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Chicago armed robbery alert: Man hits McDonald's, Walgreens, Dunkin, 7-Eleven on Northwest Side
CHICAGO - Chicago police are seeking a man who they say has recently robbed several McDonald's and Walgreens, as well as a Dunkin and a 7-Eleven. The crimes all occurred in the month of November. In each incident, police say the suspect walked into one of the businesses and either...
Fast and Delicious: Evanston's Unmissable Trio of Fast Food Restaurants
This piece presents a trio of fast food joints in Evanston. Have you had the chance to visit any of these establishments? If you have, we'd love to hear your thoughts in the comments section below.
Craving a Burger that’ll Make You Say “Holy Cow”? Here Are 5 Chicago Burger Joints That Deliver!
Craving a Burger that’ll Make You Say “Holy Cow”? Here Are 5 Chicago Burger Joints That Deliver. You can find a large amount of mouthwatering burger options, and we’re here to introduce you to 5 Chicago burger joints that deliver. Craving a burger that’ll make your taste buds shout “Holy Cow”? Look no further!
Mysterious House Explosion During Police Standoff Captured in Viral Video
• A house in Arlington, VA exploded during a police raid, with video footage of the incident circulating on social media. • Law enforcement responded to reports of a suspect firing a weapon in the area and discovered that the suspect had shot off 30-40 rounds from a flare gun.
The holidays pop at Evanston Made shop
Ben Blount checks out David Hence as he paints Katherine Gotsick on Friday on the opening night of the Evanston Made holiday pop-up market in the old Found Restaurant space, 1631 Chicago Ave. (Photo by Joerg Metzner) The pop-up will be operating through Dec. 17, with the following hours: Open...
Chicago cops didn’t file a report, watched TV in squad car after random attacker killed man on Mag Mile: internal affairs report
CHICAGO — Moments after a River North man was randomly attacked on the Magnificent Mile this summer, an assault from which he would die days later, the assailant and two witnesses walked up to a Chicago police squad car parked on the Magnificent Mile. The cops inside the vehicle were watching a television show on a tablet.
Funeral Held for Beloved Limo Driver and Father of Three Killed in Chicago
Join CBS 2's Marissa Pearlman at the Muslim Community Center in Old Irving Park, as a community prepares to honor a beloved limo company owner and father of three, tragically killed on the job. Police continue their search for the suspect or suspects responsible.
Man wanted after robbing Cook County bank: FBI
LINCOLNWOOD, Ill. - A man is wanted for robbing a bank in Cook County Monday afternoon. At about 1:26 p.m., the FBI responded to a bank robbery at the U.S. Bank located at 6677 N. Lincoln Ave. in Lincolnwood. According to authorities, the suspect displayed a note and demanded money...
Driver falls asleep at wheel, striking garage in West Rogers Park
CHICAGO - A driver fell asleep at the wheel and crashed into a garage Monday night in the West Rogers Park neighborhood. The 45-year-old man was driving a 2013 Dodge Durango around 9:30 p.m. when he fell asleep and crashed into the back wall of a garage in the 6200 block of North Claremont Avenue, police said.
Direct cash payments are changing lives in Cook County. ‘GUARANTEED’ shows how.
For many, extra cash each month goes a long way. Exactly how it would impact the lives of Chicago residents was what one local scholar and writer set out to understand in her 7-episode limited podcast series GUARANTEED with Eve L. Ewing. Reset talks with the podcast host to learn...
This Illinois City Minimum Wage Is So High, You Won’t Believe It
The city of Chicago has the highest minimum wage in the state of Illinois. As of July 1, 2023, the minimum wage for non-tipped workers is $15.40 per hour, and the minimum wage for tipped workers is $9.24 per hour. The minimum wage is scheduled to increase to $16.00 per hour for non-tipped workers and $9.75 per hour for tipped workers on July 1, 2024.
Vandals Caught on Camera Damaging Holiday Lights Display in Honor of Late Mother in Tinley Park
A heartwarming holiday lights display in Tinley Park, created to honor a late mother, was vandalized by unknown culprits. The vandals, caught on camera, egged the house and threw a firework into the yard, causing significant damage to the 60,000-light display.
Chicago man arrested after robbing, carjacking multiple people in broad daylight
CHICAGO - A Chicago man was arrested Monday morning after carjacking and robbing multiple people on the city's West Side. Lennie Myles, 19, is charged with one felony count of attempted first-degree murder, two felony counts of aggravated vehicular hijacking with a firearm, one felony count of armed robbery with a firearm, one felony count of attempted aggravated vehicular hijacking with a firearm and one misdemeanor count of resisting or obstructing a peace officer.
2 SIU-Carbondale students from Chicago suburbs killed in downstate crash
Two Southern Illinois University students from the Chicago suburbs died Monday morning in a truck crash downstate, Carbondale police said.
Murder defendant convicted with help from blind witness to get new trial
Darien Harris is now 30. While his murder conviction was vacated, prosecutors are planning to try him a second time for the 2011 murder of Rondell Moore.
Gold Coast Walgreens robbed at gunpoint
Chicago police are trying to identify two men who robbed a Walgreens store in the Gold Coast neighborhood on Sunday night. It happened at about 9:40 p.m. at the store on the 900 block of North State Street.
House of the mouse: Chicago showcases the birthplace of Walt Disney
Scripps News visits the historic Walt Disney Birthplace, restored over a decade to its original state.
Pedestrian hit and killed by car after crash on Dan Ryan Expressway
CHICAGO (CBS)-- One person is dead after a crash on the Dan Ryan Expressway Tuesday morning. According to Illinois State Police, a pedestrian got out of a vehicle after a minor traffic crash and was hit by another vehicle around 2:25 a.m. The pedestrian was killed. Outbound lanes reopened around 6:50 a.m.Police are investigating.
Days Before Swift Mansion Fire Owner Said to Illegally Evict Tenants Prompting Arson Investigation
Nine residents living at historical mansion suing owners for unlawful eviction on November 30, just 3 days prior to massive fire destroyed much of building. Swift Mansion, a historic building at 4500 S. Michigan Ave., faces scrutiny after two tenants, along with seven neighbors, claim they were entangled in an eviction dispute just days before a massive fire engulfed the structure, triggering an arson investigation.
Illinois governor cancels migrant tent city on toxic land
This coverage is made possible through a partnership between Grist and WBEZ, the NPR station in Chicago. A controversial tent city to house migrants in Chicago will not go forward after Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker cited environmental concerns on Tuesday, pulling the state’s support for Mayor Brandon Johnson’s project to provide winter shelter for asylum seekers.