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Grand Avenue Closures For Navy Pier Flyover Pushed Back At Least A WeekDowntown motorists will be able to navigate traffic near Navy Pier normally for a few more days—closures to pave the way for steel beams to support the long-awaited Navy Pier Flyover won’t begin until next week.
More Lane Closures Planned For Long-Awaited Navy Pier Flyover ProjectDowntown motorists will have to endure more lane closures over the next 10 weeks — this time to pave the way for the steel beams that will support the long-awaited Navy Pier Flyover.
Man Charged With Streeterville CarjackingDemetris McCrea, 22, of the 8600 block of South Wolcott, is charged with aggravated vehicular hijacking with a firearm, and aggravated fleeing police.
Police Warn Of Streeterville Carjackings, RobberyPolice 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.
Woman Raped Inside River North ShopThe 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.
Man Arrested For Exposing Himself, Rubbing Against Woman On CTA BusPolice 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.
Michigan Avenue Reopened After Suspicious Package Deemed SafeFor the second day in a row, Michigan Avenue was shut down near the bridge over the Chicago River, as police investigated a suspicious device.
Man Accused Of Tossing Propane Tank, Fire Extinguisher At CopsA man threw a propane tank and fire extinguisher at police officers from the balcony of his Streeterville apartment Tuesday night, police said.
Gas Main Rupture Ties Up Traffic In River NorthA construction crew hit a gas line in River North Thursday morning, prompting police to shut down nearby streets.
Bill Rancic, Lettuce Entertain You Group To Open Chicago RestaurantThe local man who was the original winner on "The Apprentice" plans to open a new restaurant in Chicago.
Why Was He Driving? Cabbie In Deadly Crash Had Long RecordThe 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.
1 Dead, 2 Hurt When Cab Slams Into Building In StreetervilleOne person was killed, and two others were injured, when a cab struck a building in the Streeterville neighborhood this morning.
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