Feb 22, 2012
| 3:14 PM
A Blue Island man who faces DUI charges after his SUV struck and killed a man unloading a beer truck in Chicago's Morgan Park neighborhood Monday had a blood-alchol level more than three times the legal limit, prosecutors said.
Walter Thompson, 30, of...
| Mar 20, 2012
| 3:59 AM
A woman died Monday afternoon following a motor vehicle crash in the Chrysler Village neighborhood on the Southwest Side, authorities said.
Judith Standard, 72, of the 5400 block of South Tripp Avenue, was behind the wheel of a vehicle that crashed in...
| Mar 20, 2012
| 4:47 AM
A North Side man died Monday night after jumping out of a moving car in Hammond, Ind. during a quarrel with his wife, authorities said.
Dinesh Sherestha, 46, of the 5800 block of North Sheridan Road, was pronounced dead at 10:37 p.m. at Advocate Christ...
| Mar 20, 2012
| 5:09 PM
A man who was fatally shot Tuesday night in the Brainerd neighborhood has been identified, officials said.
Police were called to the 1500 block of West 91st Street at about 6:15 p.m., said Chicago Police News Affairs Sgt. Antoinette Ursitti.
| Mar 23, 2012
| 9:43 PM
A woman was killed and three other people were injured in a car crash this morning in the Archer Heights neighborhood, police said.
A car rear-ended another at 4950 S. Pulaski Road about 4 a.m. and then ran into a pole, police said.
A woman in that...
| Mar 25, 2012
| 2:42 PM
A 22-year-old Chicago man was charged with reckless homicide with a motor vehicle in connection with a crash that killed an Oak Lawn woman early Friday morning on the Southwest Side, according to police.
Mario Mandujano, of the 4700 block of South...