Part of the intersection of Foster, Elston and LaPorte avenues has reopened, as crews repair a gaping sinkhole that opened up over the weekend and swallowed a passing sport-utility vehicle.
The city is estimating a Monday morning road re-opening, after a sinkhole swallowed a vehicle and shut down a Northwest Side intersection Saturday morning.
A baby boy is alive this morning, thanks to the quick actions of a Chicago Police officer.
A deer – hurt and bleeding – was cornered in a yard near the busy intersection of Diversey, Western and Elston avenues Tuesday afternoon.
A Sunday autopsy determined a missing North Side woman found inside a car that was submerged in the North Branch of the Chicago River drowned, but the manner of her death could not be determined.
No injuries were reported when an elevator house caught fire on the roof of a four-story building this afternoon in the Bucktown neighborhood.
Bond has been at $750,000 for a man who allegedly pointed a loaded handgun at security personnel detaining him for shoplifting at the Logan Square Target store last month.
Activists continue to fight against plans for more Wal-Mart stores in the city of Chicago.
A plan to bring a Chik-fil-A restaurant to the Elston Avenue retail corridor in the Bucktown area goes before the Chicago Plan Commission today.
Word is that Wal-Mart might be eyeing a site in a Bucktown area corridor that is already loaded with big-box stores.