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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.
Cancer Support Center's remodeled Homewood space is rededicated on Thursday
The Cancer Support Center underwent major improvements over the past year to better serve the participants and the community members at-large. The entrance has been moved to the east side of the building and spaces were reconfigured to better accommodate the center’s programs.The event is free and o
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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
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
Prescription Drug Box Will Stay At Homewood Police Station
HOMEWOOD, IL - The Homewood police station will now have a permanent collection box for unused, unwanted and outdated prescription drugs. Anyone can drop off old drugs in the box located in the lobby of the police station at 17950 Dixie Highway with no questions asked, according to a news release fr
12 Things to do in the Region this week
OCT. 12, 6 p.m., Center for Visual & Performing Arts, 1040 Ridge Road, Munster. 219.836.0525.
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
Accused Oak Lawn Carjacker Nabbed Wearing Ankle Bracelet
OAK LAWN, IL -- A Chicago man was arrested the day after he allegedly carjacked a woman's vehicle from a business parking lot in Oak Lawn. Dwayne Corley, 25, appeared before Cook County Judge Peter Felice wearing blue hospital scrubs on felony charges of unlawful vehicular invasion and robbery. Corl
Illinois House 37th District Democratic nominee: Matthew J. Hunt
) Property taxes. Property taxes, in addition to other state taxes, are placing a financial burden on residents within the 37th District. Majority of the property tax bill encompasses the local community funding schools. Increasing state funding for education should help alleviate the rise of local
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
Man charged with DUI in crash that killed retired CFD commander, wife
Doran Sims, 30, is charged with aggravated driving under the influence of a alcohol causing death, according to the Cook County state’s attorney’s office.
Shooting on I-57 Shuts Down Northbound Lanes for Hours
The expressway was closed from 127th Street to 119th Street until about 5:40 a.m. At least a dozen shell casings littered the northbound I-57 as state police shut down nearly 10 blocks of the expressway early Friday to investigate a report about shots fired near the West Pullman neighborhood on the
ENDORSEMENT: Sam Yingling for Illinois House in the 62nd District
This time around, Democratic incumbent state Rep.Sam Yinglingof Grayslake declined to fill out a questionnaire and sit for an interview with us. But his opponent, Republican Ken Idstein of Grayslake, a senior loan officer, has failed to offer a credible array of policy proposals that might suggest h
Police Seek Double-Carjacking Suspect Who Ran Over Oak Forest Police Officer
CHICAGO (CBS)-A man and a woman were carjacked by a man with a gun as they walked into The Patio, a restaurant in south suburban Orland Park Thursday morning, setting off a chain of events that ended with a foot chase and the suspect running over a police officer. The offender, described as a black
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