Near North Side

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2 Stabbed, 1 Beaten Outside Division Street Bars

Two men were stabbed and another was battered early Sunday on Division near State, outside a stretch of popular bars on the Near North Side.

09/23/2012

Chicago Public Schools students attending a "Children First" program -- alternative activities for kids during the teachers' strike -- cross a picket line outside Walter Payton College Prep High School on Sept. 10, 2012. (Credit: CBS)

Mixed Emotions, Some Confusion For Parents As Strike Begins

Parents of public school students were feeling mixed emotions as they sent kids to half-day programs at scores of Chicago Public Schools sites on Monday during the teachers’ strike, while others were confused when they learned teachers had walked off the job.

CBS Chicago–09/10/2012

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Man Killed In Near North Side Domestic Stabbing; Woman Arrested

A man is dead and a woman was in police custody Wednesday morning, after a domestic stabbing in a Near North Side apartment.

CBS Chicago–07/11/2012

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Robbery Victim, 4 Guardian Angels Hurt In Red Line Attack

Robbers on the CTA Red Line subway sent four Guardian Angels to the hospital overnight.

CBS Chicago–05/16/2012

Division Street Shooting

Boy, 15, Shot At Division And Wells

A 15-year-old boy is in the hospital after he was shot during a fight on the city’s Near North Side Monday night.

CBS Chicago–04/10/2012

The city of Chicago is removing old railroad tracks from Kingsbury Street as part of a redevelopment plan. (CBS)

Crews Removing Old Railroad Track In Effort To Beautify Near North Side

City crews are ripping out a set of old, unused railroad tracks, as they begin a new beautification project on the city’s Near North Side.

CBS Chicago–04/06/2012

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Missing Highland Park Boy Found On Near North Side

A missing 12-year old north suburban boy has been found safe in Chicago.

CBS Chicago–03/12/2012

Army National Guard Spc. Paville N. Simpson thwarted an iPhone robbery at the North/Clybourn station on the CTA Red Line on Jan. 7, 2012. (Credit: CBS)

National Guardsman Nabs Robbers At Subway Station

A National Guardsman going to his job as a security guard single-handedly apprehended three robbers at a CTA subway station on Saturday, after they stole another passenger’s iPhone.

01/08/2012

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Burglars Break Into Near North Side Church For Second Time

For the second time in a week, burglars broke into a Greek Orthodox Church on the city’s Near North Side and stole several items.

CBS Chicago–11/14/2011

File Photo Of Chicago Police Car (Scott Olson/Getty Images)

‘Frequent Pole Climber’ Back At It Sunday

A man who apparently got out of the hospital after firefighters had coaxed him down from a pole he’d climbed onto Saturday morning in the Streeterville neighborhood was at it again Sunday morning, at a different location on the Near North Side.

10/30/2011

A window of a building at Chicago and Wabash avenues was blown out by high winds on Oct. 19, 2011, prompting officials to close off nearby streets to pedestrian traffic. (Credit: CBS)

Window Blown Out Of Near North Side High-Rise

Streets by a Near North Side high-rise were closed to pedestrian traffic Wednesday afternoon after glass from at least one window was blown out due to heavy winds.

10/19/2011

Don Shedrick (Chicago Police Dept. Photo)

Motorist Held For Ramming Cop Car, Causing Chase

Talking on a cell phone turned out to be the first of many charges lodged against a motorist who rammed a squad car — injuring a police officer — and fled the scene on the Near North Side early Sunday.

09/25/2011

The owner of a Near North Side restaurant blames a stalled ComEd repair for his loss of business. (CBS)

ComEd Serves Up Trouble For Restaurant After Utility-Pole Accident

ComEd is getting some heat, all because of a damaged power pole outside a Near North Side restaurant. The owner says the utility has been dragging its feet and, despite promises, has failed to fix it. CBS 2’s Mike Parker reports.

08/08/2011

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Officer Hit, Injured By Driver During Safety Checkpoint Operation

A Chicago Police officer is hospitalized, after being hit and injured by a driver at a traffic checkpoint on the city’s Near North Side.

CBS Chicago–06/13/2011

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Man Robbed Of iPhone On Red Line Train

A man was robbed of his iPhone early Monday on a CTA Red Line train near the Clark/Division subway stop.

CBS Chicago–05/02/2011

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Man Stabbed In Neck Near Magnificent Mile

A man is recovering the day after he was stabbed in broad daylight on the Near North Side, less than a block from the Magnificent Mile.

CBS Chicago–04/07/2011

Illinois Secretary of State Jesse White (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Jesse White Tumblers Seek Permanent Home

The Jesse White Tumbling Team has big hopes in their quest for a permanent practice facility.

CBS Chicago–02/10/2011

Reported Rubbish Fire Reroutes Red Line Trains

Red Line subway trains are being rerouted to the elevated tracks Tuesday evening because of a report of a rubbish fire at a Near North Side CTA station.

01/11/2011

CTA Train (Photo by Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

Smoky Smell Halts CTA Red Line

The smell of smoke halted a CTA Red Line train on the Near North Side and temporarily forced some trains to operate on the elevated tracks this morning.

12/29/2010

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