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Man killed, another hurt in Gary shooting

Jordan Mitchell, 19, was with an 18-year-old man in the 2200 block of Carolina Street in Gary, Indiana, when someone approached and started shooting at them.

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Traveling CPD Supt. Eddie Johnson to miss this week’s ‘Accountability Monday’ meeting with Lightfoot

Lightfoot says she has no problem with Johnson’s travel; summer vacations and professional development are, she said, entirely different things.

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Ex-Ald. Cochran gets a year in prison for wire fraud

Assistant U.S. Attorney Heather McShain called Willie Cochran’s actions "a classic case of public corruption," a characterization that Cochran’s attorneys have disputed.

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Man hit, killed by vehicle in Countryside

About 8:30 p.m. on June 18, a vehicle was westbound in the 6800 block of Joliet Road when it hit 50-year-old Ted Chudzik as he crossed the street, police said.

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Lightfoot, police union president hold ‘very productive’ first face-to-face meeting

Perhaps the most important thing about the private meeting is that it happened at all. Lightfoot had scheduled and cancelled six prior meetings with Graham, exacerbating tensions with the union.

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FOUND: Boy, 12, missing from Washington Park

Dorian Branch was last seen about 5:30 p.m. near the 5700 block of South Wabash Avenue.

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Driver critically injured in Arlington Heights crash

The man was driving a Honda Civic at 9:42 a.m. when he tried to turn left from eastbound Central Road to northbound Wilke Road and hit a westbound Jeep Cherokee.

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20 shot—4 fatally—in the first weekend of summer in Chicago

Shootings wounded several, including two shot in the 3900 block of West Lexington Street Saturday, police said.

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Massive delays on Metra HC line after freight train breaks down in SW Suburbs

Inbound train 914, which was scheduled to arrive at Union Station at 6:52 a.m., was halted because of a freight train having problems with its brakes between the Willow Springs and Summit stations.

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Biden says Congress should immediately make ‘Dreamers’ citizens

The former vice president and Democratic polling leader introduced some of his immigration priorities Monday in a newspaper op-ed.

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1 critically injured in vehicle crash in the Loop

One person was taken to Northwestern Memorial Hospital.

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People delivering food robbed at gunpoint on the South Side: police

In two incidents, a group of three people confronted the delivery worker.

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Burglar broke into South Shore apartments with pry tool: police

In each case, someone stole jewelry and small electronics from the apartments.

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Vending machine fire contained by sprinklers in Naperville: officials

Crews found the contained fire in a building

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Aurora man arrested after trying to flee police

Myles Wisley was arrested after police saw him stuff a bag of drugs in his pants.

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Woman missing from Little Italy

Charlene Echols, 52, is missing from the area of the 9000 block of South Loomis Street.

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Person wanted for attempted sexual assault in Irving Park: police

The male entered a woman’s home in the 3700 block of North Whipple Street.

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Infant boy on life support; mother charged with battery in suburban Aurora

Trivea Jones, 23, initially said her son stopped breathing while she was feeding him but later allegedly admitted to slamming him against a piece of furniture, police said.

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Teen girl stabbed multiple times in Morgan Park

The 15-year-old was stabbed several times by an unknown person and is being treated at Christ Medical Center in serious condition, police said.

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Dedication held at new South Side home for Cleveland gazebo where Tamir Rice killed

In 2016, Chicago’s Rebuild Foundation became repository for the gazebo outside a Cleveland recreation center where 12-year-old Tamir Rice, playing with a pellet gun, was shot and killed by a police officer. Reassembled at the South Side Arts Bank, the gazebo was dedicated Sunday.

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Teen cyclist hurt in hit-and-run crash in the Loop

On Saturday afternoon, the 17-year-old boy was biking in the 300 block of West Jackson when he was hit by a sedan that drove off after the crash, police said.

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New Smithsonian Institution leader Lonnie Bunch to N.U. grads: ‘Never, ever generalize based on race’

Lonnie Bunch, former head of the Chicago Historical Society and director of the National Museum of African American History and Culture, gave the commencement address Friday at Northwestern University — four days after making history as the first African American to lead the Smithsonian Institution.

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Charges pending after 3 killed in Near West Side crash

The two-vehicle crash happened abut 6 p.m. Sunday at the Intersection of Harrison and Oakley, according to Chicago Fire Media Affairs.

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Boy, 13, reported missing from Ravenswood

Marcus Belizaire was last seen Monday in the 4700 block of North Wolcott, Chicago police said.

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17-year-old girl reported missing from Oswego

On Friday, Ashley Scheiber left her home with a 23-year-old man and didn’t take her medication, police said.

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‘Scruples’ writer Judith Krantz dies at 91

Judith Krantz was best known for her steamy romance novels such as "Scruples" and "Princess Daisy."

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Man fatally shot in Maywood

Lashawn Smith, 19, was shot June 22 in the 800 block of South 14th Avenue

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Pete Buttigieg calls for outside investigation into South Bend police shooting

The Democratic presidential candidate and mayor of South Bend spoke at a town hall meeting after a white police officer shot and killed a black man.

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Two little birds are causing a big controversy

Despite pleas to protect the nests of piping plovers, JAM Productions still plans to hold two nights of shows in August in the midst of the Montrose bird sanctuary.

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Woman, 72, found after going missing from Calumet Heights

Mary Henderson had last been seen June 19, according to Chicago police.

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Last Mass at St. Adalbert Parish in Pilsen set for July

The historic church will cease to be a "sacred space" on July 15, a day after its last Mass is scheduled to be held.

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Census question, partisan redistricting left for Supreme Court to decide

With just one week left, the Supreme Court has 12 cases to rule on, including the question of asking race on Census forms and partisan gerrymandering