Grand Avenue

An SUV collided with a horse-drawn carriage Monday night in the Fulton River District neighborhood. (Credit: Network Video Productions)

5 Hurt When SUV Hits Horse-Drawn Carriage

Police said an SUV collided with a carriage operated by Chicago Horse & Carriage around 11:30 p.m., near the intersection of Grand Avenue and Desplaines Street.


(File photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Man Arrested After Attacking Women With Hammer Near Navy Pier

Police said the women were walking on the Lakefront Path near lower Lake Shore Drive and Grand Avenue around 6:30 p.m., when a man attacked them with a hammer.


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Elderly Man Found Dead In Lake Villa Pool

A 77-year-old man was found dead in his pool Sunday evening in north suburban Lake Villa. Lake Villa Police Lt. Dennis Geraty said the man likely drowned.


A car crashed into a building in the 5100 block of West Grand Avenue early Tuesday. (Photo from NVP News Video)

Car Crashes Into Belmont-Cragin Building

Three people were displaced after a car crashed into a building in the Belmont Cragin neighborhood on the Northwest Side early Tuesday.


A semi-trailer truck jackknifed and rolled over across all the northbound lanes of the Tri-State Tollway at Grand Avenue early Monday. (Credit: CBS)

Semi Rolls Over, Blocks Traffic On NB Tri-State

A semi-trailer truck rolled over on the northbound Tri-State Tollway, spilling its load of plastic beads, and snarling the morning commute early Monday.


A CTA Red Line train pulls into the Cermak/Chinatown stop. (Credit: CBS)

Man Struck, Killed By CTA Red Line Train

The CTA Red Line was shut down Sunday night after a man was struck and killed by a train near the State and Grand station, authorities said.


City workers chip away loose concrete from the Lake Shore Drive overpass above Grand Avenue, a day after a chunk of concrete hit a passing car. (Credit: CBS)

City Gets Rid Of Loose Concrete At Underpass Where Chunk Fell On Car

Less than 24 hours after CBS 2 reported on falling concrete from a Lake Shore Drive overpass falling on a local family’s car, city crews were at the overpass, getting rid of more loose concrete.

CBS 2–05/02/2013

An 8 1/2-inch piece of concrete that fell onto the hood of Bill Cantrell's car as he was driving on Grand Avenue, under the Lake Shore Drive overpass. (Credit: William Jackson)

Falling Concrete Smashes Car’s Hood In Streeterville

A big chunk of concrete smashed into the hood of a Chicago area family’s car as they were driving in Streeterville this week.

CBS 2–05/01/2013

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1 Critically Hurt When Car Hits Pole In Humboldt Park

One male was taken to the hospital in critical condition after the vehicle he was driving struck a light pole in the Humboldt Park neighborhood Sunday night, police said.


Gas Main Break

Gas Main Rupture Ties Up Traffic In River North

A construction crew hit a gas line in River North Thursday morning, prompting police to shut down nearby streets.

CBS Chicago–09/27/2012

File Photo Of Ambulance (AP Photo)

Woman, 77, Cited For Driving Into Pistakee Lake

A 77-year-old Ingleside woman escaped serious injury when she mistook the gas pedal for the brake pedal and launched her vehicle off the end of Grand Avenue into Pistakee Lake.


Road Closed

Additional Lake Shore Drive Closure For NATO Summit

An extra portion of Lake Shore Drive on the Near North Side will be shut down Sunday evening, adding to a maze of street closures already in place for the NATO Summit.


Lake Shore Drive Closed

Lake Shore Drive To Be Closed From Grand Avenue To McCormick Place Sunday

An additional mile of Lake Shore Drive north all the way to Navy Pier will be closed beginning Sunday afternoon.

CBS Chicago–05/19/2012

Abandoned Houses

Neighbors: City Doesn’t Care About Abandoned Buildings On West Side

Neighbors say the city is indifferent to a plague of abandoned buildings on the city’s West Side, including one where a woman’s body was found several days ago.

CBS Chicago–04/19/2012

ComEd Vault Explosion

ComEd Vault Explosion Shuts Down Grand Avenue On West Side

Busy Grand Avenue was shut down for a time on the city’s West Side Tuesday morning, after an explosion in a ComEd vault blew off a manhole cover.

CBS Chicago–04/10/2012

Squad Car Crash

Police Fire Shots After Chase, Crash On West Side

A man was in police custody Wednesday morning, after a chase that ended with a crash and shots fired by officers in the North Austin neighborhood.

CBS Chicago–04/04/2012

Grand Station

Newly Renovated Grand Avenue Red Line Stop Unveiled

The CTA Red Line subway station at Grand Avenue and State Street is the latest to undergo a top-to-bottom renovation.

CBS Chicago–01/17/2012

Several crashes were reported due to snow or icy roads on Jan. 2, 2012, including a crash involving around a dozen cars near Randolph Street. (Credit: CBS)

Snow, Icy Roads Cause Multiple Crashes

A coating of light snow made the roads a mess early Monday morning.


Firefighrers battle an extra-alarm blaze at an auto body shop at 5614 W. Grand Av. on Sept. 11, 2011. (Photo courtesy of Chicago Fire Department Media Affairs)

Family Escapes As Fire Rages In Auto Shop Next Door

A fire gutted an auto shop on the city’s West Side Sunday, leaving a firefighter hurt and nearly taking down the longtime home of a family next door.

CBS Chicago–09/11/2011


Man, 61, Hit In Head With Brick By Teens In Humboldt Park

A 61-year-old man was in the trauma unit of an area hospital Friday, after being attacked and hit in the head with a brick by a group of three teenage boys in the Humboldt Park neighborhood.

CBS Chicago–09/02/2011