Elevated train service on the CTA’s Brown and Purple lines was suspended for nearly six hours Tuesday morning between the North Side and the Loop as firefighters put out an extra-alarm fire at a 124-year-old shuttered school in Lincoln Park.
A bus fire on Lake Shore Drive and an extra-alarm fire in a vacant school building in Lincoln Park combined to create a nightmarish morning commute for many North Siders on Tuesday.
CTA train service has been suspended between the North Side and the Loop as firefighters continue working to extinguish an extra-alarm fire Monday morning at a 124-year-old shuttered school in Lincoln Park.
Jane Byrne died Friday at the age of 81. She was the city’s first and only female mayor, but her funeral won’t only be about her political achievements. It’s also about her life as a mother, grandmother, and aunt.
The incidents happened twice in the 1900 block of North Orchard Street — about 7:15 p.m. on Oct. 10 and 8:30 a.m. on Oct. 21 — and once in the 1800 block of North Howe Street on Oct. 25.
A national bus tour of nuns was set to make an appearance at the Lincoln Park branch of the Chicago Public Library on Tuesday, to encourage Chicagoans to vote in the midterm elections next week.
In a note e-mailed to parents, Lincoln Park High School Principal Michael Boraz wrote that the man exposed himself near the corner of Orchard and Willow Streets, while the girl walked to school Monday morning.
The Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum has a butterfly haven that’s home to more than 1,000 butterflies of 75 different species. Specimens in the museum’s collection include nearly 14,000 birds and 15,500 plants.
Police said, sometime late Saturday night or early Sunday morning, a 24-year-old woman was attacked while she was walking in the 2500 block of North Lincoln Avenue.
DePaul University has issued a public safety alert on its Lincoln Park campus, after someone posted several female students’ phone numbers online without their permission.
One motorist says his rear windshield was punched out about 7:30 a.m. Wednesday. CBS 2’s Pamela Jones reports.
A Chicago man accused of stealing more than a million dollars’ worth of other people’s possessions was sentenced to eight years in prison Tuesday.
Fire Department crews blanketed the Lincoln Park area on Thursday afternoon, after several residents and businesses reported smelling natural gas around Willow and Sheffield.
The battle over a proposed annex for a Lincoln Park elementary school goes back to court Tuesday after opponents lost a battle at City Hall last week.
Residents of a block in Lincoln Park have threatened to file a lawsuit, after learning their street will be closed during the day for about a year, to help make way for construction of an addition to the local elementary school. During construction, the street will be used as a playground for Lincoln Elementary.
Marco Alvarado, 21, is charged two counts of murder and one count of robbery in connection with the April 28, 2014 beating death of Jacob Klepacz, authorities said.
If you were walking around Lincoln Park earlier this month and thought you heard someone shout something nice, you weren’t imagining things.
The West Loop, Wrigleyville, Lincoln Park and Lakeview are expected to be hopping with festivals.
The 32-year-old man was driving a 2006 Toyota 4Runner SUV westbound on LaSalle Drive at 10:58 p.m. when it turned left onto the 1700 block of North Clark Street and collided with a Toyota Camry taxi.
A pair of Lincoln Park Community Groups have filed suit to block plans for redevelopment of the six acre Children’s Memorial Hospital tract at Lincoln and Fullerton, reports WBBM’s John Cody.