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Past articles by Susan:

Free Coronavirus Testing Site Opens at Hospital on Chicago’s West Side

The first no-cost coronavirus testing site on Chicago’s West Side opens Monday, allowing anyone to be tested for free, regardless of symptoms. → Read More

Skokie Police Shoot Person in Car in 7-Eleven Parking Lot

Skokie police say an officer shot a male subject in a parking lot late Monday night, leaving him in critically wounded. → Read More

14-Year-Old Girl Shot Through Apartment Door, Chicago Police Say

A 14-year-old girl was shot when gunfire blasted through the door of an apartment on Chicago's South Side Monday night. → Read More

Harvey Club Shooting: Police Say 1 Killed, 3 Wounded

Authorities say four people were shot, one fatally, at a nightclub in suburban Harvey early Wednesday. → Read More

Woman Killed in Fire at Pilsen Home

A woman was killed and a firefighter injured in a massive blaze at a home in Chicago's Pilsen neighborhood early Monday, authorities said. → Read More

Officer Injured in Crash En Route to Northwest Indiana Fire

A massive fire damaged several buildings in northwest Indiana Tuesday night, authorities said, and one police officer was injured in a major car crash on his way to the scene. → Read More

Charges Pending Against Driver in Deadly Hit-and-Run

Charges were pending early Tuesday against the suspect who police say hit a young father with a pickup truck on Chicago's South Side. → Read More

Teen Critically Wounded in Chicago Area's 1st Expressway Shooting of 2019

A teenager was critically wounded in a shooting on I-290 early Wednesday, marking the first expressway shooting of the year in the Chicago area. → Read More

4 Rescued, Several Displaced by Fire in Cicero Apartment Building

Four people were rescued after being trapped in a fire in Cicero that displaced more than a dozen people late Tuesday, authorities say. → Read More

Teachers in Suburban Geneva Strike After Contract Negotiations Stall Again

Teachers in far west suburban Geneva went on strike early Tuesday, announcing their walkout overnight after contract negotiations failed to result in a deal once again. → Read More

Teachers' Strike Looms in Suburban Geneva

Teachers in far west suburban Geneva could walk off the job as soon as Tuesday, as a strike looms while contract negotiations continue. → Read More

Power Still Out for Thousands As Temperatures Plunge After Snowstorm

Thousands of people across the Chicago area were still without power Tuesday morning, one day after a winter snowstorm swept through the region. → Read More

2 Killed, 1 Injured in Shooting on I-57, Police Say

Three people were shot - two fatally - on Interstate 57 near south suburban Calumet Park Monday night, authorities said. → Read More

'Totally Defenseless': 91-Year-Old Man Brutally Attacked on Bustling Chinatown Street

An elderly man is in intensive care after a brutal attack on a bustling street in Chicago's Chinatown neighborhood during broad daylight Tuesday. → Read More

Chicago Hotel Workers' Strike Enters Fifth Day

Workers continued to march outside popular hotels in downtown Chicago Tuesday morning, marking the fifth consecutive day of their strike for year-round health care. → Read More

Coast Guard Suspends Search for Missing Kayaker on Lake Michigan

A search was expected to resume early Tuesday for a kayaker missing in Lake Michigan. → Read More

2 Women Struck in Separate Shootings While Inside Their Chicago Homes

Two women were wounded - one fatally - in separate shootings as they sat in their Chicago homes between Tuesday night and Wednesday morning, according to police. → Read More

1 Killed in North Shore Shooting, Suspect in Custody: Police

One person is in custody after a deadly shooting on the North Shore Monday night, according to police. → Read More

Woman Shot in Head Fleeing Possible Robbery Attempt

A woman was shot in the head while fleeing a possible robbery attempt early Wednesday on Chicago's South Side, according to police. → Read More

Nearly 60 Shot, 11 Fatally, Across Chicago in Violent Weekend

Nearly 60 people were shot between Friday night and Monday morning across Chicago, according to police, marking a violent weekend that saw six shooting incidents that wounded at least four people at one time. → Read More