A Chicago police officer was injured early Wednesday after crashing into a tree in Austin on the West Side.
The officer and a partner were responding to a call around 12:20 a.m. when a car turned left in front of their patrol car in the 700 block of North Lamon Avenue, police said. The officer veered off the road and struck a tree.
The officer was taken to a hospital in good condition, police said. The other officer refused treatment.
The Heat, champions of the Eastern Conference even after getting in as only the No. 8 seed, will take on the Western Conference champion Nuggets in Game 1 of the NBA Finals. The series starts in Denver on Thursday night.
The boy was standing on a sidewalk when someone in a white SUV drove up and an occupant began shooting. He was in good condition at a hospital.
At least one person was injured and many residents and business owners have been displaced. Demolition is expected to begin Tuesday morning, the city says.
The White Sox All-Star reliever allowed two runs and three hits in the Angels’ 6-4 win.