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Two men were robbed at gunpoint Thursday night in west suburban LaGrange.
A man was wounded in a Lawndale neighborhood shooting Saturday night on the Southwest Side. The 19-year-old was walking about 10:55 p.m.
Anganet Johnson is raising her grandson, Daveion "Malik," 13, after her daughter Pamela was killed on Lake Shore Drive last year while fleeing an attempted robbery on the Gold Coast that made headlines.
Sun-Times stock photo. Chicago police department, crime scene, shots fired, bullets, markers, shell casing. Tom Schuba · email.
Two men were wounded in a shooting Saturday evening in the West Side Austin neighborhood.
A person was arrested Saturday afternoon following recent vehicle burglaries and possible home burglaries in west suburban unincorporated Downers Grove.
Three men have been charged with trying to carjack and rob two women Wednesday night in west suburban Elgin. Officers responded shortly after 11 p.m.
army Pfc. Omar E. Torres was 20 when he was killed 10 years ago by a makeshift bomb while serving in Iraq. His driven personality continues to serve as an example for others.
Savannah, GA. - music legend Gregg Allman, whose bluesy vocals and soulful touch on the Hammond B-3 organ helped propel the Allman Brothers Band to superstardom and spawn Southern rock, died Saturday, a publicist said.
London - British Airways said "many" of its IT systems were back up and running Sunday, but travelers still faced cancellations and delays after a global computer failure grounded hundreds of flights.
A man was critically wounded in a drive-by shooting early Sunday in the South Side Park Manor neighborhood. The 29-year-old was standing on the sidewalk at 12:27 a.m.
"I don't think it was X, Y or Z employee," Sheldon told the Chicago Sun-Times, "But a combination of systemic failures that came to a head.
Back home from Europe, President Donald Trump took to twitter Sunday morning to blast recent recent news reports about coverage of the Russian investigation and a Montana congressional race.
A La Grange man has been charged with driving drunk and causing a high-speed crash that injured another driver in west suburban Riverside.
Gov. Bruce Rauner and House Speaker Michael J. Madigan remain at odds in the state budget stalemate. | Associated Press file photos.
former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton delivers the commencement address at Wellesley College, on Friday in Wellesley, Mass. Clinton graduated from the school in 1969.
Anthony Frontera, 53, was charged with sexually assaulting a 16-year-old girl multiple times over the span of more than four months.
Liz Coughlin, stroke survivor, at DePaul University where she worked before her stroke. | James Foster/For the sun-Times. Stefano Esposito · @slesposito | email.
About 2:30 a.m., they were in a car driving in the 2000 block of South Marshall when another vehicle pulled up and someone inside opened fire, according to Chicago police.
Bond was denied for the man charged with killing a 51-year-old woman more than three weeks ago in her west suburban Hinsdale home.
That happens to be about the same number of people who have been shot in the city so far this year: 1,291, according to Chicago Sun-Times data. Of those, 222 have died. The latest attack happened about 2:30 a.m. Saturday in the West Side Lawndale ...
Federal Prosecutors have charged a reputed top Chicago mobster with Social Security benefits fraud in connection with the union where he worked.
The 22-page DCFS report also reveals complaints filed against Semaj's family by neighbors in Joliet Township.
Of the 10 largest cities in the country, Chicago was the only one to see a drop in population from 2015 to 2016, marking the third consecutive year Chicago has lost residents, newly released Census data shows.
People watch a TV news program showing a file image of a missile launch by North Korea, at the Seoul Railway Station in Seoul, South Korea, Sunday, May 21, 2017.
A man has been charged with starting a fire Thursday night at Jackson Park hospital on the South Side. Marcus L. Allen, 23, faces one felony count of aggravated arson, according to Chicago police.
If you have a hammer, everything looks like a nail. The United States has a big hammer: the military, plus the Intelligence Community's covert intervention forces.
Thomas "Tom" Karamanoy was last seen Thursday around the 3000 block of North Newland Avenue. | Chicago police. Sun-Times Wire · email.
A toddler was was fatally struck by a vehicle Monday morning in northwest suburban Carpentersville. The crash happened at 9:43 a.m.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel unveils the city's new One Chicago campaign, designed to highlight Chicago's vast diversity and immigrant roots.
Notre Dame students walk out of the commencement ceremony in opposition opposed to the Trump administration's policies as Vice President Mike Pence is introduced at Notre Dame Stadium on Sunday, May 21, 2017, in South Bend, Ind.
The Chicago Cubs fan who died after a fall at Wrigley Field last week was climbing on a railing with a red cup in his hand when he fell backward and hit his head on the concrete below, a police official said Monday.
Red-light cameras brought in nearly $67 million last year for 86 Chicago suburbs and the companies that operate the devices, an investigation by the Chicago Sun-Times and ABC7 Chicago's I-Team has found. Fines collected from drivers accused of running ...
President Donald Trump (left) shakes hands with Israeli President Reuven Rivlin on Monday in Jerusalem. Trump's first presidential visit to Israel is a two-day stop aimed at testing the waters for jumpstarting the dormant Middle East peace process.
Morris "Butch" Stewart, who created long-running theme songs for Oprah Winfrey and radio host Tom Joyner, and jingles for McDonald's and Coca-Cola, died on May 19 at Evanston hospital after a struggle with cancer, said his son Leslie.
FILE - In this Jan. 3, 2017, file photo, Michael Flynn, then - President-elect Donald Trump's nominee for National Security Adviser arrives at Trump Tower in New York.
Brandon Bostian, the Amtrak engineer involved in a fatal train crash two years ago in Philadelphia, is taken into a police station in Philadelphia on Thursday, May 18, 2017, after he turned himself in to answer charges including causing a catastrophe ...
If you're a Natural Ice, Old Style kinda guy, this might have as much appeal as a spritz of lemon in your suds. For those who like drinking craft beer and hanging out with others who share your passion, the city on Thursday announced plans for Chicago ...
Aldermen will be told Friday that the Chicago public schools will get through the end of the school year and pay for teacher pensions by short-term borrowing against $467 million in late block grants owed by the state, the Chicago Sun-Times has learned.
A man has been charged with stealing more than $3,000 worth of cigarettes from a Jewel-Osco store in northwest suburban Woodstock.
Oscar Lopez Rivera (center), 74, who spent 35 years behind bars for his role as a leader in the Puerto Rican nationalist group FALN, is joined by U.S.
A 33-year-old motorcyclist was killed in a crash with another vehicle Tuesday night in northwest suburban Mount Prospect. The crash happened just before 9 p.m.
A man is in critical condition after shooting himself in the head Thursday afternoon during a police pursuit in northwest Indiana, according to police.
U.S. Rep. Jason Chaffetz said Thursday he will resign from Congress next month, a move that calls into question the future of the House Oversight Committee's investigation of President Donald Trump and his campaign's ties with Russia.
Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos (L) and U.S. President Donald Trump hold a joint news conference at the White House May 18, 2017 in Washington, DC.




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