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Chicago Teen Charged After Fatal Crash With Vehicle That Was Trying to Flee Police: Prosecutors | Chicago News

(WTTW News) A Chicago teen has been charged in connection with a deadly traffic collision on the Near South Side after he crashed into a vehicle that was attempting to flee a traffic stop while he was allegedly driving at more than twice the posted speed limit. Kendall Sprouts, 18, was charged Wednesday with reckless homicide … Read more

After Woman Dies, Police Search for Wisconsin Man Accused of Targeting Victims on Dating Apps – NBC Chicago

The search has intensified for a man accused of targeting women on dating apps and then drugging and robbing them after one of his victims died this week, officials say. According to NBC affiliate WTMJ, a 55-year-old woman apparently targeted by the suspect in the case suffered an “unknown medical emergency” and has since died. … Read more

Bears’ Justin Fields injury update: Chicago QB suffered dislocated shoulder, uncertain for Week 12 vs. Jets

Getty Images Over the past several weeks, arguably no NFL quarterback has had more on his shoulders than Justin Fields. Ironically, the Bears quarterback suffered a shoulder injury Sunday that has resulted in coach Matt Eberflus has labeling him as day-to-day on Monday. However, Eberflus also did not rule out the possibility of the injury … Read more

How we graded Chicago in Week 11 loss vs. Falcons

Todd Kirkland/Getty Images The Bears offense has been a straight A student over the last month, but that wasn’t the case against the Falcons. They had their worst performance since that mini-bye week, although it wasn’t actually terrible. That’s what happens when you’ve been on a roll for a month. Justin Fields, even while battling … Read more

Roseland shooting: Michael Hence ID’d by ME as teen shot and killed on Calumet Avenue; Chicago police say 12-year-old also died

CHICAGO (WLS) — Two people have died after being found with gunshot wounds Thursday morning on Chicago’s Far South Side, Chicago police said. The medical examiner identified one victim as 13-year-old Michael Hence. Police said the second victim is 12 years old, but the medical examiner has not yet released their identity. The victims were … Read more

Here’s Which Illinois Hospitals Got the Best and Worst Grades in New Safety Report – NBC Chicago

The Leapfrog Group has released its bi-annual report grading dozens of hospitals in Illinois based on a set of safety criteria, but while the state received a number of “A” grades, it also received one “F,” and dropped in the national ranking. The fall report from the nonprofit watchdog analyzed nearly 3,000 general hospitals in … Read more

WNBA, Chicago Sky star Kahleah Copper surprises Philly kids

When Kahleah Copper started playing basketball as a kid in North Philly, she never had the chance to be exposed to professional athletes, especially those who look like her. Once the Chicago Sky star made a name for herself in the WNBA, winning Finals MVP in 2021 and making All-Star appearances in ’21 and 2022, … Read more

UWE takes on Chicago with a visit to DCEO

Learning about women and minority business development Undergraduate Women in Economics (UWE) took its inaugural field trip to Chicago on Friday, November 4, 2022, to visit the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity (DCEO). Led by the UWE Advisor Dr. Susan Chen, the group had a roundtable discussion with members of the Office of … Read more

Justin Fields, Jack Sanborn stand out to Matt Eberflus in Chicago Bears’ Week 10 game vs. Detroit Lions

(3) In Monday’s tape review, Eberflus showed players how well they performed in the third quarter as well as the costly mistakes that were made in the fourth period. “In the team meeting, I showed the guys the whole third quarter, those plays, the third-down stops and the big touchdown throws and all that,” Eberflus … Read more

Illinois coronavirus: Chicago, Cook County, back up to medium risk level

COVID-19 transmission has risen to a medium risk level across the Chicago area, as temperatures drop and cases rise once again, health officials said Friday.  Cook County and the collars had been in the “low” transmission category for more than a month as determined by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, but steady … Read more