Critics See CTA Plan For 31st Street Buses As Failure Before It Begins"I don't think the way it's set up that it's going to succeed," said Rene Paquin of the group Southsiders Organized for Unity and Liberation (SOUL).
Lake Shore Drive Lane Closures Begin Wednesday On South SideThe two western lanes on southbound Lake Shore Drive will shut down between 31st and 35th streets from 6 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday through Friday, according to a statement from Chicago Department of Transportation.
Teen, 17, Dies After Being Pulled From Lake
Oak Brook Police Officer Hurt In Crash On Way To EmergencyThe Oak Brook officer was southbound on Meyers Road in a squad car on the way to a medical emergency with lights and sirens activated about 7:15 p.m., according to Oak Brook police. A car heading east on 31st Street entered the intersection at Meyers and struck the squad car on the passenger side.
Ambulance Hit By Gunshots On Dan Ryan, North Of U.S. Cellular An ambulance transporting a patient was one of the two vehicles hit by gunshots on the Dan Ryan Expy. on Thursday afternoon.
Brookfield Motorists Winning Big In Gas Station Price WarTwo gas stations in the western suburbs have been waging an old-fashioned price war for more than a week.
Brookfield Zoo Parking Lots Closed After Gas Main BreakThe main entrance at Brookfield Zoo had to be closed Friday after a gas main break nearby, and its smaller south parking lot quickly filled to capacity.
Two Swimmers Dead After Being Pulled From Lake Michigan One of the first summer-like days in Chicago turned tragic on Tuesday after two men pulled from Lake Michigan have died.
CTA Extending 31st Street Bus West To CiceroAfter a 13-month test, the CTA's board Wednesday approved permanent extension of its No. 35 31st/35th bus route along 31st Street between Kedzie and Cicero, but that's not what a roomful of protesters wanted.
3 Dead In SW Side CrashThe crash happened around 8:30 p.m. near 31st Street and Western Avenue.
One Person Killed In Hit-Run Accident On Southwest SideChicago Police say one person was killed early this morning in a hit and run accident on the Southwest Side.
Man Dies After Minivan Hits Pole On West Side A man died after he crashed his minivan into a light pole early Sunday in the South Lawndale neighborhood.

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