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.
The newest reality TV star just might come from Chicago. Hopeful contestants stopped by Rockit Bar in River North on Wednesday, for a casting call for the new CBS show “3.”
Police are warning Near North Side residents of two recent armed robberies, both in busy and fashionable areas.
A teenage boy stole a woman’s wallet as she rode a bus overnight, but the woman chased the thief down and cornered him until police arrived.
A man was fatally shot Friday night at a River North Walgreens store, and a suspect wanted for the murder has taken his own life.
A trendy Near North Side nightclub is planning to hold its 15th anniversary celebration Friday night, but that was a question mark for a while after what happened there early Friday morning.
Authorities are searching for the “Wicker Park Bandit” — last spotted robbing his eight bank, this one in the River North neighborhood Monday morning.
Cubs shortstop Starlin Castro, accused of sexually assaulting a woman more than three months ago, was back in town on Thursday and sources said he’s either already been interviewed by detectives or will be soon.