Bailey visits South Side mass shooting scene: ‘It breaks my heart ... to see what’s happening across Chicago’
“Those affected by the senseless shootings in Washington Park, Garfield Park and the families of the more than 500 people ... killed in Chicago this year — I want you to know that I am fighting to end this bloodshed,” the Illinois GOP candidate for governor said. But dozens of residents and activists told the downstate farmer to take his campaign elsewhere.
Marist students kneeled in ‘disrespect’ as Spanish-language song played at homecoming dance, Latino classmates say
In a statement, school officials said they are investigating and “are disheartened by the recent events that took place at our Homecoming celebration this past weekend.”
Safe at last for Afghan interpreter who aided Marine Corps major from Chicago, saved U.S. troops’ lives
Marine Maj. Thomas Schueman had been trying for months to get the interpreter to the United States. Over the past few days, he’s made it to safety in another country.
Marine Corps major from Chicago pushing for U.S. visa for Afghan interpreter he says saved troops’ lives
When he left Afghanistan, Maj. Thomas Schueman left behind a young Afghan he says probably saved his life and those of many others. Now, he’s trying to help that man escape the Taliban.
Officer Jeffrey Troglia, 38, shot himself in the basement of his Southwest Side home, sources said. Just four days earlier, Officer James Daly fatally shot himself in the Town Hall police station on the North Side.
The fire had started in the kitchen where she was cooking, causing heavy smoke in the unit.
At least 12 new cameras are to be installed in the 19th Ward neighborhoods after a fatal carjacking and mass shooting in the past year.
A 2015 Honda SUV was southbound in the 11100 block of South Pulaski Road when the man in his 20s walked into the street and was hit, police said. He died at the scene.
He allegedly burglarized a home on June 26 in the 11000 block of South Pulaski Road, according to Chicago police.
The suspect made off with computers, gaming systems and cash.
Lindsey Lagestee was a founding member of the local country band Dixie Crush. She was on her way to a performance at the Firewater Saloon on 111th Street when she was hit by a passing car on Valentine’s Day.
Lyndsey Lagestee was hit in the 3800 block of West 111th Street.
Jim Crowley, who uses a wheelchair and needs help with every aspect of his life, has resided in specialized care facilities at several locations around the country since 1987.
The FBI said the same man was responsible for robbing another bank late last month in Berwyn.
A surveillance camera allegedly recorded the suspect covering his face and then driving off in a white SUV, police said.
The 2016 shooting on West 111th Street touched off days of racial unrest in the Far Southwest Side neighborhood that is home to scores of city employees.
John Kristin doubled up on largemouth bass, including his personal best on one crankbait at Lake Shelbyville to earn Fish of the Week honors.
The driver, a 73-year-old woman, told Chicago fire officials that her vehicle “jumped the curb” and drove into the building.
Incumbent Matthew J. O’Shea is a popular alderman who has moved up to the important job of running the City Council’s Aviation Committee.
Monzerat Perez, who is accused of driving into Nick Theofanopoulos, had a blood-alcohol content of three times the legal limit, prosecutors said.
The deputy was driving north in the 10300 block of South Kedzie Avenue when he struck a Jeep that had backed out of a driveway.
Shortly before the FBI raided offices of powerful Chicago Ald. Edward M. Burke, agents visited the home of alderman’s top political aide, the Chicago Sun-Times has learned.
The shooter was taken into custody and later released after investigators determined they acted in self defense, police said.
The last shooting left two men wounded after a band of male shooters chased one of them during the evening, police said.