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Man Shot While Driving on I-57 on South Side

Man Shot While Driving on I-57 on South Side

The man was shot early Saturday morning while driving northbound between 99th and Halsted.

Woman Charged After Striking Girl, 10, in Hit-and-Run

Woman Charged After Striking Girl, 10, in Hit-and-Run

Julia Ann Rastelli was charged with drunken driving after hitting a 10-year-old girl in suburban Riverside.

Bicyclist Struck By 2 Vehicles on Lake Shore Drive

Bicyclist Struck By 2 Vehicles on Lake Shore Drive

The bicyclist was struck on Lake Shore Drive near Belmont and was critically injured.

Rain, Warmer Temperatures This Weekend

Rain, Warmer Temperatures This Weekend

A rainy and warmer weekend is ahead followed by colder temperatures and a chance for light snow on Monday.

No Bail For Man Accused of Killing Estranged Wife

No Bail For Man Accused of Killing Estranged Wife

A northwest suburban Chicago man accused of brutally killing his estranged wife who was trying to hide from him in Wisconsin was ordered held Friday without bond.

Teen With Cancers Claims He Was Fired for Needing Surgery

Teen With Cancers Claims He Was Fired for Needing Surgery

A 19-year-old delivery driver diagnosed with cancer claims he was fired from his job at a suburban Chicago restaurant when he informed his employer he needed to take six weeks off work for surgery.