April 16-27, 2014

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Man Killed, Cop Wounded in Attempted Burglary

Man Killed, Cop Wounded in Attempted Burglary

One person was killed and an off-duty Chicago police officer wounded in a shooting in the city's Bucktown neighborhood early Monday.

Work to Begin on Bronzeville Lakefront Bridge

Work to Begin on Bronzeville Lakefront Bridge

Mayor Rahm Emanuel, Sen. Dick Durbin and Ald. Will Burns attended a ceremony Sunday to celebrate the beginning of construction of a new pedestrian bridge at 35th Street over Lake Shore Drive.

Frank Thomas Inducted Into Hall of Fame

Frank Thomas Inducted Into Hall of Fame

Frank Thomas, the most accomplished slugger in Chicago White Sox history, has been inducted into baseball's Hall of Fame.

Quinn Agrees to Live on Minimum Wage for a Week

Quinn Agrees to Live on Minimum Wage for a Week

Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn has agreed to briefly live on the equivalent of a minimum-wage salary as he rallies support for a ballot measure.

SoCal Lightning Strike Chaos "Like Scene Out of 'Jaws'"

SoCal Lightning Strike Chaos "Like Scene Out of 'Jaws'"

Beachgoers reported seeing a bright flash, hearing the sound of a loud explosion and witnessing the chaos that ensued along the coast during a fatal lightning strike in Venice on Sunday afternoon. "It was like a

Mom, Two Daughters Shot in Hammond

Mom, Two Daughters Shot in Hammond

Police are looking for two men in connection with a shooting that injured a mother and her two children Sunday.