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A woman reported being sexually assaulted in a parking garage in Ravenswood on Wednesday. (Credit:  Network Video Productions)

Police Say Report Of Ravenswood Rape ‘Unfounded’

Officers responded to a call of a sexual assault about 10:10 p.m. Wednesday in the 4500 block of North Damen Avenue, police said.

06/20/2014

A woman reported being sexually assaulted in a parking garage in Ravenswood on Wednesday. (Credit:  Network Video Productions)

Woman Raped At Ravenswood Parking Garage

The woman told police she was attacked around 10 p.m., on the top floor of a garage at the corner of Damen and Sunnyside avenues.

06/19/2014

Mary Austgen. (Credit: Griffith Police Department)

Trial Set In 2013 Murder Of Indiana Businesswoman

Ralph Perez Martinez, 59, has pleaded not guilty to charges of murder, robbery and criminal confinement in the death of Mary Austgen, 76, of St. John, Ind., who was found dead in her 2011 GMC Yukon Denali in the garage of the Majestic Star Casino.

06/19/2014

Smoke rises from an air shaft after a car caught fire in the basement garage of a Near North Side apartment complex early Thursday. (Photo from Network Video Productions)

Car Catches Fire In Lake Shore Drive Apartment Garage

Firefighters responded to the incident about 3 a.m. in the 900 block of North Lake Shore Drive. The vehicle – which was parked in the basement – sent smoke through the building’s ventilation shaft.

05/08/2014

A damaged parking garage wall after a crash in the 500 block of North State Street (Credit: Network Video Productions)

Concrete Falls On Sidewalk After Parking Garage Crash

A crash in an elevated parking garage in River North Sunday night caused pieces of concrete to fall to the sidewalk below and strike a pedestrian.

04/28/2014

A man was found dead in a Loop parking garage Thursday night with what appeared to be a self-inflicted gunshot wound. (Credit: NVP News video)

Man Found Dead In Loop Parking Garage

The man, whose age was not immediately known, was found dead inside a car parked in the garage about 10:30 p.m. in the 0-100 block of East Randolph Street.

02/28/2014

Hi Mom in snow on parking garage roof

“Hi Mom” Written In Snow For Mom With Leukemia “Made Me Cry”

When Shari Hart was diagnosed with leukemia last week, her 14-year-old son wanted to do something special. So he wrote her a simple message: “HI MOM,” with a smiley face inside the O.

02/11/2014

Yancarlo Garcia (Credit: Elgin Police Department)

Murder Trial Begins In Death Of Homeless Man Hit With Fire Extinguisher

Two years ago Aug. 11, at about 1:30 a.m. on a moonless night, then-22-year-old Yancarlo Garcia of Chicago threw a 15-pound fire extinguisher off the roof of the Fulton Street Parking Deck in downtown Elgin.

07/30/2013

Majestic Star Casino in Gary, Ind. (Credit: CBS)

Woman Shot To Death At Gary Casino Parking Garage

Mary Austgen was found in her car, in a parking garage. Police had no motive, and friends were mystified at the homicide.

03/29/2013

Chicago firefighters respond to the Hyatt Regency Chicago Hotel, where two cars caught fire in the parking garage on Oct. 25, 2012. (Credit: CBS)

None Hurt When Two Cars Catch Fire In Hyatt Parking Garage

Two cars caught fire in the garage beneath the East Tower of the Hyatt Regency Chicago Hotel Wednesday night, temporarily inconveniencing hundreds of hotel guests.

WBBM Newsradio–10/26/2012

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Man Charged With Attacking Girlfriend At Elgin Casino

A 27-year-old Crystal Lake man is charged with attacking his live-in girlfriend in the Grand Victoria Casino parking garage in northwest suburban Elgin.

08/19/2012

A driver trying to park a rented BMW apparently hit the accelerator instead of the gas, smashed through a guardrail of a downtown parking garage, and landed on a Jaguar and Mercedes. (Credit: Chicago Fire Department)

BMW Crashes In Loop Garage, Lands On 2 Other Luxury Cars

A man returning a rented BMW at a downtown parking garage accidentally smashed through a guard rail and landed on top of two other luxury cars on Thursday.

CBS Chicago–06/21/2012

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Schaumburg Police Investigate Reported Attack In Parking Garage

A Schaumburg woman told police she was attacked earlier today in the parking garage of her apartment complex.

06/18/2012

Chicago Fire Department

At Least 18 Trapped In John Hancock Center Elevator

Authorities freed at least 18 people trapped in a John Hancock Center parking garage elevator early Saturday evening.

02/11/2012

Handcuffs

Teen Quickly Apprehended In Sexual Assault Of Woman, 68, In Joliet

A veteran Joliet police officer went into a library Wednesday and quickly found a suspect in the sexual assault of a 68-year-old woman.

CBS Chicago–11/10/2011

Funeral parlor. (Credit: CBS)

Donations Pour In To Pay For Cremation For Slain Homeless Man

An outpouring of public donations has paid for the cremation of a homeless Vietnam-era veteran who was killed in downtown Elgin.

CBS Chicago–10/07/2011

Funeral parlor. (Credit: CBS)

Family Wants Funeral For Homeless Elgin Man Killed In Fire Extinguisher Attack

After a tragic life, an Elgin man’s children say they at least want their father to have the kind of funeral he wanted.

CBS Chicago–09/26/2011

Yancarlo Garcia (Credit: Elgin Police Department)

Chicago Man Charged With Killing Homeless Man With Fire Extinguisher

A Chicago man has been charged with killing a homeless man in Elgin by throwing a fire extinguisher off the top of a parking garage.

CBS Chicago–09/07/2011

The CTA's Kiss 'n Ride parking garage at the Cumberland Blue Line station is covered in pigeon droppings. The CTA has ordered the company that runs the garage to clean it up and install devices to keep pigeons away. (Credit: CBS)

CTA Orders Company To Clean Garage Covered In Pigeon Poop

The CTA has ordered the company that runs the “Kiss n’ Ride” parking garage at the Cumberland Blue Line stop to clean the place up. The place is overrun by pigeons and some fear it may become a health hazard.

CBS 2–08/09/2011

63-year-old George Davis. (Credit: CBS 2)

Suit Filed After Man Falls To His Death In Loop ‘Manlift’

The family of a man who allegedly fell to his death from an employee “manlift” this month at a Downtown parking garage filed a lawsuit Tuesday against parking facility.

02/22/2011

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