City Warns Of Street Closures For LollapaloozaStreets bordering Grant Park will be blocked off to traffic for at least three days, from Friday through Sunday, during the sold out festival, according to a statement from the Office of Emergency Management and Communications.
3 Killed, 20 Wounded In Weekend Shootings In ChicagoThe most recent fatal shooting was around 9:30 p.m. Saturday, when 36-year-old Kennyone Pendelton was shot several times in the 4600 block of West Jackson Boulevard, in the Austin neighborhood, according to police and the Cook County Medical Examiner’s office.
1 Killed, 9 Wounded In Wednesday ShootingsThe fatal shooting happened about 5 p.m. in the 4900 block of West End Avenue. Ronald Holliman, 18, and two men, ages 19 and 26, were outside when a group of males got out of a vehicle from an alley and fired multiple shots.
"Benchwarmer Bandit" Holds Up Loop BankThe robber, wearing a dark hoodie and carrying a red backpack, presented a demand note and implied he had a weapon, though none was shown, according to FBI spokeswoman Joan Hyde. No one was injured.
Three Shot On Near West SideThe shooting occurred shortly after 7 p.m. near West Jackson Boulevard and South Western Avenue.
Near West Side Fire Leaves One Critically InjuredA man was critically injured after jumping out of a window during a fire Monday morning on the Near West Side.
John Marshall Law School Expanding Veterans' Clinic Offices DowntownA ribbon-cutting was being held downtown on Thursday for a more spacious legal clinic for military veterans.
6 Wounded In Shootings Since Wednesday AfternoonThe shootings came as July drew to a close and police officials announced the number of shootings decreased when compared to the same months in 2012 and 2011.
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.