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Sean Riley (Credit: Chicago Police)

Man Charged With DUI For Fatally Striking Pedestrian In West Town

Sean Riley, 33, faces one felony count of aggravated DUI resulting in accident or death, two misdemeanor counts of DUI, and two traffic citations.

08/26/2014

Manuel Guerrero-Lopez (Credit: Cook County Sheriff)

Man Charged With DUI After Fatally Striking Panhandler

Manuel Guerrero-Lopez, 26, of the 8100 block of South Kostner Avenue, faces one felony count of aggravated DUI and misdemeanor counts of disobeying a red signal, DUI and failure to exercise due care to avoid a pedestrian.

06/04/2014

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Theft Suspect Dies Two Weeks After Being Shocked With Stun Gun

During a retail theft arrest about 12:15 a.m. in the 200 block of West North Avenue on May 7, officers used a stun gun on 23-year-old Dominique Franklin, who was resisting arrest and “refused to cooperate with officers,” police said.

05/21/2014

Crews tow a semi that was struck by the minivan of a wrong-way driver early Tuesday on the Kennedy Expressway. (Photo from Network Video Productions)

Man Charged With DUI In Wrong-Way Kennedy Crash With Semi

The man drove south onto the northbound exit at North Avenue about 12:30 a.m. and went about 25 yards before the minivan crashed head-on into a semi.

05/20/2014

Suspect Subdued With Stun Gun

Suspected Shoplifter Stunned With Taser

The man allegedly stole a couple items from the Walgreens store at the corner of North Avenue and Wells Street around 12:15 a.m. Police said officers deployed a Taser to subdue him when he resisted arrest and tried to run away.

05/07/2014

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4 Dead, 35 Wounded In Weekend Shootings

The most recent fatal shooting happened early Sunday in the Logan Square neighborhood, where a 21-year-old woman was gunned down while riding in a car on Fullerton Avenue near Kedzie Boulevard.

04/28/2014

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

File Photo Of A Handgun (Photo by Mark Nolan/Getty Images)

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

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