Covenant House Illinois Offers Fresh Start For Young Homeless Men And WomenYoung homeless men and women in Chicago are getting a chance at a fresh start – from mental health counseling and drug recovery to job help and housing.
Security Concerns Grow After At Least 5 Attacks On Red Line In And Around Downtown AreaSecurity concerns were mounting this New Year’s Day after a series of robberies and attacks in the CTA Red Line subway in and around the downtown area.
Man Threw Bananas At People, Slashed Someone At River North 7-11, Police SayA man first began throwing bananas at people, and then slashed someone in the face, at a 7-11 store in River North early Saturday, police said.
Man's Body Pulled From Lake Michigan Near Chicago AvenuePolice on Thursday night pulled a man’s body from Lake Michigan not far from the Oak Street Beach.
Three Injured In Austin CrashAbout 2:30 a.m., a vehicle went through a red light in the 5400 block of West Chicago Avenue and collided with another vehicle in the intersection, according to Chicago Police.
Transportation Firm To Bring 800 Jobs To ChicagoA Chicago-based transportation logistics company has announced plans to double its workforce in the city, after recently acquiring a Skokie-based operation. Echo Global Logistics CEO Douglas Waggoner said his transportation and technology company is absorbing a firm it acquired.
Two Men Shot In Humboldt ParkAbout 3:10 p.m., the two — ages 21 and 22 — were shot near the intersection of Chicago and Christiana avenues, police said.
Man Charged In New Year's Day Shooting At NightclubJohn Jackson, 31, faces one count of aggravated battery with the discharge of a firearm and one count of aggravated discharge of a firearm into an occupied building, both felonies, according to a statement from Chicago Police.
CTA Holiday Bus To Roll Out TuesdayFrom its reindeer antlers and cinnamon scent to Santa's den and armchair, it's clear that this is no ordinary 60-foot CTA bus, although it will be operating in regular service, beginning Tuesday and Wednesday on the J14/Jeffery Jump.
One Killed, Three Wounded In Humboldt Park ShootingOne person has been killed and three others seriously wounded Wednesday afternoon in a shooting in the Humboldt Park neighborhood.
Patio Collapses In West TownAround 1 a.m. Friday, a vaulted patio between two buildings in the 1400 block of West Chicago Avenue collapsed into a 10-foot void space. Luckily, no one was on or under the patio when it fell.