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Artistic rendering of the track-level view of an elevated bypass project along the Red, Brown and Purple Lines north of the Belmont station in Lakeview. (Credit: CTA)

Tunney Wary Of Project For Lakeview “L” Overpass

Ald. Tom Tunney (44th) said he’s not yet ready to embrace the CTA’s plans to build elevated bypass tracks that would eliminate a traffic bottleneck for three of its rail lines – the Red, Brown, and Purple – and speed up rush hour trains on the North Side.

04/17/2014

Artistic rendering of an elevated bypass project along the Brown, Red and Purple Lines in Lakeview. (Credit: CTA)

CTA Bypass Project Would Eliminate Bottleneck For Red, Brown, Purple Lines

The CTA would have to acquire and tear down 16 buildings in the Lakeview neighborhood to make way for a $320 million rail bypass that would eliminate a longstanding bottleneck along the Red, Brown, and Purple lines.

04/17/2014

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Man Charged In Lakeview Rape, Robbery

Marcus Lynch, of the 4700 block of South Loomis Boulevard, allegedly followed a 22-year-old woman from a gas station at the corner of Halsted and Addison streets, and into a nearby alley Tuesday afternoon.

04/16/2014

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Residents On Alert After Lakeview Sex Assault

Police are looking for a suspect after a woman was sexually assaulted in the 3500 block of North Halsted in Lakeview neighborhood Monday afternoon.

04/15/2014

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Priest Reinstated After Sex Abuse Allegation Deemed Unfounded

The Rev. Michael W. O’Connell will resume his role as pastor of St. Alphonsus Parish on Thursday, according to a statement from Archdiocese of Chicago spokeswoman Susan Burritt.

04/15/2014

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Gunmen Threaten Lake View Shop Employees

A worker at Vosges Haut Chocolat in Lake View says four men in a black LTD or Crown Victoria approached him on his way in to work and put a revolver to his head. CBS 2′s Suzanne Le Mignot reports.

04/10/2014

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Man Caught Robbing Second Cabbie In Lakeview

A South Side man arrested while holding up his second cab driver of the morning early Tuesday in the North Side Lake View neighborhood has been ordered held on $500,000 bond.

02/20/2014

Police found this boy wandering near Roscoe and Halsted, and need help identifying him. (Credit: Chicago Police)

Teen Found Wandering In Lakeview Identified

Police have identified a teenage boy found wandering the streets in Lakeview overnight.

02/11/2014

A fire broke out in the basement of a high-rise in the 3200 block of North Lake Shore Drive late Thursday. (Credit: Sam Charles/Sun-Times Media)

Extra-Alarm Fire Cuts Some Power To Lakeview High-Rise

The fire started in the basement at a high-rise in the 3200 block of North Lake Shore Drive, and was mostly contained there, cutting power to areas near the blaze. Elevators in the building are out of service.

02/07/2014

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Lakeview Priest Steps Aside Amid Sex Abuse Allegations

The pastor of a Roman Catholic church in the Lakeview neighborhood agreed to step aside from day-to-day responsibilities amid an allegation he had sexual contact with a child nearly 20 years ago while working at an Orland Park parish.

12/09/2013

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Two Men Robbed At Gunpoint In Lakeview

A man was cleaning snow off his vehicle while another man waited inside the vehicle, when two unknown males — one of whom had a gun — walked up and took cash, wallets and cell phones from the victims.

11/12/2013

A 19-year-old driving a stolen SUV rear-ended a taxi, then slammed into four cars fleeing the scene. Police said he was later arrested. (Credit: YouTube)

VIDEO: Car Thief Slams Into Four Cars While Fleeing Earlier Crash

A man who allegedly stole an SUV last week apparently was so desperate to get away after crashing into a taxi, that he slammed into four other vehicles, and left a trail of wreckage on a Lakeview street, before he was arrested a short time later.

11/06/2013

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Woman Sexually Assaulted In Lakeview

A woman was sexually assaulted early Sunday in the Lakeview neighborhood.

11/03/2013

A robbery suspect tries to pull an iPad from a security cable at Pie Hole Pizza. (Credit: You Tube)

VIDEO: Robber Thwarted In Pizzeria iPad Heist

A would-be burglar met his match when he tried to steal an iPad from a store on Chicago’s North Side.

10/28/2013

The Music Box movie theater in Lakeview. (CBS)

Your Chicago: Lakeview

The North Side neighborhood has been changing and growing quickly over the past few decades. CBS 2′s Kate Sullivan reports.

10/04/2013

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Hammer-Wielding Robbers Shake Down Victims In Lakeview

All three robberies occurred between midnight and 3:45 a.m. In each case, between one and six people approached the victim on the sidewalk and threatened the person with a hammer and demanded property.

09/30/2013

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Man In Clown Mask Robbing People In Lakeview

A man in a clown mask is among a group of men robbing victims at gunpoint in the North Side Lakeview neighborhood, police said.

09/25/2013

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September Festival Round-Up

As summer winds down in the city, there are still a number of festivals to check out this September. From art, food and music, there are plenty of fests to keep you entertained before fall.

09/12/2013

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Lakeview Crime Spike Prompts One Woman To Fight Back

A string of armed robberies and burglaries in the Lakeview neighborhood have a lot of folks there looking over their shoulders.

09/11/2013

Bikes at a Divvy bike station in Chicago. (Credit: CBS)

Condo Owners Sue City Over Proximity Of Divvy Bike Station

A husband and wife are suing the city of Chicago as well as their alderman, requesting the removal of a Divvy bike station that they say will bring an “invasion” of people, trash and noise to the doorstep of their Lakeview condominium.

08/22/2013

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