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  • Pence visits Chicago for Republican National Committee retreat

    Vice President Mike Pence was in Chicago on Saturday to speak at the Republican National Committee's summer retreat, according to his press schedule. Pence arrived at Midway Airport just after 11 a.m. and went to the Four Seasons Hotel to deliver remarks...

  • Bicyclist hit by Red Line train in Bridgeport dies

    A man who fell off his bike and onto the Red Line train tracks where he was hit by a train has died, officials said. The victim was pronounced dead at 1:50 p.m. on the scene, according to the Cook County medical examiner's office. His name was not immediately...

  • 'Peeping Tom' to appear in court Saturday in connection with two incidents

    Police on Saturday said they made an arrest in connection with two separate “peeping Tom” cases recently reported on the city's North Side. Francisco Chavez, 39, of the 2600 block of West North Avenue in Logan Square was arrested and charged on suspicion...

  • Naperville deli owner thanks supporters with party after anti-Israel graffiti

    When Schmaltz Jewish Deli in Naperville was targeted in what police are classifying as a hate crime last weekend, owner Howard Bender had many options in how he could respond. What he chose was to throw a party for his loyal customers and friends, who...

  • River Forest man faces criminal sex assault charges; Uber driver praised as 'good Samaritan'

    River Forest police praised an Uber driver for his efforts as a "good Samaritan" in helping a woman during an incident that led to criminal sexual assault charges against a 32-year-old River Forest man. Police said Santos C. Berrones, 32, of River Forest...

  • 2 wounded in separate shootings in Humboldt Park area

    Two men were wounded Saturday morning in separate attacks on the West Side in the Humboldt Park neighborhood, Chicago police said. In the latest attack, a 31-year-old man was shot in the 1200 block of North Harding Avenue. The victim suffered a wound...

  • Gary man killed in East Chicago shooting, coroner says

    A 25-year-old Gary man died Friday night after being shot in East Chicago in an incident classified as a homicide by the Lake County Coroner's Office. Ashanti Walden, 25, of the 2100 block of Ellsworth Place, was pronounced dead at 11:45 p.m. after...

  • Wounded woman walks into Chatham lounge for help: 'I hope she's alive'

    People were listening to music in the Lil's Something Kool Lounge in Chatham early Saturday when a bleeding woman walked into the bar. "Can you call the police," Timotheus McDaniel, a security guard at the lounge, recalled the woman telling people....

  • Man dead after jumping into Chicago River

    A 24-year-old man died early Saturday after he jumped into the Chicago River near Wabash Avenue, according to fire and police officials. About 2:05 a.m., the 24-year-old man jumped into the river, prompting a diver from the police department's marine...

  • 2 dead in Englewood crash

    Two women were killed early Saturday on the South Side after a man who was suspected of being involved in an incident of shots fired crashed into them, according to police. About 1:05 a.m., Chicago police officers in the area of the 5800 block of South...

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