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Thieves stole four decorative kick plates from the doors of The Pattington, a North Side condo building, on the day after Thanksgiving. (Credit: CBS)

North Side Thieves Targeting Kick Plates On Doors

We’ve heard of thieves targeting manhole covers, cooper pipes and wiring, even aluminum benches to sell to scrap yards for quick cash. But now there’s a new hot item catching their eyes: decorative kick plates on the bottom of doors.

CBS 2–12/05/2011

Drivers who regularly use the intersection of Bittersweet Place and Marine Drive have complained that private security guards at Lycée Français de Chicago – the French International School of Chicago – often stop traffic to allow cars to leave the school driveway, even though the guards have no legal authority to direct traffic. (Credit: CBS)

Drivers Say Security Guards Snarling Traffic At North Side Intersection

They have badges and uniforms, but no authority to direct traffic. Still, that’s not stopping private security guards from doing just that on a busy public street.

CBS 2–10/11/2011

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Dunning Collision Leaves Four Hurt

Four people were seriously hurt during a traffic wreck Sunday morning in the Dunning neighborhood on the Northwest Side.

07/10/2011

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Delays Expected For Resurfacing On Lake Shore Drive

Get ready for delays if you’re taking Lake Shore Drive overnight this week.

CBS Chicago–06/13/2011

Cezar Henry Waskowski

Son Charged With Bar Owner’s Death, Also Suspected In Father’s Murder

The son of a 67-year-old bar owner has been charged with her murder, and is also a suspect in the murder of his father.

CBS Chicago–06/08/2011

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Woman, 67, Stabbed To Death In Front Of Her Bar

Police are looking for a 67-year-old bar owner’s son, whom they believed stabbed her and killed her on the city’s Northwest Side overnight.

CBS Chicago–06/06/2011

St. Pascal Recycling Push

Chicago School Wins $100,000 In Recycling Competition

A small Northwest Side Catholic school is claiming a big prize today – $100,000 – for winning a national recycling competition.

WBBM Newsradio–05/18/2011

Car Into Pond

Car Slides Into Retention Pond In Roselle

A car slid into a shallow retention pond in west suburban Roselle Monday morning.

CBS Chicago–05/16/2011

Fire Graphic

No One Hurt During Fire, Irving Park Road Reopened

Authorities are investigating after a fire started overnight at a mobile office unit and spread to a building nearby at a concrete business in northwest suburban Schaumburg.

05/14/2011

Fire Graphic

Fire Breaks Out At Irving Park Road Auto Battery Plant

A fire broke out Monday afternoon at a former auto battery plant in the St. Ben’s neighborhood.

CBS Chicago–04/11/2011

Schiller Park Fire

Source: Man Found In Schiller Park Bar Fire Was Shot

An extra-alarm fire broke out early this morning at a bar in near west suburban Schiller Park, and a body was found inside.

CBS Chicago–01/27/2011

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Woman Jumps From Lakeview High-Rise, Dies

A woman jumped to her death this week from the 33rd floor of her Lakeview neighborhood condo building.

12/23/2010

Lake Shore Drive Crash

Woman Killed In Lake Shore Drive Crash

A motorcycle crash claimed the life of a woman on Lake Shore Drive overnight, and shut down the southbound lanes for hours.

CBS Chicago–10/11/2010

Bank Robbery

Robber Hits Bank In North Center

A bank was robbed this morning in the North Center neighborhood.

CBS Chicago–10/07/2010

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