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5-month-old girl shot in head, killed in South Shore

CHICAGO (CBS) -- A 5-month-old girl was shot in the head Friday evening in South Shore and later died.The shooting happened around 6 p.m. in the 7700 block of South South Shore Drive, police said. The baby, identified as Cecilia Thomas by the Medical Examiner's Office, was in a tan Chevrolet when another vehicle pulled up and someone inside fired shots, police said.The driver of the car made it to 71st Street between Crandon and Luella avenues about a mile and a half away and sought help.The baby was rushed to the University of Chicago's Comer Children's Hospital, where she was pronounced dead.It is unclear who else was inside the car with the baby at the time of the shooting, but a 41-year-old man was also shot in the incident. He was shot in the eye area and was taken to the University of Chicago Medical Center in good condition.No one was in custody late Friday. 
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4-year-old girl beaten to death in Chatham

CHICAGO - A 4-year-old girl's death has been ruled a homicide due to child abuse after she was taken to Comer Children's Hospital with trauma all over her body late Friday night, authorities said. Police were called to Comer Children's Hospital around 11:00 p.m. last night after a 4-year-old girl...

1 dead, another critically wounded after shooting at WeatherTech facility in Bolingbrook; suspect in custody

BOLINGBROOK, Ill. (CBS) -- One person is dead and another is critically wounded after a shooting at a WeatherTech facility Saturday morning.Police said around 6:25 a.m., officers were dispatched to WeatherTech Way for reports of a person shot. Police confirmed one person has been pronounced dead, another is in critical condition, and a third victim has been released from the hospital.  The alleged shooter, who police have identified as Charles C. McKnight Jr, of Chicago, fled the building but was located at the back of a home in the 500 block of Larkspur Lane and taken into custody at approximately 9:26...

Baby among 3 dead, 8 wounded in weekend shootings across Chicago

CHICAGO (CBS) – At least three people are dead, and nin others are wounded in shootings across the city as of Saturday. The youngest victim includes a 5-month-old girl.In the first shooting of the weekend, a man, 20, was shot in the West Pullman neighborhood Friday evening.  Police said around 8:10 p.m., an unknown offender fired shots, in the 11700 block of South Princeton – striking the victim in the neck. The victim then self-transported to Roseland Hospital in critical condition. A 5-month-old girl is dead, and a 41-year-old man is wounded following a shooting in South Shore Friday evening. Around 6:45...

Woman killed after high-speed crash into wall on Interstate 294 near Deerfield

A 29-year-old woman was ejected and killed after crashing her car into a wall on Interstate 294 near Deerfield early Saturday morning, state police said. The Illinois State Police responded around 2:08 a.m. Saturday to the northbound lanes of Interstate 294 at Lake Cook Road in Deerfield. District 15 troopers arrived to find a white […] The post Woman killed after high-speed crash into wall on Interstate 294 near Deerfield appeared first on Lake and McHenry County Scanner.

Man shot multiple times, killed on Chicago's Far South Side

CHICAGO - A man is dead after being shot multiple times in Chicago's Pullman neighborhood. The shooting occurred in the 10700 block of South Champlain Avenue. At about 10:59 p.m. Friday, officers responded to a call for shots fired. Upon arrival, they discovered a 45-year-old man with multiple gunshot wounds...

Shooting at Weathertech warehouse in Illinois kills 1

June 25 (UPI) -- A shooting at a Chicago-area warehouse Saturday morning left one person dead and two people injured, police said. The shooting took place at about 6:25 a.m. at a WeatherTech warehouse in Bolingbrook, Ill., police Media Capt. Anthony Columbus said, according to WLS-TV in Chicago. In addition...

The State of Illinois Lost a huge company this time to Florida

The CEO reportedly said that his employees were asking to leave Illinois, and their wish got granted, as another company moves their headquarters out of Illinois this time to Florida. According to an article from, a company called Citadel is moving its headquarters out of Chicago, Illinois, and headed...