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Lil Reese takes to social media after release from hospital, says he wants $1 million to tell his story

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Man killed in Calumet City crash

The man, 58, died in a crash outside his home in the 200 block of 157th Street in Calumet City, officials said.

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Diminished and preoccupied, indicted Ald. Edward Burke no longer a dominating presence at City Council meetings

Burke is no longer the center of attention at council meetings he once dominated. He occupies the front-row seat closest to the door, arrives late, leaves immediately and seldom, if ever, speaks.

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O’Hare-bound Blue Line trains standing at Montrose for ‘mechanical problem:’ CTA

The CTA first announced the service disruption about 8:10 a.m. Crews are working to restore service, the CTA said.

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Phone scammers impersonate Lake County sheriff’s office: authorities

The caller will claim to be with the Lake County sheriff’s office and say there is a warrant out for a person’s arrest.

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Woman shot in Marquette Park

She was walking in the 6300 block of South Rockwell Street when she heard gunfire and felt pain, police said.

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2 shot in vehicle in McKinley Park

A 17-year-old boy and 27-year-old man were both hospitalized at Mount Sinai Hospital in good condition, police said.

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3 shot outside East Garfield Park house party

They were on a porch during a house party in the 700 block of North Harding Avenue when someone fired at them, possibly from the sidewalk, police said.

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Man shot, killed at Southeast Side Subway restaurant: police

The 22-year-old was arguing with a group of people inside the Subway when one of them shot him in the head.

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Car fatally strikes bicyclist on South Side: police

The man, 40, was riding a bike westbound on 67th Street about 1 a.m. when he was hit by a Chevrolet Impala in the intersection with Stony Island Avenue.

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Highland Park water boil order lifted

The boil order was lifted for eight of the 10 properties by 10:15 p.m. Friday, and for the final two by 7:20 p.m. Saturday, according to Highland Park officials.

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Man, 34, missing from Kilbourn Park

Jorge Avila was last seen Nov. 7 in the 4000 block of West Berry Avenue, police said.

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Girl, 15, missing from Lawndale

Fryda Jimenez was last seen Friday in the 1900 block of South Troy Street, police said.

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Woman, 18, missing from Bronzeville

Dazmyn Lowery was last seen Wednesday in the 4200 block of South King Drive, police said.

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State Rep. Sara Feigenholtz eyeing appointment to Senate seat of mentor John Cullerton

Feigenholtz worked for the retiring Cullerton for years before joining him in Springfield.

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Charges pending after vehicle wanted for Little Village murder crashes in Chatham

Officers pursued a vehicle wanted in connection to a homicide in Little Village Nov. 12, police said.

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South Side gun buy-back: ‘Getting them out of your house can save lives’

Close to 100 guns were turned in at St. Sabina Church within a matter of hours Saturday, with owners receiving gift cards in exchange for the weapons, no questions asked.

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Staffers rush to aid man fatally shot outside Moving Everest Charter School in Austin: police

As shots rang out, two staff members inside the school rushed to the street to help the man, according to the school’s executive director Mike Rogers.

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2 seriously wounded in South Shore shooting

The men, 23 and 49, were outside about 10:10 a.m. in the 1600 block of East 79th Street when someone got out of a maroon four-door sedan and opened fire, Chicago police said.

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Major new medical study casts doubt on need for many heart procedures

The results are the strongest evidence yet that tens of thousands of costly stent procedures and bypass operations each year are unnecessary or premature for people with stable disease.

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Missing Lake County girl, 16, last seen leaving school in Wisconsin

Detectives believe Emma Roberts got a ride to her home in unincorporated Antioch, packed her bags and left before her family arrived home, officials said.

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Student accused of threatening violence at Naperville high school

The teen was charged with disorderly conduct for making "verbal threats of violence" towards Wheatland Academy, officials said.

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Man stabbed in domestic fight in Bronzeville

The suspect, 19, stabbed his child’s grandfather during a domestic altercation in the 2900 block of South Federal Street, police said.

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3 men shot in Fifth City

They were standing on the sidewalk in the 3300 block of West Monroe Street when someone fired shots from a gangway, police said.

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Elgin man sentenced to 55 years for 2015 murder

William Ingram was convicted of fatally shooting 20-year-old Devonte Turner in Elgin in April 2015.

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Little Village community members, police gather after outbreak of violence

Police will increase patrols in the area over the coming days to try and curb the "uptick in gang violence" in the neighborhood, police said.

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Man fatally stabbed in fight with relative in Back of the Yards

The 27-year-old was stabbed in the chest and abdomen during a fight with a family member, police said. Another man, 43, is in custody.

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No injuries reported in Naperville commercial building fire

A fire broke out in a dust collector at the building about 2:31 p.m., officials said.

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Cullerton escapes storm of federal investigations but clouds linger

Cullerton has always been a unique case study — an old-style Chicago Democratic Machine stalwart wrapped in a lakefront liberal veneer. That’s not all bad, and it’s not all good, either.

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Chicago Teachers Union overwhelmingly ratifies contract, officially ending strike

The results, announced Friday night, show 81% of the teachers who voted backed the contract.

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‘Jeopardy James’ Holzhauer takes down his conqueror in rematch with Emma Boettcher

Holzhauer and Emma Boettcher were among the 15 all-stars participating in the tourney, with Holzhauer winning the $250,000 grand prize.

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Missing 13-year-old boy last seen in Back of the Yards

Dorian Branch was last seen in the 5400 block of South Carpenter Street.

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Successor to former state Rep. Luis Arroyo chosen, but one Cook County Democrat says ‘the fix is in’

Using proxy votes of Arroyo, who resigned after he was charged with bribery, could set up a fight with Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan, who had warned against any involvement by Arroyo in choosing his successor.

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Man struck, killed by vehicle in Lisle

The 54-year-old was hit around 5:30 p.m. in the 4500 block of Route 53, Lisle police said.

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State Dept. official says he heard Trump’s call about ‘investigations’

David Holmes, the political counsel at the U.S. Embassy in Ukraine, said Trump was talking so loudly that Ambassador Gordon Sondland had to hold the phone from his ear.