Damen Avenue

CTA Investigating After Set Of Doors Opened On Blue Line Train After Pulling Out Of Damen Stop A CTA Blue Line train gave riders a scare Wednesday, as it thundered toward the Loop with some of its doors open.
Man Shot And Killed In GreshamOfficers responded to an unresponsive person in a car in the 7500 block of South Damen Avenue about 6 a.m. and found a 21-year-old man shot in the chest, police said.
Reconstruction Of Bucktown Six-Corner Intersection Set To BeginOne of the city’s busiest and most dangerous intersections was about to become an even bigger headache for drivers, as crews begin a major overhaul in Bucktown.
Dangerous Bucktown Intersection Getting Major RealignmentIn an effort to reduce the number of traffic congestion and crashes at one of the most accident-prone intersections in the city, work was scheduled to begin Thursday to reconfigure the six-corner intersection of Damen, Elston, and Fullerton avenues.
Man Shot And Killed In West EnglewoodThe shooting–which may have been gang-related–happened about 7:25 p.m. in the 6400 block of South Damen Avenue, according to preliminary information from police.
CTA Gives Blue Line Station An Address That Seems ImpossibleCan a building between 1552 and 1560 North Damen Ave. really be assigned an address of 1588? The CTA has made it happen, for better or worse. CBS 2's Dana Kozlov reports.
Two Suffer Chemical Burns At UIC College PrepBoth victims are students who were in the chemistry lab on the 3rd floor of the school when they were burned. Although their injuries were not serious, they did require medical treatment.
Man Killed In West Englewood CrashAbout 12:35 a.m., a 23-year-old man was driving a silver van south on Damen Avenue near 69th Street. The man didn’t stop at a red light and hit an SUV that was traveling west on 69th Street. The man driving the van hit a pole before stopping, police said.
9 Kids Hospitalized After School Bus CrashNine Chicago Public Schools students were taken to hospitals with minor injuries Thursday after their school bus sideswiped a beam on their way to school, but the driver apparently didn’t report the accident right away.
Woman Stabbed In Wicker ParkAfter leaving a nearby nightclub with a man, a woman was stabbed several times when two people attacked them in the 1500 block of North Damen Avenue.
3-Vehicle Crash Closes Inbound StevensonA three-vehicle crash closed inbound lanes of the Stevenson Expressway for more than an hour Friday, just in time for the morning rush.
Man Found Stabbed To Death On North SideThe 24-year-old victim’s mother found him on the doorstep in the 4200 block of North Damen Avenue about 4:10 a.m.