Roosevelt Road

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Suit: Cops Ran Over Man With Squad Car, Left Him There As He Had Seizure

Chicago Police ran over an epileptic man with their squad car and left him underneath the vehicle as he had a seizure, calling for backup instead of helping him first, a newly filed federal lawsuit claims.

03/24/2015

Delora Johnson (Credit: Hillside Police)

Woman Charged With Offering Sex To Hillside Police Chief For $20

Delora Johnson, 24, walked up to Hillside Police Chief Joseph Lukaszek and asked for a cigarette about 7 p.m. outside the station in the 4700 block of West Roosevelt Road, Cook County prosecutors said at a bond hearing. When Lukaszek said he didn’t have one, she offered to perform sex acts on him for $20, prosecutors said.

03/23/2015

Illinois State police investigate after a semi-tractor trailer truck was shot several times while headed north on the Dan Ryan Expressway near Roosevelt Road. The truck driver pulled over on the Kennedy Expressway near Madison Street. (Credit: Network Video Productions)

Shots Fired At Moving Semi On Kennedy Expressway

Illinois State Police said, around 2:50 a.m., a passenger in a gold Chevrolet Impala fired shots at a semi-tractor trailer headed north on the Dan Ryan Expressway near Monroe Street.

03/17/2015

Jane Byrne Interchange. (Credit: CBS)

More Lane Closures As Byrne Interchange Reconstruction Ramps Up

All the long-term traffic restrictions for the next phase of a $475 million reconstruction project have gone into effect, as crews begin 16 months of work on a new flyover connecting the northbound Dan Ryan Expressway to the westbound Eisenhower Expressway.

03/13/2015

(File photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Good Samaritan Rescues Bicyclist Pinned Under Truck

The woman was riding her bike near Roosevelt Road and Canal Street, when a pickup truck making a turn struck her, according to witnesses. She ended up pinned under the truck, and was having trouble breathing.

01/07/2015

The CTA's first-ever Holiday Bus begins making its rounds Tuesday on the #14/Jeffery Jump line. The bus will travel along nine of the CTA's busies bus routes. (Credit: CTA)

CTA Holiday Bus To Roll Out Tuesday

From its reindeer antlers and cinnamon scent to Santa’s den and armchair, it’s clear that this is no ordinary 60-foot CTA bus, although it will be operating in regular service, beginning Tuesday and Wednesday on the J14/Jeffery Jump.

12/02/2014

Two concert-goers pose by the namesake sign at Chicago's Lollapalooza festival. (Lisa Fielding/CBS)

City Warns Of Street Closures For Lollapalooza

Streets bordering Grant Park will be blocked off to traffic for at least three days, from Friday through Sunday, during the sold out festival, according to a statement from the Office of Emergency Management and Communications.

08/01/2014

Two people were shot Monday night in west suburban Broadview. (Credit: Network Video Productions)

Two Shot In Broadview

Broadview police are searching for two suspects after two people were shot in the west suburb Monday night.

05/27/2014

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Martial Arts Studio Destroyed By Fire In Lombard

A fire caused up to $300,000 in damage to a strip mall building in west suburban Lombard early Monday.

04/21/2014

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Two Men Wounded In Separate West Side Shootings

Two men were injured in separate shootings on the West Side Tuesday evening, police said.

03/27/2013

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One Dead, Two Hurt In Cicero Accident

One person was dead and two others were injured in a traffic accident Wednesday morning in west suburban Cicero.

01/23/2013

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Several Injured In Expressway Crashes Early Tuesday

Seven people were injured during crashes on I-90 early Tuesday — just one of several accidents that police said occurred on Chicago-area expressways in the early hours of the new year.

01/01/2013

Nicholas Sauer, 27, allegedly tried to run down a Chicago police officer while attempting to evade capture Sunday evening. (Illinois Department of Corrections)

Parolee Charged With Running Down Officer While Abducting Child

A Chicago police officer was recovering Monday morning, after a man suspected of kidnapping his 2-year-old son struck the officer with his car on the West Side Sunday evening.

11/04/2012

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Weekend Gunfire Leaves 3 Dead, 26 Wounded

Gunfire over the weekend left three men dead and at least 26 others wounded, from Portage Park to Auburn-Gresham.

CBS Chicago–07/23/2012

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City Sets July 5 Record At 103°; Heat Blamed For 2 Deaths

Chicago broke a 101-year-old heat record by midday on Thursday – and authorities determined that the heat has been responsible for two deaths.

CBS Chicago–07/05/2012

The pavement across all lanes of Columbus Drive buckled near Roosevelt Road on July 4, 2012, when temperatures went past 100 degrees in the city. (Credit: CBS)

Pavement Buckles On Columbus Drive In South Loop

A huge section of pavement on Columbus Drive buckled in the afternoon heat on Wednesday in the South Loop.

07/04/2012

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Police: Three Shot, One Fatally, On Near Southwest Side

One man is dead and two other people were wounded in a shooting on the Near Southwest Side early Sunday.

05/27/2012

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Crash Blocks 3 Lanes On Northbound Tri-State

A serious accident blocked three left lanes on the Tri-State Tollway at Roosevelt Road Tuesday morning.

CBS Chicago–05/22/2012

A traffic sign at Columbus Drive and Fairbanks Court warns of the pending closure of a stretch of Lake Shore Drive between May 19 and 21, for the upcoming NATO summit at McCormick Place. (Credit: CBS)

Chicago Ramping Up Security Measures For NATO Summit

With less than a week to go until the NATO summit, there are growing signs of the extra security that’s going into place in time for the arrival of NATO delegates this weekend.

CBS 2–05/14/2012

Graphic Of A Girl In Silhouette. (AP Graphic)

Two-Year-Old Girl Abandoned On West Side

State officials are asking for the public’s help in locating the family of a 2-year-old girl who was abandoned on the West Side last week.

CBS Chicago–05/10/2012

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