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  • Lawsuit challenges CHA's drug testing policy

    Lawsuit challenges CHA's drug testing policy
    A Chicago man who objects to having to submit to drug testing as a condition of living in an apartment that he rents from the Chicago Housing Authority filed a lawsuit Thursday challenging the policy in federal court. Joseph Peery, 58, has lived in the...
  • Should CHA require drug tests for residents?

     
    By Jessica Reynolds From today's Tribune story by Kim Geiger: A Chicago man who objects to having to submit to drug testing as a condition of living in an apartment that he rents from the Chicago Housing Authority filed a......
  • Streeterville wreck leaves pedestrian seriously hurt

    Streeterville wreck leaves pedestrian seriously hurt
    A 22-year-old man was hospitalized in serious condition after a car hit him as he was crossing a Near North Side street early this morning in the Streeterville neighborhood. The victim was walking west across Water Street when he was struck by a 1988...
  • Lifeguard, valet thwart iPhone robberies on Near North Side

    Lifeguard, valet thwart iPhone robberies on Near North Side
    Five people have been charged after three separate iPhone robberies Saturday, two of which occurred at Oak Street Beach during the Air and Water Show, police said. One robbery, which was thwarted by a Chicago Park District lifeguard, happened about 4:25...
  • 3 homicides on Chicago's Northwest Side

    The Northwest Side saw three homicides in the last week, according to a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data. On Monday, a 24-year-old woman was stabbed to death in the 6500 block of West Addison Street in Dunning, police said. On Friday, a 36-...
  • Man sought in Near North Side sex assaults

    Man sought in Near North Side sex assaults
    Police are searching for a man in connection with a pair of sexual assaults a few blocks apart on the Near North Side. Around 5:40 a.m. Sunday, a 26-year-old woman was walking in the 1000 block of North Dearborn Street when a man approached her from...
  • 9 kids overcome by pepper spray at Near North Side school

    9 kids overcome by pepper spray at Near North Side school
    Nine children were overcome by pepper spray this afternoon at Ruben Salazar Bilingual Center on the city's Near North Side. Shortly before 4 p.m., Chicago Fire Department paramedics responded to the school located at 160 W. Wendell Street. Nine...
  • Driver held on $100,000 bail in bicyclist's death

    Driver held on $100,000 bail in bicyclist's death
    A Park Ridge man was ordered held on $100,000 bail today for reckless homicide and aggravated drunken driving charges in the death of Robert "Bobby" Cann as he rode his bicycle this week in Old Town. Cann, 26, who worked at Groupon Inc. on the Near...
  • First double homicide in 3 months

    Chicago Lawn saw a double homicide last week, Chicago's first double homicide in three months, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found. Two men, ages 30 and 22, were discovered fatally shot in the 7100 block of South Oakley Avenue, police...
  • Bicyclist killed in Old Town was ambassador for biking

    Bicyclist killed in Old Town was ambassador for biking
    A transplant from New Hampshire, Robert “Bobby” Cann was an ambassador for Chicago biking, taking the time to answer new riders' questions — even taking them on test rides to familiarize them with city streets. Cann, who worked at...
  • Homeless pair charged in string of Near North burglaries

    Homeless pair charged in string of Near North burglaries
    A man and woman have been charged in a series of burglaries committed in the last month on the Near North Side, according to police and court records. Lamont Gordon, 46, and Stacy Yearby, who turned 42 on Friday, both face burglary charges in the break-...