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Chicago Police Shoot Suspect in Lawndale, Officials Say

A person has been shot following an altercation with Chicago police in the city’s Lawndale neighborhood on the city’s West Side, according to authorities. According to a police spokesman, the man was shot by police in the 2100 block of South Keeler on Saturday night.


5 Oak Lawn Area Foreclosures To Check Out

OAK LAWN, IL — Are you trying to buy a new house, but can't find anything in your price range? You might consider checking out the foreclosed properties on the market. You could very well find a diamond in the rough!


Police: Two brothers told investigators they were paid by Jussie Smollett to stage attack

CHICAGO—Two brothers told Chicago police investigators that they were paid by "Empire" actor Jussie Smollett to stage an attack on him, according to a person familiar with the situation but not authorized to speak publicly.


An Intern at His First Day on the Job Was Among 5 Killed in Illinois Mass Shooting

The identities of the five victims of a workplace shooting in Aurora, Illinois on Friday were revealed by the Aurora Police Department on Saturday. Aurora police got the call for an active shooter at 1:24 p.m. on Friday, Aurora police chief Kristen Ziman told reporters at a press conference on Frida


Michael Avenatti, at Cook County courthouse, says he believes R. Kelly will be indicted soon

High-profile attorney Michael Avenatti said Friday he believes charges are imminent against R. Kelly after giving Cook County prosecutors a tape purportedly depicting the R&B musician having sex with an underage girl.


Owner of La Grange Chimera Comics to give away his Oak Lawn store — with an essay contest

LA GRANGE — If you love comic books and think the greatest job in the world would be owning a comic book store, a golden opportunity may have just come your way from the owner of Chimera Comics in La Grange.


Man found dead in Norridge is Cook County’s 31st cold-related death

An 83-year-old man who died from Thursday is Cook County’s 31st cold-related death since the start of the season. Donald Kalinsky died about 6 p.m. in the 4300 block of North Overhill Avenue in northwest suburban Norridge, the Cook County medical examiner’s office said. He lived in the same block wh


These are the victims of the mass shooting in Aurora, Illinois

(CNN) — Police have identified the five people killed by their co-worker at an Aurora warehouse shooting February 15. Five people were killed when a man who was being let go from his job open fired at the Henry Pratt Co. in the Chicago suburb.


Aurora Illinois gunman: ‘troubled loner’ & criminal past.

Gary Martin Aurora gunman: A portrait of a loner with a disturbing criminal past who may have been premeditated after finding out he was being made redundant. The gunman who killed five at a warehouse in Aurora, Illinois before dying in a police standoff has been described as a troubled loner by nei


Report: Multiple people wounded at manufacturing plant in Aurora, Illinois

Reports say that numerous people including four police officers are injured at a manufacturing facility in Illinois after a situation involving an active shooter. The situation was happening at the Henry Pratt Company in Aurora, about 40 miles southwest of Chicago. The Daily Herald said four Aurora


Accumulating snow today – Winter Weather Advisory far west and north portions of the Chicago area

Accumulating snow is expected across the Chicago area Sunday and Sunday night with heaviest amounts of 2 to 4-inches along and west of Interstate-39 as well as counties adjacent to the Illinois-Wisconsin state line where a Winter Weather Advisory (purple-shaded counties on the headlined map) is in e


Chicago Forecast: Snow Expected Into Sunday Night

CHICAGO (CBS)– A light snow is expected to continue into the night Sunday and for some Chicago areas, into Monday morning. According to CBS 2 meteorologist Ed Curran, Northern areas around O’Hare and McHenry can expect over 4 inches of snow. Areas south of O’Hare can expect 1 to 3 inches of snow.


Man shot by police during ‘armed confrontation' in Chicago

CHICAGO (Sun-Times Media Wire) - A man was shot by police during an “armed confrontation” with officers Saturday evening in Lawndale. The 20-year-old was shot by an officer when he was seen holding a gun and an “armed confrontation ensued” as he tried to run from a car that crashed in the 2100 block


Police identify 5 workers killed in suburban Chicago attack

AURORA, Ill. (AP) -- Authorities say a human resources manager, a plant manager and an intern were among the five people killed by a fired worker at a manufacturing warehouse in Aurora, Illinois.


Girl, 11, missing from Northwest Side

An 11-year-old girl has been reported missing from the Montclare neighborhood on the Northwest Side. Sarah Lohdi was last seen at 10 a.m. Saturday in the 2800 block of North Natoma Avenue, Chicago police said.


6 wounded in Chicago shootings on Saturday

CHICAGO -- At least six people were wounded Saturday in citywide gun violence, including a man shot by aChicago police officer in Lawndale. The 20-year-old was shot by an officer when he was seen holding a gun and an "armed confrontation ensued" as he tried to run from a car that crashed in the 2100


Woman critically hurt in West Rogers Park hit-and-run; police search for car

CHICAGO -- Police are searching for a car involved in a hit-and-run crash with a pedestrian Thursday evening in the West Rogers Park neighborhood. A 59-year-old woman was crossing the street at 5:30 p.m. in the 2200 block of West Devon Avenue when she was struck by passenger-side mirror of a Nissan


No reported injuries when shots fired in Homewood early Saturday

Homewood police are investigating a report of shots fired at White Castle, 18250 S. Halsted St. early Saturday. Police said the incident occurred shortly after 5:45 a.m. During an incident in the restaurant's drive-thru lane, a man exited a vehicle and fired a gun. No injuries were reported.


Factory shooting rampage victims include HR manager, college intern and forklift operator

AURORA, Ill.—The victims of the shooting rampage at a suburban Chicago factory included the manufacturing company’s human resources manager, a college intern and a stock room attendant who doubled as a forklift operator, police said.


Cops: ‘Empire’ Actor Orchestrated Hate Crime, Paid Friends to Purchase Rope, Other Items from Ace Hardware; Faces Prison Time

Chicago police are "eager" to speak with Empire actor Jussie Smollett after 2 Nigerian brothers confirm they purchased rope from a hardware store and the actor paid them to stage the hate crime attack.