Milwaukee Avenue

A skateboarder was hit by a car along North Milwaukee Avenue. (CBS)

Skateboarder Struck By Car Last Week Dies

The 42-year-old man who was struck by a car while he was skateboarding in the Wicker park neighborhood a week ago has died, according to the Cook Coounty Medical Examiner’s office.

10/27/2012

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Person Critically Hurt In Wicker Park Construction Accident

A construction accident in the Wicker Park neighborhood on Sunday left one person in critical condition, according to Fire Media Affairs.

08/18/2012

Fatal Taxi Crash

Man Waiting For Bus Hit, Killed By Taxi At Milwaukee And Chicago Avenues

A taxicab was destroyed beyond recognition Tuesday morning, after it slammed into a bench and a pole at Chicago and Milwaukee avenues and killed a man waiting at a bus stop.

CBS Chicago–08/14/2012

A group of more than 20 teenagers was caught on surveillance video as they descended on Mildblend Supply Co. in Wicker Park on July 28, 2012, and stole more than $3,000 worth of designer jeans. (Supplied to CBS 2)

UPDATED: Mob Of Teens Steals $3K Of Jeans From Wicker Park Store

After posting surveillance video of a flash mob robbery online and sharing the video with CBS 2 News, a Wicker Park store owner said he and police have received several tips about the group of about 20 teens responsible for stealing more than $3,000 worth of jeans over the weekend.

CBS Chicago–07/29/2012

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Weekend Gunfire Leaves 3 Dead, 26 Wounded

Gunfire over the weekend left three men dead and at least 26 others wounded, from Portage Park to Auburn-Gresham.

CBS Chicago–07/23/2012

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3 Dead, 23 Wounded In Weekend Shootings

Three men are dead and at least 23 other people wounded from gun violence across the city since Friday night.

07/22/2012

The Portage Theater's movie-revival operation would cease if a North Side church buys the property. (CBS)

Church Calls Off Plan To Buy Portage Theater

A local megachurch has withdrawn its move to buy the historic Portage Theater on Milwaukee Avenue and turn it into space for its congregation.

CBS Chicago–07/20/2012

Sears Smash -And -Grab

2 Weeks, 3 Smash-And-Grab Retail Thefts

For the third time in just the past few weeks, police are trying to find some brazen thieves who get into stores by smashing their way in.

CBS Chicago–06/19/2012

American Science And Surplus

Find Everything Under The Sun At American Science And Surplus

You never know what you’re going to find next at one of American Science and Surplus’ stores, or in its catalog.

WBBM Newsradio–06/11/2012

Logan Square Standoff

Logan Square Standoff Ends With Man’s Arrest

One man was in police custody Thursday morning, after holding Chicago Police officers and SWAT teams at bay for more than three hours in the Logan Square neighborhood.

CBS Chicago–05/31/2012

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7 Dead, At Least 21 Wounded In Weekend Violence

Seven people are dead and at least another 21 people have been wounded in acts of violence across the city since Friday afternoon.

05/13/2012

An SUV crashed into the Jefferson Park post office branch on April 17, 2012. The driver was hospitalized, but no one else was hurt. (Credit: CBS)

SUV Slams Into Jefferson Park Post Office

An SUV crashed into a post office on the Northwest Side late Tuesday afternoon.

CBS Chicago–04/17/2012

The Portage Theater's movie-revival operation would cease if a North Side church buys the property. (CBS)

Supporters Rally To Save Portage Theater

Supporters rallied Monday to save the Portage Theater, one of the city’s oldest movie houses.

CBS Chicago–03/27/2012

Bicycle (Photo by Phil Walter/Getty Images)

Bicyclist Who Chased Woman’s Attacker: ‘I Had To Do It’

A bicyclist chased and tackled an alleged purse-snatcher because he was upset the man had targeted a 75-year-old woman.

03/11/2012

Chicago Police officer Sean Patrick Dailey charged with disorderly conduct for making a false police report to avoid a DUI in Niles.  (Photo Courtesy Chicago Sun-Times)

Cop Accused Of Calling In Fake Bar Fight To Escape DUI Arrest

A Chicago Police officer falsely reported a raucous bar fight so he could avoid a possible DUI arrest in northwest suburban Niles, Cook County prosecutors said Wednesday.

02/29/2012

Shooting

Three Men Shot In Portage Park

Three men were shot early Sunday in the Portage Park neighborhood on the Northwest Side.

02/12/2012

Northwest Side Robberies

Robber Targeting Women In Trendy Northwest Side Neighborhoods

Police are warning people on the city’s Near West and Northwest sides about a robber on the loose who has been targeting women.

CBS Chicago–02/02/2012

Pulaski Road Shooting

Man Shot, Wounded In Avondale

A man was recovering Friday morning after being shot several times in the Northwest Side’s Avondale neighborhood.

CBS Chicago–01/27/2012

Smoke On Train Leads To Fire Response, Blue Line Delays

Power was shut off to part of the CTA Blue Line Sunday morning as fire personnel investigate reports of smoke in a subway in the River West neighborhood.

01/22/2012

Rape Rally

Dozens Rally Against Rape After Attack Near Congress Theater

A rally against violence was held in Chicago Monday night, near the scene where a teenage girl from Highland Park was sexually assaulted and left unconscious on New Year’s Eve.

CBS Chicago–01/10/2012

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