A man was arrested in the River North neighborhood this week, after threatening to blow up a CTA bus during the evening rush hour.
The kids came up with this idea on their own, according to their aunt Carolina Ruiz.
It’s a staggering number to consider: 6,500 people in Chicago are homeless, despite an advocacy group’s 10-year effort to end homelessness by the end of this year. But thousands of others have received help to get off the streets.
Bond was set at $500,000 Saturday for a man charged with felony robbery after he allegedly attacked a woman and stole her purse in the River North neighborhood Friday morning — but not before he knocked her to the ground and kicking her. He was taken into custody by police after two witnesses chased him down.
Thanks to three good Samaritans, a purse snatcher was caught after allegedly beating a woman up and robbing her Friday morning.
A west suburban Melrose Park man is facing attempted murder charges for allegedly running down two men on purpose Sunday after a fight erupted in a River North nightclub.
Two men were run over by a car in a River North street early Sunday after a fight spilled out of a nightclub.
A construction crew hit a gas line in River North Thursday morning, prompting police to shut down nearby streets.
The victim was taken in good condition to Northwestern Memorial Hospital with a gunshot wound in the leg.
It has been a terrifying and deadly weekend in Chicago, with at least seven people dead and at least 24 more wounded in shootings since Friday afternoon.
A man plunged to his death from the 10th floor of the luxury condo tower at 30 E. Huron St.
At least five people were killed, and 23 others were wounded, by gunfire and other violence in Chicago this past weekend.
A man who had recently moved to Chicago from Puerto Rico was stabbed to death in a fight with a group of people in the River North area early Saturday.
A man was fatally stabbed during a fight early Saturday in the River North area.
The very name “Chicago” is believed to be derived from a Potawatomie word for wild onions, and now perhaps the wildest of those onions – the one of the satirical newspaper variety, that is – calls Chicago home.
The Rev. Jesse Jackson led a group of nearly 100 people who picketed outside of a River North movie theater on Saturday, calling for a ban on the sale and possession of assault weapons.
Sources say at least 28 people were arrested overnight for a series of violent attacks across the city, including 11 arrested for beating a man leaving the July 4th fireworks at Navy Pier.
Police are searching for a robber who has been targeting victims downtown and on the Near North Side in broad daylight in recent weeks.
A new Wal-Mart Express store opened in Chicago on Wednesday, this one on the North Side.
Police are warning automobile owners in the River North and Streeterville areas of some break-ins to autos that have occurred over the last month.