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  • Girl, 8, who followed biking rules is killed in hit-run

    Girl, 8, who followed biking rules is killed in hit-run
    Mariela Crisostomo was only allowed to ride her bike after she had finished her homework. And she was never allowed to travel beyond the quiet Southwest Side block where she lived. Riding on the block would keep her safe, her parents felt. The 8-year-...
  • 2 charged in suburban drug investigation that left 1 dead

    2 charged in suburban drug investigation that left 1 dead
    Two men have been charged with dealing cocaine after a narcotics operation in Country Club Hills this week left one man fatally shot and four Cook County Sheriff's deputies injured.     The two men were arrested after a Markham man was shot dead by police...
  • Heaviest snow misses city

    Most of the Chicago area dodged a winter storm originally predicted to dump up to 5 inches of snow and create serious morning commuting problems. A winter weather advisory for Kendall, Grundy, Will and Kankakee counties in Illinois and in Lake and Porter...
  • 2 killed, 11 wounded in overnight violence

    Two people are dead, one by gunshots and the other by stabbing, and at least 11 people were wounded in overnight violence, police said. At 11:53 p.m. Saturday night in the 1400 block of South Millard Avenue in the Lawndale neighborhood, police...
  • Man killed in car in Hegewisch

    A 20-year-old man was shot and killed Sunday afternoon in his car in the Hegewisch neighborhood on the Far Southeast Side. He was identified this morning by the Cook County medical examiner's office as Louis Nieto, of the 13400 block of South Burley...
  • Woman dies after being shot in head on Southeast Side

    A young woman died this morning after being shot in the head Sunday night in a shooting on the city's Southeast Side, authorities said. Holly Hieber, 26, was declared dead at 10:48 a.m. at Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn, according to the Cook...
  • Richton Park man dies after Far South Side shooting

    A 23-year-old Richton Park man died today after he was shot early this morning on the Far South Side, officials said.   Trevon Randolph of the 4400 block of Bretz Drive in Richton Park was pronounced dead at 2:12 p.m. at Advocate Christ Medical Center in...
  • Man shot dead on South Side

    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,...
  • 4 teens seriously injured in SE Side hit-run

    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...
  • 1 fatally shot, 1 wounded on Far South Side

    Two men were shot this afternoon, one fatally, on a street on the city's Far South Side, Chicago police said. Both victims were wounded about 1:40 p.m. in the 11500 block of South Champlain Avenue, a police spokesman said, citing preliminary reports....
  • At least 4 wounded in Chicago shootings

    A teen was shot and wounded Saturday night, one of at least four people wounded in shootings on Chicago streets. A 15-year-old boy suffered a gunshot wound to the foot while walking in 1100 block of West 18th Place in the Pilsen neighborhood about 8:30...