26 min ago

Violent West Town Robbery Caught on Video

The robbery took place at about 1:15 p.m. Wednesday afternoon in the 500 block of North Wood.

    Violent West Town Robbery Caught on Video
    Chicago police are searching for a group of men responsible for a violent robbery in the city's West Town neighborhood that was caught on video.
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24 hours ago

Man in Serious Condition After Being Struck by Carjacker

The incident occurred at approximately 9:30 a.m. in the city's Lincoln Park neighborhood, according to Chicago police. The man was struck near the intersection of Fullerton Avenue and Halsted Street

The incident was one of a series of events that began with an armed robbery in the 1400 block of North Dayton. Police believe the same robbers may have carjacked a driver in the 1300 block of West Waveland at gunpoint, and when they were spotted on Halsted, police gave chase. 

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The incident was one of a series of events that began with an armed robbery in the 1400 block of North Dayton. Police believe the same robbers may have carjacked a driver in the 1300 block of West Waveland at gunpoint, and when they were spotted on Halsted, police gave chase. 

After striking a pedestrian, the carjackers allegedly took another vehicle at gunpoint in the 1500 block of North Talman

    Man in Serious Condition After Being Struck by Carjacker
    A 23-year-old man was seriously injured when he was struck by a stolen vehicle that was fleeing police Saturday morning. The incident occurred at approximately 9:30 a.m. in the city's Lincoln Park neighborhood, according to Chicago police. The man was struck near the intersection of Fullerton Avenue and Halsted Street.
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2 days ago

Off-Duty Chicago Cop Carjacked on West Side

The incident occurred just before 9 a.m. in the 3700 block of West 79th Street, according to police. An unknown person pulled open the passenger side door of the officer’s vehicle, produced a handgun, and ordered the officer out of the car.

    Off-Duty Chicago Cop Carjacked on West Side
    An off-duty Chicago police officer was the victim of an attempted carjacking Friday morning in the city's Ashburn neighborhood. The incident occurred just before 9 a.m. in the 3700 block of West 79 th Street, according to police. An unknown person pulled open the passenger side door of the officer's vehicle, produced a handgun, and ordered the officer out of the car.
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2 days ago

Twitter User Captures Thick Smoke Pouring From High Rise

The fire could be seen about 3:11 p.m. in the 500 block of North Dearborn Street.

    Twitter User Captures Thick Smoke Pouring From High Rise
    Thick black smoke poured from the windows of a residential high rise Friday afternoon as a fire burned in one of its units on the city's Near North Side. The fire could be seen about 3:11 p.m. in the 500 block of North Dearborn Street. "Oh my god," Twitter user Mallory Busch said.
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2 days ago

See Inside: Chance the Rapper's Reported New $4M Condo

...is in the process of buying a $4 million, 4,500-square-foot condo at 600 N. Fairbanks Court in Chicago's Streeterville neighborhood, Crain's reports. The property, built in 2007, is surrounded...

    See Inside: Chance the Rapper's Reported New $4M Condo
    Chance the Rapper's lyrics, "blessings keep falling in my lap," apparently now ring true in the real estate part of his life. The local rapper, who won Best New Artist, Best Rap Album and Best Rap Performance at last year's Grammy Awards, is in the process of buying a $4 million, 4,500-square-foot condo at 600 N.
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2 days ago

'This Can Happen to Any of You,' Wife of Slain CEO Says

Her husband-to-be Mike Beedle was stabbed to death March 23 in an alley in the 400 block of North State Street. Beedle was the CEO and founder of Enterprise Scrum Inc., a software coaching and training company based in Bannockburn.

    'This Can Happen to Any of You,' Wife of Slain CEO Says
    Barbara Misiur says her family's life has been turned upside down.
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3 days ago

4-Year-Old Child, Woman Hospitalized After 'Accident': CFD

The child was reportedly crossing the street with the woman, whose age was not immediately known, when they were struck by a vehicle near 71st Street and Damen Avenue in the West Englewood neighborhood.

    4-Year-Old Child, Woman Hospitalized After 'Accident': CFD
    A 4-year-old a woman were taken to the hospital after an accident Thursday on Chicago's South Side. The child was reportedly crossing the street with the woman, whose age was not immediately known, when they were struck by a vehicle near 71st Street and Damen Avenue in the West Englewood neighborhood.
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4 days ago

Chicago Spots to Give Out Free Gas Thursday

'Shop Your Way,' a shopping service that offers cash back on certain purchases, and 'GasBuddy,' a mobile app that tracks gas prices, are partnering to give out $20 worth of free gas on a first come, first served basis at Circle K, 801 W. Addison St., from 9 a.m.- 11 a.m. Thursday.

    Chicago Spots to Give Out Free Gas Thursday
    Chicago drivers will be able to fill up some of their tanks for free Thursday morning. 'Shop Your Way,' a shopping service that offers cash back on certain purchases, and ' GasBuddy,' a mobile app that tracks gas prices, are partnering to give out $20 worth of free gas on a first come, first served basis at Circle K, 801 W.
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4 days ago

Chicago Eatery Named Best in World, 2 Others Make Top 100

After coming in second place last year, Alinea, located at 1723 N. Halsted St., took the top spot in the list by Elite Traveler, a luxury lifestyle magazine.

Next, located at 953 W. Fulton Market, and Smyth and The Loyalist, at 177 N. Ada St., took 41st and 96th place, respectively. Next held its spot for the second year in a row, while Smyth and The Loyalist was a new entry.

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Next, located at 953 W. Fulton Market, and Smyth and The Loyalist, at 177 N. Ada St., took 41st and 96th place, respectively. Next held its spot for the second year in a row, while Smyth and The Loyalist was a new entry.

    Chicago Eatery Named Best in World, 2 Others Make Top 100
    Three Chicago eateries made a list of the world's top 100 restaurants compiled. After coming in second place last year, Alinea, located at 1723 N. Halsted St., took the top spot in the list by Elite Traveler, a luxury lifestyle magazine. The top ranking marks yet another addition to the prestigious restaurant's long list of accolades.
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4 days ago

Coral Reef Insurance May Be a Sea Change for Conservation

...provide economic benefits to as many as 200 million people on Earth, according to a 2014 Stanford study that also found that restoring reef structures in the tropics is cheaper than building...

    Coral Reef Insurance May Be a Sea Change for Conservation
    A groundbreaking new insurance policy is being taken out on coral reefs near the beaches in the Cancún area - not to protect boats or divers but the reefs themselves.
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4 days ago

9 Injured, Dozens Displaced in Chicago High-Rise Fire

Around 2 a.m., firefighters responded to a still and box fire on the 13th floor of a 21-story building in the 6400 block of South Lowe Avenue in the city's Englewood neighborhood, authorities said.

    9 Injured, Dozens Displaced in Chicago High-Rise Fire
    Nine people were injured when a fire broke out at a high-rise on Chicago's South Side, fire officials said. Around 2 a.m., firefighters responded to a still and box fire on the 13th floor of a 21-story building in the 6400 block of South Lowe Avenue in the city's Englewood neighborhood, authorities said.
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5 days ago

Group Plans Chicago Starbucks Boycott Over Philly Arrests

The Starbucks locations where protesters will gather include the following Chicago stores: at 200 West Adams, 25 East Washington, 231 South LaSalle, 21 South Clark, 227 West Monroe, 444 North Michigan...

...Starbucks locations where protesters will gather include the following Chicago stores: at 200 West Adams, 25 East Washington, 231 South LaSalle, 21 South Clark, 227 West Monroe, 444 North Michigan Avenue, 35th and...

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...protesters will gather include the following Chicago stores: at 200 West Adams, 25 East Washington, 231 South LaSalle, 21 South Clark, 227 West Monroe, 444 North Michigan Avenue, 35th and State Street, 71st...

...include the following Chicago stores: at 200 West Adams, 25 East Washington, 231 South LaSalle, 21 South Clark, 227 West Monroe, 444 North Michigan Avenue, 35th and State Street, 71st and Stony Island...

...Chicago stores: at 200 West Adams, 25 East Washington, 231 South LaSalle, 21 South Clark, 227 West Monroe, 444 North Michigan Avenue, 35th and State Street, 71st and Stony Island, 55th and Woodlawn...

...200 West Adams, 25 East Washington, 231 South LaSalle, 21 South Clark, 227 West Monroe, 444 North Michigan Avenue, 35th and State Street, 71st and Stony Island, 55th and Woodlawn and 4355 North Sheridan...

...East Washington, 231 South LaSalle, 21 South Clark, 227 West Monroe, 444 North Michigan Avenue, 35th and State Street, 71st and Stony Island, 55th and Woodlawn and 4355 North Sheridan Road...

...227 West Monroe, 444 North Michigan Avenue, 35th and State Street, 71st and Stony Island, 55th and Woodlawn and 4355 North Sheridan Road...

...North Michigan Avenue, 35th and State Street, 71st and Stony Island, 55th and Woodlawn and 4355 North Sheridan Road...

    Group Plans Chicago Starbucks Boycott Over Philly Arrests
    After a video showing police arrest two black men at a Philadelphia Starbucks went viral, outrage continued to grow, with protests reaching Chicago.
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Apr 15

Police Searching for Missing Girl

Selena Arce went missing on April 10, and was last seen in the 3200 block of North California Avenue, according to police.

    Police Searching for Missing Girl
    Chicago police are seeking a 14-year-old girl who went missing from the city's Avondale neighborhood last week.
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