The latest on recent shooting deaths in Chicago. 23-year-old Romell Durr is the latest reported victim of gun violence. Police say he was killed Tuesday and is the latest of 15 shooting deaths so far in the month of December. There have now been 599 recorded shooting deaths in 2017.
Bus and train commuters are going to have to pay more for Chicago Transit Authority rides next year. The transit agency’s board unanimously approved raising fares by 25 cents next year. Cash, bus and trainfares will go from $2.25 to $2.50.
Naperville police and Dupage County deputies arrest a woman accused of prostituting at her business. 47-year-old Yanfang Pan was taken into custody Monday afternoon at the Sunlight Spa on Butterfield Road in Warrenville. She could have to spend a year in jail and pay a $1,500 fine.