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Chicago Police Issue Safety Alert About Carjackers Targeting Women

Chicago police have issued an alert about several carjackings in which multiple men targeted lone women on the city’s South…

Man Found Dead Inside Burning Home on Chicago’s Southwest Side

A 77-year-old man was found dead Tuesday inside a home that was on fire in Wrightwood on the Southwest Side…

18-Year-Old Charged in Shooting Death of Chicago College Student

A Chicago man is facing manslaughter charges in the shooting death of a 19-year-old college student in the Chatham neighborhood…

5 killed, 21 wounded so far in weekend shootings across Chicago

Twenty-six people have been shot — five of them fatally — in gun violence across Chicago so far this weekend.…

Chicago Weather: Second Warmest Christmas Day In 147 Years

Walkers and bicyclists who spent part of their Monday on the 606 trail on Chicago’s Northwest Side were shocked to…

Chicago Police Investigating Rash of Downtown Taxi Driver Robberies

Chicago police are searching for suspects in several violent robberies targeting taxi drivers on the city’s Near North Side. According…

Feds investigating former Cook County Assessor Joe Berrios, records show

A federal grand jury subpoena obtained by the Chicago Sun-Times shows investigators are digging into former Cook County Assessor Joe…

Chicago Police Officer Injured in Crash as Driver Tries to Flee Traffic Stop

A Chicago police officer was injured in a crash Saturday afternoon after a driver fleeing a traffic stop struck the…

Ex-Chicago sex-abuser priest Vincent McCaffrey free after 17 years in prison for child pornography

One of the more prolific and unrepentant predator priests in the Chicago area has been released from custody after 17…

Man Charged After Standoff With Police in Arlington Heights

A man has been charged with attacking police officers Thursday after barricading himself inside his northwest suburban Arlington Heights apartment…
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