Local lanes and ramps on the southbound Dan Ryan were closed into the afternoon Friday after a semitrailer crashed near Bridgeport on the South Side.
Two people have been driving around Bridgeport and Chinatown offering jewelry to pedestrians and then stealing their property, according to Chicago police.
The Chicago White Sox officially began installing extended protective netting at Guaranteed Rate Field on Monday, becoming the first major league team to take that step since a couple of high-profile injuries this spring increased the focus on fan safety at ballparks.
A body was pulled from the water Sunday near the Eleanor Boathouse in Bridgeport.
A man has been charged with picking a woman up and carrying her to the back of a truck in a kidnapping attempt Sunday in southwest suburban Orland Park.
A brazen serial vandal is making a big stink in a Chicago neighborhood.