Bucktown

Bucktown community leader Steve Jensen (CBS)

Bucktown Resident Turns Tables On Knife-Wielding Home Invader

Now the would-be thief is in custody, CBS 2’s Jim Williams reports.

07/06/2015

Dolphin Nightclub

Troubled Dolphin Nightclub Reopening As Rio Chicago In Bucktown

The Bucktown nightclub formerly known as the Dolphin has reopened its doors as Rio Chicago, more than two months after a double fatal shooting closed its doors.

06/02/2015

The Chicago Department of Transportation is reconfiguring the six-corner intersection of Damen, Elston, and Fullerton avenues, which has ranked in the top 10 for crashes citywide for more than a decade. (Credit: City of Chicago)

Reconstruction Of Bucktown Six-Corner Intersection Set To Begin

One of the city’s busiest and most dangerous intersections was about to become an even bigger headache for drivers, as crews begin a major overhaul in Bucktown.

05/28/2015

The Chicago Department of Transportation is reconfiguring the six-corner intersection of Damen, Elston, and Fullerton avenues, which has ranked in the top 10 for crashes citywide for more than a decade. (Credit: City of Chicago)

Dangerous Bucktown Intersection Getting Major Realignment

In an effort to reduce the number of traffic congestion and crashes at one of the most accident-prone intersections in the city, work was scheduled to begin Thursday to reconfigure the six-corner intersection of Damen, Elston, and Fullerton avenues.

05/27/2015

Gene Pierson was rolling with his camera phone when he confronted the men. (Credit: Gene Pierson)

Bucktown Package Theft Caught On Camera

It’s a bold theft and a viewer caught it all on camera. Video show a man taking package off of a porch and loading them into his luxury SUV.

05/09/2015

A motorcycle and a car crashed Friday night near North Hoyne and West Armitage. | Network Video Productions

Motorcyclist Critically Injured In Bucktown Crash

A female motorcyclist was critically wounded Friday night in a crash that injured two other people in the Bucktown neighborhood on the North Side.

05/09/2015

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5 Killed, 24 Wounded In Weekend Shootings

In the first fatal shooting of the St. Patrick’s Day weekend, a 16-year-old boy was fatally shot in the Portage Park neighborhood on the Northwest Side on Sunday afternoon.

03/16/2015

Dolphin Nightclub

Three Shot, Two Fatally, Outside Bucktown Nightclub

Police said it started with a brawl inside Dolphin nightclub, 2200 N. Ashland Av., shortly before 3 a.m. The bouncers kicked the people involved in the brawl out of the club, and the fight escalated outside. Witnesses said that’s when shots rang out.

03/16/2015

Shinola Chicago 2

Shinola Watch Company Opens Chicago Store In Bucktown

Shinola, which has built a strong reputation for its line of American-made products, most notably watches, opened its first Chicago store on Thursday.

12/18/2014

A Bucktown family blames Walsh Construction for blocking storm water outlets and causing massive flooding over the summer. (CBS)

Bucktown Family Sues Construction Firm After Flooding Along 606 Trail

Walsh Construction blames the city sewer system. CBS 2’s Roseanne Tellez reports.

12/15/2014

Michael Giffin (Chicago Police Department)

Man Awaiting Trial For 2012 Bucktown Rape Kills Himself, Police Say

Michael Giffin, 27, was found dead in the Advocate Sherman Hospital parking lot of an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound, the Elgin Courier-News is reporting.

10/28/2014

A Bucktown neighborhood activist stands near a new digital billboard that has some residents agitated. (CBS)

Bucktown Residents: Electronic Billboard Is Gaudy, Annoying

A company that contracted with the city to put up digital advertising has inspired the wrath of some Northwest Side residents. CBS 2’s Mike Parker reports.

10/24/2014

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

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