A 49-year-old woman died after being hit by a vehicle about 11:40 p.m. Saturday on the 4200 block of South Western Boulevard in the Brighton Park neighborhood, police said. more
Last night we wrote: You know it's bad when the Drudge Report headline reads "Only 1 Dead, 5 Wounded in Chicago." No word on tonight's bloodletting. Keep an eye on the local papers for something though - we've noticed they seem to be spreading out the reports... more
It was chilly on Friday you know : A woman was killed and four men wounded in five separate shootings between 11:30 p.m. Friday and 4 a.m. Saturday. A 28-year-old woman standing on a second-floor balcony on the 4000 block of South Albany... more
A man in his 20s died and five other people were injured, three seriously, in a car crash near Archer and Spaulding avenues early Sunday morning in the Brighton Park neighbrohood on the Southwest Side, authorities said. more
Parents can have their kids screened for asthma next week, and one local group is ramping up a program identify and remove residential asthma triggers.
Candidates win seats in hard-fought elections for their local public school councils. A hearing officer recommended new elections after voting in April led to disputes.
Police say there are no suspects
One man injured
76-year-old-man walked 6 miles