In the wake of the bombings at the Boston Marathon, the Chicago Area Runners Association was honoring their Boston colleagues with a Unity Run on Tuesday. The run, starting at Foster Avenue beach, was not getting any special security attention, but other sporting events in Chicago over the next few days will.
The city says more than 400 boats are still docked at Chicago harbors, only a couple of days before the seasonal deadline to get them out.
A self-admitted gang member pointed a loaded gun at players during a soccer game near Montrose Harbor over the weekend, police said.
The signs of the NATO Summit in Chicago aren’t limited to the fighter planes that roared over Chicago on Friday.
A dramatic rescue unfolded on Wednesday when two sailors were plucked from Lake Michigan after spending several minutes clinging for their lives on the side of their overturned sailboat. Officials said the men apparently had been drinking. At least one of the men was involved in a similar incident about a year ago.
An Uptown neighborhood man’s body has been pulled from Montrose Harbor, six days after he went missing.
It’s the day after Christmas, but it seems like someone forgot to tell Old Man Winter, because neither snow nor temperatures see to be falling. He must have hit the snooze button when winter officially started a few days ago, because the weather has been more like autumn.
A man’s body was pulled from Montrose Harbor Tuesday morning.
Police are warning of a rash of vehicle break-ins along the north lakefront.
More details are coming out about a Chicago woman’s rescue of her husband and two other men Wednesday night, after a storm had overturned their sailboat on Lake Michigan.
Three people suffered serious injuries after apparently being thrown from a boat that overturned in Lake Michigan Wednesday night near Montrose Harbor on the North Side.
- Man Found Shot To Death In Zion Supermarket Parking LotPolice responded to calls of shots fired about 4:34 p.m. and found the man, whose age and identity were not immediately released, shot in the front seat of a vehicle in the 2800 block of Sheridan Road.152
- School Warns Parents Of Kidnapping Attempt On PlaygroundA man tried to abduct a 4th grader from the playground at Alexander Graham Bell Elementary School at 3730 N Oakley Ave on Wednesday.150
- Senate Passes Ban On Handheld Cell Phones While DrivingThe proposal says drivers must use hands-free devices or speakerphone features.127
- Three Stabbed On Northwest SideThree teenagers were stabbed in the Belmont Cragin area Thursday night on the Northwest Side.142
- Students Disciplined For ‘Sexting’ Incident At Evanston Township HighIn a letter to parents dated Thursday, District 202 Supt. Eric Witherspoon wrote that girls sent inappropriate photos to members of the varsity baseball team.265
- Cops Crack Down On Retailers Who Sell Stolen GoodsA new law in Illinois is allowing police and retailers to work together to crack down on organized retail theft. CBS 2's Mike Puccinelli reports.117
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