Belmont Avenue

Fire damaged three apartments in a 50-unit building in west suburban River Grove on Tuesday. (Credit: CBS)

Two Hospitalized As Precaution After River Grove Fire

The fire broke out on the fourth floor of the five-story building at 8245 Belmont Av.

01/08/2014

A crane lifts off part of the storm-damaged steeple from Concordia Evangelical Lutheran Church in the Avondale neighborhood. (Credit: CBS)

Storm-Damaged Steeple Removed From Avondale Church

The 12-foot-tall stone cross at the steeple’s pinnacle was the first portion to come down from atop the 121-year-old Concordia Evangelical Lutheran Church.

11/20/2013

A 19-year-old driving a stolen SUV rear-ended a taxi, then slammed into four cars fleeing the scene. Police said he was later arrested. (Credit: YouTube)

VIDEO: Car Thief Slams Into Four Cars While Fleeing Earlier Crash

A man who allegedly stole an SUV last week apparently was so desperate to get away after crashing into a taxi, that he slammed into four other vehicles, and left a trail of wreckage on a Lakeview street, before he was arrested a short time later.

11/06/2013

Two people died in a crash involving two SUVs and a third vehicle on Lake Shore Drive near Diversey on March 15, 2013. (Credit: CBS)

Off-Duty Cop Causes Wrong-Way Crash On Lake Shore Drive, 2 Dead

A North Chicago police officer was driving the wrong way early Friday on Lake Shore Drive, causing a three-vehicle collision that left two Chicago men dead.

03/15/2013

Police Lights Police Car

County Prosecutor Accused Of Biting Man’s Leg Outside Lingerie Shop

An off-duty Cook County prosecutor has been placed on administrative duty after allegedly biting a man on the leg during a scuffle outside a lingerie shop in the Lakeview neighborhood over the weekend.

09/25/2012

Lake Shore Drive Crash

Crash Sends Taxi Into Guardrail On Lake Shore Drive

A crash sent a taxi flying into the guardrail alongside North Lake Shore Drive overnight.

09/20/2012

Steven L. Harris

Suspect Charged With Attacking Man, Injuring Cop Long After Pride Parade

A 21-year-old South Side man has been charged with multiple felonies, after allegedly attacking another man, then throwing himself through a glass pane to evade arrest and injuring an officer in the process, near Clark and Belmont several hours after the Gay Pride Parade.

CBS Chicago–06/26/2012

Belmont Avenue Fight

Officer, Others Injured In Brawl Long After Pride Parade

A Chicago Police officer was cut and injured, and at least one other person was reportedly stabbed, when revelry apparently got out of hand in the Clark and Belmont district in Lakeview – long after the vast majority of the crowd out for the Gay Pride Parade had gone home.

CBS Chicago–06/25/2012

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Police: Motorist Dead After Northwest Side Crash

A man is dead after a driver attempting to pass a vehicle crossed into oncoming traffic early Sunday, causing a head-on collision with another vehicle in the Northwest Side Kilbourn Park neighborhood, police said.

06/10/2012

Jade Dragon Tattoo

Jade Dragon: The World’s Largest Tattoo Parlor

At 5331 W. Belmont Ave. in the Belmont-Cragin neighborhood, a Chicago landmark has a history as colorful as its exterior.

WBBM Newsradio–04/02/2012

(credit: Jonathan Mathias / www.jonathanmathias.com)

Gay Pride Parade Reverses Earlier Start Time To Accommodate Church

Organizers of the Gay Pride Parade have decided to reverse one of the changes that had been planned for next year, in an effort to accommodate a Roman Catholic church on Belmont Avenue.

CBS Chicago–12/22/2011

(credit: Jonathan Mathias / www.jonathanmathias.com)

Gay Pride Parade To Be Rerouted Into Uptown

Following reports of major crowd control problems at the Gay Pride Parade this past summer, the City of Chicago has decided to move the start of the parade north to Uptown and push up its start time by two hours.

CBS Chicago–10/05/2011

Handcuffs

Man Caught After Firing Shots In Weed Street Nightclub District

Bond has been set at $250,000 for a man who pulled out a gun and opened fire outside a nightclub in the Weed Street District over the weekend.

CBS Chicago–09/06/2011

File Photo Of Chicago Police Car (Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Three Arrested After Police Chase In Lakeview

Three suspects were in custody and police were searching for a fourth on Sunday, after they fired shots and led police on a chase in the Lakeview neighborhood overnight.

CBS Chicago–09/04/2011

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At Least 7 Wounded In Overnight Shootings

At least seven people were wounded late Saturday and early Sunday in shootings throughout the city.

08/21/2011

Jessica Magnatta

Woman Missing From Northwest Side For Over A Week

Chicago Police hope you can solve the mystery of Michigan woman who disappeared over a week ago on the city’s Northwest Side.

CBS Chicago–08/15/2011

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East Lakeview Woman: I Was Tricked Into Letting Robber In

A woman says she was tricked into letting a young man into the lobby of her East Lakeview neighborhood residence this week, only to be beaten and robbed by the suspect.

CBS Chicago–08/03/2011

Demetrious Moore, 26, is charged with aggravated battery in a stabbing in the Lakeview neighborhood on July 16, 2011. (Credit: Chicago Police Department)

Six-Figure Bonds For Suspects In Stabbing Near Clark And Belmont

Six-figure bonds were set Monday for two men charged in the stabbing of another man in the Clark and Belmont area of Lakeview.

CBS Chicago–07/18/2011

Demetrious Moore, 26, is charged with aggravated battery in a stabbing in the Lakeview neighborhood on July 16, 2011. (Credit: Chicago Police Department)

Charges Formalized For Two Suspects In Lakeview Stabbing

Two men were charged with stabbing a man during a fight on a Lake View community street early Saturday.

07/17/2011

Pride Parade Crowd

Could Crowd Problems Lead To Route Change For Pride Parade?

Reports say an estimated 750,000 people attended the Gay Pride Parade this past weekend, but with the record crowd came reports of major crowd-control problems and even discussion of changing the route.

CBS Chicago–06/28/2011

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