Western Avenue Closing Saturday, Sunday For Bridge MaintenancePart of Western Avenue will be fully closed on the South Side Saturday and Sunday for work on the Western Avenue Bridge over the Chicago Sanitary and Ship Canal.
Best Family-Friendly St. Patrick's Day Events In ChicagoWear your favorite green T-shirts and celebrate St. Patrick's Day in a big way with these family-friendly events in Chicago.
Western Avenue Reopens After Viaduct DemolitionThe demolition of the Western Avenue Viaduct was completed at 4 p.m. Monday, about 12 hours ahead of schedule, according to the Chicago Department of Transportation.
CTA Reinstates Two Express Routes To Improve Bus SpeedBeginning Dec. 21, the No. X9 Ashland Express and No. X49 Western Express bus routes will run during the morning and afternoon rush periods, according to a statement from the CTA.
Two Injured In Brighton Park Rollover CrashThe three-vehicle crash happened about 5:50 a.m. near 43rd and Western, according to Chicago Police.
Woman Struck By Stolen Vehicle That Fled Traffic Stop On Southwest SideCharges are pending against an 18-year-old man who sped away from Chicago Police in a stolen vehicle and struck a pedestrian Monday night on the Southwest Side.
Woman Killed In Rogers Park Hit-And-Run Police are searching for the driver of an SUV that fatally struck a 63-year-old north suburban woman Sunday and then drove away from the scene in the Rogers Park neighborhood on the North Side.
Police Chase Ends In Violent Three-Car Crash
Two Dead In Park Forest CrashTwo people were killed overnight, when a stolen car struck a tree in south suburban Park Forest. The driver was arrested after fleeing the scene.
Neighbors Want "Very Rowdy Bar" To Give Up 4 A.M. Liquor LicenseSarie Keller's home is adjacent to the Bluelight, at 3251 N. Western Ave. She said, over the last several years, problems have escalated. The city has deemed the bar problematic, and has entered into a plan of operation with the bar, but Keller said the bar hasn't complied with any of the city's demands.
Two Charged With DUI After Pedestrian Killed In Joliet CrashAbout 8:30 p.m., a Mazda sedan was pulling out from a parking lot at the southeast corner of Hickory Street and Western Avenue in Joliet when it struck a westbound Hyundai on Western. The impact sent the vehicles to the northwest corner of the intersection, where Joliet resident Mark A. Cipolla was standing.
8 Injured In CTA Bus Crash On Near West SideCTA spokesman Brian Steele said a car passed the bus and tried to make a right turn as the bus pulled away from the curb. Steele said there was minor damage to both vehicles.

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