Car Fleeing Traffic Stop Hits Median On Lake Shore DriveAn officer stopped a Chrysler Sebring for speeding about 1 a.m. in the 1500 block of North Lake Shore Drive, according to Chicago Police. The female driver then sped away and the Sebring crashed into the center median.
Man Charged With Attacking Kids On School Playground At RecessA St. Louis man has been arrested on felony charges, after allegedly attacking four children at a playground outside a Near North Side elementary school.
Man Attacks Students During Recess At Near North Side SchoolPolice said the man walked through an unlocked gate into the playground at Ogden International School, at 24 W. Walton St., during recess at 11 a.m. Tuesday, and started a fight with three students.
Off-Duty Cook County Sheriff’s Officer Among 3 Shot In Gold CoastAn off-duty Cook County sheriff’s officer working security at a Gold Coast bar was among three men shot in a fight near a parking garage early Saturday on the Near North Side.
30 Shot, 7 Fatally, In Christmas Weekend Shootings Across ChicagoSeven men were killed and at least 23 other people have been wounded in shootings across Chicago since Friday evening, according to Chicago Police.
Chicago Police Officer Involved In Near North Side CrashAbout 2:45 a.m., a Pontiac was speeding west on West Division Street when the vehicle drifted across the center line and struck a taxi, then caused a chain-reaction crash with three vehicles stopped at a red light at the intersection with North Orleans Street, according to Chicago Police.
Person Struck By Red Line Train On Near North SideA person was struck by a Red Line train Tuesday afternoon on the Near North Side.
3 Shot In Near North SideThree people were wounded in a shooting Saturday morning in the Near North Side neighborhood.
Police: Pedestrian Killed In Hit-And-Run On Near North SideAuthorities are looking for a driver whose Jeep fatally struck a man early Sunday as he was crossing the street on the Near North Side, police said.
Two Charged In Retail Thefts On Near North SideTwo 18-year-olds have been arrested on felony charges, in connection to violent thefts on the Magnificent Mile earlier this month.
Police Warn Of Near North Side RobberiesPolice said four Near North Side shops have been robbed during the first 11 days of November.
2 Killed, 17 Wounded In Halloween Shootings Across ChicagoThe latest slaying happened about 7 p.m. in the Uptown neighborhood on the North Side.

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