Chicago To Close Streets In 10 Neighborhoods This Weekend To Expand Outdoor Dining OptionsHours for the street closures will vary by neighborhood, according to the mayor's office, though in most cases will be between approximately 5 p.m. and 11 p.m.
Teenage Boy Killed, 3 Others Wounded In Lower West Side ShootingOne teenage boy was killed, and two other teens and a man in his 20s were wounded, in a shooting Tuesday evening in the Lower West Side community.
Child In Critical Condition After Falling From Second-Story WindowA 2-year-old boy fell out of a second-story window on the Lower West Side, according to police and fire department officials.
Man Wanted For Breaking Into Home And Sexually Assaulting Two Underage GirlsPolice are searching for a male suspect who broke into a home in Chicago's Lower West Side in the early morning hours of Feb. 20 and sexually assaulted two underage females.
11 Hospitalized After Carbon Dioxide Leak At Meat Packing PlantAround 11:45 a.m., the Chicago Fire Department responded to reports of exposure to carbon dioxide at Battaglia Distributing Company meat packing plant at 25th and Ashland.
4 Killed, 62 Wounded In July 4th Weekend Shootings Across ChicagoThe most recent fatal attack happened early Tuesday in the Humboldt Park neighborhood on the West Side.
5 Killed, 40 Wounded In Weekend ShootingsThe most recent homicide happened Sunday afternoon in the Park Manor neighborhood on the South Side.
Man Killed In Motorcycle Crash On Lower West SideAbout 4:50 p.m., a Pontiac Aztec was making a left turn in the 2700 block of South Ashland Avenue, when a Yamaha motorcycle smashed into the back of the SUV, police said.
Police: Teen Girl Recants Story Of Sexual Assault Police say a girl who claimed to be sexually assaulted Monday has recanted her story.
2 Killed, 5 Wounded In Overnight ShootingsTwo men were killed and five other people -- including a man in a wheelchair -- were wounded in shootings across the city from Tuesday afternoon to early Wednesday.
Man Shot And Killed On Lower West SideA blue van pulled up alongside the 19-year-old man as he was walking in the 2200 block of South Oakley Avenue about 11:30 p.m. and someone from inside opened fire.
Body Found In River On Lower West SideA resident of the area found the body at 9:23 a.m. in the river in the 2600 block of South Ashland Avenue.
At Least 12 Wounded In Shootings This WeekendAt least 12 people have been wounded in shootings in the city -- mainly in the South, West and Near West sides -- since Friday. The shooting victims, one of whom was critically wounded, have all been male, between 14 and 49 years old.
Guide To: Family Fun In PilsenChicago’s lower West side community of Pilsen has a strong Hispanic and artistic presence and is known as an affordable place to raise a family. It’s a great neighborhood to wander around and explore, with loads of public art and storefront galleries...