Lawrence Avenue

The city has opened a new mile-long stretch of protected bike lanes on Milwaukee Avenue, one of the most heavily traveled bike corridors in Chicago. (Credit: CBS/File Photo)

Jefferson Park Residents Weigh In On Possible Changes For Milwaukee Avenue

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.

07/03/2014

A police robot was used to investigate suspicious items on Lake Shore Drive. (Credit: Steve Miller)

Lake Shore Drive Reopens After Suspicious Package Checked

Chicago police shut down Lake Shore Drive on the North Side for more than an hour Wednesday afternoon as they investigated a suspicious package.

04/16/2014

File Photo Of A Handgun (Photo by Mark Nolan/Getty Images)

Woman Shot While Driving In Uptown

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.

04/03/2014

Chicago police investigate after a man and a woman robbed Sarpino's Pizzeria in the West Loop. (Credit: Network Video Productions)

Police: ‘Strong Possibility’ Robberies At Pizzeria, 7-Eleven Are Connected

In both cases, a man and a woman wearing scarves around their faces announced a holdup, and made off with cash.

03/28/2014

Aaron Federman (Credit: Cook County Sheriff)

Man Charged With Beating Liquor Store Cashier With Hammer

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

07/26/2013

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Three-Car Crash Shuts Inbound Lanes Of Edens Expressway

State police are on the scene and all inbound lanes are closed near Lawrence Avenue, though traffic is getting by on the shoulder.

07/08/2013

Car Crashes Into Jewelry Store

A car crashed into a jewelry store early Saturday in the North Side Albany Park neighborhood.

12/29/2012

Police swarm the scene of a fatal shooting in the Fuller Park neighborhood Friday. (CBS)

6 Dead, At Least 15 Hurt In Weekend Violence

Five of those killed were fatally shot, while a sixth was stabbed to death, authorities said.

12/01/2012

Fire Graphic

Police Officer, Resident Injured In Uptown Apartment Fire

A Chicago police officer and a resident of an Uptown apartment building were hospitalized Thursday from a fire in the building,

11/22/2012

Michael Izeta (Credit: Chicago Police)

Man Charged With DUI After Striking Elderly Pedestrian

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.

11/10/2012

Gas For $1.04

K-HITS Promo Brings Gas For $1.04 To Schiller Park

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.

WBBM Newsradio–06/21/2012

Willie Weathersby

Bank Robbers Caught After Returning To Crime Scene

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.

CBS Chicago–04/04/2012

Shooting

Albany Park Shooting May Be First Murder Of 2012

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.

01/02/2012

Admiral Theatre

Admiral Theatre Offers Lap Dances For Holiday Toy Donations

If you’re a stingy, Scroogey type at Christmas, the Admiral Theatre has an incentive for you to change your ways.

CBS Chicago–12/12/2011

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Man Charged After Off-Duty Officer Shoots Suspect

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.

11/27/2011

Ronan Park Shooting

Boy, 10, Wounded In Halloween Shooting In Albany Park

Police are searching for a gunman who opened fire in the Albany Park neighborhood on Halloween night, wounding a 10-year-old boy.

CBS Chicago–11/01/2011

Uptown Fatal Crash

Police Seek Driver Who Left Woman Dead In Uptown

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.

CBS Chicago–09/26/2011

Sir Wilfred Camaligan (Chicago Police Dept. Photo)

Bond Denied For Suspect After Woman Was Held Captive For 2 Months

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.

CBS Chicago–09/26/2011

A high-rise fire in Uptown injured two people. (CBS)

Uptown Apartment Fire Sends Two To Hospital

Two people were hospitalized early Tuesday after they were hurt in a fire at an Uptown high-rise building.

09/20/2011

This pickup truck fled the scene after striking two elderly women on the 5700 block of West Lawrence Avenue. One of the women died, the other was seriously hurt. (Credit: Chicago Police Department)

Loved Ones Mourn Elderly Woman Killed In Hit-And-Run

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.

CBS Chicago–09/19/2011

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