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Flames Consume Home in Massive Fire Near Dolton
A house was engulfed in flames Monday afternoon near south suburban Dolton. A person of interest is in custody, the fire chief said, after a citizen contacted authorities saying they saw a person, potentially involved in the fire, shortly after the explosion broke out. According to officials, that p
3 shot on I-57 in Calumet Park, NB lanes closed at 127th St.
All northbound lanes of I-57 are closed at 127th Street after three people were shot on the expressway Monday night. Illinois State Police said the shooting happened near 123rd Street, but traffic is being routed off the expressway at 127th Street. State police said all three victims were male and w
Lansing puts together state, federal grants to build a solid foundation for safety, growth
The Village of Lansing is rich in history. Founded in 1843, the area was settled by the Lansing family in 1845, and formally incorporated in 1893. Originally made up mostly of Dutch and German settlers, Lansing has become a diverse community of more than 28,000 with a median family income of $56,900
Multiple People Shot Following Funeral Service in Chicago: Police
Chicago Police Department Spokesman Anthony Guglielmi said the shooting followed "a possible funeral or memorial" Multiple people were reported shot "following a funeral or memorial" service in broad daylight on Chicago's South Side Monday afternoon, authorities said. (Published 48 minutes ago) Mult
Woman, 35, fatally stuck by vehicle in Chicago Heights
Vanesa Espinoza of Hammond, Indiana, was struck by a vehicle about 2 a.m. at 14th Street and Indiana Avenue, according to the Cook County medical examiner’s office. She was pronounced dead shortly after.
Hammond woman dies in Chicago Heights hit-and-run
CHICAGO HEIGHTS — A Hammond woman died early Sunday after she was struck by a vehicle, police said.Vanesa Espinoza, 35, of Hammond, died at the scene of the crash about 2 a.m. Sunday in the 1000 block of East 14th Street in Chicago Heights, according to police and the Cook County medical examiner's
Cops: Woman, 50, shot to death in Marquette Park
Just before 5 p.m., the woman was shot in the head in the 6800 block of South Rockwell, according to Chicago police.
Lansing Historical Society decking its hall for Festival of Lights
Fall colors might be in full focus, but Lansing Historical Society members are looking forward to the holidays and their annual Festival of Lights program.The organization is transforming its museum on the lower level of the Lansing Public Library, 2750 Indiana Ave., into a winter wonderland.Nearly
Lansing grew out of 3 Dutch, German enclaves
Lansing, just over the Illinois border, was once three Dutch and German settlements with the names of Oak Glen, around Florence and Commercial Avenues; Bernice, where the railroad depot was located and named for the railroad owner’s daughter; and Lansing, the sir name of brothers George, John, and H
Chicago Police Officer Convicted Of Murder After Dash Cam Footage Released - The Ring of Fire Network
Mike Papantonio:For the first time in nearly 50 years a Chicago police officer was convicted of murder in an on-duty shooting. This month, a jury convicted the officer, Jason Van Dyke, for shooting and killing a black teenager in 2014. The officer, Jason Van Dyke, shot the boy 16 times, but he wasn’
Couple fatally shot while inside parked car on West Side
"She was kind. She was loving. She cared about everybody; whatever she could do for you she would do," said Jacqueline "Tammy" Webb, Maxey's mother.
Fire destroys mansion once owned by Chicago Bulls player Dwyane Wade
The Dolton Fire Department, along with several other agencies, responded and are still on the scene. Officials have called a 4 p.m. press conference to provide additional details.
Fox Pointe opens to expand entertainment options, add cachet to Lansing
What Mayor Patty Eidem called the biggest thing to happen to the village in her lifetime is open and ready to become the economic driver for downtown and all of Lansing.The ribbon cutting for Fox Pointe was held Sept. 28, in time for it to host the village’s annual Autumn Fest. The festival had to b
93-year-old woman dies 10 days after Skokie crash
Davidson, who lived in Highland Park, was pronounced dead at Skokie Hospital at 6:25 p.m. Friday, according to the medical examiner’s office. An autopsy found she died from complications of injuries she suffered in the crash, with heart disease listed as a secondary cause of death.
CHICAGO: MUSLIM OFF-DUTY COP shoots innocent autistic black teen from his vehicle in a drive-by shooting
The Civilian Office of Police Accountability has released video of a 2017 incident in which an off-duty Muslim sergeant, Khalil Muhammad, is shown shooting an unarmed black teen with developmental disabilities from an unmarked vehicle after chasing him through the neighborhood for looking ‘suspiciou
Pregnant Chicago postal worker missing for two weeks, police suspect foul play
Kierra Coles, 26, was last seen on a neighbors security camera leaving her house on October 2. She was dressed for work but called in sick.
Vehicle taken in carjacking recovered in Harvey
The 2012 Honda Civic was recovered in Harvey on Wednesday, Oct. 17, according to Homewood police. The vehicle was unoccupied when it was found and was not significantly damaged.
Man charged with attempted murder of officer on Far South Side
Otis Rogers, 37, of Roseland, was charged with one count of first-degree murder, and misdemeanor counts of reckless driving, leaving a scene, and endangering the two children in his car, Chicago police and the Cook County sheriff’s office said.
If you think it's bad now, just wait; Munster town leaders advance Calumet Avenue realignment project
MUNSTER — One of the most notorious, nerve-wracking intersections in Lake County long has crippled commuter traffic for decades with seemingly no end in sight.But Town Manager Dustin Anderson wants to reassure the estimated 32,000-plus Region commuters that pass through the Calumet Avenue and 45th S
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.