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A 64-year-old woman was killed when she was struck by a car while crossing the street near 5532 W. North Av. (Credit: Network Video Productions)

Driver In Fatal West Side Hit-And-Run Turns Self In

Police were questioning a suspect in a hit-and-run crash that killed a 67-year-old woman in the Austin neighborhood Sunday night.

04/21/2014

CDOT crews remove a bridge spanning Ashland Avenue, before moving it to a nearby work yard in Wicker Park, ahead of a move to a new location at Western and Bloomingdale, as part of the Bloomingdale Trail renovation project. (Credit: YouTube)

Old Ashland Bridge On Bloomingdale Trail To Be Moved To Western

It’s not every day you see a bridge being hauled down city streets. On Saturday, a bridge that once spanned Ashland Avenue in the Wicker Park neighborhood will make a 1.5-mile trek to its new home over Western Avenue along the Bloomingdale Trail.

04/18/2014

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Bloomingdale Trail Work To Close Part Of Ashland This Weekend

Ashland Avenue will be closed to traffic in both directions between North Avenue and Armitage Avenue, from 8 p.m. Friday until no later than 5 a.m. Monday.

03/27/2014

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Escaped Horse Gallops Down Street In Old Town

Apparently, this wasn’t the first time a horse was found roaming the streets of Old Town. On the same day last year, about a half dozen horses escaped from the Noble Horse Theatre.

12/20/2013

File Photo Of Police Tape (AP)

2 Dead, 22 Wounded In Citywide Shootings Overnight

A 36-year-old man who was shot in the South Side Auburn Gresham neighborhood died about an hour later, after he was rushed to John H. Stroger Jr. Hospital of Cook County.

09/20/2013

Chunks of concrete fell from a Lake Shore Drive overpass onto LaSalle Drive on Sept. 3, 2013. (Credit: Kevin Shuttleworth)

Lake Shore Drive Overpass Where Concrete Fell Deemed Safe

Crews removed any remaining loose concrete, and checked to make sure the overpass was safe before reopening the roadways that run under the bridge on Tuesday.

09/04/2013

Chunks of concrete fell from a Lake Shore Drive overpass onto LaSalle Drive on Sept. 3, 2013. (Credit: Kevin Shuttleworth)

Debris Apparently Falls From North Lake Shore Drive Overpass

Debris that apparently fell from a North Lake Shore Drive overpass created traffic problems for commuters.

09/03/2013

A biker lost control and crashed in the 1500 block of North Lake Shore Drive, then two other motorcycles crashed after driving over the debris. (Credit: CBS)

Four Injured When Three Motorcycles Crash On Lake Shore Drive

A motorcyclist lost control and crashed in the 1500 block of North Lake Shore Drive about 4 a.m. Two other motorcycles then drove over the debris and crashed.

08/30/2013

US Postal Service Posts 3.5 Billion Dollar Quarterly Loss

Post Office Suspends Service To Area After Carrier Is Attacked

An attack on a Chicago postal carrier has stopped mail delivery in one area of the Logan Square neighborhood.

CBS 2–08/09/2013

Surveillance image of a man robbing a Fifth Third Bank branch in Melrose Park on July 2, 2013. (Credit: FBI)

Suspect Nabbed Within Minutes Of Melrose Park Bank Robbery

A suspect was nabbed just minutes after the robbery of a west suburban bank branch Tuesday morning by a police officer who was having coffee at a Starbucks a few doors down.

07/03/2013

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Two Teens Killed Blocks Apart In Austin

Two people were shot to death just blocks apart on the West Side late Tuesday and early Wednesday morning in the Austin neighborhood.

07/03/2013

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Boy, 14, Critically Hurt In Austin Drive-By

The 14-year-old boy was found on the sidewalk after shots were fired at him from a red vehicle traveling east on North Avenue.

03/26/2013

Firefighters battle a blaze at Lillie's Q restaurant in Bucktown on March 15, 2013. (Credit: CBS)

Fire Closes Popular Bucktown BBQ Restaurant

A late-night fire believed to have started in a hot water heater in the basement significantly damaged a popular Bucktown barbecue restaurant, and apartments located above.

03/15/2013

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.

02/20/2013

File Photo Of Police Tape (AP)

1 Dead, 10 Wounded In Shootings In Early Hours Of New Year

A West Town neighborhood man became the city’s first homicide victim of the New Year, which so far has seen at least ten other people wounded in separate shootings, authorities said.

01/01/2013

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2 Officers Injured When SUV Hits Squad Car

Two Chicago Police officers were in the hospital early Friday, after their squad car crashed in the middle of a chase through the Humboldt Park neighborhood.

CBS Chicago–09/21/2012

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2 Critically Injured In Crash On North Avenue

Multiple injuries were reported early Thursday in a three-car accident on North Avenue in the Humboldt Park neighborhood.

CBS Chicago–08/09/2012

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Guide To North Avenue Beach

There is a reason why Chicago is labeled as the Third Coast. With Lake Michigan at our fingertips, Chicago boasts lots of beaches up and down her shores. One of the more popular and active beaches is North Avenue. Spend a weekend there and take in what it has to offer.

08/06/2012

Champlain Avenue Shooting

3 Killed, 7 Injured In Post-Holiday Shootings

Three people were killed, and seven others were injured, in shootings during the day Thursday as the high climbed to 102 degrees, and during the steamy night afterward.

CBS Chicago–07/06/2012

Sears Smash -And -Grab

2 Weeks, 3 Smash-And-Grab Retail Thefts

For the third time in just the past few weeks, police are trying to find some brazen thieves who get into stores by smashing their way in.

CBS Chicago–06/19/2012

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