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.


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.


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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.


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.


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.


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.


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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


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.


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.