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RedEyeForget April Fool's Day. Friday is Walk to Work Day, where Chicagoans, no joke, can ditch the CTA and Metra in favor of their own two feet. The event is championed by the Active Transportation Alliance, a Chicagoland biking advocacy group. It's supposed...
Tribune reporterThere was a time when a visitor couldn't just nonchalantly walk into the Cabrini-Green housing development. Anyone who wanted to pay a call to the high-rise public housing building had to get past "security." "Gangs were running the stairwells, doing...
A man was injured this morning after falling from an accordion lift into an underground vault on the Near North Side when a vaulted sidewalk apparently gave way, officials said. Emergency crews were dispatched to 600 W. Chicago Ave. just before 11 a.m....
Tribune reporterA Near North Side woman who had offered to make dinner for an elderly neighbor instead poured a pot of boiling water over the woman’s head, leaving her with severe burns, prosecutors alleged Monday. Lynn Baggett, 51, is charged with aggravated...
A truck driver making a delivery this morning found the body of a man in a Near North Side alley, police said. The dead man, believed to be about 60, was found dead in an alley south of Ohio Street just east of State Street about 5 a.m., police News...
Tags: Human Body
A man was stabbed this morning inside a Near North Side YMCA, officials said. The stabbing occurred about 9:15 a.m. inside the Lawson House YMCA, 30 W. Chicago Ave., and involved a male and female resident, according to Chicago police and YMCA...
Tribune reporterA man was shot in the leg in the Near North Side Side Goose Island neighborhood early this morning, police said. About 2:30 a.m., a 25-year-old man was in the 1400 block of North Halsted Street when he was shot in the leg, according to a release from...
President Barack Obama and speechwriter Cody Keenan, a Chicago native, were praised for the president's address after the Arizona shootings. Next comes Obama's State of the Union speech on Tuesday. Here are 10 things to talk about: 1. Sometimes a long...
Tribune reportersThe father of a toddler who was injured Saturday afternoon when a drunk city worker drove into a crowd of pedestrians called the girl's caretaker "an angel on this earth" for pushing the girl out of the way. The toddler's father, Hugh Jones, filed a...
Chicago's central core grew increasingly vibrant during the past decade, as young professionals filled new condominiums in the Loop and surrounding neighborhoods, taking advantage of trendy restaurants and nightspots. But vast swaths of the city didn't...
Tags: Pilsen, Pullman, Englewood, Garfield Park, Politics
Tribune reportersEight people, including several involved in a photo shoot depicting a wedding party, were injured when a city pickup truck hit a group of pedestrians on the Near North Side Saturday afternoon, officials said. A vehicle struck the people -- at least one a...
Chicago Breaking NewsA coyote spotted on the Near North Side is believed to be part of a study of urban wildlife and is not considered a danger to the public, an official said today.The animal was spotted by someone in the area about 8:35 p.m. Tuesday near Division Street...
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