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CDOT crews remove a bridge spanning Ashland Avenue, before moving it to a nearby work yard in Wicker Park, ahead of a move to a new location at Western and Bloomingdale, as part of the Bloomingdale Trail renovation project. (Credit: YouTube)

Old Ashland Bridge On Bloomingdale Trail To Be Moved To Western

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.

04/18/2014

Keno Blass (Photo supplied to CBS)

Boy, 16, Slain In Rogers Park

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.

04/15/2014

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Bloomingdale Trail Work To Close Part Of Ashland This Weekend

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.

03/27/2014

Maria Carmen Dominguez (courtesy: family)

Woman Killed When Gun Left In Clothes Goes Off At Thrift Store

A Washington Heights thrift store employee died Friday after a small gun hidden in discarded clothing accidentally went off and fatally wounded her.

03/07/2014

Ideary Mooney (Credit: Chicago Police)

No Bond For Man Charged In Washington Heights Murder

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.

03/04/2014

Ideary Mooney (Credit: Chicago Police)

Man Charged In Shooting At Washington Heights Barbershop

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.

03/03/2014

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Man Dies After Near West Side Crash

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.

10/28/2013

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Body Found In River On Lower West Side

A resident of the area found the body at 9:23 a.m. in the river in the 2600 block of South Ashland Avenue.

10/14/2013

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Two Shot In Drive-By Near South Side Gas Station

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.

09/11/2013

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1 Dead, 11 Wounded In Citywide Shootings Overnight

No one was in custody for any of the shootings Tuesday morning.

08/20/2013

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Man Shot And Killed In West Englewood

Lenardo Allison, 26, was found with a fatal gunshot wound to the head in a parking lot near 62nd Street and Ashland Avenue.

08/20/2013

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Gangs, Weather, Reluctant Witnesses Drive Holiday Weekend Bloodshed

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.

07/08/2013

On person was arrested in connection with a police-involved shooting on the South SIde early Wednesday. (Photo provided by Ken Herzlich.)

Suspect Arrested After Shootout With Police

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.

06/26/2013

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8 Wounded In Shootings Since Monday Afternoon

Eight people — including a 17-year-old boy left critically wounded — were shot Monday afternoon and evening throughout the city.

06/18/2013

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Man Found Shot In Neck At West Englewood Gas Station

How or where the 26-year-old was shot remains uncertain because much of the man’s story does not check out, police said.

06/07/2013

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Woman’s Found Stabbed To Death In Vacant Building

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.

05/06/2013

Conceptual rendering of a CTA "Bus Rapid Transit" station at Ashland and Chicago avenues. (Credit: CTA)

Ashland To Get CTA’s First ‘Bus Rapid Transit’ Route

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.

04/19/2013

Sam Manyfield is charged with drunk driving in a hit-and-run crash that killed a 52-year-old woman on the 4600 block of South Ashland Avenue on July 5, 2011. (Credit: Chicago Police Department)

Man Sentenced To 10 Years For Fatal Drunken Hit-And-Run

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.

04/04/2013

Steven Elmo Hatfield (Credit: Evanston Police)

Woman Chases, Catches Purse Snatcher In Evanston

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.

04/02/2013

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3 In Custody After Hostage Situation Ends On West Side

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.

02/22/2013

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