1 dead, 6 missing at northern Mexico coal mine collapse

MEXICO CITY (AP) — The body of one miner was found Saturday at a small coal mine in a northern Mexico border state that flooded and collapsed, leaving six miners still missing. There had been complaints for years about unsafe conditions at mines in the area. The federal civil defense office said one miner’s body […]

Two women injured in Washington Heights shooting

CHICAGO — Two women were injured in a shooting in the city’s Washington Heights neighborhood Saturday night, leaving one woman in critical condition, according to police. Police said a 20-year-old woman and a 46-year-old woman were near the front of a residence in the 9800 block of South Lowe Avenue just after 6 p.m. when […]

Organizers rally in Englewood for Gun Violence Awareness Day

CHICAGO — A ‘Gun Violence Awareness Day’ event was held in the city’s Englewood neighborhood Saturday afternoon, with participants wearing orange in an honor of Hadiya Pendleton, who was shot and killed in the city in 2013. Many of the event’s participants have been directly impacted by gun violence, with Camisha Pryor being no exception. […]

West Englewood shooting leaves 26-year-old man dead

CHICAGO — A 26-year-old man was shot to death in the city’s West Englewood neighborhood late Saturday afternoon, according to police. Police said the man was on the street in the 6400 block of South Hoyne Avenue just before 4:50 p.m. when he was approached by an unknown vehicle. An occupant inside revealed a firearm […]

Southwest Side shooting leaves 29-year-old man injured

CHICAGO — A 29-year-old man was injured in a shooting on the border of the city’s Chicago Lawn and Gage Park neighborhoods Saturday afternoon, according to police. Police said the man was on the sidewalk in the 5900 South California Avenue at a bus stop at approximately 4:17 p.m. when a grey vehicle pulled up […]