'Caught up in the moment,' cop rushes into West Side fire
Chicago cop Edward Leighton was a block away when he learned of a fire in the Lawndale neighborhood Saturday. Without pausing to think, he ran into the smoke-filled apartment building and helped save two women, six children, five dogs (including two puppies) and a cat, officials said at a news conference.
Chicago student's meningitis death closes school
Two days after a student died from bacterial meningitis, Lindblom Math and Science Academy will be closed today so crews can clean the West Englewood school.
Photos: Cinco de Mayo in Chicago
Hundreds of people lined Cermak Road to watch the Cinco de Mayo parade on Chicago's West Side.
8 wounded in shootings across Chicago
Eight people were shot Thursday afternoon and Friday morning from the Irving Park neighborhood on the Northwest Side to the West Pullman neighborhood on the Far South Side, police said.
Officials: Baby dies days after father smothered her
A Chicago infant has died four days after her father smothered her to stop her crying in her family's West Ridge neighborhood home, officials said.