The Chicago Cubs, elected officials and the Chicago Park District broke ground for a new playground in Lakeview.
There’s not a lot of free parking in the city today, so imagine the reaction for some drivers who found a stretch of road without any “no parking” signs in sight.
Flooding from Monday night’s storm has forced a temporary delay on the project to renovate the Chicago Riverwalk downtown.
As Ald. Tom Tunney (44th) considers whether the annual Gay Pride Parade should be moved downtown, the manager of a Boystown bar said the real issue is a lack of cooperation from police officers after the parade is over.
Ronnie Amos, 42, was found shot in the 3600 block of West Chicago Avenue at 8:54 a.m. on Saturday, authorities said. He was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital, where he was pronounced dead at 9:26 a.m.
The West Loop, Wrigleyville, Lincoln Park and Lakeview are expected to be hopping with festivals.
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.
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.
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.
Police are looking for a suspect after a woman was sexually assaulted in the 3500 block of North Halsted in Lakeview neighborhood Monday afternoon.
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.
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.
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.
Police have identified a teenage boy found wandering the streets in Lakeview overnight.
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.
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.
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.
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.
A woman was sexually assaulted early Sunday in the Lakeview neighborhood.
A would-be burglar met his match when he tried to steal an iPad from a store on Chicago’s North Side.