Deaths of 3 Women in Early Heat Wave Raise Questions, Fears
The discovery of the bodies of three women inside a Chicago senior housing facility after a brief heat wave this month raises questions about whether officials and residents are prepared for the kind of brutal heat that killed more than 700 people in the city nearly three decades ago. Officials have not determined the women’s causes of death but there...
Lawsuits Filed After 3 Died in Scorching Heat in Rogers Park Apartment Building
The families of three women who died in a Rogers Park apartment complex while heat indexes climbed into the triple digits have filed wrongful death lawsuits. NBC 5’s Charlie Wojciechowski reports.
More Than 1,000 People Have Been Murdered in Cook County This Year, the Most Since 1994
With a month left in the year, Cook County has logged more than 1,000 homicides for the first time in 27 years.
ISP Creates New Plan to Reduce Expressway Shootings
Illinois State Police will increase patrols on Chicago-area expressways beginning Friday night in response to a surge in freeway shootings. NBC 5’s Lexi Sutter reports.