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Mary Ryan (Credit: Chicago Police)

Mother Charged With Trying To Suffocate Daughter

A woman drove her daughter to Rosehill Cemetery, tried to suffocate the 4-year-old with a plastic bag, then trieed to kill herself before changing her mind, Cook County prosecutors said Tuesday.

04/29/2014

A CTA bus and an SUV collided near 50th Street and Western Avenue on Monday. (Credit: Bernie Tafoya)

15 Hospitalized In CTA Bus Crash In Gage Park

Fire Department spokesman Larry Langford said, according to witnesses, an SUV headed south on Western crossed the center line and struck a northbound #49 Western bus near 50th Street.

04/28/2014

A 100-year-old bridge moved and reinstalled at Western Avenue.  (Credit: The Trust For Public Land)

Old Ashland Bridge Moved To Western Avenue

After a slow trek along North Avenue this morning a 100-year-old bridge is in place.

04/19/2014

CDOT crews remove a bridge spanning Ashland Avenue, before moving it to a nearby work yard in Wicker Park, ahead of a move to a new location at Western and Bloomingdale, as part of the Bloomingdale Trail renovation project. (Credit: YouTube)

Old Ashland Bridge On Bloomingdale Trail To Be Moved To Western

It’s not every day you see a bridge being hauled down city streets. On Saturday, a bridge that once spanned Ashland Avenue in the Wicker Park neighborhood will make a 1.5-mile trek to its new home over Western Avenue along the Bloomingdale Trail.

04/18/2014

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Man “Seriously” Injured In North Side Hit-And-Run

About 3 p.m., a 63-year-old man was struck by an dark gray “older model” Nissan Rogue that was driving in reverse in a parking lot in the 4800 block of North Western Avenue.

04/11/2014

File photo of a Blue Line train.  (Photo by Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

$492M Blue Line Renovation Project Begins This Weekend

The $492 million “Your New Blue” project begins with suspension of Blue Line service between the Logan Square and Western Avenue stations from 10 p.m. Friday to 4 a.m. Monday.

03/20/2014

Surveillance photo of a male suspected of robbing women at the Western Blue Line station. (Credit: Chicago Police)

Man Charged With Robbing Woman On Blue Line Train

Eric Carney, 22, of the 4800 block of South Chicago Beach Drive, was charged in connection with the robbery that happened about 6:10 a.m. Sunday after a train arrived at the Western Blue Line station at 1909 N. Western Ave.

02/27/2014

Surveillance photo of a male suspected of robbing women at the Western Blue Line station. (Credit: Chicago Police)

Suspect Arrested In Blue Line Robberies

Police have arrested a suspect in a pair of early morning robberies at a Blue Line station in the Logan Square neighborhood on the Northwest Side.

02/26/2014

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Man Found Dead In Dan Ryan Woods

Police spokeswoman Sophia Ansari said the body was found about 2 p.m. in the forest preserve, along the 8900 block of Western Avenue.

02/25/2014

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Police Investigate Man’s Stabbing Death

Jose Andrade, 46, was found with multiple stab wounds in his home in the 4100 block of North Western Avenue on Wednesday evening.

01/23/2014

A pickup truck was sideswiped by a CTA Bus near 15th Street and Western Avenue. on Aug. 30, 2013. Emergency crews had to clean up a diesel fuel spill from the crash. (Credit: CBS)

Six Hurt In Near West Side Bus Crash

Police said the crash happened at 10:20 a.m., near the intersection of 15th Street and Western Avenue. The bus was involved in a crash with a pickup truck and a semi-trailer truck.

08/30/2013

A Chicago Fire Department Ambulance (Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

9 Hurt In CTA Bus Crash In Wicker Park

Nine people were hurt late Wednesday morning, when a CTA bus and a pickup truck crashed in the Wicker Park neighborhood.

07/31/2013

File Photo Of A Handgun (Photo by Mark Nolan/Getty Images)

2 Shot In Drive-By On Near West Side

A man and a teenage boy were wounded during a drive-by shooting on the Near West Side late Monday night.

07/23/2013

Michael Campbell (Credit: Chicago Police)

Man Charged With Raping Woman In Ukrainian Village

A 28-year-old man has been charged with grabbing a woman at a bus stop in the Ukrainian Village, and raping her in a nearby alley.

07/12/2013

A woman waiting at this bus stop in West Town was dragged into a nearby gangway and raped around 5 a.m. Monday. (Credit: CBS)

Police Warn About Rape Near Bus Stop In West Town

Police were warning women in a trendy North Side neighborhood to take extra precautions, after a woman was brutally attacked while waiting for a bus.

07/09/2013

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Man Shot During Logan Square Robbery

A 62-year-old man was shot inside a Logan Square store Tuesday afternoon after struggling with a male who had just robbed the business.

04/10/2013

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3 Dead In SW Side Crash

The crash happened around 8:30 p.m. near 31st Street and Western Avenue.

02/05/2013

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Police: 3 Dead, 5 Wounded In Shootings Since Late Friday

Three people are dead and at least five people have been wounded in gun violence in the city late Friday through early Sunday, police said.

12/22/2012

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Motorist Wounded In Roscoe Village Shooting

A man driving in the North Side Roscoe Village neighborhood Saturday morning was wounded when someone in another vehicle shot him.

12/22/2012

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Two Teens Wounded In Separate Shootings

Two teenage boys were wounded in separate shootings Friday evening on the West Side.

12/14/2012

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