A man is facing a felony charge after a fatal hit-and-run crash Monday morning in south suburban Chicago Heights was ruled a homicide. Authorities were called at 8:56 a.m. for reports of a vehicle hitting a pedestrian in the 300 block of North Boston Street, according to Chicago Heights police and the Cook County Medical Examiner’s Office.

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Several people were injured Thursday night when five vehicles, including two police cars, crashed in south suburban Country Club Hills. People were laid out on the road awaiting medical attention near the site of the crash, which happened about 11 p.m. in the 18300 block of South Cicero Avenue, according to authorities on scene. At least eight ambulances were present.
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A man was shot Friday morning in the Little Village neighborhood on the Southwest Side. The 44-year-old man was walking about 3:35 a.m. in the 2500 block of South Sacramento when a person inside a gray Jeep drove by fired shots, according to Chicago Police.
A Federal ATF agent is in critical condition Friday morning.  WGN-TV reports the officer was shot in the city's Back of the Yards neighborhood3 month ago
A Federal ATF agent is in critical condition Friday morning. WGN-TV reports the officer was shot in the city's Back of the Yards neighborhood
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A woman wanted for abducting her 5-month-old son Sunday from the West Side Austin neighborhood has been arrested
Law enforcement officer shot in Back of the Yards. The on-duty officer was working in the 4500 block of South Hermitage Avenue about 3:15 a.m. when they were shot3 month ago
Law enforcement officer shot in Back of the Yards. The on-duty officer was working in the 4500 block of South Hermitage Avenue about 3:15 a.m. when they were shot
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A 17-year-old boy and a 19-year-old man were shot Thursday in the West Humboldt Park neighborhood. About 11:20 p.m., they were riding in a vehicle in the 800 block of North Keeler when someone in a passing vehicle fired shots, Chicago Police said.
A man has been charged with selling fentanyl-laced heroin to a man who died of an overdose last year in north suburban Mundelein
Police are searching for a suspect accused of pushing a woman onto a CTA train track. Authorities released surveillance pictures of the suspect.3 month ago
Police are searching for a suspect accused of pushing a woman onto a CTA train track. Authorities released surveillance pictures of the suspect.
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Police are warning residents about two robberies that happened in April and May in the Loop. In the robberies, three to four people have approached impaired victims and demanded their property with the threat of force, according to Chicago Police.
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A man was stabbed to death by his son in the Hyde Park neighborhood on the South Side. Daniel M. Luchins, 69, was stabbed in the chest by his adult son during a fight at 5:41 a.m. in the 5300 block of South Shore Drive, Chicago Police and the Cook County Medical Examiner’s Office said.
A man is facing a felony charge after a fatal hit-and-run crash Monday morning in south suburban Chicago Heights was ruled a homicide. Authorities were called at 8:56 a.m. for reports of a vehicle hitting a pedestrian in the 300 block of North Boston Street, according to Chicago Heights police and the Cook County Medical Examiner’s Office.
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A man died after he was shot and thrown out of a vehicle Thursday afternoon in the Stony Island Park neighborhood on the South Side. The 42-year-old was a passenger in a vehicle about 1:20 p.m. in the 8100 block of South Cornell when he suffered a gunshot wound to the buttocks and a graze wound to the head, according to Chicago Police. Someone then shoved him out of the vehicle, which drove away.
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An 18-year-old man was found shot Thursday afternoon in the Gresham neighborhood on the South Side. Officers responding to a call of a person shot found him suffering from a gunshot wound to his back about 3:40 p.m. in the 8500 block of South Carpenter, according to Chicago Police.
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A man was critically wounded in a shooting Thursday afternoon in the Longwood Manor neighborhood on the Far South Side. The 31-year-old was sitting in a vehicle at 1:35 p.m. in the 9600 block of South Union when another vehicle pulled up and a passenger inside shot him multiple times, according to Chicago Police
Five people were wounded in a shooting Wednesday night in the Homan Square neighborhood on the West Side, according to Chicago Police. A woman, two men and two boys were shot in the drive-by attack. The group was standing outside when a silver vehicle drove by and someone inside fired shots at 9:42 p.m. in the 3500 block of West Grenshaw, police said.3 month ago
Five people were wounded in a shooting Wednesday night in the Homan Square neighborhood on the West Side, according to Chicago Police. A woman, two men and two boys were shot in the drive-by attack. The group was standing outside when a silver vehicle drove by and someone inside fired shots at 9:42 p.m. in the 3500 block of West Grenshaw, police said.
Two people were shot during a home invasion around 2:30am in the 1600 block of Martin Luther King. There are at least 19 shell casings in front of the home. The shooting victims were taken to the hospital.
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A man was charged after a surveillance operation in northwest suburban Cary led police to find $65,000 worth of drugs inside a home in Elgin. Bradley A.W. Rantz, 22, of the 800 block of Logan Avenue, was charged when police found $7,014 in cash, 11 grams of cocaine, 14 pounds of marijuana, 21 pounds of marijuana edibles, one pound of marijuana wax, digital scales and packaging materials in his home, according to the McHenry County Sheriff’s Office.
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Two men have been charged with shooting a 17-year-old boy Sunday during an attempted robbery in the South Side Park Manor neighborhood. About 11:25 p.m., the boy was entering a store when he was approached by the two men in the 7100 block of South State Street, Chicago Police said.
A drive by shooting injured 5 people this evening in the 3500 block of West Grenshaw3 month ago
A drive by shooting injured 5 people this evening in the 3500 block of West Grenshaw
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A 62-year-old woman was wounded Wednesday evening in a West Woodlawn neighborhood shooting on the South Side. She was walking after getting off a bus about 5:30 p.m. when she heard shots in the 6600 block of South Rhodes and started running, Chicago Police said.
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A boy was shot Wednesday evening in a West Side Homan Square neighborhood shooting. The 17-year-old was shot in the back about 7:20 p.m. in the 3400 block of West Flournoy. He was in good condition at Mount Sinai Hospital.
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A 17-year-old boy was shot Wednesday evening in the West Garfield Park neighborhood. The teenager was shot in the ankle about 7:40 p.m. in the 4100 block of West Madison, Chicago Police said.
Three CTA workers were injured, two of them critically, in an explosion and electrical fire Monday morning in Chicago's Loop. The injured individuals were doing maintenance work in a ComEd substation that is connected with the CTA at 10 East Lake Street, just east of North State Street. It happened in a two-story structure behind the Wit hotel.3 month ago
Three CTA workers were injured, two of them critically, in an explosion and electrical fire Monday morning in Chicago's Loop. The injured individuals were doing maintenance work in a ComEd substation that is connected with the CTA at 10 East Lake Street, just east of North State Street. It happened in a two-story structure behind the Wit hotel.
A massive fire has just been brought under control in southwest suburban Forest View
Flames burned for hours beginning Tuesday night at a suburban recycling center, according to fire officials. The garbage pile fire broke out at around 10:30 p.m. at the Lakeshore Recycling plant in the 6200 block of Canal Bank Drive in Forest View.3 month ago
Flames burned for hours beginning Tuesday night at a suburban recycling center, according to fire officials. The garbage pile fire broke out at around 10:30 p.m. at the Lakeshore Recycling plant in the 6200 block of Canal Bank Drive in Forest View.
A man was injured in a hit and run Tuesday night in the Wrightwood neighborhood on the Southwest Side. The 60-year-old man was walking westbound when he was struck by a black car about 10:50 p.m. in the 2400 block of West 79th Street, Chicago Police said.
Two people were wounded Tuesday night in a shooting in the Little Village neighborhood on the Southwest Side. A man was talking to a woman who was sitting in a vehicle when a dark colored vehicle pulled up and someone inside fired shots at 11:58 p.m. in the 2200 block of South Millard, Chicago Police said.
One firefighter was injured Tuesday night in a fire in northwest suburban Streamwood. Firefighters responded at 11:51 p.m. to a fire in the 200 block of Teak Lane and found flames pouring from the roof of a two-story townhouse with four units, according to the Streamwood Fire Department.
Police are looking for a woman who is wanted for abducting her 5-month-old son Sunday from the Austin neighborhood on the West Side. Mary N. Johnson, 38, is wanted for the abduction of her son, Ryan Johnson, who was last seen on April 29 in the 4800 block of West Monroe, according to Chicago Police.
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