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Demetris McCrea (Credit: Chicago Police)

Man Charged With Streeterville Carjacking

Demetris McCrea, 22, of the 8600 block of South Wolcott, is charged with aggravated vehicular hijacking with a firearm, and aggravated fleeing police.

05/15/2014

A black 2014 Jeep Cherokee was stolen about 7:30 p.m. May 10 in the 400 block of North McClurg Court, police said. (Photo from Chicago Police)

Police Warn Of Streeterville Carjackings, Robbery

Police are asking for the public’s help in apprehending two men wanted in connection with a series of carjackings and a robbery in the Streeterville neighborhood in the last week.

05/14/2014

River North Rape

Woman Raped Inside River North Shop

The 42-year-old woman was closing one of the businesses in the 0-100 block of East Illinois Street around 10:15 p.m. Tuesday, when a man held her at knifepoint and sexually assaulted her.

08/07/2013

A man was arrested after allegedly exposing himself and rubbing himself against a woman on this CTA bus near Navy Pier on May 6, 2013. (Credit: CBS)

Man Arrested For Exposing Himself, Rubbing Against Woman On CTA Bus

Police said the woman, who is in her 20s, was about to exit the #29/State bus at 500 E. Illinois St., near Navy Pier around 10:30 p.m. Monday.

CBS Chicago–05/07/2013

A police bomb squad robot inspects a suspicious package in a plaza on Michigan Avenue on April 30, 2013. (Credit: Rachel Azark)

Michigan Avenue Reopened After Suspicious Package Deemed Safe

For the second day in a row, Michigan Avenue was shut down near the bridge over the Chicago River, as police investigated a suspicious device.

04/30/2013

File Photo Of Chicago Police Car (Getty Images)

Man Accused Of Tossing Propane Tank, Fire Extinguisher At Cops

A man threw a propane tank and fire extinguisher at police officers from the balcony of his Streeterville apartment Tuesday night, police said.

11/14/2012

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

Bill And Giuliana Rancic

Bill Rancic, Lettuce Entertain You Group To Open Chicago Restaurant

The local man who was the original winner on “The Apprentice” plans to open a new restaurant in Chicago.

CBS Chicago–08/29/2011

Cab Fatal Crash

Why Was He Driving? Cabbie In Deadly Crash Had Long Record

The cab driver who crashed into a pedestrian and a building in Streeterville Monday had dozens of prior traffic tickets and was involved in another accident that left someone injured, records show.

CBS Chicago–06/28/2011

Cab Fatal Crash

1 Dead, 2 Hurt When Cab Slams Into Building In Streeterville

One person was killed, and two others were injured, when a cab struck a building in the Streeterville neighborhood this morning.

CBS Chicago–06/27/2011

David Soto

Bus Driver In Fatal Accident Charged With Sex Abuse

A Criminal Court judge has denied bail to a man accused of sex crimes against two children, and is accused of accused of running down a woman Tuesday night at a busy Streeterville intersection.

CBS Chicago–05/05/2011

Streeterville Fatal Bus Accident

Charges Pending Against Bus Driver Who Hit, Killed Woman

Charges are pending against the driver of a private coach bus, which struck and killed a woman in the Streeterville neighborhood Tuesday night.

CBS Chicago–05/04/2011