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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.
Jefferson Park Residents Weigh In On Possible Changes For Milwaukee AvenueThe Chicago Department of Transportation's goal is to improve traffic flow and reduce accidents, a priority on a two-mile stretch that saw 910 reported vehicle crashes between 2008 and 2012, in which one person died and 129 were hurt.
One Dead, Thousands Without Power Due To StormsStrong storms knocked out power to thousands of homes and businesses Wednesday night, blew over several freight train cars, flooded many Chicago area streets, and cost a maintenance worker his life.
Sewer Worker's Wife Learns About His Drowning On FacebookA sewer worker’s greatest fear became reality Wednesday night, when he drowned after he was swept away by rushing storm waters, and his widow had to find out about her husband’s tragic death on Facebook.
Woman Dies 4 Days After Crash On North SideAn elderly northwest suburban woman died Sunday following a car accident last week that left her critically injured.
Woman Dies In Northwest Side CrashA woman died Monday night after the van she was driving hit a telephone pole before it struck a tree on the Northwest Side, police said.
100 Marijuana Plants Seized In Raid On Indoor Grow OperationPolice have busted a sophisticated indoor pot-growing operation at a home in the Irving Park neighborhood.
Moreno Reconsidering Decision To Give Chick-Fil-A His BlessingThe local Chick-Fil-A controversy seemed to be settled around this time last week, when Ald. Proco “Joe” Moreno (1st) said he had made peace with the fast food chain, following what he said was its new pledge regarding gay rights issues.
Reports: Alderman To Let Chick-Fil-A Go Ahead After New PledgeAld. Proco “Joe” Moreno (1st) reportedly says he will now let Chick-Fil-A go ahead with plans for a location in his ward, after the fast food chain issued a statement respecting all sexual orientations and promised to end donations to anti-gay organizations.
5 Men Stabbed Near Montrose And ElstonFive men were stabbed early Friday morning, in what police believe was a gang fight near Montrose and Elston avenues.
Sheriff Dart Pushes For New Dig For Gacy VictimsThe possibility that more victims of John Wayne Gacy could be buried on the Northwest Side has prompted the Cook County sheriff to push once again for a dig on private property.