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  • 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...
  • 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....
  • Teen dies day after being shot on S.W. Side

    An 18-year-old man died this morning after he and another man were shot on the street in the Ashburn neighborhood on the city's Southwest Side Wednesday afternoon, authorities said. Dante Smallwood, of the 3400 block of West 76th Place, was declared dead...
  • 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...