Loop Business Group Hoping Murals Bring More Eyes To Wabash CorridorSuspended from a cherry picker a few stories up, Italian street artist Never2501 rolled white paint onto the clay-colored bricks of The Buckingham, a student apartment building facing the CTA ‘L’ tracks. The work is part of the Alliance’s “Transforming Wabash” project, which includes at least nine other murals.
Nine Shot In Chicago Since Tuesday AfternoonThe most recent shooting happened early Wednesday in the Edgewater neighborhood on the North Side. About 1:20 a.m., a 26-year-old man was driving southbound in the 5900 block of North Winthrop Avenue when a gunman opened fire from the sidewalk, according to Chicago Police.
Man Shot In ChathamAbout 11:10 p.m., a 20-year-old man was on a sidewalk in the 8700 block of South Wabash Avenue when two people walked up and one of them shot him in the leg, police said.
3 Killed, 20 Wounded In Weekend Shootings In ChicagoThe most recent fatal shooting was around 9:30 p.m. Saturday, when 36-year-old Kennyone Pendelton was shot several times in the 4600 block of West Jackson Boulevard, in the Austin neighborhood, according to police and the Cook County Medical Examiner’s office.
Truck Gets Lodged Under L Tracks In Loop; Driver Blames CabbiesWhat to do when you get your tractor-trailer stuck beneath the L tracks downtown, blocking a major street and drawing dozens of amused and bemused spectators? Blame a cabbie, of course.
2 Dead, 15 Wounded In Weekend ShootingsA man and a 14-year-old boy were killed and 15 people were wounded — including an 11-year-old girl shot on her front porch — in gun violence throughout the city over the weekend.
Gangs, Weather, Reluctant Witnesses Drive Holiday Weekend Bloodshed This year’s Independence Day celebration, for many Chicagoans a four-day respite in the land of the free, was for others an ordeal in a killing field.
Man, Teen Girl Shot In Greater Grand CrossingA man and a teen girl were shot late Thursday in the Greater Grand Crossing neighborhood on the South Side.
Man Fatally Stabbed On South SideA man was stabbed to death during a domestic incident Sunday night in the Grand Boulevard neighborhood, authorities said.
2 Dead, 13 Wounded In Weekend ViolenceA teenager was fatally shot and a man was stabbed to death in separate incidents on Sunday.
Extra-Alarm Fire Rips Through Auburn-Gresham BuildingThere were some dicey moments overnight for Chicago firefighters who battled a blaze in an Auburn-Gresham neighborhood building.
Officer Run Over While Conducting Traffic Stop On South SideA Chicago Police officer was in stable condition Thursday morning, after he was run over by a hit-and-run driver.