Chief Ranger Mike Bremer said the beach at Central Avenue, on the east side of Beverly Shores, has been closed indefinitely, because high waves last week washed away the sand, leaving an eight-foot drop-off, which has at its base some jagged pieces of an old road that used to run along the beach.
Five commercial burglaries have been reported in which multiple suspects have forcibly entered a business through the front door and removed an ATM, according to Chicago Police. In two instances, they also pulled the electric meter from the rear of the store to disable surveillance and alarm systems.
An autopsy Thursday found he died of coronary artery atherosclerosis, or hardening of the arteries, and hypothermia was listed as a contributing factor.
One man didn’t wait for help from firefighters, and jumped from an upper floor. He was taken to John H. Stroger Jr. Hospital of Cook County in serious to critical condition.
A man has been charged with intentionally striking and killing another man with an SUV early Saturday in the Austin neighborhood on the West Side.
It might not be prime road construction weather yet, but spring and summer are primed to be full of roadwork projects throughout the Chicago area.
Two men were standing in the front vestibule of an apartment building in the 300 block of North Central Avenue about 1:25 a.m. on Dec. 14, when Phillip Allison allegedly entered and opened fire.
Lake Station police Cpl. Mike McKenzie was driving in the 2700 block of Central Avenue about 12:18 a.m. when he saw smoke coming from a home in the 2700 block of Central Avenue.
The 2-11 fire was first reported about 8 p.m. in a two-story building at the corner or Irving Park Road and Central Avenue.
The victim, who was in his 20s, was driving a black Honda Accord on Fullerton Avenue, with a family member in the passenger’s seat, when he stopped at a red light at Central Avenue around 4 a.m.
Rafael Ramirez, 33, hit the vehicle while riding bike near Addison Street and Central Avenue on Monday.
The three people — two men and one woman — were in the 100 block of North Central Avenue when a gunman emerged from a gangway and fired shots at them about 12:30 a.m.
Motorists who use the inbound Stevenson Expressway encountered much more than they bargained for overnight.
Four adults and two children were hospitalized Wednesday afternoon, after a car crashed through a wrought iron fence and into the front yard of a house in the Austin neighborhood.
A West Side man was charged with reckless homicide and DUI, after driving his vehicle into a group of pedestrians, fatally striking a man early Saturday in the Belmont-Cragin neighborhood on the Northwest Side.
A man was fatally shot Friday night on the Northwest Side Portage Park neighborhood block where he lived.
Several people were injured during a crash in the West Side Austin neighborhood where a car hit a pole early Saturday.
One of the victims of a fatal house fire in Oak Forest Tuesday had injuries “not related” to the blaze, authorities said, though they declined to elaborate.
Five people were injured — two critically — in a traffic crash on the Northwest Side early Wednesday afternoon.
A Highland Park teenager was charged Wednesday with reckless homicide after she struck and killed a five-year-old girl.