Overnight Closures On IB Congress for Byrne Interchange WorkInbound Congress will be reduced to a single lane between Halsted and Canal streets starting at 11 p.m. Friday, according to the Illinois Department of Transportation. The inbound lanes of Congress will be fully closed from 1-6 a.m. Saturday.
Man Charged With Robbing Near West Side Bank
Bicyclist, 38, Injured In Collision With Truck In Lincoln ParkThe bicyclist was in the truck's "blind spot" when she was struck about 12:15 p.m. Thursday at the six-way intersection of Lincoln Avenue, Fullerton Parkway and Halsted Street, police said.
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Wanted Man Leads Police On South Side ChaseAt 9:25 p.m., police observed a wanted 21-year-old man in the 7600 block of South State Street and approached him, police News Affairs Officer Amina Greer said. As the officers approached, the man pointed a weapon at them. The police shot at the man, but did not hit him.
Police Shoot Suspect In Old TownPolice said officers responded to a street brawl near the intersection of Halsted Street and Clybourn Avenue around 4:30 a.m. When they arrived, the officers saw one man beating another with a baseball bat.
Two Injured When Car Drives Into Pride ParadeAbout 2:50 p.m. Sunday, a 60-year-old man’s vehicle crashed into the parade route in the 3700 block of North Halsted Street, police said.
Woman Dies After Fall From Lincoln Park BalconyKarlie Aubry, 23, was leaning over the balcony railing about 12:40 a.m. when she fell from the building in the 2200 block of North Halsted Street, according to police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office.
Woman Critically Injured In Fall From Lincoln Park BalconyShe was leaning over the balcony railing about 12:40 a.m. when she fell from the building in the 2200 block of North Halsted Street, police said.
Man Struck And Killed By CTA Bus In CanaryvilleAbout 9:06 p.m., the 62-year-old was in the 4300 block of South Halsted Street when he “possibly tripped off the sidewalk” and was hit by a CTA bus traveling north, said police News Affairs Officer Ron Gaines.
Two Suspects In Custody After Robbery Leads To Chase, CrashPolice said two suspects were in custody from at least one of a string of convenience store robberies early Friday, while two more suspects remained on the loose.
Cook County Sergeant Describes Saving Suicidal Man In South SuburbsAbout 7:30 p.m., Sgt. Mike Dwyer was on-duty and driving west on Tri-State Tollway near the Halsted Street bridge in East Hazel Crest when he saw a man sitting on the bridge.
Pregnant Woman Killed By Hit-And-Run Driver In EnglewoodJazzalyn Fontanez was struck by a vehicle around 1:45 p.m. Thursday at 60th and Halsted streets. She was taken to John H. Stroger Jr. Hospital of Cook County, where she was pronounced dead a few hours later.
Man Charged With DUI After Crashing Stolen VehicleDeonta T. Carson, 19, is charged with felony vehicular hijacking, two felony counts of aggravated DUI, two misdemeanor counts of resisting a peace officer, one misdemeanor count each of DUI and violating parole; and two traffic citations, according to Chicago Police.
Three Hurt In Crash Involving Stolen Vehicle In EnglewoodAn 18-year-old man was speeding south on Halsted Street in a silver SUV when the vehicle struck a black car in the intersection at 71st Street, police said.