One 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.
In 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.
About 5:40 p.m., a 25-year-old man got in to a physical altercation with a group of people inside the building in the 5200 block of West Fullerton Avenue, police said. When he tried to run away through the back door, someone followed him and opened fire.
About 11:40 p.m., the 31-year-old was sitting in an SUV parked in the 2000 block of West Fullerton Avenue when a gray pickup truck pulled up and someone inside fired shots, police said.
The most recent fatal shooting happened early Sunday in the Logan Square neighborhood, where a 21-year-old woman was gunned down while riding in a car on Fullerton Avenue near Kedzie Boulevard.
About 1:55 a.m., police saw suspects in one vehicle open fire toward another vehicle near Kimball and Fullerton avenues. The vehicle drove away at a “high speed” and hit several parked cars nearby.
Authorities have charged two people who were involved in a disturbance with an off-duty Chicago Police officer Saturday night outside a restaurant in the Hermosa neighborhood on the Northwest Side.
The Chicago Fire Department responded shortly after 5:30 a.m., after two cars struck a building at the corner of Fullerton and Kimball Avenues.
The victim, who was in his 20s, was driving a black Honda Accord on Fullerton Avenue, with a family member in the passenger’s seat, when he stopped at a red light at Central Avenue around 4 a.m.
At least 30 people were involved in a brawl, which started among a group of people waiting in line for prizes at the Chuck E. Cheese at 1830 W. Fullerton Av.
A man walked into a Lincoln Park neighborhood Walgreen’s after he was shot in the chest Wednesday night.
At least five people — including a 16-year-old girl — were wounded in shootings throughout the city Wednesday night through early Thursday morning.
It was a phenomenon under Chicago’s Fullerton Avenue underpass, now a water stain that many believed was the image of the Virgin Mary has become the subject of a play at Elgin Community College.
One man suffered minor cuts and another refused medical attention after an accident at a Lincoln Park intersection early Friday sent one of the vehicles into a bank building.
Five people were injured — two critically — in a traffic crash on the Northwest Side early Wednesday afternoon.
Nine cars were damaged, and two trees were knocked down, but luckily no one was injured when a garbage truck hit a car that ran a red light, then slammed into several parked cars in the Lincoln Park neighborhood.
A full 130 years after opening its first facility in the Lincoln Park neighborhood, Children’s Memorial Hospital is leaving the neighborhood behind for a shiny new facility in Streeterville.
Addison police are investigating the fatal shooting of a dog on Saturday, near a forest preserve.
Two teenagers were hospitalized after they jumped off a moving freight train they were playing on Saturday night on the Northwest Side.
Whether gas will go up to $5 per gallon remains to be seen, but prices in excess of $4 per gallon are already a reality in some parts of Chicago.