Bicyclist Killed, Pedestrian Injured In Lawndale CrashThe 55-year-old man was riding a bicycle when he was struck by the vehicle about 11:20 p.m. near South Kostner Avenue and West 14th Street, according to Chicago Police. The vehicle then hit a 45-year-old man walking nearby.
No Injuries In Fire At Near West Side Commercial BuildingFirefighters responded to the four-story building near 14th Street and Western Avenue at 7:23 p.m., Fire Media spokesman Jeff Lyle said. The fire was found below the building’s dock area.
Bicyclist Killed By Hit-And-Run Driver In Forest ParkWitnesses said a speeding silver sedan struck the cyclist from behind, sending him flying into the air, and then kept going.
Woman Sexually Assaulted, Husband Robbed In South LoopResidents in the South Loop are being urged to be vigiliant- after an armed man sexually assaulted a woman.
Gas Leak Blocks Off Canal Street In South LoopA gas leak caused traffic headaches in a busy part of the South Loop Friday morning.
Police Blockade Area Near UIC For 4 Hours After RobberyWhat started as an armed robbery on the city’s Near West Side turned into what police thought was a barricade situation overnight.
Car Slams Into BBQ Takeout In North Chicago, Followed By Copper ThievesA shuttered barbecue take-out place in North Chicago was rammed by a car and stripped of its metal components, in what police say might be two separate crimes.