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  • 2nd crash-and-grab burglary in less than a week at West Side store

    CHICAGO — For the second time in less than a week, there’s been a crash and grab at a store in the city’s North Austin neighborhood. A green Jeep Grand Cherokee slammed into the front window of the “Villa” shoe store in the 1500 block of North Cicero, just before 4 a.m. Thursday. Thieves got away with merchandise. Last week, a black truck crashed into the same business. Items were taken during that crash and grab as well.  

  • Woman found dead in burning home suffered gunshot wound to head

    HARVEY, Ill. — A woman was found dead inside a burning house in Harvey on Wednesday morning. Firefighters received the call about the fire near 148th and Leavitt Avenue around 4 a.m. The woman was discovered with a gunshot wound to the head. She was found in a back bedroom. She was believed to be older than 60. Her identity hasn’t been released. Officials believe the fire started after the woman was shot. The house is a total loss. Harvey […]

  • LIVE performance from ‘Million Dollar Quartet’

  • Hotels would be responsible for securing freezers under Chicago City Council ordinance

    CHICAGO — The Chicago City Council is considering an ordinance requiring hotels to restrict public access to their employees-only areas — especially their freezers. The measure was advanced by aldermen Tuesday in response to the death of Kenneka Jenkins whose body was found inside a walk-in freezer at a hotel in Rosemont on September 10. According to the Chicago Tribune, hotels would have to post signs warning guests about off-limits areas, such as kitchens, laundry rooms and closed pools. Freezers would need […]

  • Major delays on OB Kennedy at Addison after IDOT, ISP vehicle hit

    CHICAGO — An earlier crash is causing major delays on the outbound Kennedy at Addison this morning. The accident happened just around 5 a.m. after an Illinois state police vehicle and IDOT vehicle were both hit while responding to another crash. UPDATE: Crews just opened up a couple lanes. Now 2 right lanes blocked. — Sarah Jindra (@SarahJindra) October 11, 2017 No injuries have been reported at this time. All lanes were shut down earlier, but now everything has […]

  • 3 shot, 1 fatally while sitting in car on South Side

    CHICAGO —  Three men were shot, one fatally, in a car on the city’s South Side. A man walked up to the parked car in the 200 block of West 107th Street around 1 a.m. Tuesday, and opened fire. One man was shot in the back and died. Two others are in serious condition. The driver flagged down a state police trooper at Halsted and Vincennes and reported the shooting. Police haven’t caught the shooter yet.

  • Classic restaurants reinvented in Chicago

    Audarshia Townsend, Food and Drink Writer and Editor for

  • Couple says gunman complained about their music hours before Las Vegas shooting

    SAN DIEGO — A San Diego taco shop owner and his wife were staying in a hotel room right below the Las Vegas suite where gunman Stephen Paddock fired shots at a country music festival Sunday night, according to KSWB. It was only after the deadly shooting that Albert Garzon and his wife Jessica discovered they had not only been staying in the Mandalay Bay hotel room directly below the shooter but that they’d annoyed him just hours before the […]

  • Man accused of raping 12-year-old given joint custody of her child

    SANILAC COUNTY, Mich.  — A judge in Michigan has granted parental rights to a man who allegedly raped his 8-year-old son’s mother. According to The Detroit News, the victim’s attorney says Christopher Mirasolo, 27, raped her client nine years ago when she was just 12-years-old and he was 18-years-old. He plead guilty to third-degree sexual misconduct and served six-and-a-half months in jail. A DNA test found that Mirasolo fathered a child by the victim. So, the judge order his name […]

  • Decomposing body found after fire on South Side

    CHICAGO — A decomposing body was found after a fire on the city’s South Side. Police were called to the fire near 79th and Greenwood in the East Chatham neighborhood, just before 1:30 a.m. Monday. Officers found the body inside a third floor apartment. A death investigation is underway. This is a developing story. Check back for details.