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

Lakeview’s Popular Giraffe Sculptures Removed By Owner

Metallic sculptures of two giraffes and a goat have been removed from a street in Lakeview after more than three decades.

WBBM Newsradio–11/13/2012

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Best Places For Black Friday Shopping Deals In Chicago

For many shoppers, shopping on Black Friday is synonymous with crowds. To find great Black Friday deals in Chicago, consider shopping off the beaten path at the following independent stores.

11/06/2012

One of 17 plaques on Halsted Street honoring contributions of the LGBT community, as part of the new Legacy Walk project in Lakeview. (Credit: CBS)

‘Legacy Walk’ In Lakeview Honors LGBT Community

You can get an education simply by walking up Halsted Street in the Lakeview neighborhood on the North Side, thanks to the newly-dedicated “Legacy Walk.”

WBBM Newsradio–10/11/2012

Panera Cares in Lakeview. (CBS)

Safety Concerns Growing After Opening Of Panera Cares In Lakeview

Concern about safety is growing in one Chicago neighborhood and some of the people who live there say a unique restaurant may be to blame.

CBS 2–10/02/2012

Police Lights Police Car

County Prosecutor Accused Of Biting Man’s Leg Outside Lingerie Shop

An off-duty Cook County prosecutor has been placed on administrative duty after allegedly biting a man on the leg during a scuffle outside a lingerie shop in the Lakeview neighborhood over the weekend.

09/25/2012

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Montreal-Based Tea Café Chain Coming To Chicago

A Canada-based tea café is setting up shop on three fashionable strips in Chicago.

CBS Chicago–08/25/2012

Newport Avenue Sex Assault

Man Tries To Sexually Assault Woman Sleeping In Lakeview Apartment

Guardian Angels are out patrolling a section of the East Lakeview neighborhood, after a man tried to sexually assault a woman in her home on Newport Avenue.

CBS Chicago–08/16/2012

Addison Street Crash

2 Injured When Car, Motorcycle Crash Near Wrigley Field

Two people were injured overnight in when a car and a motorcycle crashed just a couple of blocks from Wrigley Field.

CBS Chicago–08/02/2012

Kathleen Kearney (Credit: Chicago Police)

Woman Accused Of Stalking Theo Epstein Allowed To Leave State For Treatement

The Massachusetts woman accused of stalking Chicago Cubs president Theo Epstein will be allowed to leave the state for mental health treatment.

CBS Chicago–07/23/2012

Martin Dorsey wanted to become an actor and moved out to Las Vegas for college in hopes of scoring a couple of gigs after he graduated. (Photo courtesy: Chicago Sun-Times)

Aspiring Actor From Chicago Drowns In Nevada

Martin Dorsey wanted to become an actor and moved out to Las Vegas for college in hopes of scoring a couple of gigs after he graduated.

07/22/2012

Steven L. Harris

Suspect Charged With Attacking Man, Injuring Cop Long After Pride Parade

A 21-year-old South Side man has been charged with multiple felonies, after allegedly attacking another man, then throwing himself through a glass pane to evade arrest and injuring an officer in the process, near Clark and Belmont several hours after the Gay Pride Parade.

CBS Chicago–06/26/2012

Belmont Avenue Fight

Officer, Others Injured In Brawl Long After Pride Parade

A Chicago Police officer was cut and injured, and at least one other person was reportedly stabbed, when revelry apparently got out of hand in the Clark and Belmont district in Lakeview – long after the vast majority of the crowd out for the Gay Pride Parade had gone home.

CBS Chicago–06/25/2012

The new Panera Cares Community Café in Lakeview is the first such "pay what you can" style Panera restaurant in Chicago, and fourth of its kind in the country. The menu has no set prices, only suggested donations. (Credit: CBS)

Lakeview Gets Pay-What-You-Can Panera Store

Panera is transforming a store in Lakeview into one of its “pay what you can” shops, with menus that list only suggested donations, not set prices.

CBS Chicago–06/20/2012

Nit Free Noggins

Nit Free Noggins Offers Innovative Method For Eradicating Head Lice

When it comes to nitpicking, Carrie Madej can do it with the best of them.

WBBM Newsradio–06/04/2012

A dozen Dumpster fires erupted overnight, including this one at Hermitage and Irving Park Road. (CBS)

Dozen Dumpster Fires Erupt On North Side Overnight

Chicago police and fire investigators are looking into several overnight Dumpster fires on the North Side.

05/09/2012

Walid Rahmouni, 22, is charged with possession of a stolen motor vehicle. He allegedly stole a cab and picked up fares so he could pay to get his brother out of jail. (Credit: Chicago Police)

Man Steals Cab, Impersonates Cabbie In South Lakeview

A Chicago man was arrested late Tuesday night in Lakeview, while working as a cabbie – in someone else’s cab.

CBS Chicago–04/11/2012

Firefighters battle an extra-alarm blaze at an apartment building near Briar Avenue and Sheridan Road in the Lakeview neighborhood on April 8, 2012. (Photo Courtesy: Scott Welty)

Fire Breaks Out On Rooftop Deck At East Lakeview Condo Building

There were some scary moments over the weekend, as flames covered the roof of a condo building in the East Lakeview neighborhood.

CBS Chicago–04/08/2012

Lake Shore Drive Fire

Officials: Open Door Helped Spread Fatal Fire In Lakeview

City officials said Monday that a door left open by a Lakeview couple fleeing a high-rise fire helped spread the deadly blaze and an elevator malfunction slowed firefighters’ ability to get to the fire right away.

CBS Chicago–01/09/2012

Shantel McCoy, 32, died from smoke inhalation in an extra-alarm fire at her apartment building in the Lakeview neighborhood on Jan. 8, 2012. (Family Photo)

1 Dead, 9 Hurt In Extra-Alarm Fire In Lakeview

A 32-year-old woman was killed and nine others, including two firefighters, injured early Sunday in a fire at a high-rise apartment building in the Lakeview neighborhood.

01/08/2012

Cardinal Francis George talks with CBS 2 Friday on his way to Rome. (CBS)

Cardinal George Apologizes For Comparing Pride Parade With KKK

In a statement posted Friday on the Archdiocese Website, George said he was ‘deeply sorry for the hurt that my remarks have brought to the hearts of gays and lesbians and their families.’

01/06/2012

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