| Feb 27, 2013
| 5:46 PM
A 26-year-old female driver was killed and two other women in her vehicle were injured when her car slammed into a pole in the South Chicago neighborhood this morning, authorities said.
Marsela Castillo, of the 11100 block of South Avenue O, was...
| Mar 2, 2013
| 8:38 AM
A 20-year-old Chicago man died Friday night after being shot early Friday morning about a block from his Southwest Side home, police said.
The man, identified this morning as Andreas Avitia of the 4100 block of West 77th Place by the Cook County medical...
| Mar 4, 2013
| 12:43 AM
A 22-year-old resident of the Far South Side's Roseland neighborhood was fatally shot Sunday morning in south suburban Riverdale, authorities said.
Just before 4:30 a.m., someone fired from a white SUV into a nearby vehicle at the intersection of West...
| Mar 24, 2013
| 11:37 PM
A security officer for the Aviation Department was stabbed to death by his son after the two got into an argument over cleaning the basement in their home in the Kennedy Park neighborhood on the Far South Side, authorities said.
Prosecutors said Mason...
| Mar 25, 2013
As early as kindergarten, all students in Illinois could be engaged in science and engineering practices, from analyzing data to defining problems and designing solutions.
By high school they'd be deep into engineering design and investigating solutions...
| Jun 7, 2013
| 3:15 PM
The identities of two men whose bodies were pulled from Lake Michigan Thursday afternoon on the North Side have been have been released, authorities said.
But autopsies today for Ramon Benavidez, 32, and Mark Warrian, 52 and of Oak Lawn, were...
| Jan 31, 2013
| 7:47 AM
Three male teens including a 14-year-old who police said were suspected of burglarizing a home were killed in Gary Wednesday when they tried to escape police before crashing into a tree, authorities said.
Two victims who were dead on the scene were...
| Feb 4, 2013
| 4:25 AM
A man was killed early this morning when the vehicle he was driving struck a viaduct in the South Side's Gresham neighborhood, police said.
The crash happened about 1:50 a.m. in the 8700 block of South Vincennes Avenue, Chicago Police Department News...
| Jan 23, 2013
| 4:48 PM
In pro-gun-regulation Illinois — where politicians would rather play gun control politics than fight the murderous street gangs — a young man was admitted to the hospital.
Sam Insley, 16, of Oak Lawn, wasn't admitted with a gun problem....
| Jun 1, 2013
| 6:03 PM
A 22-year-old Markham man was pronounced dead this morning after being shot in south suburban Harvey, officials said.
Darius Shelton, of the 3300 block of Willow Lane in Markham, was pronounced dead at Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn at 7:56...
| Jun 4, 2013
| 5:33 PM
A motorcyclist who died when he slammed into a house in southwest suburban Oak Lawn early Tuesday morning has been identified, authorities said.
Baha Mohammad El-Jabali, 24, of the 12400 block of South Keeler Avenue, in Alsip, was dead on the scene,...