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Police search for evidence in the 1600 block of North Marshfield Avenue, after an officer was shot, and a suspect was killed early Monday. (Credit: CBS)

Officer Wounded, Suspect Killed In Police-Involved Shooting In Bucktown

A police officer apparently was shot with his own weapon in the Bucktown neighborhood, before he turned the gun on a burglary suspect, killing the man during a struggle early Monday morning.

07/28/2014

Heriberto Viramontes (Credit: Cook County Sheriff)

Defendant In Baseball Bat Attack Gets 90 Years

A Chicago man convicted of beating two women with a baseball bat four years ago was sentenced Thursday to 90 years in prison.

05/22/2014

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Bucktown Parents Furious After CPS Questions Kids About ISAT Boycott

On Thursday, members of the CPS legal department began taking students out of classroom and questioning them behind closed doors about not taking the ISAT.

03/21/2014

Residents of this Bucktown building say they have been without water for 17 days. (Crredit: CBS_

Residents Say Bucktown Building Without Water For 17 Days

Frigid weather is also behind the water woes endured by residents in a Bucktown building. They’ve gone more than two weeks without water.

03/02/2014

Trader Joe's

Report: Trader Joe’s Coming To Wicker Park

Trader Joe’s is continuing its expansion in Chicago, with plans to open a new store in Wicker Park.

02/05/2014

Deirdre Fennessy helped apprehend a burglary suspect in Bucktown. (CBS)

Bucktown Neighborhood Group Helps Curb Crime

One neighborhood watch group does more than call police. Members catch crooks — all by themselves. Even police say it’s making a difference, CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov reports.

11/21/2013

Heriberto Viramontes (Credit: Cook County Sheriff)

Closing Arguments Set For Thursday In Bucktown Bat Attack Trial

The attorneys defending Hiraberto Viramontes took only a day to present their case that someone else attacked Stacy Jurich and Natasha McShane.

10/23/2013

Heriberto Viramontes (Credit: Cook County Sheriff)

Jury In Bucktown Bat Beating Case Hears Suspect’s Calls From Jail

In the phone calls played for the jury, Heriberto Viramontes complained mostly about the attempted murder charge against him. He said he didn’t mean to kill anyone.

10/23/2013

Heriberto Viramontes,  and Marcy Cruz are charged with aggravated battery and armed robbery in the beating and robbery of two women in Bucktown.

Alleged Getaway Driver Testifies In Bucktown Bat Attack Trial

28-year-old Marcy Cruz, a former stripper and mother of two young children, cut a deal with prosecutors and pleaded guilty, accepting a 22-year-sentence in return for the testimony she offered today against Heriberto Verimontes.

10/21/2013

The 606 Project will convert an old rail bed into a trail. (CBS)

Strict Parking Ban In Force Along Bucktown Rails-To-Trail Project

Residents say they already compete for parking with commuters who use the Clybourn Metra station and churchgoers.

10/18/2013

Heriberto Viramontes (Credit: Cook County Sheriff)

Baseball Bat Beating Victim Describes Attack

A man charged with beating two young women with a baseball bat in 2010 lurked in the shadows of a Chicago night until he “unleashed his violent rage” on his victims, a prosecutor said Wednesday during opening statements.

10/16/2013

Natasha McShane

Trial To Begin In 2010 Baseball Bat Beating In Bucktown

Natasha McShane won’t face the man accused of cracking her skull with a baseball bat under a railroad viaduct in Bucktown in 2010. But her mother will.

10/14/2013

A man robbed the Cole Taylor Bank branch in Bucktown on Aug. 13, 2013. (Credit: FBI)

Man Robs Bank In Bucktown

A man robbed a Bucktown bank Tuesday morning by handing over a note and implying he was armed.

08/14/2013

Marcy Cruz (Cook County Sheriff's office)

Woman Pleads Guilty In Bucktown Bat Attack

Marcy Cruz pleaded guilty to two counts of attempted murder and was sentenced to 11 years in prison for each count, Cook County State’s Attorney’s office spokeswoman Tandra Simonton said.

07/09/2013

A rock breaks the rear windshield of a Bucktown resident. (Credit: CBS)

Bucktown Residents Blame Lack Of Security Along Bloomindale Trail For Vandalism

It’s not what anyone wants to see when they walk to their car in the morning, but several Bucktown residents found shattered windshields and glass all over the street.

04/30/2013

Natasha McShane

Three Years And Still No Justice For Natasha McShane, Stacy Starl Jurich

Tuesday marks three years since Natasha McShane’s life took an unexpected, and tragic turn for the worse.

04/22/2013

Firefighters battle a blaze at Lillie's Q restaurant in Bucktown on March 15, 2013. (Credit: CBS)

Fire Closes Popular Bucktown BBQ Restaurant

A late-night fire believed to have started in a hot water heater in the basement significantly damaged a popular Bucktown barbecue restaurant, and apartments located above.

03/15/2013

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Smartphone Technology Leads To Arrest In Bucktown Rape

Smartphone technology helped police track down and arrest a 16-year-old boy who allegedly raped a woman in her Bucktown home on Sunday.

02/25/2013

"Don't Blink" A Doctor Who Burlesque. From left to right: Juicy Lucy, Crystal Paradise, Lady Lemondrop, Diva La Vida, Devyn DeViante, Irene Goodnight, and Ruby Bourbon (Credit: Greg Inda)

Burlesque In Space (And Time!)

Gorilla Tango Theatre performs some of the best burlesque in Chicago. Infused with humor and an underlying intelligence, it’s some of the bester entertainment you’ll find on stage ANYWHERE. See their newest show, a Doctor Who parody titled “Don’t Blink,” NOW!

02/13/2013

Marie's Rip Tide Lounge (Credit: Facebook)

Bucktown Bar Needs $135,000 By Tuesday To Avoid Possible Closure

A Cook County Circuit Court judge has given the owner of a Bucktown bar until Tuesday to come up with $135,000 — or lose the establishment, which has a history dating back 50 years.

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