Wabash Avenue Reopens In Loop As New CTA Station ProgressesThe Chicago Department of Transportation announced Friday that Wabash has reopened between Washington and Madison, a move the department calls a “milestone” in the construction of a new Washington-Wabash elevated CTA station.
Chicago's South Loop Becoming Canyon Of PaintingsCBS 2’s Vince Gerasole reports on a continuing program to adorn buildings along Wabash Avenue.
Gurnee Man Charged With Shooting 2 In South LoopCameron White, 25, faces two counts of attempted first-degree murder and two counts of aggravated battery with the discharge of a firearm, all felonies, according to a statement from Chicago Police.
Man Shot In South LoopThe 31-year-old bumped into another unknown male while in the nightclub in the 2100 block of South Wabash Avenue about 3:15 a.m. and the two exchanged words, police said. As the man was walking through a nearby parking lot a short time later, he was shot in the chest.
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.