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Police Release Video of Fatal Crash Involving Self-Driving Car

The Volvo was in self-driving mode with a human backup driver at the wheel when it hit 49-year-old Elaine Herzberg Eric Risberg/AP, File Authorities investigating a deadly self-driving vehicle crash in suburban Phoenix have released video of the Uber SUV striking a pedestrian as she walked her bicyc

NBC CHICAGO - 2018-03-21 23:02:40

Teen Charged In Robbery Of 80-Year Old Woman In Homewood

HOMEWOOD, IL - Homewood police have arrested a 17-year-old in connection to the robbery of an 80-year-old woman on a street in the village last week. The juvenile was taken into custody on Monday and charged with aggravated robbery and aggravated battery, police said on Wednesday. The arrest was ma

PATCH - 2018-03-21 19:04:00

5 important stories you need to know from Tuesday: Man shot in fight among family members at Hammond. Man charged with attempted murder in ex-wife's shooting at flea market in Calumet Township.

Man shot in fight among family members at Hammond residence HAMMOND - A 48-year-old man was shot in the neck, chin and arm early Tuesday when a fight among family members turned violent, police said. Hammond police were dispatched to the 6900 block of Tennessee Street for a report of shots fired, L

NWI.COM - 2018-03-21 15:00:00

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


UPDATE: Borman traffic near Calumet Avenue remains gridlocked after semi catches fire, state police say

HAMMOND - Traffic has been ensnared for hours Wednesday in the westbound lanes of the Borman Expressway near Calumet Avenue after a semi lost control and caught fire, state police said. Amrik Bal, 56, of Indianapolis, was driving a 2014 Volvo semi pulling a rail container when he struck a tire layi

NWI.COM - 2018-03-21 21:41:00

South Suburban High School Students Unveil New Mural

Students at Bloom Trail High School recently unveiled their new mural inside the school. The mural was a collaborative effort between Chicago artist, Sam Kirk, Tiffany Insalaco, art teacher at Bloom Trail High School, and the AP studio art and drawing and painting students at Bloom Trail High School

THECHICAGOCITIZEN.COM - 2018-03-21 17:08:38

Lollapalooza lineup to include Bruno Mars, Jack White, The Weeknd

Bruno Mars, Jack White, Arctic Monkeys and The Weeknd are among the headliners slated for this year's Lollapalooza music festival, it was announced Wednesday. Also featured among the massive lineup are Khalid, Travis Scott, The National, St. Vincent, Vampire Weekend, Portugal. The Man, Zedd, Chvrche

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES - 2018-03-21 15:04:00

Rambling Ranch, Circular Drive, Family Room, Man Room, Acre Lot

PALOS PARK, IL -- This beautiful Palos Park ranch (no stairs) features two fireplaces, five main-level bedrooms, an updated kitchen and baths, a large family room and a man-room for all your do-it-yourself projects. The exterior is offset by a handsome circular driveway and a full walk-out basement

PATCH - 2018-03-21 17:12:48

Chicago cop charged with sexually assaulting suspect in custody

A veteran Chicago police officer was charged after he allegedly sexually assaulted a suspect who was in custody. Officer Carlyle Calhoun, 46, was charged with one felony count of criminal sexual assault/force and one felony count of official misconduct/forbidden act, according to the Cook County Sta

ABC7 CHICAGO - 2018-03-20 16:00:24

Man fatally struck by train ID'd | Police reports, March 7-19

A man who stepped off the platform and in front of a Metra express train in downtown Riverside on March 7 reportedly had been released earlier that day from a hospital where he'd been taken after an incident last month in Lyons. On Feb. 25, Arthur C. Smith IV, 49, of Stickney, was taken to MacNeal H


Old Navy, Five Below stores coming to Halsted Street in Homewood

Homewood officials announced Monday, March 12, that two stores will be moving into the space in the Washington Park Plaza shopping center previously occupied by Joann Fabrics. The space is being split in two. One side will be occupied by Old Navy, a clothing store for women, men, girls, boys and bab


Home Rule In Homewood: Follow Vote Results Here

HOMEWOOD, IL - Voters in Homewood will decide Tuesday whether or not the village will become home rule. The referendum worded "Shall the Village of Homewood become a home rule community?" will be on the ballot for voters who head to the polls. The village board decided in late 2017 to place the que


Brother, sister seriously injured in NW Indiana rollover crash

Three people were injured, two of them seriously, in a rollover crash Tuesday morning in northwest Indiana. At 5:13 a.m., a 2018 Chevrolet Equinox was exiting from southbound I-65 to Ridge Road in Hobart, Indiana, when it went off the road, down the embankment and rolled multiple times, according to

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES - 2018-03-20 19:51:00

7 killed, 13 others wounded in weekend shootings across Chicago

Seven people were killed and at least 13 others have been wounded in shootings across Chicago since Friday afternoon. In the most recent fatal shooting, a 36-year-old man was shot and killed on the Near North Side.The man was sitting in his parked car about 8:45 p.m. Sunday in the 500 block of West


UPDATE: Hammond Gavit sophomore detained Monday, accused of threatening to 'shoot up' school

HAMMOND - A Gavit High School sophomore was detained Monday after making threats last week to a group of friends, saying he was going to "shoot up the school." Hammond schools Superintendent Walter Watkins said the teen has been suspended pending expulsion. Watkins said he was notified the boy was a

NWI.COM - 2018-03-20 12:30:00

Ashton Woods, Burr Ridge, Illinois - March 2018

Ashton Woods is a subdivision of custom built single family homes built in the 1990s. Ashton Woods is located in Burr Ridge, Illinois north of 91st Street and west of County Line Road. There are currently 4 homes for sale ranging from $299,000 to $999,999. Marco Amidei in an IL licensed real estate

PATCH - 2018-03-20 15:52:31

Woman, 38, found strangled in Hobart, Indiana

The death of a woman whose body was found Thursday at a motel in northwest Indiana has been ruled a homicide. April Salazar-Bernal, 38, was pronounced dead at 3:42 p.m. at a motel in the 1800 block of Mississippi Street in Hobart, Indiana, according to the Lake County Coroner's Office. On Monday, th


Man Shot Near Green Line Stop In Austin Neighborhood

CHICAGO, IL - A 49-year-old man was shot in the 300 block of North Central Avenue in Austin Sunday, police said. He was hit in the chest around 6:30 p.m., according to police. The shooting happened near the Central Green Line stop. The victim was taken to Stroger Hospital in critical condition, wher


2 Die In New Lenox When Car Goes Into Pond

NEW LENOX, IL - Will County Coroner Patrick K. O'Neil announced on Monday morning that a couple from Matteson were killed on Sunday evening after their car drove into a retention pond in New Lenox. The incident occurred near the McDonald's restaurant on East Laraway Road. The victims have been ident


Gary man pleads guilty to receiving cell phone in mashed potatoes

LAPORTE - A Gary man has admitted to having paid a cook at the LaPorte County Jail to bring him contraband. Roddi Boesel, 31, could receive anywhere from a one- to six-year sentence after pleading guilty Friday in LaPorte Circuit Court to level 5 felony conspiracy to commit trafficking. Boesel is sc