(DOLTON) Charges are pending against the driver who state police say caused a fiery three-car accident on the Bishop Ford Freeway that left one man critically injured late Tuesday in south suburban Dolton. The crash happened about 10:15 p.m. in the outbound lanes of Interstate 94 near Sibley Boulevard, according to Illinois State Police Sgt.
(WHEATON) A west suburban man has been sentenced to five years in prison for stalking a DuPage County Circuit Court judge and her family. John Euwema, 58, was sentenced to five years in the Illinois Department of Corrections after he pleaded guilty to one Class 4 felony count of stalking and one count of interfering
A man was shot in the West Englewood neighborhood on Tuesday night. The 30-year-old was standing on the front porch of a home in the 5700 block of South Throop about 10:30 p.m. when he felt pain and realized he had been shot in the shoulder and leg, police News Affairs Officer Ron Gaines said.
Two men who say they were kicked out of a cab while on their way to Lake View from O’Hare are suing the taxi company, alleging that the brief kiss they shared prompted the driver to throw them out in a suburban grocery store parking lot. The suit, filed Monday in Cook County Circuit Court
A man accused of hitting his 80-year-old neighbor with a board during an argument over fishing tackle and $8 in cash has been held on $250,000 bond. Corey Mitchell, 32, is charged with felony aggravated battery of a person over 60 for the incident that happened about 11 a.m. Saturday in the 4300 block of
A man was critically wounded after he was shot in the head in the West Englewood neighborhood on the South Side Tuesday afternoon. The 19-year-old was in the 5700 block of South Marshfield about 2:40 p.m. when he was shot in the head, police said. He was taken to Stroger Hospital in critical condition, police
A man was shot in the head and critically wounded Tuesday afternoon in the Belmont Cragin neighborhood on the Northwest Side. The 24-year-old was in the 2800 block of North Major about 4:35 p.m. when he was shot in the head, police said. He was taken to Our Lady of the Resurrection Medical Center, then
A man was shot Tuesday evening in the Humboldt Park neighborhood on the West Side. The 27-year-old was in the 3800 block of West Ferdinand about 5:55 p.m. when he was shot in the face and shoulder, police said, citing preliminary information. He was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital, where his condition had stabilized.
A pedestrian was fatally struck by a Metra Union Pacific Northwest train Tuesday evening in Des Plaines. The incident occurred about 5:10 at the Des Plaines Train Depot at 1501 E. Miner St., according to a Metra spokesman and police. Outbound train No. 629 had been scheduled to arrive at Crystal Lake at 5:56 p.m.
Lincoln Park Zoo celebrated the first birthday of its baby black rhino King on Tuesday with a rhino-sized party. King, an Eastern black rhinoceros, is the first calf of its kind to be born at the zoo since 1989, according to a statement from the zoo. King and his mother, Kapuki, celebrated at the Regenstein