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The mountain bike trails will include ramps, sharp turns, jumps and hills. There will also be pedestrian-friendly parts to the trail.
Firefighters responded to a crash in the 12400 block of South Torrence Avenue, just outside the Ford plant, about 9 p.m. Wednesday.
A 24-year-old man was shot multiple times in the 9700 block of South Merrion Avenue, police said. He was pronounced dead at a hospital.
Seven adults and three children were taken to hospitals following the crash Saturday in the 12100 block of South Torrence Avenue, police said.
The man, 25, was on a sidewalk about 4:15 p.m. Friday when he was shot in the back.
Both firefighters were hospitalized with injuries not considered to be serious.
A man and woman were pronounced dead at the scene after a Chicago police SWAT team responded to a report of gunshots inside the home.
A health department official says the city considered many issues, including air quality and health in the surrounding community, in nixing a scrap business along Calumet River.
“It’s pretty simple: Children are getting a hold of the guns and shooting themselves or turning it on their brothers and sisters accidentally,” Andrew Holmes said Monday
The new transit tax increment financing district will fund about one-fourth of the cost of extending the CTA Red Line to 130th Street.
Steven Walsh’s film, “Southeast: a City Within a City,” explores the impact of the decline of the city’s steel mills on the people who lived nearby and worked in the mills.
Those living in three South Side communities have lower life expectancy, worse quality of life than residents around General Iron’s longtime Lincoln Park home, city official says.
About 4:20 p.m., he was on the sidewalk in the 10200 block of South Yates Boulevard, when someone in a vehicle pulled up and someone inside fired shots.
Luevenia Gardner took off her burning clothes and jumped into a shower to put out the flames before running two blocks to a South Side firehouse on April 16, prosecutors said. She died a month later.
In each incident, victims are robbed by one or two armed males as they are leaving a gas station.
About 3 a.m., he was walking home when he noticed a person get out of a dark-colored vehicle in the 9600 block of South Exchange Avenue, and opened fire.
A pet was found dead inside the home after the fire, officials said.
A 35-year-old man crashed into another vehicle in the 3300 block of East 100th Street and was pronounced dead at the scene.
The company that owns General Iron in Lincoln Park wants to set up shop on the Southeast Side. Community members call the move “environmental racism.”
The woman was eight months pregnant, and doctors were able to deliver her baby, who remains in critical condition at Comer Children’s Hospital.
A Chicago Fire Department helicopter landed on the street to get divers into the water near the 11200 block of South Doty, officials said. The car in the water was empty.