The inbound lanes of I-55 reopened Wednesday night near Lemont Road after being closed for hours due to a bad crash.

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19 June 2018
Man, 69, killed in two-vehicle crash on Illinois Route 3
Police have released a sketch of a man wanted for sexually assaulting a female Sunday night in South Chicago. A female was walking about 10:30 p.m. in the 8200 block of South Escanaba Avenue when she noticed a man was following her and tried to run away. The man caught her, forced her into an alley and sexually assaulted her, Chicago Police said.
Police is investigating after a fatal crash near Vandalia, Illinois. The crash occurred along Interstate 70 at mile marker 56. Officials with the Illinois Department of Transportation told News 4 at least one person died in the crash.
A cigarette tossed into nearby mulch is believed to have started a fire at a Fairview Heights restaurant
The man was shot in the left arm and was taken to the University of Chicago Medical Center where his condition was stabilized
The inbound lanes of I-55 reopened Wednesday night near Lemont Road after being closed for hours due to a bad crash.
Police are warning residents of two armed robberies this month in the University Village neighborhood on the Near West Side. In both robberies victims were approached by a man who showed a handgun and either demanded their property or took it by force, Chicago Police said.
Police investigate vehicle shot up in the 6800 block of South Langley
Naperville police are investigating a shooting that left 1 injured. The shooting took place early Wednesday in the 500 block of Fessler. Few details were available at press time, but police say the victim was released and treated at the scene. The suspects are currently in custody.
A man was shot twice by someone he knew Wednesday night in the Washington Park neighborhood on the South Side. The 27-year-old man was walking when two males he knew came up to him and at least one of them took out a gun and shot him at 10:27 p.m. in the 5600 block of South Michigan, according to Chicago Police.
Police investigate a person shot in the 5600 block of South Michigan Avenue
A man was shot Wednesday evening in the South Side Calumet Heights neighborhood. The 18-year-old was shot in the left shoulder about 6:50 p.m. when he heard shots in the 9400 block of South Stony Island. He went to Trinity Hospital, where he was in good condition.
A man was wounded Wednesday evening in a South Side Burnside neighborhood shooting. The 19-year-old was walking down the street about 7 p.m. when he heard shots from a vehicle in the 8900 block of South Cottage Grove, Chicago police said.
4 shots heard Nelson and Elston
Man charged with shooting loss prevention officer at Stratford Square Mall
One person is under arrest, after a violent robbery and car theft led to a police chase in the city's Bucktown neighborhood. Police say a woman was robbed at Wabansie and Claremont about 3:30 this afternonon.
New property owners made a gruesome discovery Tuesday morning when they found a woman's body in a garage. Neighbors said the woman's body was discovered around 8 a.m. in the garage of a home in the 100-block of West 104th in the city's Roseland neighborhood. Neighbors said it was found by new owners who are renovating the property
Shooting in the 200 block of N. Sand in Peoria. Male with gunshot wound was found several blocks away and transported to the hospital
Daylight view of Roswell house that exploded. 3 hurt. At 8 latest on their condition and search for a cause
Shots were fired and at least one bullet struck the entrance of a CTA Red Line station on the South Side. A male suspect chased another male about 11:25 p.m. in the first block of West 79th Street while firing shots at him, according to witness accounts told to the Chicago Police Department. No one was struck from the gun fire, but a bullet struck the entrance door of the station.
SWAT teams responded to a barricade situation in Chicago's Auburn Gresham neighborhood Tuesday night. Police said SWAT teams responded to the home in the 8300-block of South Loomis at about 8:35 p.m.
Two people were shot in the Bronzeville neighborhood Tuesday afternoon, according to police. The pair was double parked in the 4400 block of Drexel Boulevard about 1:25 p.m. Someone in a silver Pontiac G6 pulled alongside, and a man jumped out and started firing at them
Parts of a Bloomingdale mall were closed Tuesday after an alleged shooting. Bloomingdale police said part of Stratford Square Mall was blocked off after an employee got into an altercation with someone suspected of stealing. The altercation continued from inside the mall into a parking lot, where a gun was fired
A 35-year-old man is in custody in connection with a South Chicago bank robbery Monday morning after he was found shot blocks away from the bank. The robbery was reported about 9:20 a.m. at the MB Financial Bank branch at 3030 E. 92nd St., according to FBI Special Agent Janine Wheeler.
A Chicago man was arrested in connection with a strong-arm robbery of a 7-Eleven store Saturday evening in west suburban Riverside. Riverside Police responded about 5 p.m. to reports of a robbery at the 7-Eleven located at 2600 Harlem in which several hundred dollars was taken, according to Riverside Police.
A 50-year-old man died after being shot in the Park Manor neighborhood. The man was sitting in the driver’s seat of a minivan about 2:30 a.m. Tuesday when a “male offender” fired shots in the first block of East Marquette Road.
An 18-year-old man died after falling from a bridge in River North. The man was sitting on the railing of a crossover bridge in the 400 block of North Rush Street about 10:20 p.m. Monday when he fell backward to the sidewalk below, according to the Chicago Police Department.
Chicago police launched a death investigation Monday morning after a woman's body was found behind a building in the South Loop. The body was discovered outside, near the railroad tracks in the 1600-block of South Prairie Avenue, police said.
A man was shot early Tuesday in the Park Manor neighborhood on the South Side. The 50-year-old man was sitting in the driver’s seat of a minivan when a male fired shots, striking him in the head, chest and arm at 2:32 a.m. in the first block of East Marquette Road, according to Chicago Police.
A 44-year-old woman was struck by stray gunfire Monday evening in the West Town neighborhood. The woman was walking about 6:55 p.m. in the 1500 block of West Le Moyne when an exchange of gunfire broke out between the occupants of a vehicle and another group, according to Chicago Police. She tried to get out of the way, but was shot in her lower back.
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