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Man charged with attacking driver in Sugar Grove road rage incident

Timothy W. Kressin is accused of trying to punch a driver after a collision on Route 56.

‘Narco-junior’ gave up ‘El Chapo,’ now faces shorter sentence Thursday in Chicago

Feds have asked for 17 years for Vicente Zambada-Niebla, son of other top Sinaloa cartel boss

Two injured in multi-vehicle crash on the Dan Ryan

Two people were taken to the University of Chicago Medical Center.

Homeowner shoots man who broke into his Uptown home

The 42-year-old forced his way into the residence when the 39-year-old homeowner, who has a valid FOID card, shot him, police said.

Teen boy hurt in South Chicago drive-by

The 17-year-old was shot by someone in a sedan, police said.

3 wounded in Little Village shooting

Two men and a woman were shot about 10:40 p.m. in the 3500 block of West Cermak Road.

Hundreds mourn Marlen Ochoa-Lopez at suburban funeral home visitation

The two-day wake for Marlen Ochoa-Lopez continues Friday with her funeral scheduled for Saturday.

Man charged with armed robbery of a dollar store in Aurora

Lamar Russell, 26, of Aurora faces charges of felony armed robbery in connection with a Tuesday robbery of a dollar store.

Man, 65, missing from Chicago Lawn

Charnell Clay went missing Thursday morning and was last seen near 65th and Claremont Avenue.

FOUND: Man, 77, missing from Bolingbrook

A.C. Williams, 77, was last seen Thursday morning leaving his home in Bolingbrook wearing a black jogging suit and carrying a white bag.

Self-proclaimed ‘stickup guy’ found guilty of first-degree murder of Chicago Police officer Michael Bailey

Antwon Carter, a self-proclaimed "stickup kid," is charged in murder of an off-duty member of former mayor Richard M. Daley’s security detail.

Judge won’t unseal final batch of records in Jason Van Dyke trial

Still under seal is a motion from Van Dyke’s lawyers, accusing former State’s Attorney Anita Alvarez with the original indictment in the Laquan McDonald case.

Man dies in car crash near Cedar Lake, Indiana

A 32-year-old man from Lowell, Indiana, was killed Tuesday in a car crash near Cedar Lake.

GoCPS easy to learn, but new application process needs work: study

About 47 percent of black students were enrolled at a top-rated high school last year, compared to 70 percent of Latino students and 90 percent of white students.

State Supreme Court upholds city food truck restrictions

Food trucks must continue to stay 200 feet away from ground floor, brick-and-mortar restaurants, and install GPS devices.

Man found driving Whitney Young teacher’s car denies carjacking her

Nicholas Williams was ordered held on no bail after prosecutors say he pointed a gun at the teacher and drove off in her car.

Chicago DACA recipient, lawyers call for release of her parents from ICE custody

Paula Hincapie-Rendon and her 5-year-old daughter, Layla, spoke out Thursday against the detainment of pastor Betty Rendon and Carlos Hincapie.

Lightfoot tries out City Council rostrum for the first time

The new mayor is studying Roberts Rules of Order to prepare for next week’s first real test of her City Council muscle.

Man, 63, missing from Chatham

Bruce Burks was last seen Thursday on the southbound Red Line train.

2 hospitalized after possible chemical leak at Lincolnshire community pool

Authorities believe that carbon monoxide or chlorine leak is responsible for causing the pair to pass out.

Thieves steal catalytic converters on NW Side: police

Unknown burglars steal catalytic converters from parked cars over night.

Man found not guilty of murdering, dismembering toddler found in Garfield Park Lagoon

Kamel Harris was the last witness called in a six-day trial at the Leighton Criminal Courthouse.

Suburban man gets five years for murder-for-hire-plot

His intended victims, including at one point his step-grandfather, asked the judge to take it easy on him. Prosecutors wanted 10 years behind bars.

US charges Julian Assange with publishing classified info

The Justice Department has charged WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange with receiving and publishing classified information.

Fake plumbers burglarize elderly homeowners on NW Side: police

The three reported ruse burglaries happened over the last two weeks in the Dunning and Belmont Terrace neighborhoods.

Man killed in Harvey hit-and-run crash

The vehicle that struck the 58-year-old did not stop, police said.

62,000 pounds of raw beef recalled for possible E. coli

Days ahead of Memorial Day weekend, more than 62,000 pounds of raw beef products are being recalled.

Bullet found in middle school prompts lockdown in Beach Park

The lockdown was lifted by 10:30 a.m. Thursday, the school said in a statement.

Chicago’s population is declining, according to latest Census Bureau estimates

Estimates suggest the city lost more than 7,000 residents from 2017 to 2018.

Rain, thunderstorms predicted for every day of Memorial Day weekend

Memorial Day weekend usually signals the start of summer for Chicagoans. This year, maybe not.

Person fatally struck by train near Elk Grove Village

The incident occurred near West Touhy and Mt. Prospect Rd. in Elk Grove Village Thursday.

Trump takes his hands off the wheel

Infrastructure fix held hostage by president in effort to block oversight by Congress