Near North Side

A high-rise fire on the Near North Side. (Credit: Chicago Fire Media)

No Injuries In Two-Alarm Fire At Near North Side High-Rise

No injuries were reported in a two-alarm fire that broke out Sunday evening in a Near North Side high-rise.


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4 Dead, 22 Wounded In Weekend Shootings

The most recent fatal shooting happened about 9 p.m. Sunday in the Morgan Park neighborhood on the Far South Side.


One person was killed and another wounded in a shooting outside a nightclub Sunday morning. (Credit: CBS)

One Killed, One Wounded In Shooting Outside Near North Side Nightclub

One man is dead and another man injured in a shooting outside a Near North Side nightclub early Sunday morning.


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Lockport Construction Worker Dies After Chicago Accident

A concrete wall at a construction site fell on top of 46-year-old David Varga Friday.


Smoke rises from an air shaft after a car caught fire in the basement garage of a Near North Side apartment complex early Thursday. (Photo from Network Video Productions)

Car Catches Fire In Lake Shore Drive Apartment Garage

Firefighters responded to the incident about 3 a.m. in the 900 block of North Lake Shore Drive. The vehicle – which was parked in the basement – sent smoke through the building’s ventilation shaft.


Ryan McClelland (Family Photo)

Body Pulled From River On Near North Side

The man’s body was pulled from the river in the 1000 block of West Weed Street at 7:50 p.m.


Arthur Nielsen (Credit: Chicago Police)

Police: Serial Burglar Arrested In Lincoln Park

Police say they’ve caught a serial burglar in the act.


Surveillance video images of two men involved in knifepoint robberies on the Near North Side and South Loop on Jan. 26. (Credit: Chicago Police)

Police Warn Of Knifepoint Robberies At Convenience Stores

In each case, two offenders used a knife to take cash from the register and cashier’s wallet, according to an alert issued by Area Central detectives.


Holiday shoppers pack the aisles. (credit: Darren Hauck/Getty Images)

Police Warn Of Pickpockets Targeting Holiday Shoppers

With the holiday season just around the corner, downtown and the Near North Side soon will be crawling with shoppers and tourists, and people who don’t normally come into the city. They’ll also be crawling with something else: pickpockets.


Chicago Police vehicle. (Credit: CBS)

8 Wounded In Citywide Shootings Overnight

At least eight people have been wounded in shootings throughout the city since Thursday night.


A 25-year-old man was killed and a 23-year-old man was wounded in a shooting in the 500 block of West Pearson Street, police said. / Sam Charles~Sun-Times Media.

Police: 1 Dead, 1 Hurt In Near North Side Shooting

One man was killed and another hurt in a shooting on the Near North Side early Sunday.


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2 Hurt In Tour Bus Crash Hits SUV On Near North Side

The tour bus was traveling east on Division when the driver crossed into the westbound lanes, and hit an SUV head on.


A dark-colored 2010-13 Hyundai Sonata, similar to the one shown, fatally struck a pedestrian in Goose Island on Thursday morning. (Credit: Chicago Police)

South Suburban Man Killed In Goose Island Hit-And-Run

The vehicle, described as a 2010-13 black or dark-colored 4-door Hyundai Sonata, was westbound on Division when it struck the 40-year-old pedestrian.


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2 Hurt In Crash After Police Chase Through City And Suburbs

A car chase that started in southwest suburban Burbank and ended in a crash in north suburban Niles injured two people Thursday night, police said.


Leah E. Robinson, 22; (Left to right) Aliyah L. Thompson, 22; and Erica D. Riley, 18; are charged with one felony count each of robbery and one misdemeanor count each of battery. (Credit: Chicago Police)

3 Women, Teen Charged With Near North Side Robbery

Three women and a 14-year-old girl have been charged with robbing two other women Sunday morning on the Near North Side.


Investigators collect evidence near North and Milwaukee, where a man suspected of robbing at least 12 stores was shot after he held up a Subway sandwich shop on the Near North Side. (Credit: Sun-Times Media)

Cop Shoots Suspect In 12 Store Robberies

After holding up a Subway shop on the Near North Side, a robbery suspect fled the scene, and police chased him to Wicker Park, where he allegedly attempted to run over a police officer, prompting the officer to shoot him.



Best Bars To Celebrate Mardi Gras In Chicago

From live bands to New Orleans cuisine, the Chicagoland area offers plenty of ways for you and your friends to have one last hurrah for Mardi Gras. Whether you want to dress up in costume or come as you are, there’s a party for just about everyone.



Best Bars In Chicago To Watch The 2013 Super Bowl

From casual bars to those with a taste of New Orleans, consider watching the Super Bowl at a sports bar in Chicago. Where to go? Check out the list for details.


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Cops: 1 Dead, 1 Wounded In Near North Side Shooting

One man was killed, and another was wounded, in a Tuesday night shooting on the Near North Side, police said.



Winter Camping Guide For Chicago

Ready to brave the great outdoors this winter? This list will get you prepared for some serious camping.