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Man dies after beating from liquor store security guard on South Side
Herbert Lemon, 33, died Thursday from injuries he got at the “Wine and Spirits” liquor store at 308 E. 75th St., according to Chicago Police the Cook County Medical Examiner’ Office.
Person in Custody After Man Found Dead Inside Home: CPD
About 12:50 a.m., officers responded to the 3100 block of West 40th Street and found a man in his 30s with blunt force trauma to his head, Chicago Police said. He was pronounced dead at the scene.
2 Killed, 2 Wounded in Shooting on Chicago's Near West Side
A man was shot in the head and pronounced dead on the scene, police said, while a female victim was taken to University of Chicago Medical Center where she was pronounced dead.
2 shot near Red Line train at 87th Street
CHICAGO — Two people were shot near the Red Line at 87th Street in Chatham Sunday afternoon, according to the Chicago Fire Department.Fire officials said two shooting victims were transported to University of Chicago Hospital, and both have been stabilized.Their conditions are not known at this time
Mother, 2 children injured in Burbank hit-and-run
BURBANK, Ill. (WLS) --A mother and her two children were seriously injured by a hit-and-run driver in southwest suburban Burbank Saturday night, police said.The 29-year-old woman was crossing Cicero Avenue at 86th Street when she and her children were struck by a vehicle, police said. Witnesses told
Chicago girl went to school on Friday, then vanished
Fowsia Ibrahim, 14, went to school on Friday but never came home. Her home is on West Howard Street in Rogers Park.
Elizabeth Brackett, Longtime 'Chicago Tonight' TV Host, Dies
CHICAGO, IL — Retired award-winning TV journalist Elizabeth Brackett died Sunday, days after the longtime WTTW-TV reporter and former "Chicago Tonight" host had been in an apparent bicycle accident, according to the station. Bracket, 76, suffered at least one broken vertebra in her neck and had been
Chicago girl, 16, missing from South Side
CHICAGO (Sun-Times Media Wire) - Police are looking for a 16-year-old girl who has been missing from the Hyde Park neighborhood on the South Side for more than two months.Daquata Shannon was last seen on April 4 in the 500 block of East 50th Place, according to Chicago Police.Shannon is described as
Gusty thunderstorms erupting on a hot and humid Father’s Day afternoon
SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR NORTHWESTERN WILL AND SOUTH CENTRAL COOK COUNTIES UNTIL 415 PM CDT... At 348 PM CDT, Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm over Joliet, moving northeast at 15 mph. Winds in excess of 40 mph and brief very heavy downpours will be possible with this storm. L
Walgreens to move into Chicago's old main post office building
Walgreens will move about 1,800 employees into the renovated old main post office in Chicago, Mayor Rahm Emanuel will announce on Monday.
2 Dead, 10 Wounded Friday in Chicago-Area Shootings
In the last nonfatal shooting Friday, two men were wounded in the Englewood neighborhood on the South Side. A 28-year-old was arguing with three other males about 10:50 p.m. in the 6700 block of South Parnell Avenue, according to police. One of the males pulled out a gun and shot the man several tim
Elizabeth Brackett, veteran Chicago journalist, dies at age 76
Elizabeth Brackett, who worked at ABC7 in the 1980s, retired in 2014 from WTTW's "Chicago Tonight" after 20 years as a correspondent. (WTTW)
Man charged in attack on 67-year-old woman on Red Line train
A man who is a convicted felon was charged with viciously attacking a 67-year-old woman on a CTA Red Line train. Derrick McMath, 28, of southwest suburban Worth, was charged Saturday with felony aggravated battery in connection with the attack, which happened about noon Thursday in the 1500 block of
Tularemia Disease Found In Wild Rabbit In Tinley Park
Tularemia, sometimes known as "rabbit fever," is a disease of animals and humans caused by the bacteriumFrancisella tularensis. Rabbits, hares, and rodents are especially susceptible, according to theCenters for Disease Control and Prevention.
Man Fatally Shoots Self After Chicago Cops Wound Him In Standoff
CHICAGO, IL — A 24-year-old man fatally shot himself after a SWAT officer shot him in the stomach during a standoff Friday night in Calumet Heights, according to Chicago police. The armed man, whose identity has not been released by police, had opened fired from a home in the 9400 block of South Com
Dyer police respond to viral video of controversial police encounter
A Facebook video with nearly 650,000 views and more than 20,000 shares depicting an encounter between two Dyer police officers and a group of black men has elicited a response from Dyer's police chief.The poster, Dmani Brown, wrote this along with the video:"My truck broke down and my friends came t
17-year-old shot dead in East Garfield Park, police say
CHICAGO — A 17-year-old boy was fatally shot in the East Garfield Park neighborhood on Saturday.Officers found the teen in a yard while responding to a call of “person down” in the 3400 block of West Carroll Avenue about 7:30 a.m. Saturday, according to the Chicago Police Department.He had been shot
Felon Jailed After Posting Gun Videos on Facebook: Cops
OAK FOREST, IL -- A Chicago man on parole was arrested after he posted videos of himself on Facebook shooting a gun, prosecutors said. Aaron Steward, 26, appeared before Cook County Judge Peter Felice on two felony counts of unlawful use of a weapon by a felon. Steward is currently on parole for the
2 dead in Woodlawn shooting, police say
CHICAGO — Two men were killed in a Woodlawn shooting Friday night, police said.The men were outside a store in the 400 block of East 63rd Street when one or more people opened fire about 9:50 p.m. Friday, according to the Chicago Police Department.A 43-year-old man was shot in his chest; a 22-year-o
Heights Man Fatally Shot In Riverdale
RIVERDALE, IL - A Chicago Heights man was shot in killed in Riverdale earlier this week. The Cook County Medical Examiner's Office identified the victim in the 14100 block of Stewart on June 3 as Pierre House, a 27-year-old with a listed address as in the 200 block of East Joe Orr Road in Chicago He