About 11:20 p.m., the 34-year-old was standing on the sidewalk in the 3200 block of West Congress when he heard gunfire and realized he’d been shot, police said.
A police squad SUV was heading north on Homan Avenue when it was struck by a black car heading west on Congress Parkway, police said. The crash caused the SUV to flip onto its roof.
All the long-term traffic restrictions for the next phase of a $475 million reconstruction project have gone into effect, as crews begin 16 months of work on a new flyover connecting the northbound Dan Ryan Expressway to the westbound Eisenhower Expressway.
Motorists who drive along the Jane Byrne Interchange might want to find a new way to get where they’re going starting next week, thanks to a project that will increase traffic for more than a year.
Streets bordering Grant Park will be blocked off to traffic for at least three days, from Friday through Sunday, during the sold out festival, according to a statement from the Office of Emergency Management and Communications.
State Street, once known as “that Great Street,” had fallen on hard times by the late 1970s.
The five-vehicle crash happened at 9:30 p.m. at Congress Parkway and Wells Street.
The boy was struck by a vehicle while he was crossing the street about 7:05 p.m. near South Pulaski Road and West Congress Parkway.
Officers responding to a call of shots fired about 1:25 a.m. found the 27-year-old man lying in the street with a gunshot wound to the head in the 3900 block of West Congress Parkway.
A bridge at Congress Parkway and Wells Street downtown once again bears the name of a man considered to be one of the city’s most significant political leaders.
Three people — including a 15-year-old boy — were fatally shot Monday afternoon on the West Side, police said.
Chicago is synonymous with classic architecture, and public art projects like the Picasso and the so-called “Bean” at Millennium Park. Now there’s a newly unveiled light sculpture project in the South Loop. We asked 2- investigator Pam Zekman to check out how much it cost. And who is paying for it?
After several years of re-construction, the north-south section of upper Wacker Drive opened to traffic in downtown Chicago this morning. Lower Wacker will re-open to traffic early this afternoon.
A West Side woman could be in danger, after leaving a downtown hospital.
The work is done at last. Congress Parkway fully reopened Tuesday morning.
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.
Rush University Medical Center on Thursday is dedicating its new, state-of-the-art hospital building.
A burglary suspect was charged Wednesday with aggravated assault of a police officer after being shot when he allegedly pointed a gun at officers during a Monday night chase through the West Side.
A raging fire broke out Wednesday morning at a house in west suburban Maywood.
Drivers will notice some changes this week in the ongoing work to rebuild the Congress Parkway bridge over the Chicago River.