Grand Avenue

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.

01/02/2012

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

Ambulance

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

Zervont Thomas, 18, is charged with murder and attempted murder, accused of killing one man and injuring another in a stabbing inside a moving vehicle in Gurnee on Aug. 18, 2011. (Credit: Gurnee Police Department)

Suspect Charged In Fatal Stabbing In Gurnee

A Waukegan man has been charged with killing one man and injuring another in a stabbing inside a moving vehicle in north suburban Gurnee.

08/19/2011

The scene of a stabbing near car dealership in Gurnee. (CBS)

One Dead, Two Hurt In Attack Outside Gurnee Car Dealership

One man was killed and two others were hurt in an attack outside a car dealership in north suburban Gurnee on Thursday.

CBS Chicago–08/18/2011

Gabriel Contreras, Anthony Collazo

Sentence Coming For Man Involved In Pizzeria Manager’s Murder

A man convicted in the murder of a Near West Side pizzeria manager will learn his fate Tuesday.

07/26/2011

Gabriel Contreras, Anthony Collazo

Man To Be Sentenced In Pizzeria Owner’s Murder

A man is set to be sentenced Monday in the 2008 murder of a pizzeria owner whom the man thought was part of a rival gang.

CBS Chicago–06/13/2011

James Ealy

Attorneys For Burger King Murder Suspect Want Charges Dropped

Defense attorneys for the man accused in the 2006 murder of a Lindenhurst Burger King manager are asking a judge to drop the charges.

CBS Chicago–06/07/2011

Crash

Police: West Side Driver Was Going Too Fast

A man was driving too fast when he crashed into a bridge support and flipped the car he was driving this morning on the West Side, police said.

01/27/2011

Hasan Perryman

Man Charged With Punching Female Meter Maid

A west suburban man has been charged with punching a female meter maid after receiving a parking ticket in River North.

CBS Chicago–01/17/2011

Firefighters pour water on the All Stars Gentlemen's Club in Northlake. (CBS)

UPDATED: Fire Rages In Northlake Strip Club

A smoky two-alarm fire Tuesday, apparently caused by a roofer’s torch, gutted a gentlemen’s club in west suburban Northlake.

12/07/2010

Firefighters pour water on the All Stars Gentlemen's Club in Northlake. (CBS)

Fire Rages In Northlake Strip Club

A smoky two-alarm fire Tuesday, apparently caused by a roofer’s torch, gutted a gentlemen’s club in west suburban Hanover Park.

12/07/2010

Red Line: Suspicious Package

Suspicious Package Closes Red Line Subway

CTA Red Line trains were rerouted out of the subway this morning, after a suspicious package was reportedly found tied to the tracks. Service is now back to normal.

CBS Chicago–11/26/2010

Police Generic

Beeping Package Found Near Mag Mile

A beeping package found by a janitor Monday morning near the Magnificent Mile has been deemed safe.

CBS Chicago–11/22/2010

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