Suspended 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.
The 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.
About 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.
The 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.
What 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.
A 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.
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.
A man and a teen girl were shot late Thursday in the Greater Grand Crossing neighborhood on the South Side.
A man was stabbed to death during a domestic incident Sunday night in the Grand Boulevard neighborhood, authorities said.
A teenager was fatally shot and a man was stabbed to death in separate incidents on Sunday.
There were some dicey moments overnight for Chicago firefighters who battled a blaze in an Auburn-Gresham neighborhood building.
A Chicago Police officer was in stable condition Thursday morning, after he was run over by a hit-and-run driver.
For many years, the Belden Deli was just a memory of an earlier time in Chicago, but now, a legal dispute is brewing between two restaurants that are both using the name.
Churches near McCormick place are taking steps to deal with the upcoming NATO summit. CBS 2’s Derrick Blakley reports there will be no Sunday services at two historic houses of worship when the summit starts in two weeks.
A former teacher is suing Chicago Public schools claiming he was fired over his memoir.
A South Side woman found on a sidewalk behind her home on Saturday died in part from cold exposure, an autopsy found.
A South Side man was ordered held without bond after being caught hiding in a Loop tavern after unsuccessfully trying to nab an iPhone from a CTA customer early Saturday.
U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk (R-Ill.) spent the day Wednesday gathering information about education reform on Chicago’s South Side.
Two men are in police custody, after they broke into a South Loop preschool and made off with several items early Wednesday.
A man and teenage boy were critically wounded in a Sunday afternoon shooting on the South Side.