The Chicago Department of Transportation’s goal is to improve traffic flow and reduce accidents, a priority on a two-mile stretch that saw 910 reported vehicle crashes between 2008 and 2012, in which one person died and 129 were hurt.
Chicago police shut down Lake Shore Drive on the North Side for more than an hour Wednesday afternoon as they investigated a suspicious package.
The 24-year-old was shot about 3:25 a.m. while she was traveling west in the 1200 block of Lawrence Avenue with two male passengers.
In both cases, a man and a woman wearing scarves around their faces announced a holdup, and made off with cash.
A man is behind bars for allegedly bludgeoning a liquor store employee with a hammer to the head during a robbery early Monday in Jefferson Park
State police are on the scene and all inbound lanes are closed near Lawrence Avenue, though traffic is getting by on the shoulder.
A car crashed into a jewelry store early Saturday in the North Side Albany Park neighborhood.
Five of those killed were fatally shot, while a sixth was stabbed to death, authorities said.
A Chicago police officer and a resident of an Uptown apartment building were hospitalized Thursday from a fire in the building,
A 26-year-old man has been charged with drunk driving, running a red light, driving without a license or insurance and other traffic violations, after he struck and critically injured an 87-year-old man who was crossing a street in the Uptown neighborhood on Friday morning.
It was like a flashback in time this morning in Schiller Park, where gas was selling for a little over $1 per gallon for about an hour.
An alleged bank robber and a would-be robber have appearances in federal court Wednesday, after, police say, both returned to the scene of their crimes.
A 19-year-old man shot in the head early Monday in the Northwest Side Albany Park neighborhood appears to be the first murder of the year in Chicago.
If you’re a stingy, Scroogey type at Christmas, the Admiral Theatre has an incentive for you to change your ways.
A man was charged with aggravated assault after an off-duty Chicago Police officer shot a person who allegedly pointed a gun at him early Sunday in the River North neighborhood.
Police are searching for a gunman who opened fire in the Albany Park neighborhood on Halloween night, wounding a 10-year-old boy.
Police are looking for the public’s help in finding a hit and run driver responsible for the death of a 43-year old woman in the Uptown neighborhood.
More details are emerging about an ordeal suffered by a 20-year-old woman, who was held captive inside a Jefferson Park neighborhood apartment for two months.
Two people were hospitalized early Tuesday after they were hurt in a fire at an Uptown high-rise building.
As police searched for the driver in a deadly hit and run, friends and family of the 82-year old victim were mourning her death on Monday.