Saturday, October 20, 2018

Oak Forest store sells $1 million Mega Millions ticket

One person who bought a Mega Millions ticket at a store in Oak Forest for Friday’s jackpot is now $1 million richer.

Prajapati Rohit, a store clerk at Stop N Go Liquor at 5214 159th St., said there were long lines for lottery sales Friday, but it’s unclear when the winning ticket was sold.

He said...

Man wanted in criminal sexual assault in South Shore neighborhood

Police issued a community alert Saturday afternoon warning of a man who grabbed a woman who had just left a bus stop in the South Shore neighborhood.

About 11 p.m. Thursday, the victim, 21, was walking away from a bus stop at 75th and Cole Avenue. She continued south on Exchange Avenue when she...

1 dead, 1 critically injured in double shooting in Albany Park neighborhood

A 23-year-old man was pronounced dead and another victim was in critical condition following an early morning double shooting in the Albany Park neighborhood, Chicago police said.

Shortly before 5:30 a.m., the first victim suffered a gunshot wound to the neck in the 4400 block of North Bernard...

Chicago area could see grapuel fall from the sky Saturday. So what is graupel?

The oddball precipitation known as graupel could make an appearance in the Chicago area Saturday, meteorologists say, causing challenges for drivers and people who don’t know how to pronounce graupel.

The substance — which, by the way, is pronounced “GRAH-pull” — is essentially a smaller and softer...

Five teens charged in North Side armed carjacking

Five teens have been charged for their alleged roles in an armed carjacking early Thursday in the Edgewater Beach neighborhood.

Raynell Lanford, 18, of the 4300 block of West Maypole Avenue; Javion Bush, 18, of the 8300 block of South Hermitage Aveue; Jamaal Ashshaheed, 19, of the 4100 block of...

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Police: Saturday morning River North shootings unrelated

The shootings that wounded two men a half hour and blocks apart early Saturday in River North have no apparent connection to each other, Chicago police said.

First, following a call of a person shot just before 3:30 a.m. Saturday, officers found a 22-year-old man with a gunshot wound in his leg...