An 82-year-old woman was beaten to death Sunday afternoon in south suburban Chicago Heights. Australia Landingham was assaulted at 1:48 p.m. in the 2300 block of South Halsted, according to the Cook County Medical Examiner's Office.

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An 82-year-old woman was beaten to death Sunday afternoon in south suburban Chicago Heights. Australia Landingham was assaulted at 1:48 p.m. in the 2300 block of South Halsted, according to the Cook County Medical Examiner's Office
A 30-year-old man was shot to death Monday night in the East Garfield Park neighborhood on the West Side. Mosiah Johnson suffered a gunshot wound to the head at 9:09 p.m. in the 800 block of South Albany. He was pronounced dead at the scene at 9:42 p.m., according to Chicago Police and the Cook County Medical Examiner’s Office.
A convenience store clerk was held up at gunpoint Tuesday morning in Grainte City. The armed robbers entered the 7-Eleven store on Niedringhaus Avenue near Rock Road around 2:30 a.m.
A 49-year-old man was shot Tuesday morning in the Park Manor neighborhood on the South Side. The man was standing on a corner when he heard shots and realized he had been shot in the arm about 12:30 a.m. in the 7100 block of South Lafayette. He didn’t see where the shot came from, Chicago Police said.
A man was seriously wounded Monday night in a drive-by shooting in the Back of the Yards neighborhood on the South Side. The 21-year-old man was standing in front of an apartment building at 8:33 p.m. in the 1700 block of West Garfield Boulevard when a black SUV drove by and two people inside fired shots, according to Chicago Police.
A Chicago Fire Department diver died and two others were injured Monday night while searching for a 28-year-old man who fell off a boat on the Chicago River on the Lower West Side. Firefighters responded at 7:49 p.m. in the 2600 block of South Ashland after others on the boat called 911 to report the fall, according to the Chicago Fire Department.
A man was shot three times early Tuesday in the Austin neighborhood on the West Side. Officers responded to a call of a person shot and found a 26-year-old man lying on the sidewalk with gunshot wounds to his ankle, shoulder and abdomen at 12:57 a.m. in the 100 block of North Long Avenue, according to Chicago Police.
An 82-year-old woman was beaten to death Sunday afternoon in south suburban Chicago Heights. Australia Landingham was assaulted at 1:48 p.m. in the 2300 block of South Halsted, according to the Cook County Medical Examiner's Office.
A man suffered a graze wound after accidentally firing a gun Monday night in the Washington Heights neighborhood on the Far South Side, according to Chicago Police. The 43-year-old man was moving items around inside a home when a gun belonging to the homeowner accidentally discharged, striking him in the leg at 11:39 p.m. in the 9900 block of South Peoria, police said.
Police say a fire started just before 11p.m. Sunday in a home in Washington Park, Illinois. Investigators believe the fire started in the kitchen of the house on Kingshighway at Westmoreland Place.
A pilot is recovering after a small plane crash in Hampshire, Illinois Sunday night. Hampshire is about an hour northwest of Chicago.
Police in Caseyville are investigating after a man was shot early Sunday morning. Around 1 a.m., officers were called to the 800 block of Old Caseyville Road after a report of a shooting. When they arrived, officers were unable to find a victim.
Two people were hospitalized after a semi-truck fell off the ramp to the Poplar Street Bridge in downtown St. Louis early Monday morning. The semi-truck was using the ramp to get from Interstate 44/55 to the eastbound Poplar Street Bridge when it hit the side of the wall and rolled off the roadway around 3:30 a.m. It is estimated to have fallen 40 feet.
A man was shot to death early Monday in the Austin neighborhood on the West Side, police said. About 1 a.m., the 31-year-old stepped out of his car and began arguing with someone in the 5100 block of West Flournoy near an exit ramp of the Congress Expressway, Chicago Police said. The person then pulled out a gun and shot the man twice in the chest and once in the head, police said.
A car slammed into a home this morning in the 300 block of East 170th Street
A man was shot Sunday evening on the Dan Ryan Expressway on the South Side. About 7:10 p.m., the man was shot in the northbound lanes of the expressway near 89th Street, according to Illinois State Police.
A woman was shot early Monday in a shooting in the Woodlawn neighborhood on the South Side. About midnight, the woman was shot in the 6400 block of South Eberhart Avenue, Chicago Police said. She was struck once through her neck and once in her shoulder, according to a police source.
A 15-year-old boy was shot late Sunday in the Heart of Chicago neighborhood on the South Side. About 11:10, the boy was walking toward a car when someone inside a minivan drove up and fired shots in the 1800 block of West Cullerton Street, according to Chicago Police. The boy was struck multiple times in his hips and torso, police said. He was taken to Stroger Hospital, where his condition stabilized.
Police investigate a person shot on the 1800 block of West Cullerton
Fire officials in southwest suburban Summit are investigating what caused a vacant house to explode there Sunday morning. The chief of the Summit Fire Department says when crews arrived at the house on 60th and Harlem Ave. it looked like the side walls had blown out.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 abdomen
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.
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