Fullerton Avenue

Two teens were seriously hurt after jumping from a moving freight train near Pulaski Road and Fullerton Avenue. (Credit: CBS)

2 Teens Seriously Hurt After Jumping Off Moving Freight Train

Two teenagers were hospitalized after they jumped off a moving freight train they were playing on Saturday night on the Northwest Side.


Gas Pumping

Chicagoans Shocked At Rising Gas Prices

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.

CBS Chicago–02/28/2012

Northwest Side Robberies

Robber Targeting Women In Trendy Northwest Side Neighborhoods

Police are warning people on the city’s Near West and Northwest sides about a robber on the loose who has been targeting women.

CBS Chicago–02/02/2012

Fullerton Avenue Crash

Crash Knocks Down Stoplight Pole, Shuts Down Eastbound Fullerton Avenue

Eastbound Fullerton Avenue was blocked early Monday at the Kennedy Expressway, after a crash took down a traffic light pole.

CBS Chicago–01/30/2012

Strongarm Robberies

Serial Mugger On The Loose On Near Northwest Side

A serial mugger is on the loose on the city’s Near Northwest Side, targeting women in the trendy Wicker Park and Logan Square neighborhoods.

CBS Chicago–01/06/2012

Car Crash Graphic, generic sized image

Two Hurt When Car Crashes Into Hospital Building

Two people were hospitalized after a vehicle crashed into a North Side children’s hospital building Tuesday night in the Lincoln Park neighborhood.


Fullerton Avenue Shooting

2 Shot In Car In Northwest Side Gang Attack

Two men were early Monday hospitalized after being shot on the city’s Northwest Side, in what was first believed to be a road rage incident but turned out to be a gang-related attack.

CBS Chicago–12/19/2011


Police: Girls Robbed Man, Tried To Enlist Boys To Help

A teenage girl robbery suspect is behind bars, partly because two younger children would not help her commit a crime.

CBS Chicago–12/05/2011

Housing (File photo)

Row Houses To Replace Empty Lot Near Ashland And Fullerton

New row houses will replace a weedy vacant lot on a residential street on the western edge of the Lincoln Park neighborhood, according to a published report.

CBS Chicago–11/08/2011


Four Kids, One Adult Injured In Kennedy Rollover

Five people – four of them minors – were seriously injured in a rollover crash Sunday morning on the Kennedy Expressway on the North Side.


Fullerton Avenue Stabbing

Man Stabbed During Robbery On Fullerton Avenue

A man was stabbed during a robbery early this morning on Fullerton Avenue, on the western edge of the Lincoln Park neighborhood.

CBS Chicago–07/14/2011

Elisa Martinelli

Ex-Teacher Held On $1.5M Bond In Sexual Abuse Case

A former teacher at a West Side Christian school is being held on $1.5 million bond, on charges that she sexually assaulted four students for a period of years.


Elisa Martinelli

Former Teacher Accused Of Sexual Assault At Christian School

Authorities have charged a suburban woman with sexually assaulting four students – three girls and a boy – when she was working at a Christian school on the city’s West Side more than a decade ago.

CBS Chicago–06/07/2011

Anthony Figueroa

Teen Charged In Shooting That Critically Injured Woman

A 17-year-old from the Northwest Side was ordered held on $500,000 bond after he was charged in a Saturday shooting that critically injured a woman.


Chicago police have released this sketch of a man suspected of knocking down Sally Katona-King, 68, on Monday after stealing a person's iPhone at a CTA station. Katona-King died a day later. (Credit: Chicago Police Department)

Police Release Sketch Of ‘L’ Stop Suspect

Police plan to release a sketch of the man who knocked down and killed a 68-year-old grandmother as he bolted from a robbery at the Fullerton ‘L’ stop earlier in the week.

CBS Chicago–03/31/2011

Fullerton 'L' Stop

UPDATED: Cops Search For Man Who Killed Woman At ‘L’ Stop

Chicago Police are seeking the public’s help in catching the suspect who sent a woman tumbling down a flight of stairs as he escaped from a robbery at the Fullerton ‘L’ stop. The woman later died.

CBS Chicago–03/30/2011


Crash Causes Fuel Spill On West Side

A car accident prompted a hazardous materials incident on the West Side this morning.

CBS Chicago–03/10/2011

L Train Molester

Police Seek New Year’s ‘L’ Train Molester

Police are looking for a man who grabbed a woman and molested her at the busy the Fullerton ‘L’ stop on New Year’s morning.

CBS Chicago–01/13/2011