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Woman charged in South Side crash that critically injured 2 children
Two young children in the Hyundai, ages 2 and 8, were critically injured, police said. On Saturday, the 2-year-old remained in critical condition; the 8-year-old’s condition had stabilized. According to officials, the children were not properly restrained in the vehicle; the toddler needed to be res
Man Charged With Murder in Fatal Near North Side Crash
Ammar Hussain, 27, of Lincolnwood, was charged with murder and several felony counts of fleeing officers, according to Chicago Police.
South Haven church pastor booked into Porter County Jail for failure to report sexual misconduct by youth leader
Randy Allen Westmoreland, 52, pastor of Church of Jesus Christ, 791 Juniper Road, was booked on two misdemeanor charges of failure to report. The youth leader, Jeffrey Michael McGehee, 30, of Portage, had not been booked as of Friday, according to online records. Porter County Police Sgt. Jamie Erow
5 Wounded in Bronzeville Shooting Early Saturday
A 26-year-old man was shot in his head, and was in critical condition at University of Chicago Medical Center, police said. A 15-year-old boy was shot in his leg. His condition was stabilized at Saint Bernard Hospital.
Woman's body found on Red Line tracks near 87th Street, trains disrupted
Service on the Red Line had partially resumed as of 3:40 p.m., but remained suspended between the 79th Street and 95th Street stations, according to the CTA.
Hammond Carson's building may be demolished to make way for redevelopment
The Carson's department store chain, a staple of Region life for decades, is winding down in bankruptcy court and will shutter all locations in the next few weeks, including at Southlake Mall in Hobart, the Marquette Mall in Michigan City and at what was the Woodmar Mall in Hammond.The three-story d
3 Wounded Friday in Chicago Area Shootings
The last shooting wounded a woman in the South Chicago neighborhood. About 10:25 p.m., the 21-year-old was shot as she drove in the 2600 block of East 83rd Street, Chicago Police said. She was taken with a gunshot wound in her arm to Trinity Hospital, where her condition stabilized. Area South detec
Will County Jail Blotter: Special Weekend Edition
JOLIET, IL - While thousands of people were having a great time enjoying the music of Dennis DeYoung and Rick Springfield at the Taste of Joliet, other people were being arrested and taken to the Will County Jail. Crime never stops in Will County. It never does. Here's your look at a sampling of new
2 Kids Critically Injured in Crash on Chicago's South Side
Two young children were among three people critically injured in a car crash on Chicago's South Side early Friday, authorities said.The two-car crash took place at around 6:15 a.m. in the 4900 block of South King Drive in the Bronzeville neighborhood, according to Chicago police.A 3-year-old girl an
Man Dies After Being Shot, Crashing on Stevenson Expressway
Keyon P. Berry, 30, was driving a blue Mercedes Benz when he crashed head-on into a concrete median barrier about 11:50 a.m. in the outbound lanes of Interstate 55 near Kedzie Avenue, according to Illinois State Police and the Cook County Medical Examiner’s Office.
Water Main Break Closes 183rd Street In Homewood
HOMEWOOD, IL - A water main break has closed a significant portion of 183rd Street in Homewood Friday morning. The break, which occurred near 183rd and Center Avenue, has caused "extensive damage to the pavement," according to the village of Homewood.
Loaded Gun Found in Car Of Joliet Man Not Wearing Seatbelt: Cops
ORLAND PARK, IL -- A Joliet man pulled over for not wearing a seatbelt was arrested after police found a loaded handgun within arm's reach in his car, prosecutors said. Jesse Czyz, 20, appeared before Cook County Judge Peter Felice on a felony charges of aggravated unlawful use of a weapon in a vehi
Drugged Driver Arrested After Driving Wrong Way: Cops
RIVERSIDE, IL — A drugged driver was arrested in Riverside after running through a stop sign and driving in the wrong lane, police said. Cynthia L. Ancheta, 53, of the 0-100 block of Lawton Road, was charged with DUI-drugs (Zolpidem and Losartan), driving in wrong lane, improper lane use, disobeying
66 immigrant children separated from parents at border are in Chicago
The locations of the detention centers have not been disclosed, but the children are under the care of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services in partnership with Heartland Alliance, a non-profit, licensed agency in Chicago.
CTA Red Line Service Suspended On South Side
CHICAGO (CBS)— Service on the CTA Red Line was suspended Friday afternoon when a woman was struck by a train after she jumped onto the tracks.Service was halted between 95th and 68th streets.The Chicago Fire Department said the woman was pronounced dead at the scene.Red Line service has been tempora
Oak Lawn Man Under Influence Of Heroin In Lyons Car Crash: Cops
LYONS, IL -- An Oak Lawn man got into a car accident in Lyons while he was under the influence of heroin, prosecutors said. James Kamphuis, 25, appeared before Cook County Judge Peter Felice on charges of driving under the influence.
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Massive Fire Engulfs Building in South Suburban Harvey
Justin Jackson/ Sun-TimesA building was engulfed in flames early Thursday in south suburban Harvey.The fire broke out about 2:15 a.m. in a one-story commercial building in the 15900 block of South Fisk Avenue.Part of the building collapsed about 3:30 a.m.It was unclear if anyone was inside the build
Chicago man warns others after website selling designer clothes scams him
“Just making anybody feel good, that's what I'm all about. Positivity,” said Kenneth Harper.
Man Parked In Handicap Space Busted With 288 Pills: Cops
PALOS HILLS, IL -- A Hickory Hills man parked in the handicapped space without a placard was arrested after police found 288 loose pills in his car, prosecutors said. Mohammad Atieh, 25, appeared before Cook County Judge Peter Felice on felony charges of possession of a controlled substance and poss