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IB I-290 Closed Near Kedzie for Shooting Investigation: Cops

IB I-290 Closed Near Kedzie for Shooting Investigation: Cops

All inbound lanes on the Eisenhower Expressway were shut down near Kedzie Avenue Monday afternoon for a shooting investigation, authorities said.  Illinois State Police said it was not immediately clear what happened but a witness saw two vehicles traveling eastbound shooting at each other on the expressway near Kedzie.  One shell casing was found at the scene, according to authorities. There had been no victims reported Monday afternoon, however.

Cubs Countdown: 6 Days to Opening Day

Cubs Countdown: 6 Days to Opening Day

While it may not feel like baseball season in the Windy City yet, Opening Day is rapidly approaching for the defending World Series champion Chicago Cubs, as we are just six days away from the first game of their title defense. With just under a week to go until the regular season begins, we figured it would be fun to start off a countdown of sorts to help fans get pumped up for the coming year.

Dems Launch Ad Campaign Against Roskam Over Health Care

Dems Launch Ad Campaign Against Roskam Over Health Care

Capitalizing on the failure of President Donald Trump and GOP leaders to pass the bill to repeal ‘Obamacare,’ the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee on Monday launched a digital ad campaign against more than a dozen House Republicans who supported the bill, including Illinois Congressman Peter Roskam. As a member of the House Ways and Means Committee, Roskam voted in favor of the legislation before it was ultimately pulled from a vote on the full House floor Friday.

Van Dyke’s Wife Says Job Offer Pulled Over Husband’s Case

Van Dyke’s Wife Says Job Offer Pulled Over Husband’s Case

The wife of Chicago police officer Jason Van Dyke, the man charged with first-degree murder in the shooting death of Laquan McDonald, said her recent job offer was pulled because of her husband’s high-profile case, but authorities say that isn’t the case.  Tiffany Van Dyke was set to begin training last week as a Cook County Sheriff’s Deputy, but said her offer was suddenly taken away without explanation. “All I want to do is support my family financially,” Tiffany Van Dyke said in a statement.

Blues Museum Coming to ‘Sweet Home Chicago’ in 2019: Report

Blues Museum Coming to ‘Sweet Home Chicago’ in 2019: Report

A rendering of the Chicago Blues Experience signage. The proposal has not yet been approved a landlord or the city of Chicago, a museum spokeswoman noted.

Blackhawks’ Playoff Tickets on Sale Today

Blackhawks’ Playoff Tickets on Sale Today

Single-game tickets for the Chicago Blackhawks’ 2017 Stanley Cup Playoff run will go on sale Monday, the team announced. Tickets for the first two rounds of potential home playoff games at the United Center will be released to the general public at 12 p.m.

Woman Killed in Accident on I-294

Woman Killed in Accident on I-294

A 31-year-old woman was killed in an accident on the Tri-State Tollway near suburban Hazel Crest Sunday night, police said.  The woman was by the southbound lanes of Interstate 294 near Halsted Street just before 8:10 p.m. when she was struck by another driver, who then sped off, according to Illinois State Police.  She was pronounced dead on the scene, police said.  Authorities do not have a description of the vehicle that was involved in the accident because it did not stop at the scene, Illinois State Police said.  The woman had parked her car on the side of the road before attempting to cross one of the lanes when she was hit, Illinois State Police said.

1 Shot in Belmont Cragin Neighborhood on NW Side: Police

1 Shot in Belmont Cragin Neighborhood on NW Side: Police

NEWSLETTERS Receive the latest local updates in your inbox Chicago police had blocked off the area surrounding a home at 6159 W. Grand Ave.

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