15 Jun 2011

Man dies after police-involved shooting on West Side

A friend of a 15-year-old boy gunned down Monday in West Humboldt Park was killed in a police-involved shooting this afternoon on the same block where the teen was shot.

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15 Jun 2011

2 charged in $1.7M fake check scheme

CBS Chicago 2 News reports : Federal officials today charged two people in a $1.7 million scheme where hundreds of individuals were recruited to cash about 2,500 fake payroll checks at area Walmart and Kmart stores since October 2009.

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15 Jun 2011

Police warn of attack on lakefront bike path

Chicago police today released a community alert warning of the attempted kidnapping of a jogger on a lakefront bike path.

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15 Jun 2011

2 teen girls wounded in separate shootings

Two teenage girls were hospitalized this evening after being wounded in separate shootings on the South Side, officials said.

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15 Jun 2011

Man found slain in Will County home

Neighbors said Dwight Jones lived a quiet life by himself and was seldom seen except for an occasional jog or keeping up his immaculately landscaped house in New Lenox Township.

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15 Jun 2011

EPA: Pilsen area air does not meet lead standard

Federal environmental regulators today declared that Chicago’s Pilsen neighborhood violates tough new limits on brain-damaging lead in the air, part of a crackdown on polluters in the predominantly Latino, low-income enclave.

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15 Jun 2011

Wife: Fatal DUI victim ‘just trying to go to work’

It’s been nearly three years since Jeff Bondy said goodbye to his wife Kelley on a summer Sunday left for his job as an airfield operations supervisor at O’Hare International Airport and was killed by an alleged drunk driver who turned int…

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15 Jun 2011

Funnel clouds spotted as storm moves south of city

Funnel clouds were reported early tonight as a strong storm blew through south of Chicago from Illinois into Indiana.

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