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2 Injured After Semitrailer, 2 Vehicles Collide On Southbound Dan Ryan

A three-vehicle crash on Sunday morning involving a semitrailer on the southbound Dan Ryan Expressway left two women injured. The crash happened about 10:30 a.m. near 59th Street, according to Illinois State Police and Chicago Fire Media Affairs. The circumstances of the crash were not immediately known. The women, ages 71 and 44, were taken […]

Attorney, Family Of Kenneka Jenkins On Suing Hotel Over Freezer Death

The 19-year-old was found dead on September 9, 2017. Her body was in a freezer that was in an unused kitchen. Her family is now suing the hotel, the Crowne Plaza Chicago O’Hare Hotel in Rosemont, for $50 million. The family and their attorneys will talk more about the lawsuit at at a news conference […]

Researchers Blame Lyft, Uber For Spike In Traffic Collisions

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Preliminary draft suggests increase in vehicular accidents Earlier this week, researchers at the University of Chicago released a preliminary draft of an upcoming report suggesting that ride-hailing apps like San Francisco-based Lyft and Uber may lead to more accidents on American roads. The paper, titled the Cost of Convenience, examined traffic collision data from 2,955 census-designated places […]

CPD: Car Accident Leaves One Child Dead, Seven Injured

Chicago police said a five-year-old died and seven others were injured in a car accident near the Back of the Yards neighborhood on Sunday. It happened at Western and 43rd just before 10:30 a.m. According to police, a Ford Focus entered the intersection after the light turned red, colliding with a Ford SUV. The five-year-old […]

72-Year-Old Pedestrian Struck And Killed In Chicago Lawn

A 72-year-old man died two weeks after being struck by a vehicle in the Chicago Lawn neighborhood on the Southwest Side. Jesus Lopez was crossing the street at about 10 a.m. Oct. 6 in the 6100 blocks of South California when he was struck by a vehicle, according to Chicago police the Cook County medical […]