A #147/Outer Drive Express bus got a flat tire around 5:45 a.m. near Division Street. The bus pulled over, and soon after, passengers reported smoke in the back of the bus. The bus driver evacuated all passengers. The entire back half of the articulated bus was gutted by the fire.
Police were investigating an apparent gun battle between occupants of two cars near the corner of Concord Drive and Division Street.
All inbound lanes of the Kennedy Expressway (I-90/94) were temporarily closed early Wednesday when a semi truck crashed and caught fire.
Lemont Fire Chief George Rimbo said no one was at the home in the 300 block of East Division Street when the fire began and a neighbor called the fire department about 1 p.m. on Monday.
A truck driver who had just been involved in a minor crash with a minivan was standing outside his own truck to take pictures of the damage caused by the crash when he was run over by another truck
The crash was likely caused by the motorist driving too fast on icy road conditions, state police said.
A 51-year-old real estate broker who chased down an 18-year-old high school athlete who had stolen a woman’s cell phone received a Chicago City Council award Wednesday at the scene of the crime.
The 51-year-old man was stabbed during a fight on the West Side about 12:20 a.m. in the 3900 block of West Division Street.
Gary Dailey, a former track athlete and marathoner, ran after a man who stole a woman’s cell phone in the pedestrian tunnel under Lake Shore Drive near Division Street on July 4th.
The tour bus was traveling east on Division when the driver crossed into the westbound lanes, and hit an SUV head on.
The vehicle, described as a 2010-13 black or dark-colored 4-door Hyundai Sonata, was westbound on Division when it struck the 40-year-old pedestrian.
An elderly northwest suburban woman died Sunday following a car accident last week that left her critically injured.
A man dubbed the “Mummy Bandit” by the FBI, because his head and face are covered, robbed a West Town bank Tuesday, marking at least four such crime committed while carrying various items such as stuffed toys and a bucket.
A 16-year-old girl died on Saturday following a traffic crash in southwest suburban Lockport.
Chicago Police Officer Joe Deferville had just pulled a guy over for driving backward down Division Street on Monday evening when another motorist drove by and said, “Officer, the building back there’s on fire.”
Police have run into a snag in their investigation into an early-morning accident Saturday that killed one man and injured his brother.
Chicago police are looking for the driver of a car who hit an elderly woman on the city’s West side and kept going.
A Belmont-Cragin neighborhood man was ordered held on $100,000 bond Monday for allegedly injuring four men — including a Chicago Police officer — in a pair of early Sunday stabbings in the Gold Coast.
Two men were stabbed and another was battered early Sunday on Division near State, outside a stretch of popular bars on the Near North Side.
Driving a car that was missing a tire might seem to defy common sense, but someone was doing just that in the Wicker Park neighborhood overnight – and police say it caused a nasty accident.