Three people are recovering after a porch collapsed Saturday in Highland Park. Firefighters said the entire wooden porch at a condo building in the 200-block of Leonard Wood South gave way and the victims fell about 20 feet to the groun

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Three people are recovering after a porch collapsed Saturday in Highland Park. Firefighters said the entire wooden porch at a condo building in the 200-block of Leonard Wood South gave way and the victims fell about 20 feet to the groun
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A man was struck and killed by a train early Sunday in DeKalb, Illinois. Eduardo Sayago-Landa, 26, was pronounced dead about 2:30 a.m. in the 1400 block of West Lincoln Highway, according to the DeKalb County Coroner’s Office. He appeared to be walking west along the railroad tracks when he was struck by a Union Pacific freight train also traveling west, the coroner’s office said.
A motorcyclist was seriously hurt in a hit-and run crash on the city's South Side early Sunday. It happened around midnight at the intersection of South Chicago and Blackstone avenues in the Grand Crossing neighborhood.1 month ago
A motorcyclist was seriously hurt in a hit-and run crash on the city's South Side early Sunday. It happened around midnight at the intersection of South Chicago and Blackstone avenues in the Grand Crossing neighborhood.
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China Lyons had plans to go to prom next week and graduate from high school before the end of the month. “She had a winning smile,” said Robert Hood, 42, of Washington Park, who identified himself as Lyons’ uncle. “She was a good kid, it’s definitely going to be hard not seeing her around.” She was shot in the chest at 9:02 p.m. Saturday inside an apartment in the 800 block of East 49th Street, according to Chicago Police. Witnesses told investigators that a man was “playing with a handgun” when it fell to the ground and discharged.
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A 29-year-old man was shot early Sunday in the Austin neighborhood on the West Side. About 3:30 a.m., the man was in the front of his home in the 4800 block of West Washington Boulevard when two people exited a gray minivan outside and fired shots at him, Chicago Police said. The two people reentered the minivan and drove away.
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An off-duty officer returned gunfire to a group of people early Sunday in the Gage Park neighborhood on the Southwest Side, according to police. About 3:10 a.m., the officer was approached by multiple people shouting gang slogans in the 5200 block of South Fairfield Avenue, Chicago Police said.
A 20-year-old woman was fatally shot in the back of the head at close range Saturday evening, Chicago police said. The shooting occurred at about 8:30 p.m. near 76th and Halsted in the city's Auburn Gresham neighborhood on the South Side. The woman was walking when a man came behind her and shot her, police said.1 month ago
A 20-year-old woman was fatally shot in the back of the head at close range Saturday evening, Chicago police said. The shooting occurred at about 8:30 p.m. near 76th and Halsted in the city's Auburn Gresham neighborhood on the South Side. The woman was walking when a man came behind her and shot her, police said.
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A 29-year-old man was shot early Sunday in the Park Manor neighborhood on the South Side. The man was walking outside about 2:40 a.m. in the 7100 block of Martin Luther King Drive when he was shot in the leg, Chicago Police said.
An 18 year old man was shot multiple times while driving in the 800 block of West 55th St. He is listed in critical condition with 4 gun shot wounds to the abdomen1 month ago
An 18 year old man was shot multiple times while driving in the 800 block of West 55th St. He is listed in critical condition with 4 gun shot wounds to the abdomen
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A man was shot early Sunday in the Back of the Yards neighborhood on the South Side. About 12:20 a.m., the 19-year-old was outside when he was shot in the foot by someone in the the 5200 block of South Loomis, according to Chicago Police. He was taken to Holy Cross Hospital in good condition, police said.
A 18 year old girls was shot and killed last night in the 800 block of East 49th Street1 month ago
A 18 year old girls was shot and killed last night in the 800 block of East 49th Street
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A 21-year-old man was shot early Sunday in the Albany Park neighborhood on the Northwest Side. The man was inside a vehicle about 2 a.m. when someone in a passing vehicle fired shots in the 3500 block of West Wilson Avenue, Chicago Police said.
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An 18-year-old man was shot multiple times early Sunday on the South Side. About 1:15 a.m., the man was shot four times in his abdomen as he sat inside a vehicle in the 800 block of West Garfield Boulevard, Chicago Police said.
A Chicago Police Sergeant was grazed by a bullet in her ballistic vest when she was shot at in the WestTown neighborhood. A bullet hole could be seen in the patrol car's window1 month ago
A Chicago Police Sergeant was grazed by a bullet in her ballistic vest when she was shot at in the #WestTown neighborhood. A bullet hole could be seen in the patrol car's window
An 18-year-old woman was fatally shot by a man who accidentally discharged a handgun he was playing with Saturday night in the Back of the Yards neighborhood on the South Side, police said. The woman was shot in the chest at 9:02 p.m. in the 800 block of 49th Place, according to Chicago Police. Witnesses told police the man was playing with the gun when it fell to the ground and discharged.1 month ago
An 18-year-old woman was fatally shot by a man who accidentally discharged a handgun he was playing with Saturday night in the Back of the Yards neighborhood on the South Side, police said. The woman was shot in the chest at 9:02 p.m. in the 800 block of 49th Place, according to Chicago Police. Witnesses told police the man was playing with the gun when it fell to the ground and discharged.
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A woman fought off a would-be robber late Thursday as she was parking her car in the Brighton Park neighborhood on the Southwest Side. About 11:10 p.m., the 35-year-old woman was parking in her garage in the 4400 block of South Francisco Avenue when a male person approached her and said he was robbing her, Chicago Police said. The person implied he had a weapon.
Police investigate a shooting in the 11600 block of State St. in Chicago1 month ago
Police investigate a shooting in the 11600 block of State St. in Chicago
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A 20-year-old man was shot to death Friday morning in the Cabrini Green neighborhood on the Near North Side, police said. Officers in the area heard gunshots about 1:30 a.m. and found the man unresponsive in the 800 block of North Cambridge Avenue, Chicago Police said. He was pronounced dead at the scene. Shortly after the shooting, a large crowd gathered near the victim, who was covered by a sheet on a sidewalk.
Fire officials investigate a fire in the 7200 block of Marshfield Avenue in Chicago. 3 homes were damaged, 1 of which completely burned to the ground1 month ago
Fire officials investigate a fire in the 7200 block of Marshfield Avenue in Chicago. 3 homes were damaged, 1 of which completely burned to the ground
Police investigate a fatal shooting about 12:56 a.m. Friday, May 25, 2018 in the 6800 block of Morgan Avenue in Chicago1 month ago
Police investigate a fatal shooting about 12:56 a.m. Friday, May 25, 2018 in the 6800 block of Morgan Avenue in Chicago
Police are investigating a fatal shooting at Cambridge and Pearson1 month ago
Police are investigating a fatal shooting at Cambridge and Pearson
About 11:45 p.m., the boy was walking in the 5100 block of West Chicago Avenue when someone fired shots, Chicago Police said. He was shot in his left ankle and both knees, police said. He was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital, where his condition stabilized.1 month ago
About 11:45 p.m., the boy was walking in the 5100 block of West Chicago Avenue when someone fired shots, Chicago Police said. He was shot in his left ankle and both knees, police said. He was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital, where his condition stabilized.
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A Joliet man was being held on $5 million bond after being charged with shooting a man to death May 15 in the southwest suburb. Martell Ollie, 23, was charged with first degree murder in the shooting death of a 24-year-old man, according to Joliet Police and court documents.
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Man gets 55 years in prison in fatal shooting during 2015 drug robbery in Aurora: A man was sentenced on Thursday to 55 years imprisonment in the 2015 killing of a 19-year-old man during a drug robbery in west suburban Aurora
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Two people were shot Thursday night in Austin. They were standing outside about 9:40 p.m. in the 1000 block of North Lockwood, where two people walked up to them and started firing shots, Chicago Police said.
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Male shot 5150 W Chicago
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A 19-year-old man was shot late Thursday in the West Pullman neighborhood on the Far South Side. He was sitting on his porch about 11:15 p.m. in the 11600 block of South State Street when someone in a gray Dodge Avenger drove by and fired shots, Chicago Police said.
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2 shot 1049 N Lockwood Male - Back and hand, Female - Buttocks Weapon recovered
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A man was critically wounded Thursday evening in a Far South Side Morgan Park shooting. The 21-year-old was driving about 8:55 p.m. when another car pulled up next to him in the 11400 block of South Laflin, and someone inside opened fire, Chicago Police said.
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A teenager was shot Thursday evening in South Chicago. The 17-year-old boy was sitting outside about 5:45 when someone opened fire from a passing car drove in the 8800 block of South Marquette, Chicago Police said.
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