A 25-year-old woman was walking in the 1700 block of West Pierce Avenue shortly before 2 a.m. Monday, when a man approached her from behind, grabbed her by the neck, and dragged her into an alley.
It happened just before 2 a.m. Monday in the 1700 block of West Pierce Avenue, Chicago police say.
A man robbed a Bank of America branch Saturday afternoon in the Wicker Park neighborhood, his third since December, authorities said.
The suspect, who displayed a black pistol, robbed the North Community Bank branch at 1555 N. Damen Ave. about 10 a.m. Friday.
The Damen Blue Line station reopened early Monday after undergoing more than two months of renovations. The Wicker Park neighborhood station reopened at 4 a.m., right on schedule, according to the CTA.
Shinola, which has built a strong reputation for its line of American-made products, most notably watches, opened its first Chicago store on Thursday.
A 23-year-old woman driving a 2011 Nissan Juke was pulling out of a CVS Pharmacy parking lot about 9:35 p.m. and turning left onto Division Street near Ashland Avenue, when her vehicle struck the pedestrian on the roadway, police said.
A cook from a Wicker Park pizzeria got his stolen bike back, after thieves with a baby stroller stole it from the back of the restaurant.
They looked like any other Chicago Family inside a pizza shop, but they were after more than just a pizza. Security cameras rolled as the group pulled off their crime and now the restaurant’s owners want to know who they are.
Bring the family and your pooch out to Wicker Park for a little Halloween fun. Boo-Palooza, on October 25th, will transform Wicker Park Garden on Damen Avenue in to a Halloween Festival ground.
The Wicker Park neighborhood station will be closed for 63 days and is scheduled to reopen Dec. 22, according to the CTA’s website. Blue Line service is available at the adjacent stations, Western and Divison.
A few unusual street signs popped up in Wicker Park earlier this week, but were quickly removed by the city.
Alexander Hampton, who has a history of sexual offenses, pleaded guilty to attempted murder for choking and repeatedly stabbing a Wicker Park flower shop employee on Feb. 17, 2012.
A much-anticipated new park and bike trail from Humboldt Park to Wicker Park won’t be completed until next year, after the bitter winter weather hampered construction efforts.
Michael Cote, 39, faces five felony counts of aggravated assault while operating a motor vehicle against a peace officer and five misdemeanor counts of failure to notify police after damaging an unattended vehicle.
Chicago police shot a man who crashed into several parked cars in Wicker Park, then tried to run over officers who had pulled him over.
Whether it’s downtown living and missing out on open spaces or just a designated area at a park, dog owners have a multitude of options for walking their dogs in Chicago. Check out some parks that feature dog-friendly amenities and make the dog-walking chore much more enjoyable.
Authorities are searching for a woman who robbed a bank Friday afternoon in the Wicker Park neighborhood on the North Side.
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.
A wild fight outside a Wicker Park bar was caught on tape before Chicago Police arrived to break up the brawl.