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  • Son charged in murder of 86-year-old father in Canaryville

    CHICAGO — A suspect has been charged in the murder of an 86-year-old man from earlier this week in the Canaryville neighborhood. Donald McNamara’s son, 58-year-old Donald J. McNamara, has been charged with murdering his father. Donald has been charged with murder, intent to kill and/or injure. He has been denied bond. His father, McNamara, was discovered in his home at the 4100 block of south Wallace by his daughter. He was bleeding from a puncture wound to the back of […]

  • Police searching for missing 14-year-old girl from Clearing neighborhood

    Chicago police are searching for a missing teen last seen on August 13th in the Clearing neighborhood. 14-year-old Alexa Saavedra was last seen on the 6200 block of south Neenah. She was wearing a black jean jacket, black leggings and white converse high top shoes. She has brown hair, brown eyes, is about 5’06 and weighs about 160 pounds. If anyone has any information on her whereabouts, please contact police at 312.747.8380..

  • 1 dead, 1 critical after shooting in Marquette Park

    CHICAGO — Two people were reportedly shot in the Marquette Park neighborhood. It happened in the 6000 block of south Maplewood. The victims were reportedly standing on the sidewalk when an occupant in a dark-colored SUV fired shots. One 25-year-old male was reportedly shot in the chest and right arm and was transported to Mount Sinai Hospital where he was pronounced dead, reported police. A 23-year-old male victim sustained gunshot wounds to the abdomen and left arm and was also […]

  • 2 injured after car crashes into CTA Pink Line station in North Lawndale

    CHICAGO — Two people were injured this afternoon when a car crashed into a CTA Pink Line train station. It happened at about 2:30 p.m. at Central Park and Ogden in North Lawndale. Police say a car veered off the road, hit a 59-year-old pedestrian and then the station. That pedestrian and another person were taken to Mount Sinai Hospital. This is a developing story. Check back with updates.

  • Multi-vehicle crash shuts down I-80 lanes, injuries reported

    MINOOKA, Ill. – The westbound lanes of I-80 have been shut down near Minooka, Ill., due to a crash. The crash happened near Ridge Road just before 7 p.m. It involved a car and two semi-trucks. At least one person had to be airlifted from the scene, another person suffered minor injuries. Crews are still working to clear the wreckage.

  • 10 Illinois communities make list of 100 safest cities in America

    CHICAGO — Several cities across Illinois made the list of the Safest Cities in the country. The National Council for Home Safety and Security released its “Top 100 Safest Cities in America List.” 10 Illinois communities cracked the top 100. Wheaton came in at number six, the highest ranked Illinois city with only 12 violent crimes in 2016. Arlington Heights was number 15 followed by Hoffman Estates and Palatine at 16 and 17. And Mount Prospect rounded out the top […]

  • Amber Alert canceled for 4 missing Indiana kids

    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — The West Lafayette Police Department canceled an Amber Alert for four children that was issued on Friday. The Amber Alert was canceled around 11:30 a.m. on Saturday. Chicago police said the four kids and their mother were found safe in Chicago. The children, all under the age of nine, were last seen August 3 in West Lafayette. Police said they were believed to be in extreme danger. West Lafayette Police Department believed the children were likely abducted […]

  • Activist begins walk from Chicago to DC to help stop gun violence

    CHICAGO — A Chicago activist who wants to send a message about the city’s violence took a big step today — literally. Demetrius Nash began to walk Friday afternoon from the South Side of Chicago to Washington, D.C., where he wants to meet with members of congress and urge them to focus resources on the inner-city.  He also wants to stop at the White House, though there are no plans to meet with President Trump. “I’m walking because the fabric of our community is destroyed. [The] prison […]

  • WATCH: Chris Cornell’s 12-year-old daughter performs moving tribute to father with OneRepublic

    NEW YORK — Chris Cornell’s 12-year-old daughter, Toni Cornell and OneRepublic came together Friday to pay a moving tribune to the late Cornell and his close friend, Chester Bennington, on Good Morning America. The Soundgarden frontman died in May at the age of 52. His death was ruled a suicide by hanging. Bennington, the lead vocalist of Linkin Park, died two months later on what would have been Cornell’s 53rd birthday. His death was also ruled a suicide by hanging. […]

  • Police searching for missing Northbrook woman last seen in white nightgown

    NORTHBROOK, Ill. — Police in Northbrook were informed about a missing woman around 8:20 a.m. Thursday morning. 27-year-old Elizabeth Stevens was last seen reportedly leaving her house sometime in the night wearing a white nightgown. Stevens is identified as being white, 5’6, with long dark hair and weighs around 200 pounds. She reportedly is known to frequent Wescott Park, Northbrook Library and the Northbrook Train Depot. Anyone with information is asked to call 911.