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  • Toddler walking with mother hit and killed by truck

    Toddler walking with mother hit and killed by truck
    A 3-year-old girl was hit and killed by a delivery truck this morning in the Fernwood neighborhood on the Far South Side. The child was crossing the street in the 10200 block of South State Street and was in the middle of the block when a delivery...
  • Gunman wounded by cops after killing man in Gresham

    Gunman wounded by cops after killing man in Gresham
    Chicago police wounded a gunman after seeing him fatally shoot a man late in the Gresham neighborhood on the South Side, police union officials say. The shooting occurred at about 10 p.m. in the 7800 block of South Marshfield Avenue, according to Pat...
  • Man charged in slaying before shootout with police

    Man charged in slaying before shootout with police
    A 24-year-old man was charged today with fatally shooting a man and later firing at officers who saw the slaying and tried to apprehend him, officials said. Jason Walker of the 7100 block of South Union Street was charged with first-degree murder,...
  • 2 killed in late-night shootings on South Side

    2 killed in late-night shootings on South Side
    Two men in their late teens were killed in separate shootings on the South Side overnight, Chicago police said. The first slaying occurred at about 9 p.m. Tuesday in the 6900 block of South Princeton Avenue in the Englewood neighborhood, police said....
  • 10th Annual Southland Model Railroad Show

    Saturday, October 13, 2012 from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. and Sunday, October 14, 2012 from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Hosted by: HL Richards High School 10601 S. Central Oak Lawn, IL 60453 We will have numerous model train displays and operating layouts,...
  • Harvey police investigate teen's death as accidental shooting

    Harvey police investigate teen's death as accidental shooting
    Police in south suburban Harvey believe the death of a 14-year-old boy late Saturday was the result of an accidental shooting, authorities said. The teen was identified as Mario Butler, of the 1600 block of Downs Drive in Calumet City, and he was...
  • New list offers hospital-specific data on patient safety

    New list offers hospital-specific data on patient safety
    Over strong objections from the hospital industry, the government has published data about things that can go wrong in hospitals — falls, objects left behind during surgeries, bloodstream or urinary infections associated with catheters, incompatible...
  • Backlogs, leniency on new public records law

    Backlogs, leniency on new public records law
    Attorney General Lisa Madigan has used her broad new authority over public records disputes to whittle at Illinois' long-standing culture of secrecy, but lax enforcement and a suffocating backlog of cases have left many citizens waiting in vain for the...
  • Staples Center Gretzky statue: 2-minute penalty for misspelling

     
    Wayne Gretzky's statue outside Staples Center now has a plaque at last identifying Erik Blome as the sculptor. The only problem is the artist's first name is misspelled....
  • Alsip: A starter spot where families tend to stay

    Alsip: A starter spot where families tend to stay
    On a recent sweltering day, the Aquatic Park in Alsip was packed with kids and adults splashing in the pool and soaking up the sun. The inviting oasis, which includes the outdoor pool, mushroom fountain for youngsters, playground and tanning hill, is...
  • ER crowding may not slow heart attack care

    ER crowding may not slow heart attack care
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - An overcrowded ER does not seem to delay patients in getting an emergency procedure to stop a heart attack in progress -- at least at one U.S. hospital, a new study finds. Over the past couple of decades, the number of...