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Man shot in Hermosa

A 39-year-old man was shot early Thursday in the Hermosa neighborhood on the Northwest Side. About 12:10 a.m., two males walked up behind him, one of whom pulled out a gun and opened fire, while he was walking north in the 1800 block of North Keeler, according to Chicago Police. The man was shot in…

Teenager wounded in East Garfield Park drive-by shooting

A 17-year-old boy was wounded in an East Garfield Park neighborhood drive-by shooting late Wednesday on the West Side. About 11:55 p.m., the teenager was walking in the 200 block of North Sacramento when a vehicle passed and someone inside fired shots, according to Chicago Police. He suffered gunshot wounds to the right arm and…

Police: Death of female in Chesterton ruled homicide

Chesterton police have opened a homicide investigation after a female was found dead Wednesday morning in northwest Indiana. Officers responded at 9:14 a.m. to a report of an unconscious female in a vehicle behind a row of businesses in the 100 block of Lois Lane, which is an alley east of South Calumet Road, according…

Caterpillar picks Deerfield for global headquarters

Caterpillar Inc. announced Wednesday it will move its global headquarters to Deerfield from downstate Peoria. The company expects about 100 employees to move to the Corporate 500 office park this year. About 300 people will be working at the office when fully operational in mid-2018. The maker of construction, mining and farming equipment announced in…