Near North Side
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.
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.
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.
A man was robbed of his iPhone early Monday on a CTA Red Line train near the Clark/Division subway stop.
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.
The Jesse White Tumbling Team has big hopes in their quest for a permanent practice facility.
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.
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.
- The List: Chicago Schools To Be ClosedThe Chicago School Board voted to close 49 underutilized or underperforming elementary schools on Wednesday as part of a plan to close a $1 billion budget deficit.492
- Board Votes To Close 49 Chicago Elementary SchoolsThe Chicago Board of Education on Wednesday voted to close 49 elementary schools, in what is believed to be the biggest single mass shutdown of schools in U.S. history.4834
- Lockdown Lifted At Morton West High SchoolMorton West High School has been placed on lock down for precautionary reasons after an unknown individual entered the building.558
- Former Glenbard East Student Accused Of Planning Columbine-Type AttackA 19-year-old former student at Glenbard East High School in Lombard was in custody on Wednesday, accused of planning a "Columbine-style" attack on the school, with a list of people he wanted to target.561
- Woman Robs North Side BankA woman robbed a Lakeview bank Tuesday afternoon on the city’s North Side.262
- Four Schools To Be Spared From Closing; Another To Be DelayedHours before a final vote by the Chicago Board of Education, Chicago Public Schools officials have agreed to back off of plans to close four of the 53 elementary schools targeted for closing at the end of the school year, Board Vice President Jesse Ruiz confirmed Wednesday morning.415
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