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  • Man dies after being shot in Harvey

    Man dies after being shot in Harvey
    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...
  • Motorcyclist identified after fatally crashing into house

    Motorcyclist identified after fatally crashing into house
    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,...
  • Teen killed among 8 shot since Thursday afternoon

    Teen killed among 8 shot since Thursday afternoon
    A 15-year-old boy was shot dead and seven others were shot between Thursday afternoon and Friday morning across the city, police said. The boy, identified as Patrick Sykes by the Cook County medical examiner's offices, was shot several times around 12:...
  • Person struck, killed by Metra Southwest train

    Person struck, killed by Metra Southwest train
    A man was struck and killed by a Metra Southwest Service train Thursday evening near Chicago Ridge, officials said. The Oak Lawn man, age 23, was struck near 10000 Meade Avenue in Oak Lawn, and declared dead on the scene at 6:56 p.m., according to the...
  • 2 shot, 1 stabbed in area incidents

    2 shot, 1 stabbed in area incidents
    A 34-year-old man was critically wounded this afternoon in a domestic-related stabbing on the West Side while two women were shot in a separate incident. The stabbing happened about 2:45 p.m. near Monitor and North avenues in the city's North Austin...
  • 1 dead, 4 badly hurt during Far South Side crash

    1 dead, 4 badly hurt during Far South Side crash
    A woman was killed and four others were hospitalized following a 2-car crash in the Washington Heights neighborhood on the Far South Side, according to  the Chicago Fire Department and police. Two vehicles slammed into a building at 2:20 a.m. in the...
  • 3 dead in crash after Gary, Ind. burglary

    3 dead in crash after Gary, Ind. burglary
    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...
  • Gresham crash kills man, 41

    Gresham crash kills man, 41
    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...
  • 3 dead, teen 'stable' in Far South Side crash

    3 dead, teen 'stable' in Far South Side crash
    A woman and twin brothers were killed and a 15-year-old girl remains hospitalized following a four-vehicle wreck on the Far South Side this morning. One vehicle hit three parked vehicles about 8:30 a.m. in the 10200 block of South State Street in the...
  • Suit blames company for finger loss

    Suit blames company for finger loss
    A Cook County man is suing his employer after he says he lost his fingers in a machine that cuts holes into metal.   Diego Arriaga says he operated a punch press for Avalos Metal Co. in Oak Lawn in May 2011, but the company neither trained him properly...
  • Man, 30, dies after being shot New Year's Day

    Man, 30, dies after being shot New Year's Day
    A 30-year-old southwest suburban man has died after being shot New Year’s Day while sitting in his vehicle on Chicago's South Side, authorities said. Myron Brown, of Bridgeview, was pronounced dead at 8:35 p.m. Saturday at Advocate Christ...