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Electrical panel failure fills high-rise basement with smoke

An electrical panel failed in the basement of a building in the 500 block of West Monroe, Fire Media Affairs said about 1:20 p.m.

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Man Crashes Car After Being Shot in Near West Side Friday, Police Say

The man drove away and crashed his vehicle in the 500 block of West Van Buren Street, Sedevic said.

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Around 9:35 p.m., the man was stopped at a red light in the 1000 block of West Congress Parkway when shots were fired from a light-colored vehicle, said Officer Janel Sedevic, a Chicago police spokeswoman.

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1 hospitalized after hi-rise electrical fire on Near West Side

One person was hospitalized after an electrical fire broke out in a high-rise on the city's Near West Side.An electrical panel malfunctioned in the basement Saturday afternoon in the 500-block of West Monroe.A ComEd worker was taken to Northwestern Hospital to be treated for smoke inhalation.

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1 injured after electrical fire at West Loop high-rise

An Emergency Medical Services Plan 1 was called at the building at 525 W. Monroe St., meaning at least six ambulances were deployed to the scene as a precaution, according the Chicago Fire Department.

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From the scene of downtown shooting: 'It looks so bad'

The restaurant's owner told the 26-year-old there had been an accident just outside Mughal India, 560 W. Van Buren St., Cumacho said. He walked outside to find his Nissan sedan smashed.

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Police said the man had been shot about a mile away, by the UIC Pavilion at about 9:30 p.m. Friday. The man was in his car in the 1000 block of West Congress Parkway when someone inside a light-colored vehicle pulled up and fired shots, police said.

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Police: 1 killed, 14 wounded in weekend shootings across Chicago

He was shot in the head and leg and drove to the 500 block of West Van Buren, where he crashed, police said. The man was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital, where his condition had stabilized.

Witness Enrique Camacho, a cook at an Indian restaurant at Jefferson and Van Buren, said he was about to leave work when he heard a loud noise — he thinks a gunshot — and then a loud crash when the Mercedes crashed into a building.

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The men, ages 35 and 36, were in a car in the 1100 block of North Springfield about 10:50 p.m., when someone walked up and fired shots in their direction, police said. The shooter then ran away.

The 25-year-old told investigators he had been shot in the 3200 block of West Le Moyne, police said. He took himself to Norwegian American Hospital at 6:35 a.m., where he was in good condition.

A 40-year-old man was walking in the 1300 block of North Homan at 4:20 a.m. when someone fired two or three rounds out of a passing vehicle, police said. He was shot in the abdomen and buttocks and was taken in serious condition to Presence Saints Mary and Elizabeth Medical Center.

The man, 39, was shot in the 3900 block of West Addison, police said. He was taken in good condition to Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center.

The man, 33, was stopped at a stop light in the 1000 block of West Congress Parkway about 9:30 p.m. when shots were fired from a light-colored vehicle, police said.

A group was standing outside in the 9300 block of South Eggleston when someone in a passing light-colored car fired shots, striking two men and a woman, police said.

About 10:10 p.m., Grand Crossing District officers on patrol near 71st Street and Paxton Avenue heard shots fired and saw a van speeding away from the area, according to a statement from Chicago Police.

The officers chased the man — identified as Jeffery Kemp — to 74th Street and Merrill Avenue and ordered him to drop the weapon, but instead he turned around and pointed it at the officers, authorities said. An officer then fired two shots, striking the man.

Kemp, of the 7400 block of South Jeffery, was dead at the scene, according to the Cook County medical examiner's office.

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From the scene of downtown shooting: 'It looks so bad'

The restaurant's owner told the 26-year-old there had been an accident just outside Mughal India, 560 W. Van Buren St., Cumacho said. He walked outside to find his Nissan sedan smashed.

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Police said the man had been shot about a mile away, by the UIC Pavilion at about 9:30 p.m. Friday. The man was in his car in the 1000 block of West Congress Parkway when someone inside a light-colored vehicle pulled up and fired shots, police said.

11 hours ago

From the scene of downtown shooting: 'It looked so bad'

The restaurant's owner came and told the 26-year-old there had been an accident just outside the Mughal India, 560 W. Van Buren St., Cumacho said. He walked outside to find his Nissan sedan smashed.

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Police said the man had been shot about a mile away, by the UIC Pavilion about 9:30 p.m. Friday. The man was inside the Mercedes in the 1000 block of West Congress Parkway when someone inside a light-colored vehicle pulled up and fired shots, police said.

11 hours ago

At least 18 shot in city since Friday morning

...head. The man then fled the scene and crashed a short time later in the 500 block of West Van Buren Street. An ambulance transported the man to Mount Sinai Hospital where his condition was stabilized...

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The shooting happened about 10:50 p.m. in the 1100 block of North Springfield Avenue, said Officer Amina Greer, a Chicago Police Department spokeswoman.

The man was walking in the 1200 block of North Homan Avenue when someone in a white vehicle traveling southbound fired two or three shots, police said...

...30 a.m. Saturday, the 39-year-old was walking on the sidewalk in the 3900 block of West Addison Street when someone inside a passing light-colored SUV opened fire. The man was shot in...

About 12:45 a.m., a 28-year-old man was wounded in a drive-by shooting in North Lawndale on the city's West Side. The man was walking in the 1500 block of South Central Park Avenue when someone inside a passing vehicle opened fire, hitting the 28-year-old repeatedly in his body.

...50 p.m., a 22-year-old man was shot by another man in the 2900 block of North Milwaukee Avenue in Logan Square. Police would not provide details surrounding the shooting but described the 22...

The 33-year-old was stopped at a stoplight in the 1000 block of West Congress Parkway when someone fired shots from another vehicle. The man was hit multiple times, including once...

A half-hour earlier, three people were shot in the Brainerd neighborhood. The three were standing in a group of people about 9 p.m. in the 9300 block of South Eggleston Avenue when someone in a passing sedan opened fire on the group, police said.

Two men were shot about 5:50 p.m. in the West Pullman neighborhood on the Far South Side. The two men, ages 18 and 19, were standing outside in the 400 block of West 118th Street when they were shot, police said.

Earlier Friday afternoon, a 27-year-old man was shot in the 500 block of West 104th Street in the city's Roseland neighborhood, said Officer Stacey Cooper, a police spokeswoman. The man...

Another shooting victim was wounded shortly before noon on the 6400 block of South Eberhart Avenue in Woodlawn, said Cooper. In that shooting, the male victim, whose exact age was unavailable...

...neighborhood, police said. Shortly before 9:30 a.m., the man was walking in the 7400 block of South Perry Avenue when a black sedan pulled up with four people inside. One of them jumped out...

11 hours ago

From the scene of downtown shooting: 'It looked so bad'

The restaurant's owner came and told the 26-year-old there had been an accident just outside the Mughal India, 560 W. Van Buren St., Cumacho said. He walked outside to find his Nissan sedan smashed.

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Police said the man had been shot about a mile away, by the UIC Pavilion about 9:30 p.m. Friday. The man was inside the Mercedes in the 1000 block of West Congress Parkway when someone inside a light-colored vehicle pulled up and fired shots, police said.

11 hours ago

At least 18 shot in city since Friday morning

...head. The man then fled the scene and crashed a short time later in the 500 block of West Van Buren Street. An ambulance transported the man to Mount Sinai Hospital where his condition was stabilized...

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The shooting happened about 10:50 p.m. in the 1100 block of North Springfield Avenue, said Officer Amina Greer, a Chicago Police Department spokeswoman.

The man was walking in the 1200 block of North Homan Avenue when someone in a white vehicle traveling southbound fired two or three shots, police said...

...30 a.m. Saturday, the 39-year-old was walking on the sidewalk in the 3900 block of West Addison Street when someone inside a passing light-colored SUV opened fire. The man was shot in...

About 12:45 a.m., a 28-year-old man was wounded in a drive-by shooting in North Lawndale on the city's West Side. The man was walking in the 1500 block of South Central Park Avenue when someone inside a passing vehicle opened fire, hitting the 28-year-old repeatedly in his body.

...50 p.m., a 22-year-old man was shot by another man in the 2900 block of North Milwaukee Avenue in Logan Square. Police would not provide details surrounding the shooting but described the 22...

The 33-year-old was stopped at a stoplight in the 1000 block of West Congress Parkway when someone fired shots from another vehicle. The man was hit multiple times, including once...

A half-hour earlier, three people were shot in the Brainerd neighborhood. The three were standing in a group of people about 9 p.m. in the 9300 block of South Eggleston Avenue when someone in a passing sedan opened fire on the group, police said.

Two men were shot about 5:50 p.m. in the West Pullman neighborhood on the Far South Side. The two men, ages 18 and 19, were standing outside in the 400 block of West 118th Street when they were shot, police said.

Earlier Friday afternoon, a 27-year-old man was shot in the 500 block of West 104th Street in the city's Roseland neighborhood, said Officer Stacey Cooper, a police spokeswoman. The man...

Another shooting victim was wounded shortly before noon on the 6400 block of South Eberhart Avenue in Woodlawn, said Cooper. In that shooting, the male victim, whose exact age was unavailable...

...neighborhood, police said. Shortly before 9:30 a.m., the man was walking in the 7400 block of South Perry Avenue when a black sedan pulled up with four people inside. One of them jumped out...

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  • Permit issued for electric wiring

    MISC UNDERGROUND INSTALL OF CONDUIT AND IN SLAB RACEWAYS FOR NEW CONSTRUCTION OF A 53 STORY COMMERCIAL HIGH RISE BUILDING LOCATED AT 150 N. RIVERSIDE PLAZA.

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Chicago's 25+ new, coming-soon patios of 2015

161 N. Jefferson St., 312-995-6560

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435 E. Illinois St. 312-527-3010

1846 W. Division St. 312-561-4500

400 S. Wells St. 312-955-0537

923 W. Weed St.

2701 S. Eleanor St. 312-724-8811

...from a local metal artist, plus the new Divvy station a couple blocks away at Archer Avenue and Loomis Street...

203 N. Wabash Ave. 312-940-4400

118 N. Green St.

832 W. Randolph St.

1258 W. Belmont Ave. 773-281-6000

1480 W. Webster Ave. 773-868-0608

2015 W. Division St. 312-763-9600

130 S. Michigan Ave. 312-880-0130

4535 N. Lincoln Ave. 773-334-4040

217 W. Huron St. 312-643-2427

20 W. Kinzie St.

The triangular patio on the corner of Kinzie and Dearborn streets that Keefer’s was so well-known for will come back to life this...

66 E. Ohio St. 312-667-1701

222 N. LaSalle St.

925 W. Randolph St. 312-690-7295

1200 W. Webster Ave., 773-248-0200

22 S. Wabash Ave. 312-854-3027

646 N. Franklin St. 312-448-9922

20 N. Michigan Ave. 312-782-6000

535 N. Michigan Ave. 312-955-3100

1632 W Division St. 773-904-8722

401 N. Morgan St., 312-763-3316

  • FGFM What the Cappleman!

    Divvy station would make it much easier to go to the Bridgeport Inn if I ever wanted to go there in a million years.

  • Jane Spec North Center resident

    Seriously lame list.

  • NanSea nosy neighbor!

    Mmm. Duck Inn - great bar ! Can't wait for the warm weather and patio.

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“Get Involved Mixer” Recap

Neighbors of West Loop hosted about fifty people at our “Get Involved Mixer” at OFFSITE, located at 560 W. Washington Blvd. on Monday, April 13. Guests represented a cross-section of West Loop residents and business owners. Thanks to everyone who came out!

32 hours ago

Construction Watch: Watch a Giant Tower Crane Make Its Way Up the Chicago River

...way up north to be used for the construction of the upcoming office tower at 150 North Riverside. The approximately 200 foot long boom towers over the old vertical lift bridge next to...

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...needed. For those of you with boats or kayaks, the river will be closed between Lake Street and Canal Street during the move of this behemoth...

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Why is Old St. Patrick's Church moving its massive block party?

Back then, the party shut down Desplaines and Adams streets when they were still sleepy roadways in one of the dullest parts of downtown...

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The Grateful Dead’s July 3-5 50th anniversary concerts at Soldier Field will be broadcast live at various movie theaters around the country.

38 hours ago

Large barge in charge of riverside steel delivery

150 N. Riverside, designed by Goettsch Partners, imagined from the southeast.

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Measuring 132 feet long by 99 feet wide, the barges will take up nearly half the width of the river. They will hug the west bank between Lake St. and Randolph St. on the south branch.

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Why is Old St. Patrick's Church moving its massive block party?

Back then, the party shut down Desplaines and Adams streets when they were still sleepy roadways in one of the dullest parts of downtown...

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  • Permit issued for easy permit process

    WORK TO EXISTING BANK: INTERIOR REPAIRS TO MEET ADA GUIDELINES TO INCLUDE NEW MILLWORK , REMOVE & REPLACE TELLER COUNTERTOPS, HARDWARE & DOOR CLOSER, PATCH & REPAIR DRYWALL AS NEEDED. REPLACE EXISTING TOILET.

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Last Day for Book Donations at River North Open Books – April 19th

...but not too far from us. Open Books’ new home will be conveniently located at 451 W. Lake Street and will reopen on May 22nd. Thank you Open Books for being such a good...

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...in your new location! Last date to donate books at the River North location at 213 W. Institute Place is Sunday, April 19th...

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