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Man Charged With Murder in 2016 West Side Shootings

Cook County Sheriff's Office A South Side man has been charged with murder and attempted murder for two 2016 shootings on the West Side. Joseph Brown, 25, was charged Wednesday with felony counts of first-degree murder and attempted murder, according to Chicago Police. Investigators identified Brown

NBC CHICAGO - 2017-09-22 18:36:29

Royals Stay Alive in Wild Card Race With Win Over White Sox

Alex Gordon homered, Whit Merrifield drove in three runs and Danny Duffy pitched into the seventh inning to lead the Royals to an 8-2 victory over the Chicago White Sox on Saturday night, keeping Kansas City's slim playoff hopes alive. Salvador Perez went 2 for 4 with a pair of run-scoring doubles.

NBC CHICAGO - 2017-09-24 03:11:24

2 charged with Little Village drive-by shooting that wounded man, boy

Two men have been charged in connection with a shooting that wounded a 14-year-old boy and a 38-year-old man Thursday night in the Southwest Side Little Village neighborhood. David Torres, 23, of the Little Village neighborhood, faces two felony counts of attempted first-degree murder, Chicago Polic

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES - 2017-09-24 01:34:00

Maddon Weighs in on Controversy Between President, NFL Players

Chicago Cubs manager Joe Maddon weighed in with his thoughts on the ongoing war of words between a group of professional athletes and President Donald Trump. After the Cubs' loss in Milwaukee, Maddon said that it's "dangerous" to disrespect the White House and the office of the president. "It's dang

NBC CHICAGO - 2017-09-24 01:06:12

Police Warn Residents After String of Cellphone Thefts on Near North Side

Police are warning residents about a series of cellphone robberies on the Near North Side since August. In each incident, the suspects approached the victim from behind, grabbed the cellphone, then ran away or rode away on a bicycle, according to a community alert from Chicago Police. In four of the

NBC CHICAGO - 2017-09-23 23:55:56

Area schools already monitoring concussion protocol

T.F. North trainer Susie Lessner makes some adjustments to a player's helmet during a football game in 2014. Most area high schools have implemented concussion protocol that includes not allowing a player to return to practice or a game on the same day of a concussion.Daniel Pels, File, The Times A

NWI.COM - 2017-09-23 23:00:00

Suburban Man Wins $2M Lottery Prize

A Glen Ellyn man won $2 million from an Illinois Lottery ticket he bought at a Chicago newsstand. Robert Deitch was on his way to work when he bought the winning "50X The Money" ticket at Gateway Newstand, 2 N. Riverside Plaza, according to the Illinois Lottery. Biggest Lottery Winners He opted to t

NBC CHICAGO - 2017-09-23 22:50:47

California emergency alert test seems to signal end of days

LAKE FOREST, Calif. (FOX 13) - Is today the end of the world? Probably not, but a TV station in Southern California managed to scare many viewers into thinking there could be an attack on the United States. The Orange County Register reports, several cable TV stations broadcast what seemed like a st

FOX32CHICAGO.COM - 2017-09-23 21:34:00

Burglary call leads to SWAT team response in Austin

A Chicago Police SWAT team is responding to a home Saturday afternoon in the Austin neighborhood on the West Side. Officers responded to a burglary in progress and then requested SWAT about 2 p.m. in the 1400 block of North Luna, Chicago Police said. The situation was ongoing as of 5:30 p.m., police

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES - 2017-09-23 21:32:00

$4.5M Settlement Reached With Gas Stations That Underpaid Sales Tax

A $4.5 million settlement has been reached between the state, 13 Chicago-area gas stations and two gas station owners for sales tax fraud. Attorney General Lisa Madigan's office announced the settlement Friday. "This settlement is another warning to business owners considering ripping off Illinois r

NBC CHICAGO - 2017-09-23 21:27:13

31-year-old man shot multiple times in Calumet Heights

A man was shot multiple times Saturday afternoon in the Calumet Heights neighborhood on the South Side. The 31-year-old was shot in his neck, arm and leg about 3:40 p.m. in the 9300 block of South Ridgeland Avenue, Chicago Police said. He was taken to Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn, where he was

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES - 2017-09-23 21:07:00

Cook County court for unwed parents quietly disappears

Cook County's parentage court has been abolished in response to a new round of possible legal action over its constitutionality and an acknowledgment of larger social changes. Experts say Cook County was the only large court jurisdiction in the U.S. that sent divorcing parents with custody issues th

ABC7 CHICAGO - 2017-09-23 22:42:54

Fan at White Sox game struck in mouth by foul ball

A fan wipes her lip after she was hit on the mouth by a foul ball hit by Kansas City Royals' Brandon Moss during the third inning of the Royals' baseball game against the Chicago White Sox, on Friday, Sept. 22, 2017, in Chicago. (AP Photo/David Banks) ORG XMIT: CXS109 A woman in the stands at Guaran

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES - 2017-09-23 15:55:00

Man shot in Little Village drive-by attack

A man was wounded in a drive-by shooting early Saturday in the Little Village neighborhood on the Southwest Side. The 47-year-old was standing outside at 3:46 a.m. in the 2500 block of South Kedzie when a vehicle drove up and someone inside fired shots at him, according to Chicago Police. He was sho

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES - 2017-09-23 15:46:00

1 Arrested in Protest at Hotel Where Teen Was Found Dead in Freezer

One person was arrested Friday during a protest outside the Rosemont hotel where a woman was found dead inside a freezer earlier this month. A large group of demonstrators gathered around 6 p.m. at the Crowne Plaza Hotel to demand justice in the case of Kenneka Jenkins. The 19-year-old Chicago woman

NBC CHICAGO - 2017-09-23 15:32:52

Sharp, Saad Both Set to Play for Blackhawks Thursday

The Chicago Blackhawks will play their first home game of the preseason on Thursday night, and they will be rolling out a lineup full of their biggest stars. Players like Patrick Kane, who sat out the team's first game on Tuesday in Columbus, will be in the lineup when the Blackhawks welcome the Det

NBC CHICAGO - 2017-09-23 14:42:30

White Sox 'still trying to gather information' on Carlos Rodon's shoulder injury

It has been more than two weeks since White Sox left-hander Carlos Rodon was scratched from his scheduled start against the Indians with stiffness in his shoulder, and the team apparently still doesn't know the exact nature of the injury. "We're just trying to get it right," Rodon said before the So

CHICAGO TRIBUNE - 2017-09-24 01:26:00

Harvest Pow Wow celebrates the importance of tradition, nature

Despite unseasonably warm temperatures reaching into the 90s, Native Americans donned ornate and colorful attire and shared their dancing and other traditions Saturday during the 23rd Annual Harvest Pow Wow at Naper Settlement. "If we lose our origins, we lose touch with where we came from," said Ne

CHICAGO TRIBUNE - 2017-09-23 22:34:28

White Sox look to extend winning streak to 3

Despite being nearly 30 games below .500, the White Sox aren't going through the motions as the season winds down. The South Siders sent Dylan Covey to the mound as they looked for their third consecutive victory and ninth in the last 14 games when they faced the Royals on Saturday night at Guarante

CHICAGO TRIBUNE - 2017-09-23 22:34:00

Police find man critically wounded after Englewood shooting

Police found a man critically wounded early Saturday following an Englewood neighborhood shooting on the South Side. About 3:15 a.m., officers responding to a call of a person shot found the man lying on the ground in the 5900 block of South Sangamon with gunshot wounds to his head, chest and leg, a

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES - 2017-09-23 09:58:00