| Aug 25, 2012
| 12:33 PM
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...
| Aug 29, 2012
| 5:40 AM
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...
| Aug 31, 2012
| 6:19 PM
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,...
| Sep 5, 2012
| 6:05 AM
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....
| Sep 5, 2012
| 9:21 AM
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,...
| Jul 8, 2012
| 4:03 PM
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...
| Apr 11, 2011
| 2:56 AM
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...
| Apr 2, 2011
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...
| Sep 27, 2011
| 4:33 PM
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....
| Jul 30, 2010
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...
| Aug 11, 2011
| 8:20 AM
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...