From its reindeer antlers and cinnamon scent to Santa’s den and armchair, it’s clear that this is no ordinary 60-foot CTA bus, although it will be operating in regular service, beginning Tuesday and Wednesday on the J14/Jeffery Jump.
One person has been killed and three others seriously wounded Wednesday afternoon in a shooting in the Humboldt Park neighborhood.
Around 1 a.m. Friday, a vaulted patio between two buildings in the 1400 block of West Chicago Avenue collapsed into a 10-foot void space. Luckily, no one was on or under the patio when it fell.
The 34-year-old was in a vehicle that had struck a pole in the 1200 block of West Chicago Avenue. He had multiple gunshot wounds and was taken to Northwestern Memorial Hospital, where he was pronounced dead at 12:53 a.m.
The fatal shooting happened about 5 p.m. in the 4900 block of West End Avenue. Ronald Holliman, 18, and two men, ages 19 and 26, were outside when a group of males got out of a vehicle from an alley and fired multiple shots.
The 21-year-old woman was struck while riding her bike at Sheridan Road and Chicago Avenue at 10:50 p.m.
A man wearing a bright orange jacket jumped onto the Blue line tracks to alert an oncoming train after a woman fell off the platform.
Reginald Green, 29, was charged with two counts of misdemeanor DUI and one count of failure to reduce speed.
About 1:30 a.m., a car was heading east in the 1500 block of West Chicago Avenue “at a high rate of speed,” when it rear-ended another car, and caused a domino-effect crash, damaging two more cars.
The man was shot in the leg about 8:10 p.m. in the 3800 block of West Chicago Avenue.
The top executive for a restaurant chain that abruptly fired nearly 20 of its Chicago workers right before the holidays – by email – has apologized for the “insensitive and poorly planned” way it was handled.
Chicago Police are investigating human remains found in a wooded area in west suburban River Forest on Thursday.
Chicago police are investigating two robberies early Wednesday morning that may have been committed by the same man.
A man was shot in the leg Tuesday morning as he got into his car parked in the Gold Coast neighborhood, police said.
A desperate search is underway for a missing student at Northwestern University.
A 39-year-old man was recovering Wednesday morning, after a terrifying experience in the East Garfield Park neighborhood.
About 20 juveniles and four adults were arrested after police responded to reports of people being pushed in the Gold Coast Saturday.
A taxicab was destroyed beyond recognition Tuesday morning, after it slammed into a bench and a pole at Chicago and Milwaukee avenues and killed a man waiting at a bus stop.
A Chicago Police officer shot and killed a dog early Friday, while breaking up a squatters’ party on the city’s West Side.
Charges are pending against a person of interest in the fatal shooting of a man early Sunday in the West Side Humboldt Park neighborhood, police said.