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A dramatic crash on the Northwest Side damaged two buildings and sent three people to the hospital, including two police officers, late Tuesday night. Police say a 17-year-old boy was driving in the 5700 block of West Grand Avenue just before midnight when his silver Nissan Altima blew a stop sign and slammed into a Chicago Police Department squad car at the intersection of Grand Avenue. The collision sent the police SUV flying into two nearby office buildings. But the teenager involved in the crash had a different story, telling NBC 5 that the police officer was allegedly speeding and in the wrong lane when the squad car hit him head on. Two Chicago police officers and the teenager suffered minor injuries, officials said. The teenager was treated and released from the hospital Wednesday morning for a sprained wrist, according to police. Police said the teenager is facing traffic violations, including citations for failing to stop at a stop sign and failing to yield to an emergency vehicle. Published at 6:17 AM CDT on Mar 29, 2017 | Updated 46 minutes ago
No injuries were reported when a three-alarm fire broke out at a northwest suburban KinderCare Learning Center Wednesday morning. According to the Kane County Sheriff’s office the fire sparked just after 5:30 a.m.
Target has unveiled a sneak peek at what the Minneapolis-based company calls its “most ambitious store re-design to date.” “With our next generation of store design, we’re investing to take the Target shopping experience to the next level by offering more elevated product presentations and a number of time-saving features,” Target’s chairman and CEO Brian Cornell said. Newly released renderings depict curved, more circular center aisles and large glass windows.
A man has been charged in a December shooting that left four people dead and another in critical condition on Chicago’s Far South Side. Lionel Parks, 29, of Chicago, was charged with four counts of first-degree murder and two counts of attempted first-degree murder, police announced Wednesday.
Chicago White Sox fans know the food at their team’s home field is more than just your average ballpark nachos and hot dogs. But this season, things are getting even better.
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unable to retrieve full-text content An Arlington Heights barber shop that has been around for decades is now closing its doors. Byron Miranda reports.
Coming soon to your Chicago neighborhood: new streetlights. Installation of the new LED lights will be a massive undertaking, involving replacement of some 270-thousand fixtures citywide. “This is going to save money,” said Mayor Rahm Emanuel, watching a city crew change out a light in the 37th ward. “It’s going to save time.
unable to retrieve full-text content Sherri Shepherd, who stars on the new NBC show “Trial & Error,” answers some random questions at NBC 5.
The 2017 Major League Baseball season is nearly upon us, and all around the sports world there is only one question on the minds of fans: who will win it all? To help answer that question, we’ll be offering our predictions for which teams will make the playoffs in 2017, and which players will help them as they strive to get to the promised land.