City Opens Rebuilt Damen-Elston-Fullerton IntersectionFor years, the six-way intersection of Damen, Fullerton, and Elston was considered one of the busiest and most dangerous in Chicago.
Realigned Damen, Fullerton, And Elston Intersections Open In BucktownThe realigned Elston creates separate intersections for Fullerton and Elston, and Damen and Elston, replacing the six-way intersection at Damen, Elston and Fullerton, according to the Chicago Department of Transportation.
Car, Pickup Truck Crash Into Hermosa StorefrontsPolice said a pickup truck headed west on Fullerton Avenue crashed into a Nissan sedan near Kildare Avenue, sending the sedan through the front of the Fullerton Animal Clinic. The truck then crashed into a law office next door to the animal clinic.
Blaze Destroys Belmont Cragin LaundromatA laundromat in the Belmont Cragin neighborhood was destroyed overnight when flames raged for more than three hours before firefighters put out the fire.
Woman Seriously Injured In Belmont Cragin CrashThe crash happened at 9:40 p.m. in the 6000 block of West Fullerton Avenue, police said. The woman was sitting in a parked Mazda Protege when a speeding Honda Acccord heading west swerved into oncoming traffic and struck the Mazda, police said.
Teen Killed, Another Wounded In Belmont Cragin ShootingThe boys, ages 15 and 16, were in the 6100 block of West Fullerton Avenue about 5:45 p.m. when a gunman walked up and shot them, 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 Slain In Belmont-Cragin ShootingAbout 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.
Man Shot And Killed In Logan SquareAbout 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.
4 Dead, 35 Wounded In Weekend ShootingsThe 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.
Two Arrested After Shooting, Crash In Logan SquareAbout 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.