Illinois State Police are looking into what caused a motorcycle to crash into a pedestrian Thursday night. The incident occurred around 8:30 p.m. on Highway 67 south of Hillside Lane in Jersey County. A driver of a Yamaha Motorcycle was traveling northbound on US-67 when a pedestrian attempted to cross the road in the front of the motorcycle.
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The woman struck and killed in a police chase on Chicago's South Side Thursday has been identified
Police in East St. Louis are investigating what appears to be a shooting. Police say the shooting occured early Friday morning at the corner of Alexander Place and Ridge. A neighbor tells Five On Your Side he heard several gunshots.
Two boys, ages 13 and 17, were shot Thursday evening in Uptown. They were wounded about 7:35 p.m. in the 4600 block of North Sheridan Road, Chicago Police said. Both were struck in their legs. Paramedics took the 17-year-old to Weiss Memorial Hospital, and the 13-year-old was taken to Lurie Children’s Hospital.
A firefighter climbed into a toy-filled claw machine at a laundromat in suburban Chicago to rescue a 3-year-old boy who got stuck inside
A man was shot early Friday in River North. The 35-year-old man was outside about 2:30 a.m. in the 200 block of West Ontario
A 23-year-old man accidentally shot himself Thursday night in the South Side Englewood neighborhood. About 11:30 p.m., the man was playing with a gun inside his home in the 6400 block of South Harvard, Chicago Police said.
Police reported an attempted luring incident that happened Wednesday near St. Charles North High School in the western suburbs. About 7 a.m., a student in the parking lot of the school said a male pulled up in a car and asked the student if they needed a ride, St. Charles Police said.
A high school student was arrested after police found several knives, including an illegal switchblade, in the student’s locker at Neuqua Valley High School in west suburban Naperville.
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A vehicle trying to flee from police hit two pedestrians Thursday. One of those innocent bystanders, a 55-year-old woman, is dead and another is injured. Chicago police say they pulled the vehicle over, but as officers got out of their car, the driver fled.
A man was shot Thursday night in the Lawndale neighborhood on the West Side. About 10:55 p.m., the 18-year-old heard gunshots while he was outside in the 3600 block of West Douglas Boulevard, Chicago Police said.
Police are looking for a man who tried to kidnap a girl walking to school Wednesday morning in the Fernwood neighborhood on the Far South Side. The girl was walking to Percy L. Julian High School when a man drove up and attempted to lure her into his gray Dodge Caravan about 7:45 a.m. near the intersection of West 101st Street and South Union Avenue, Chicago Police said.
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Two people were wounded in a shooting Wednesday night in South Chicago. A man and woman were sitting in a parked vehicle when someone fired shots at 11:49 p.m. in the 8200 block of South Marquette Avenue, according to Chicago Police.
A young girl kidnapped Wednesday in the Lawndale neighborhood has been found. Chicago police say Jasmine Collins, 26, was seen with 4-year-old Avannah Collins-Briscoe in the 3100 block of West Filmore
A Rockford man was sentenced to life in prison after being convicted of sexually assaulting a child for the second time. James E. Melvin, 40, was convicted in December of last year for assaulting a girl he knew, who was under the age of 13, according to the Kane County State’s Attorney’s Office.
A laundry and cleaning shop in North suburban Niles is being investigated after the death of an employee Tuesday night. A 42-year-old Chicago man died in an industrial accident after becoming trapped between a laundry conveyor belt and a dryer about 10:40 p.m. at EcoDirect Laundry and Cleaners, 6977 N. Austin, according to the Niles Police.
Police are warning residents of two robbers who targeted a person leaving a grocery store Monday in the Beverly neighborhood on the Far South Side. Two males followed the person out of the store, showed a gun and demanded property about 5 p.m. in the 9400 block of South Leavitt, Chicago Police said.
A man is facing felony charges after firing a gun in a McDonald’s parking lot during a failed drug deal and robbery in west suburban Lisle
Police are looking for an elderly man who has been missing since Wednesday from the Roseland neighborhood on the Far South Side. Booker Faulkner, 82, was last seen about 6:30 p.m. in the area of West 110th Street and South Union Avenue
A man and a boy were shot Wednesday night in the Lawndale neighborhood on the West Side.
A 15-year-old boy was walking with an 18-year-old man when a male approached and fired shots about 10:35 p.m. in the 3100 block of West Arthington
A motorcyclist has died following an accident that took place in Edwardsville early Wednesday. The crash happened around 6 a.m. on Route 157 between Fruit and Hazel Rd on a two-lane highway.
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Police said they were flagged down early Wednesday morning in South Chicago. A man told them his wife and daughter were trapped inside their burning home. Two police sergeants forced their way inside the home in the 7900-block of South Muskegon Avenue around 3 a.m. to rescue the man's wife. The officers were taken to University of Chicago Medical Center for evaluation
A woman walked into Swedish Covenant Hospital with a gunshot wound early Wednesday after being shot in the Austin neighborhood on the West Side. The woman said she was a passenger in a vehicle traveling northbound about 3:30 a.m. in the 300 block of North Cicero when she was shot in the neck. She was not sure where the shots came from
Early morning house fire that left two homes damaged in the Metro East. Officials confirm that fire happened at 5000 St. Barbara and crews are still on scene assessing the damage
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A 15-year-old girl was fatally shot Tuesday night while sitting on a front porch in the South Side Englewood neighborhood, police said. The girl was sitting with a group of teenagers about 8:30 p.m. in the 6900 block of South Carpenter when someone fired shots, possibly from a gangway, according to Chicago Police.
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Two people, including a young girl in a wheelchair, were rescued from a home that caught fire early Wednesday in South Chicago. Police officers were flagged down by a man who said his home had caught fire and his family was still inside at 2:58 a.m. at the 7950 South Muskegon Avenue, according to Chicago Police and Chicago Fire Department Media Affairs.
A 16-year-old girl was wounded in a shooting Tuesday evening in the West Rogers Park neighborhood on the North Side. The girl suffered a gunshot wound to the thigh at 6:27 p.m. in the 2100 block of West Touhy, according to Chicago Police. The circumstances of the shooting weren't immediately known.
At least two people were injured early Wednesday when a building was engulfed in flames in the Little Village neighborhood on the Southwest Side. Firefighters responded to an extra alarm fire shortly before 3 a.m. at 2630 West 24th Street, according to Chicago Fire Department Media Affairs.
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A person was shot Tuesday night in south suburban Harvey. Police responded to a call of multiple shots fired about 11 p.m. in the 15000 block of Western Avenue and found a person with gunshot wounds about half a block away. The person was taken to Ingalls Memorial Hospital in Harvey where he was in serious condition.