| Mar 23, 2012
| 12:29 PM
A brace on her right foot and a cane in her right hand, Jennifer Anton, 26, walked slowly to the front of a Cook County courtroom today to describe the pain she's endured since a former City of Chicago employee who was drunk and on-duty crashed a city...
| Mar 24, 2012
| 6:33 PM
A 32-year-old man died after being hit by an SUV driven by a 21-year-old woman at the Near North Side intersection of Division Street and LaSalle Drive early Saturday morning, according to police.
The woman fled the scene but was caught a couple...
| Apr 10, 2012
| 4:59 AM
A 15-year-old boy was shot Monday night on the Near North Side and two others were shot on the West Side, according to Chicago police.
The teen was among two groups of males that got into an altercation about 9:53 p.m. on the 200 block of West Division...
| Apr 10, 2012
| 10:50 PM
A 26-year-old man has been seriously wounded during a shooting in the Old Town neighborhood on the Near North Side late Tuesday.
The victim was exiting a vehicle in the 200 block of West Evergreen Avenue when a gunman on foot fired shots, striking the...
| Dec 13, 2011
| 6:05 PM
A 20-year-old man stole a Lexus SUV Tuesday morning, crashed it into a Rolls Royce while trying to elude Chicago police and plowed into a light pole in River North, authorities said.
The suspect, Jerry Brown, of the 500 block of West Pearson Street, was...
| Dec 24, 2011
| 5:52 PM
The man with a "scruffy" beard who robbed a bank on the Near North Side is a suspect in two other recent bank robberies, federal authorities said today.
At 12:46 p.m., the robber entered the Chase Bank branch at 71 W. Chicago Ave. and handed a teller a...
| Jan 3, 2012
| 1:09 PM
Four AT&T stores have been burglarized or damaged in the Loop and Near North Side during the month of December and police are trying to find those responsible.
The crimes have all occurred between 2 a.m. and 6 a.m., a Business Alert from Belmont Area...
| Jan 8, 2012
| 11:43 AM
An Illinois Army National Guardsman nabbed three robbers at a CTA Red Line station on the Near North Side Saturday evening after the suspects snatched someone else's iPhone, according to Chicago police.
A police officer who knew of the incident did not...
| Jan 9, 2012
| 12:55 PM
A bank in the Gold Coast neighborhood was robbed this afternoon.
At 1:36 p.m. a man wearing a black stocking cap handed a teller a threatening note at a Chase Bank branch in the 1200 block of North State Parkway on the Near North Side, according to...
| Oct 3, 2012
| 6:42 PM
Food trucks may soon find special parking spots near City Hall, NBC Tower, Harold Washington College, Buckingham Fountain and Lincoln Park Zoo, among other high-traffic locations in Chicago.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Wednesday presented the City Council with...
| Oct 6, 2012
| 5:40 AM
More than 50 people gathered at a vigil Friday night to share stories and pay homage to Neill Townsend, a bicyclist who was killed earlier in the day by a truck after he swerved his bike to avoid a car door.
Under a street light just off of Wells and Oak...