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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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Lakeview Residents Stage Midnight March To Fight Crime

Growing concern over a recent late night crime spree on the streets of Lakeview helped spur an effort to get local residents to walk the streets overnight to bring attention to crime hot spots.

08/10/2013

The tank from a water tower fell to the ground in Lakeview, hitting several vehicles, and injuring three people on July 31, 2013 (Credit: Chicago Fire Department)

Building Owners Hire Engineers To Investigate Water Tank Collapse

One of the three people injured when a wooden water tank fell nine stories on Wednesday has been released from the hospital.

08/01/2013

The tank from a water tower fell to the ground in Lakeview, hitting several vehicles, and injuring three people on July 31, 2013 (Credit: Chicago Fire Department)

3 Hurt When Water Tank Falls In Lakeview

Three people were hurt — one critically — when a water tank fell into an alley in the Lakeview neighborhood, sending water and debris flying.

07/31/2013

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Man Fleeing From Cops Threatened To Jump From Roof

A man who shoved police and ran from officers questioning him about a stolen vehicle fled onto a Lakeview neighborhood roof, and threatened to jump before authorities convinced him to come down.

07/23/2013

Cleanup at the Hair Cuttery on Clark Street (Credit: Steve Miller)

After Hawks Win, Vandals Go On Rampage In Lincoln Park

Several businesses along Clark Street were vandalized by rampaging Blackhawks fans following the team’s stunning Stanley Cup victory on Monday night.

06/25/2013

Barbara Zeman, ordained in 2008, is one of a growing number of women priests, although they are not recognized by the Roman Catholic Church. (Credit: CBS)

Church Approval Or Not, More Women Seeking Priesthood

Since 2002, 122 women worldwide have been ordained bishops, priests or deacons; 92 of them in the United States, including two who are active in the Chicago area

CBS 2–05/06/2013

One of the giraffe statues at Elaine Place and Roscoe Street in the Lakeview neighborhood, from April 2010. (Credit: Megan Czosek/Capture My Chicago)

Giraffe Sculptures Up For Sale, If They’re Returned To Lakeview

The metal giraffes that graced a Lakeview street for almost 35 years have been put up for sale, if the new owner puts them back where they used to be.

WBBM Newsradio–02/21/2013

Wrigley Field. (Photo by David Banks/Getty Images)

Emanuel Wants Comprehensive Wrigley Deal

The Chicago Cubs bid for more night games at Wrigley Field is apparently on hold while talks about the renovation of the Friendly Confines go on, reports WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore from City Hall.

02/13/2013

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Activists Rally For Affordable Housing In Lakeview

They say they won’t go without a fight, not even on a rainy day, chanting and marching outside buildings that for quite some time, offered SRO’s, or single room occupancy units to those who had no other options.

02/10/2013

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