26 hours ago

City of Chicago seeking nominees for 2017 Christmas tree

Online entries can be sent to DCASE@cityofchicago.org. You can also mail them to the city’s Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events, ATTN: Christmas Tree Contest, 78 E. Washington Street, Chicago, IL. 60602.

    City of Chicago seeking nominees for 2017 Christmas tree
    CHICAGO -- The next official City of Chicago Christmas tree could be yours. The city is accepting nominations to find the perfect tree to plant at Millennium Park this holiday season. Qualified candidates need to be a spruce, or a fir, that's at least 55 feet tall.
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2 days ago

Boy, 11, dies while playing in Fox River

Aurora police said Connor Lasley was playing with friends near the 400 block of North River Street, when he got into a deep section of the river and started to struggle.

    Boy, 11, dies while playing in Fox River
    An 11-year-old boy died Sunday while playing in the Fox River. Aurora police said Connor Lasley was playing with friends near the 400 block of North River Street, when he got into a deep section of the river and started to struggle.
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2 days ago

Man missing after Washington Park fire, officials say

The search was suspended late Saturday morning, for a man in his 40s who was reported missing following a massive fire that took over two apartment buildings in the 5800 block of Prairie.

    Man missing after Washington Park fire, officials say
    CHICAGO -- A man is missing following a massive fire in Chicago's Washington Park neighborhood. Fire officials don't know if the man made it out safely or if he never made it out of the building.
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2 days ago

Man wanted for repeatedly exposing himself near daycare

Police said the man exposed himself in front of someone between May 22 and June 22 near North and California Avenues. At 10:15 a.m. on September 15, police said he was seen at the 2700 block of West North Avenue.

    Man wanted for repeatedly exposing himself near daycare
    CHICAGO - Police are searching for a man they said repeatedly exposed himself to someone near a daycare center. Police said the man exposed himself in front of someone between May 22 and June 22 near North and California Avenues. At 10:15 a.m.
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5 days ago

13-year-old wounded in shooting on South Side

Police say the 13-year-old boy was walking in the 2300 block of E. 100th St around 4 p.m. Wednesday, when he heard shots and felt pain.

    13-year-old wounded in shooting on South Side
    CHICAGO --- A teenager was grazed by a bullet in a shooting on Chicago's Far South Side. Police say the 13-year-old boy was walking in the 2300 block of E. 100th St around 4 p.m. Wednesday, when he heard shots and felt pain.
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6 days ago

Chicago mobilizes for Puerto Rican hurricane relief effort

The Emergency Puerto Rico Hurricane Relief Fundraiser will be held this Friday, September 22, from 7:00 to 11:00 p.m. at Segundo Ruiz Belvia Cultural Center, 4048 West Armitage Avenue. There is a $25 donation.

    Chicago mobilizes for Puerto Rican hurricane relief effort
    CHICAGO -- Puerto Rico is already reeling from previous hurricanes and a crippling economic crisis. Now it faces a major challenge in the form of Hurricane Maria, which could deliver a direct hit to the island. Chicago's Puerto Rican community is gearing up for what could be a massive humanitarian effort.
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6 days ago

Platform collapse at condo complex in Gold Coast

The incident happened at the building, located at 535 North Michigan, Tuesday morning.

Sep 18

PrivateBank Theatre changing name

The theatre at 18 West Monroe will now be known as the CIBC Theatre.

    PrivateBank Theatre changing name
    CHICAGO -- The PrivateBank Theatre downtown will be getting a new name. The theatre at 18 West Monroe will now be known as the CIBC Theatre. CIBC a Canadian based bank purchased the theatre in June. CIBC says people who have "Hamilton" tickets that still say PrivateBank on them wont have a problem, they will continue to honor those tickets.
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Sep 18

Burglars crash car through front window of Bucktown store

It happened at Diplomatic 1750, near North Avenue and Paulina Street, early Monday morning.

    Burglars crash car through front window of Bucktown store
    CHICAGO -- There was a smash and grab burglary in the city's Bucktown neighborhood. It happened at Diplomatic 1750, near North Avenue and Paulina Street, early Monday morning. Someone broke through the store's front window and security shutter by driving a red car through them.
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Sep 17

Man fatally shot in South Shore during fight, police say

It happened at around 3 a.m. in the South Shore neighborhood at 75th and South Shore Drive on Sunday.

    Man fatally shot in South Shore during fight, police say
    CHICAGO -- A 41-year-old man was shot to death during a fight on the South Side. It happened at around 3 a.m. in the South Shore neighborhood at 75th and South Shore Drive on Sunday. Police said the man was arguing with another man. The man then pulled out a gun and opened fire.
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Sep 17

Woman who may be pregnant shot in Park Manor

The 24-year-old was standing on a porch on the 7100 block of St. Lawrence when police said she was shot in the right hip. The shooting happened around 1:30 a.m. Sunday morning,

    Woman who may be pregnant shot in Park Manor
    CHICAGO -- A woman was on a porch in the Park Manor neighborhood when someone in a car shot at her. The 24-year-old was standing on a porch on the 7100 block of St. Lawrence when police said she was shot in the right hip. The shooting happened around 1:30 a.m.
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Sep 17

Police alert residents of armed robberies on Northwest Side, in Albany Park businesses

Early Saturday, police say three suspects approached a man in the 4100 block of north Long.

Another robbery happened a few minutes earlier in the 4100 block of north Mango.

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Incidents so far have been in the 3700 block of west Montrose avenue and 3800 block of north Cicero avenue.

Incidents so far have been in the 3700 block of west Montrose avenue and 3800 block of north Cicero avenue.

    Police alert residents of armed robberies on Northwest Side, in Albany Park businesses
    CHICAGO -- Armed robberies throughout Chicago have police on alert and encouraging communities to be on alert as well. Chicago police are warning residents on the Northwest Side about two armed robberies, and no one is in custody tonight. Early Saturday, police say three suspects approached a man in the 4100 block of north Long.
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Sep 16

Pregnant woman among 4 fatally shot in Brighton Park rifle assault

The shooting happened in the 4700 block of South Fairfield Avenue around 8:40 p.m.

    Pregnant woman among 4 fatally shot in Brighton Park rifle assault
    CHICAGO - Four people, including a woman police believe was pregnant, were fatally shot Friday night in a rifle attack in the Brighton Park neighborhood. The shooting happened in the 4700 block of South Fairfield Avenue around 8:40 p.m. Michelle Cano, 21, Joel Sandoval, 24, Miguel Sandoval, 27, and Ida Arvizu were identified as the victims, police said.
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Sep 15

Surveillance video captures man attempting to grab female store clerk

It happened on Thursday around 3pm at a perfume store at Western and Lawrence.

    Surveillance video captures man attempting to grab female store clerk
    CHICAGO -- A man is captured on surveillance video allegedly attempting to sexually assault a female store clerk in Lincoln Square. It happened on Thursday around 3pm at a perfume store at Western and Lawrence. The suspect pretended to be a customer, and initially said he wanted to buy perfume for his girlfriend.
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