It’s not every day you see a bridge being hauled down city streets. On Saturday, a bridge that once spanned Ashland Avenue in the Wicker Park neighborhood will make a 1.5-mile trek to its new home over Western Avenue along the Bloomingdale Trail.
The boy was walking on a sidewalk in the 7600 block of North Ashland Avenue about 2:40 a.m. when a gray minivan drove by and someone inside shot at him.
Ashland Avenue will be closed to traffic in both directions between North Avenue and Armitage Avenue, from 8 p.m. Friday until no later than 5 a.m. Monday.
A Washington Heights thrift store employee died Friday after a small gun hidden in discarded clothing accidentally went off and fatally wounded her.
Ideary Mooney, 38, faces one felony count of attempted first-degree murder after he opened fire in a barbershop in the 9000 block of South Ashland Avenue on Monday.
Ideary Mooney, 38, faces one felony count of first-degree attempted murder after he opened fire in a barbershop about 2:45 a.m. in the 9000 block of South Ashland Avenue.
Eugenio Moyola, 39, was driving north in the 1300 block of South Ashland Avenue about 3:10 a.m. when his vehicle hit a pole.
A resident of the area found the body at 9:23 a.m. in the river in the 2600 block of South Ashland Avenue.
The man and woman were walking outside a gas station in the 8900 block of South Ashland Avenue around 2 a.m. when someone in a dark-colored sedan driving by opened fire.
No one was in custody for any of the shootings Tuesday morning.
Lenardo Allison, 26, was found with a fatal gunshot wound to the head in a parking lot near 62nd Street and Ashland Avenue.
This year’s Independence Day celebration, for many Chicagoans a four-day respite in the land of the free, was for others an ordeal in a killing field.
A male who is believed to have exchanged gunfire with police early Wednesday was taken into custody a short distance from where the firefight occurred, police said.
Eight people — including a 17-year-old boy left critically wounded — were shot Monday afternoon and evening throughout the city.
How or where the 26-year-old was shot remains uncertain because much of the man’s story does not check out, police said.
Denise Warfield, 47, was found just before 4:30 p.m. Saturday in a building in the 7200 block of South Ashland Avenue, authorities said.
A 16-mile stretch of Ashland Avenue will be the city’s first target for bus rapid transit, with a plan for high-speed buses from 95th Street to Irving Park Road announced Friday at a cost of about $10 million per mile.
A 70-year-old Far South Side man whose blood alcohol level was “extremely high” when he fatally struck a woman on the South Side in a 2011 hit-and-run is going to prison.
Never try to separate a woman from her designer purse. A north suburban woman chased and caught a man who snatched her $2,600 Louis Vuitton purse through her vehicle window as she waited in line for a car wash in Evanston on Monday.
The hostage situation began after police officers were sent to a building near Ashland Avenue and Hastings Street about 3:16 a.m., when they received a call about a domestic dispute.