Loop Intersection Gets 'Barnes Dance' In Effort To Reduce CongestionA busy Loop intersection became home to a new experiment to allow pedestrians to legally cross the street diagonally, while cars will no longer have to worry about pedestrians in the crosswalk while trying to make a turn.
Four Injured In Kennedy Expressway CrashFour people were injured — three critically — in an accident on the Kennedy Expressway early Saturday.
At Least 8 Injured In Gun Violence Since Friday NightAt least eight people have been wounded in shootings on the city’s South and West sides between Friday evening and Saturday afternoon.
A Year Later, Occupy Movement Vows To Push OnThe Occupy movement is now a year old and about 125 people celebrated in the rain at LaSalle Street and Jackson Boulevard Monday night.
Man Linked To 3 Sexual Assaults On West SideA 20-year-old man stands charged a string of sexual assaults on the city’s West Side.
Shootings Leave 2 Dead, 7 WoundedShootings in Chicago Wednesday night and early Thursday morning left two people dead and seven more injured – including four who were wounded in one incident in the Englewood neighborhood.
Transgender Woman Found Stabbed To Death On West SideFor the second time in four months, a transgender woman has been killed on the West Side.
Body Found In Abandoned Building On West SideA death investigation is underway, after a body was found in an abandoned South Austin neighborhood building Tuesday night.
Man Punches 11-Year-Old Girl For Lollapalooza Beach BallTwo people have been charged with assault, for allegedly threatening and punching an 11-year-old girl who would not give them her souvenir beach ball Sunday night downtown near the Lollapalooza music festival.
Water Main Breaks Near Union Station; Not Fixed Until After Morning RushIt could be commuter chaos downtown Wednesday morning, following a water main break near Union Station.
1 Dead, 2 Wounded In West Garfield Park ShootingOne man was killed and two others critically injured in a shooting Monday afternoon in the West Side West Garfield Park neighborhood.
Final Leg Of Wacker Drive Reconstruction BeginsThe final leg of the Wacker Drive reconstruction project begins this week, and the intersection with Jackson Boulevard alongside the Willis Tower has closed.
Felony Franks Closes, Plans To Relocate To NW SideFelony Franks - the hot dog stand with the Misdemeanor Wieners and a staff of ex-felons - shut down Monday afternoon.
Police: Protesters Attacked Police Van Saturday, Gave Cop ConcussionPolice Supt. Garry McCarthy said Sunday that a group of out-of-town protesters attacked a police van while hundreds of protesters were wandering around downtown Chicago for about 10 hours.
Boy, 11, Wounded When Gunshot Breaks Window On Near West SideAn 11-year-old boy was wounded early Thursday when gunshots shattered the window of his home on the city’s Near West Side.