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Two concert-goers pose by the namesake sign at Chicago's Lollapalooza festival. (Lisa Fielding/CBS)

City Warns Of Street Closures For Lollapalooza

Streets bordering Grant Park will be blocked off to traffic for at least three days, from Friday through Sunday, during the sold out festival, according to a statement from the Office of Emergency Management and Communications.

08/01/2014

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3 Killed, 20 Wounded In Weekend Shootings In Chicago

The most recent fatal shooting was around 9:30 p.m. Saturday, when 36-year-old Kennyone Pendelton was shot several times in the 4600 block of West Jackson Boulevard, in the Austin neighborhood, according to police and the Cook County Medical Examiner’s office.

06/09/2014

File Photo Of A Handgun (Photo by Mark Nolan/Getty Images)

1 Killed, 9 Wounded In Wednesday Shootings

The fatal shooting happened about 5 p.m. in the 4900 block of West End Avenue. Ronald Holliman, 18, and two men, ages 19 and 26, were outside when a group of males got out of a vehicle from an alley and fired multiple shots.

06/05/2014

A man who robbed a TCF Bank branch in the 3500 block of North Broadway Sunday morning may have robbed another branch in Uptown on Friday. (Photo from the FBI)

“Benchwarmer Bandit” Holds Up Loop Bank

The robber, wearing a dark hoodie and carrying a red backpack, presented a demand note and implied he had a weapon, though none was shown, according to FBI spokeswoman Joan Hyde. No one was injured.

04/08/2014

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Three Shot On Near West Side

The shooting occurred shortly after 7 p.m. near West Jackson Boulevard and South Western Avenue.

03/21/2014

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Near West Side Fire Leaves One Critically Injured

A man was critically injured after jumping out of a window during a fire Monday morning on the Near West Side.

02/03/2014

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John Marshall Law School Expanding Veterans’ Clinic Offices Downtown

A ribbon-cutting was being held downtown on Thursday for a more spacious legal clinic for military veterans.

09/26/2013

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6 Wounded In Shootings Since Wednesday Afternoon

The shootings came as July drew to a close and police officials announced the number of shootings decreased when compared to the same months in 2012 and 2011.

08/01/2013

Pedestrians walk diagonally across the intersection of State Street and Jackson Boulevard, where a so-called "pedestrian scramble" or "Barnes Dance" allows them to legally cross diagonally. The concept also allows cars to turn without having to wait for pedestrians to cross when cars have a green light. (Credit: CBS)

Loop Intersection Gets ‘Barnes Dance’ In Effort To Reduce Congestion

A busy Loop intersection became home to a new experiment to allow pedestrians to legally cross the street diagonally, while cars will no longer have to worry about pedestrians in the crosswalk while trying to make a turn.

CBS 2–05/31/2013

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Four Injured In Kennedy Expressway Crash

Four people were injured — three critically — in an accident on the Kennedy Expressway early Saturday.

11/10/2012

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At Least 8 Injured In Gun Violence Since Friday Night

At least eight people have been wounded in shootings on the city’s South and West sides between Friday evening and Saturday afternoon.

11/10/2012

Occupy Chicago

A Year Later, Occupy Movement Vows To Push On

The Occupy movement is now a year old and about 125 people celebrated in the rain at LaSalle Street and Jackson Boulevard Monday night.

WBBM Newsradio–09/18/2012

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Man Linked To 3 Sexual Assaults On West Side

A 20-year-old man stands charged a string of sexual assaults on the city’s West Side.

CBS Chicago–09/05/2012

65th Place Shooting

Shootings Leave 2 Dead, 7 Wounded

Shootings in Chicago Wednesday night and early Thursday morning left two people dead and seven more injured – including four who were wounded in one incident in the Englewood neighborhood.

CBS Chicago–08/22/2012

Donta Gooden, 19, was found stabbed to death in the 4800 block of West Jackson Boulevard on Aug. 14, 2012. (Photo supplied to CBS)

Transgender Woman Found Stabbed To Death On West Side

For the second time in four months, a transgender woman has been killed on the West Side.

08/15/2012

Jackson Boulevard Body

Body Found In Abandoned Building On West Side

A death investigation is underway, after a body was found in an abandoned South Austin neighborhood building Tuesday night.

CBS Chicago–08/15/2012

Two concert-goers pose by the namesake sign at Chicago's Lollapalooza festival. (Lisa Fielding/CBS)

Man Punches 11-Year-Old Girl For Lollapalooza Beach Ball

Two people have been charged with assault, for allegedly threatening and punching an 11-year-old girl who would not give them her souvenir beach ball Sunday night downtown near the Lollapalooza music festival.

08/07/2012

Union Station Water Main Break

Water Main Breaks Near Union Station; Not Fixed Until After Morning Rush

It could be commuter chaos downtown Wednesday morning, following a water main break near Union Station.

CBS Chicago–08/01/2012

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1 Dead, 2 Wounded In West Garfield Park Shooting

One man was killed and two others critically injured in a shooting Monday afternoon in the West Side West Garfield Park neighborhood.

07/23/2012

Wacker Drive

Final Leg Of Wacker Drive Reconstruction Begins

The final leg of the Wacker Drive reconstruction project begins this week, and the intersection with Jackson Boulevard alongside the Willis Tower has closed.

CBS Chicago–06/18/2012

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