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  • Sections of Lake Shore Drive closed Thursday for Obama's Chicago visit

    Sections of Lake Shore Drive closed Thursday for Obama's Chicago visit
    RedEye is predicting heavy traffic on Lake Shore Drive Thursday night. President Obama will arrive at O'Hare International Airport at 5:50 p.m., according to NBC Chicago News. His helicopter will be landing near Montrose Harbor early Thursday afternoon,...
  • Doctors add voices to demand for U of C trauma center

    Doctors add voices to demand for U of C trauma center
    A group of doctors and medical students donning white lab coats prodded the University of Chicago on Thursday to provide trauma care to adults, the latest in a series of events this week criticizing the college and drawing attention to the lack of a full-...
  • Marcello Franchini, 1921–2014

    Marcello Franchini, an Italian immigrant who met his American wife while on a train ride from Paris to Rome, came to Chicago in the 1950s and opened a boutique with his bride on the Gold Coast. La Colonna, named for a monument in Rome where Mr....
  • Power outages hit Near North Side

    Power outages hit Near North Side
    Part of the Near North Side was without power this afternoon after a minor explosion in an electrical vault and possibly other causes, officials said. About 1,000 customers -- which a fire official said included several high-rises -- were without...
  • Parking argument leads to armed confrontation outside club

    Parking argument leads to armed confrontation outside club
    A dispute about parking at a Near North Side nightclub early Friday ended with security guards detaining a man who they said threatened them with a gun. The guards told police that they asked Van M. Johnson, 30, to move his Chevrolet Camaro out of the...
  • Man shot inside Near North Side nightclub

    Man shot inside Near North Side nightclub
    A 24-year-old man was shot during an argument inside a Goose Island nightclub early Tuesday morning, police said. An argument that involved several men broke out about 3:15 a.m. in a hallway near the exit to the Hearts nightclub, which is in the 1100...
  • Suspect in 'Benchwarmer bandit' bank robberies caught after Loop heist

    Suspect in 'Benchwarmer bandit' bank robberies caught after Loop heist
    A man suspected in six bank robberies was arrested in the Near North Side this afternoon not long after robbing a bank in the Loop, authorities said. The man, believed to be the Benchwarmer Bandit, was arrested near Chicago and Wabash Avenues, not...
  • Man believed to be 'Benchwarmer bandit' charged in Loop robbery

    Man believed to be 'Benchwarmer bandit' charged in Loop robbery
    A man suspected in six bank robberies has been charged in a Loop bank robbery after he was tracked via GPS and arrested on the Near North Side Tuesday, authorities said. Jamal Genson, 28, of Chicago, is only charged in the 3 p.m. Tuesday robbery of a...
  • Man hit by truck on Near North Side identified

    Man hit by truck on Near North Side identified
    A 72-year-old Riverside man died after he was hit by a truck near the intersection of North Avenue with Interstate 94 on the Near North Side early Saturday morning. The crash happened at 6:42 a.m. on the 1500 block of North Avenue, Chicago Police...
  • Roofer injured at Near North Side water filtration plant

    Roofer injured at Near North Side water filtration plant
    A roofer was injured this afternoon while working at a water filtration plant on the city's Near North Side, officials said. About 12:30 p.m., the man, believed to be in his 20s or 30s, became pinned between a garbage dumpster and another object at...
  • Woman struck by taxi, seriously injured on Near North Side

    Woman struck by taxi, seriously injured on Near North Side
    A taxicab driver was ticketed after he ran a red light and got into an accident before striking and seriously injuring a 66-year-old woman this afternoon on the Near North Side, officials said. The woman was taken from the accident at Clark Street and...