Transportation Firm To Bring 800 Jobs To ChicagoA Chicago-based transportation logistics company has announced plans to double its workforce in the city, after recently acquiring a Skokie-based operation. Echo Global Logistics CEO Douglas Waggoner said his transportation and technology company is absorbing a firm it acquired.
Two Men Shot In Humboldt ParkAbout 3:10 p.m., the two — ages 21 and 22 — were shot near the intersection of Chicago and Christiana avenues, police said.
Man Charged In New Year's Day Shooting At NightclubJohn Jackson, 31, faces one count of aggravated battery with the discharge of a firearm and one count of aggravated discharge of a firearm into an occupied building, both felonies, according to a statement from Chicago Police.
CTA Holiday Bus To Roll Out TuesdayFrom 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 Killed, Three Wounded In Humboldt Park ShootingOne person has been killed and three others seriously wounded Wednesday afternoon in a shooting in the Humboldt Park neighborhood.
Patio Collapses In West TownAround 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.
Man Shot And Killed In River WestThe 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.
1 Killed, 9 Wounded In Wednesday ShootingsThe 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.
Bicyclist Struck By Vehicle On Northwestern CampusThe 21-year-old woman was struck while riding her bike at Sheridan Road and Chicago Avenue at 10:50 p.m.
Man Saves Woman From Oncoming Blue Line TrainA man wearing a bright orange jacket jumped onto the Blue line tracks to alert an oncoming train after a woman fell off the platform.
Man Charged In West Town Crash That Injured 7Reginald Green, 29, was charged with two counts of misdemeanor DUI and one count of failure to reduce speed.
7 Hurt In 4-Car Crash In West TownAbout 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.