Fire Breaks Out In Bronzeville Seniors' High-RiseSeniors in Bronzeville got a visit from the Fire Department on Wednesday after a small fire at their high-rise.
Parts Of Lake Shore Drive To Close Later This Week For Bridge WorkAs crews continue building a new pedestrian bridge spanning Lake Shore Drive, parts of the roadway will be closed for several hours overnight on Wednesday, Friday, and Sunday, to install massive structural beams.
City Breaks Ground On New 41st Street Bridge Over Lake Shore DriveConstruction on the 41st Street bridge is scheduled to be completed in late 2018.
Police Shoot, Kill Knife-Wielding Teen On South SideChicago police shot and killed a 17-year-old boy in the Archer Heights neighborhood Monday night, after he allegedly ignored orders to drop a knife.
Construction Set For Two New Bridges Linking Bronzeville To LakefrontConstruction has been slated to begin this fall on two new pedestrian and bicycle bridges over Lake Shore Drive at 41st and 43rd streets. They will replace an outdated bridge at 43rd Street that has no ramp for bicycle or wheelchair access.
Man Dies After Vehicle Hits Pole In Archer HeightsAbout 4:10 a.m., the 41-year-old driver was speeding near the corner of 41st Street and Pulaski Road when his vehicle clipped another vehicle, police News Affairs Officer Janel Sedevic said. He then lost control of his vehicle, which crashed in to a pole.