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Man charged with firing shots in Elgin

By Sun-Times Wire A man has been charged with firing shots early Sunday in northwest suburban Elgin. Deondrae L. Clements, 26, has been charged with aggravated unlawful use of a weapon, a Class 4 felony, according to a statement from Elgin police. About 1:05 a.m., officers responding to a call of shots fired in the…

Construction closes ramps to I-90 in Hoffman Estates

By Sun-Times Wire Ramps connecting Barrington Road to the James Addams Memorial Tollway are scheduled to close for construction Monday and extend through May in northwest suburban Hoffman Estates. Weather permitting, the ramp from southbound Barrington Road to eastbound I-90 will close at 5 a.m. Monday, according to a statement from the Illinois Tollway. [READ…

Man wounded in Lawndale shooting

By Simone Alicea A 21-year-old man was shot early Monday in the Lawndale neighborhood on the Southwest Side. He was walking about 12:20 a.m. in an alley in the 1300 block of South Millard when someone in a dark-colored car shot him in the left leg, according to Chicago Police. He was taken to Mount…

Two shot in Woodlawn

By Ashlee Rezin Two men were shot late Sunday in the South Side Woodlawn neighborhood. The men, ages 20 and 21, both suffered multiple gunshot wounds to their backs about 10:35 p.m. in the 6500 block of South Kenwood, according to Chicago Police. They were both taken to Northwestern Memorial Hospital, where their conditions were…

Amtrak to run as scheduled Monday after deadly derailment

CHESTER, Pa. (AP) – Amtrak said its trains will run as regularly scheduled Monday, as federal officials investigate the deadly derailment outside Philadelphia after a train struck heavy equipment on the tracks. In travel alerts on its website, Amtrak advised that services would resume on the heavily traveled start of [READ MORE HERE] Source:: Washington…

First month of season could be crucial to Cubs, Sox

By Abraham Epton and Chad Yoder It’s the start of the season, and the Cubs and Sox hope to kick off their 2016 campaigns with a win. Starting with a win doesn’t predict much about the remaining 161 games, but a losing trend through April might portend a lost season. The Tribune analyzed win/loss records…