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Fans gather in Grant Park on Aug. 4, 2012, for the second day of the Lollapalooza music festival. (Credit: CBS)

Two Stabbed During Fight Near Lollapalooza Music Festival

Two men who got into a fight with each other late Saturday in Grant Park just after the Lollapalooza music festival ended, in which one of them slashed the other with a knife, will not pursue charges against each other, police said.

08/05/2012

Heat

City Sets July 5 Record At 103°; Heat Blamed For 2 Deaths

Chicago broke a 101-year-old heat record by midday on Thursday – and authorities determined that the heat has been responsible for two deaths.

CBS Chicago–07/05/2012

The pavement across all lanes of Columbus Drive buckled near Roosevelt Road on July 4, 2012, when temperatures went past 100 degrees in the city. (Credit: CBS)

Pavement Buckles On Columbus Drive In South Loop

A huge section of pavement on Columbus Drive buckled in the afternoon heat on Wednesday in the South Loop.

07/04/2012

A traffic sign at Columbus Drive and Fairbanks Court warns of the pending closure of a stretch of Lake Shore Drive between May 19 and 21, for the upcoming NATO summit at McCormick Place. (Credit: CBS)

Chicago Ramping Up Security Measures For NATO Summit

With less than a week to go until the NATO summit, there are growing signs of the extra security that’s going into place in time for the arrival of NATO delegates this weekend.

CBS 2–05/14/2012

Anti-war activists announce their plans to hold a rally and march to McCormick Place on May 20, the start of the NATO summit in Chicago. (Credit: CBS)

Chicago Rejects Protesters’ Plans For March During NATO Summit

The city of Chicago has rejected a request by anti-war protesters to march through downtown Chicago on May 20, the first day of the NATO summit.

CBS Chicago–03/19/2012

Columbus And Roosevelt Crash

Pickup Truck Slams Into Taxi At Columbus And Roosevelt

Early morning rush hour traffic was tied up downtown Monday, after a pickup truck slammed into a taxi at Columbus Drive and Roosevelt Road.

CBS Chicago–12/19/2011

Chicago firefighters salute the American flag, flying at half mast, during a moment of silence to honor the 10th anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks. (Credit: Steve Miller, WBBM)

9/11 Shrine Remains Missing From Downtown Firehouse

As a downtown firehouse observed the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks Sunday, firefighters there were still wondering what happened to a link between Chicago and Ground Zero that disappeared a year ago.

WBBM Newsradio–09/12/2011

Cab Fatal Crash

Why Was He Driving? Cabbie In Deadly Crash Had Long Record

The cab driver who crashed into a pedestrian and a building in Streeterville Monday had dozens of prior traffic tickets and was involved in another accident that left someone injured, records show.

CBS Chicago–06/28/2011

Cab Fatal Crash

1 Dead, 2 Hurt When Cab Slams Into Building In Streeterville

One person was killed, and two others were injured, when a cab struck a building in the Streeterville neighborhood this morning.

CBS Chicago–06/27/2011

Polish Constitution Day Parade May 7, 2011 (CBS)

Thousands Attend Polish Constitution Day Parade

Thousands of people lined Columbus Drive for Chicago’s annual Polish Constitution Day parade.

05/07/2011

David Soto

Bus Driver In Fatal Accident Charged With Sex Abuse

A Criminal Court judge has denied bail to a man accused of sex crimes against two children, and is accused of accused of running down a woman Tuesday night at a busy Streeterville intersection.

CBS Chicago–05/05/2011

Streeterville Fatal Bus Accident

Charges Pending Against Bus Driver Who Hit, Killed Woman

Charges are pending against the driver of a private coach bus, which struck and killed a woman in the Streeterville neighborhood Tuesday night.

CBS Chicago–05/04/2011