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David Struett is a wire reporter covering breaking news.

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Second threat in a month again shuts down Naperville North High School

School officials and police wouldn’t disclose what was said in the threat, which police said was sent by voicemail to the school.

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Plea from grandmother of girl shot at Bronzeville high school: ‘I’m assuming this baby that shot my baby is crying for help ... God will help you’

"I understand that maybe you’re in some pain, baby, and maybe you’re hurt, and I understand that. I’m hurting too. My grandbaby is in a lot of pain."

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Four gunmen opened fire in Wicker Park shootout that left gunman dead, 4 bystanders wounded: Prosecutors

Teanius Sykes, 35, was charged with attempted murder, aggravated battery, reckless discharge of a firearm and illegal possession of a firearm by a felon.

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14-year-old girl, security guard shot outside Bronzeville high school. ‘What happened? Where are my kids?’

The family of the girl said she was "alert and she was speaking" before undergoing surgery at Comer Children’s Hospital Tuesday evening,

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Authorities in Texas suspect Chicago-based crew of car rental thieves are connected to West Town shooting

A car that was fraudulently rented in Texas was used in the brazen shooting in West Town last month, according to Texas court documents

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Tornado watch issued as storms push through Chicago area Monday

The watch will be in effect until 9 p.m. as a system capable of producing a "few" tornados rolls through northern Illinois and parts of northwest Indiana, the weather service said.

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Woman dies after car falls off Dan Ryan Expressway, crashes into Armour Square parking lot

Nicole Betts’ car became airborne after hitting the crash barrels separating the local and express lanes near 29th Street, authorities say.

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Person killed in 7-vehicle crash on Kennedy Expressway

The crash happened Sunday night in the outbound lanes near Natoma Avenue, according to Illinois State Police.

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Hombre de Back of the Yards es acusado de proporcionar arma que mató a una niña y de asesinar a un testigo

El video de vigilancia muestra el tiroteo y a Aguirre pasando el arma y luego huyendo en un Chevy Tahoe.

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Man who provided gun in killing of 14-year-old girl chased down witness weeks later and shot him 9 times, prosecutors say

Michael Aguirre, 26, was arrested on the West Side and charged with murder in the June 2 slaying of Savanah Quintero.