Chicago Department of Transportation Commissioner Gabe Klein said the mile-long two-way protected bike lane on Dearborn Street, stretching from Wacker Drive to Polk Street, is the nation’s first protected bike lane through a central business district.
Another student was robbed this week near the University of Illinois at Chicago campus, prompting campus police to issue an alert.
Bond was denied for one man and set at $900,000 for his cousin Wednesday after they were charged with the robbery and fatal shooting of a man on the West Side last week.
A man was shot several times during a drive-by attack early Sunday in the West Side Lawndale neighborhood.
Two people have been killed, and at least 24 other people — one of them a 12-year-old girl — have been wounded in shootings across the city since Friday afternoon.
Eight people were wounded in shootings Saturday night and early Sunday on the South and West sides.
A male was shot dead Tuesday afternoon in the West Side Austin neighborhood, police said.
An armed robbery suspect escaped after Police officers fired shots at him on Monday when he pointed a gun at a police officer in the West Lawndale neighborhood.
A man and woman were gunned down in a car outside the woman’s home on the Near West Side Saturday.
A man reportedly on his way to a hospital Wednesday morning was struck and killed by a CTA Pink Line train after he fell into the train’s path at a Near West Side station.
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- Man Critically Hurt In Jump From 3rd Floor Of HospitalA man was critically injured after attempting to jump from the window of a hospital Tuesday in the South Side Englewood neighborhood.201
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