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1 man dead after shootout erupts in Gage Park: police
He was taken to University of Chicago Medical Center with a bullet in his left shoulder, police said, and was later pronounced dead.
In letters to parents, suburban principal accuses high school students of 'gang activity'
FLOSSMOOR, Ill. - In letters sent home to parents this week, a south suburban high school principal accused dozens of students of being involved in "gang activity." On Saturday, Homewood-Flossmoor High School Principal Jerry Lee Anderson held mandatory meetings with those students and their parents.
Man shot to death in Hazel Crest
Garfield Taylor Jr., 34, was shot about 4 p.m. in the 16900 block of Annneta Avenue, according to the Cook County medical examiner’s office. He was pronounced dead about 30 minutes later.
Things To Do This Weekend In And Around Chicago: Oct. 19-21
CHICAGO (WBBM NEWSRADIO)– Fall is here Chicago and Halloween is right around the corner. This weekend hosts a variety of events to enjoy all things fall and to get an early start on Halloween festivities.It is also a busy weekend for Chicago sports with the Chicago Bull, Chicago Bears and Chicago Bl
Mega Millions: Two People Matched 5 of 6 Winning Numbers in Illinois
Mega Millions officials say no tickets matched all six numbers to claim the estimated $1 billion grand prize in Friday night's drawing. The numbers were 15, 23, 53, 65, 70 and Mega Ball 7.
Chicago Man on Parole for Carjacking Conviction Charged with Oak Lawn Carjacking
He was held at Cook County Jail on a $150,000 bond, police said Oak Lawn police A Chicago man who was charged Friday with carjacking a woman in west suburban Oak Park had recently been released on parole for another vehicular hijacking in 2015. Dwayne K. Corley, 25, was taken into custody Thursday a
Report: Gronkowski Did Not Travel to Chicago With Patriots
Patriots tightend Rob Gronkowski did not travel to Chicago with the team, according to the Boston Globe and ESPN.The report comes after Gronkowski was listed with a new back injury as well as an existing ankle injury on Friday.He has not been ruled out of Sunday's game against the Bears.
Weekend gun violence leaves 2 dead, 6 wounded — including elderly man
An 82-year-old man was shot while taking out the trash at night, the first of eight people wounded in citywide gun violence since Friday at 5:30 p.m.In the latest reported shooting, officers were searching for the scene where a man was seriously wounded early Saturday by gunfire that reportedly came
Man Holding Knife Run Over, Killed During Argument in West Town
The incident took place Friday night at the 1600 block of West Augusta Boulevard An argument in West Town turned fatal Friday night when a man with a knife was run over by the person he was arguing with. William Gonzalez, 38, began arguing with a driver of another car about 8:15 p.m. in the 1600 blo
Chicago Police Suspect Foul Play in Case of Missing Pregnant 26-Year-Old
Coles, who is three months pregnant, went missing on Oct. 2 after she was captured walking outside of her South Side Chicago neighborhood in her work uniform. She had called out of work that morning, however.
Illinois House 41st District Democratic nominee: Val Montgomery
Val Montgomery is the Democratic candidate in 41st Ill. House race | ProvidedIn the 41st Illinois House district in DuPage County, Democrat Val Montgomery is challenging Republican incumbent Grant Wehrli.The Chicago Sun-Times sent all candidates seeking party nominations in the Illinois House of Rep
Fall trout fishing season opens Oct. 20 in Cook County
Once the season opens, there is a five trout per day creel limit with no size restrictions. No more than two lines per person with no more than two hooks per line may be used. FOREST PRESERVES OF COOK COUNTY PHOTO
After 2 months, teacher suspended from Lyons school over attempted murder charge
The decision to place Andres Rodriguez, 38, on administrative leave was finalized in the evening, a day after a board member of Lyons School District 103 lambasted interim superintendent Patrick Patt for hiring him.
Man shot to death on East Side of Chicago: police
He suffered a gunshot wound to the back and was taken to the University of Chicago Medical Center, where he died, according to police.
NB lanes of I-57 closed after car shot in Calumet Park
The northbound lanes of I-57 are closed after a car was shot on the expressway in Calumet Park Friday morning. Illinois State Police responded at about 2 a.m. to a report of shots fired in the northbound lanes at 119th Street. Police found a car that was shot several times, with bullet holes all ove
8 shot, 2 killed Friday in citywide shootings
At least 10 people were shot, two fatally, in gun violence during a 12-hour stretch on Friday. The last reported shooting occurred about 9:30 p.m., when a 34-year-old showed up to Mount Sinai Hospital after he was shot in the Little Village neighborhood on the Southwest Side, according to Chicago po
12 Things to do in the Region this week
THROUGH OCT. 21, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Thursday-Saturday, noon-4 p.m. Sunday, Paws Resale Shoppe, 8149 Kennedy Ave., Highland. 219.838.7297.humaneindiana.org. Benefiting the animals of Humane Indiana, this annual used book sale will feature an assortment of hard- and soft-cover books as well as DVDs and CD
Man charged in 1999 Hammond double murder
An alleged member of the Latin Kings gang has been charged with the 1999 murders of two men in Hammond, Ind., U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Indiana Thomas Kirsch said Friday. Jeremiah Farmer is accused of beating Marion Lowry, 74, and Harvey Siegers, 67, to death with a small sledge ham
Police Arrest Suspect After Carjackings, Accident
The suspect, identified as 25-year-old Dwyane Corley of Chicago, was charged Friday with one count of Possession of a Stolen Motor Vehicle, and his bond was set at $150,000, according to Oak Lawn police.
Illinois House 54th District Democratic nominee: Maggie Trevor
Trevor:When I have talked to voters going door to door in the 54th district, the key issues I hear about are access to affordable healthcare, education, high property taxes and making our communities safe. I plan to fight for affordable, accessible health care, including fighting for coverage of pre