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1 held after woman fatally shot, another woman stabbed: police

A 31-year-old man was in custody Friday afternoon in connection with the fatal shooting of one woman and the stabbing of another in the Bronzeville neighborhood on the South Side, police said. Shortly after 11 a.m., officers found an "elderly woman" fatally shot and a 18-year-old woman with multiple

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES - 2018-03-23 20:50:00

Police: Man, 55, fatally stabbed in Near North Side alley

CHICAGO (SUN TIMES MEDIA WIRE) - A 55-year-old man was stabbed to death early Friday in an alley on the Near North Side, police said. At 2:27 a.m., the man walked out of the alley in the 400 block of North State after suffering a stab wound to his neck, according to Chicago Police. He was taken to N

FOX32CHICAGO.COM - 2018-03-23 13:11:00

Chicago-area woman charged with murder in mother's death

Suburban Chicago prosecutors have charged a 28-year-old woman with first-degree murder in her mother's strangulation death. The (Arlington Heights) Daily Herald reports that a DuPage County judge set bail at $3 million on Friday for Stephanie DeFalco of Lombard. DeFalco was charged Monday with misd

NEWS-DEMOCRAT - 2018-03-23 19:44:00

At Harvey jail, escaped inmates fall through ceilings and gates do not lock, officers say

Two felons locked up in Harvey last year can probably call themselves fall guys for the city. Not because they're innocent, necessarily, but because they literally fell through the ceiling of the Harvey Jail after liberating themselves from their dilapidated cells during separate escape attempts, of

CHICAGO TRIBUNE - 2018-03-23 23:59:59

Man Found Dead In Orland Park Pond Shot Himself: Police

ORLAND PARK, IL - A man found dead in a pond near 157th Street and 76th Avenue Friday morning suffered a self-inflicted gunshot wound, according to a preliminary investigation by Orland Park Police. Officers responded to the pond at 7:52 a.m. after receiving a call from a person who spotted the man'

PATCH - 2018-03-23 14:59:30

Hijacked vehicle crashes in West Garfield Park, 3 juveniles arrested

A hijacked vehicle crashed Friday evening in the West Side West Garfield Park neighborhood, injuring a suspect and leading to the arrest of three juveniles. Officers were following the vehicle when it crashed at 7:53 p.m. in the 300 block of South Keeler, according to Chicago Police. One of the susp

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES - 2018-03-24 01:37:00

'Chicago Fire' actress DuShon Monique Brown dead at 49

CHICAGO - Actress DuShon Monique Brown, who played a secretary in the NBC show "Chicago Fire," has died at age 49. The Cook County medical examiner's spokeswoman Becky Schlikerman says Brown died Friday at St. James Olympia Field Hospital outside Chicago. The cause of death wasn't given. Brown was a

WASHINGTON POST - 2018-03-23 15:22:00

NW Indiana man dies when scrap metal apparently falls on him

GARY, Ind. (AP) - Authorities say a northwestern Indiana man died when scrap metal he was cutting up apparently fell onto him in an industrial area. The Lake County coroner's office says 40-year-old Joshua Klein of Wheatfield was pronounced dead Thursday morning at a business on Gary's far west side

WAND TV - 2018-03-23 16:25:00

Woman rescued from Gary fire dies at Chicago hospital

GARY - A 60-year-old woman rescued from a house fire last week died Wednesday at an Illinois hospital, officials said. Kathleen M. Ehrhart, of the 4200 block of Carolina Street in Gary, was pulled from a bedroom during a fire March 16 at her home. Gary firefighters were called to the home about 8 a.

NWI.COM - 2018-03-22 15:00:00

Winter Storm Watch for heavy snow over a good portion of the Chicago area Friday evening until Saturday afternoon

A Winter Storm Watch for 4 to 8-inches of heavy wet snow beginning Friday evening and continuing until Saturday afternoon has been issued for much of the Chicago area generally south of a line from Rockford to Chicago into northwest Indiana (blue-shaded area on the highlighted map). The snow is expe

WGNTV.COM - 2018-03-22 13:25:37

22 People Displaced for Hours by Fire on Chicago's South Side

Nearly two dozen people were displaced by a two-alarm fire in the Gresham neighborhood on Chicago's South Side early Thursday, officials said. NBC 5's Sandra Torres reports. (Published 10 minutes ago) Nearly two dozen people were displaced by a two-alarm fire in the Gresham neighborhood on Chicago's


Cop Arrested for Raping a Mentally Ill Man Who Was Chained to a Hospital Bed

Chicago, IL - Chicago police officer Carlyle Calhoun, 46, was accused of sexually assaulting a man in his custody, while the man was shackled to a hospital bed. Calhoun has been charged with aggravated criminal sexual assault and official misconduct. DNA evidence and photos that were taken from Calh


Man shot in buttocks, gets phone stolen during Grand Crossing armed robbery

A man was shot in the buttocks Wednesday evening when an armed robber stole his cell phone in the South Side Grand Crossing neighborhood. The 37-year-old was walking about 6 p.m. when someone came up to him in the 7300 block of South Drexel, demanded his property then shot him in the rear end, accor


Man, 88, charged with shooting woman before standoff with SWAT team in Rosemoor

A man was charged with a shooting Tuesday afternoon that led to a five-hour standoff with a SWAT team in the Far South Side Rosemoor neighborhood. Gene Sanderlin | Chicago Police Gene Sanderlin, 88, shot a 22-year-old woman in the legs about 3:15 p.m. after an argument inside a home in the 10400 blo

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES - 2018-03-22 15:26:00

Man charged with grabbing, touching woman on Blue Line platform

Jesse Winford, 29, of the 2700 block of West Harrison Street, was charged with felony counts of criminal sexual abuse and aggravated battery in a public place. | Chicago police. A Lawndale man was charged Wednesday in connection with grabbing, touching and stealing from a woman on a West Side Blue