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  • Whole new world for CTA riders?

    Whole new world for CTA riders?
    CTA riders had mixed reactions about their commute Monday, the first workday since the agency's service cuts and additions took effect. Steffany Amacher of Lakeview typically takes the No. 80-Irving Park bus, the Brown Line and the Red Line to the...
  • Chicago overnight report

    Chicago overnight report
    A wrap-up of news from the Tribune's breaking news desk. • Two men were killed and at least 11 people were wounded -- one of them by police -- in shootings from Tuesday afternoon through Wednesday morning across Chicago, police said. One of the...
  • Night Out in the Parks: Chicago announces summer activities

    Night Out in the Parks: Chicago announces summer activities
    Circus performers and Shakespearean actors helped Mayor Rahm Emanuel announce Tuesday that the city is doubling the number of performances and cultural events at its parks this summer.  Amid lush greenery and newly bloomed flowers at Garfield Park...
  • A newbie's guide to Chicago Craft Beer Week

    A newbie's guide to Chicago Craft Beer Week
    How much does Chicago love its beer? Our craft beer week is 11 days long, if that's any indication. The fourth annual Chicago Craft Beer Week (May 16-26) is busier than past years, with 21 new breweries joining the lineup of tastings, tap takeovers and $4...
  • Bicyclist, 83, struck and killed by car on Northwest Side

    Bicyclist, 83, struck and killed by car on Northwest Side
    An 83-year-old man was struck and killed by a car as he rode a bicycle on the Northwest Side. Leonard Ratajczyk was riding west in the 7800 block of West Irving Park Road around 9:10 p.m. Tuesday when a 2011 Chevrolet Malibu hit his bicycle, according...
  • Woman beaten by purse snatcher in Old Irving Park

    Woman beaten by purse snatcher in Old Irving Park
    Gerry Klemm was watching television late Thursday when she heard screaming and ran down the stairs to see a man standing over a woman who was bleeding.  "I opened my door to see if I could see where it was coming from and I had to go downstairs. ......
  • Chicago Crime Overnight Report

    Chicago Crime Overnight Report
    A wrap-up of news from the Tribune's breaking news desk. • A briefcase left at the Thorndale CTA stop prompted police to stop Red Line traffic in both directions until 4:45 a.m. Someone had left the briefcase at the Red Line stop at 1100 W....
  • 2 North Side communities log 1st homicide of year

    The North Side saw two homicides in the last week, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found. In Irving Park, a 19-year-old man was shot to death Saturday in the 4200 block of West Irving Park Road, police said. One day earlier, a 5-month-old...
  • 8 wounded in shootings across Chicago

    8 wounded in shootings across Chicago
    Eight people were shot Thursday afternoon and Friday morning from the Old Irving Park neighborhood on the Northwest Side to the West Pullman neighborhood on the Far South Side, police said. A man, 34, was dropped off at Our Lady of the Resurrection...
  • CTA details proposed Ashland express bus service

    CTA details proposed Ashland express bus service
    Ashland Avenue will get a dedicated center bus lane in each direction for express bus service between 95th Street and Irving Park Road, the CTA and Mayor Rahm Emanuel will announce today. This is the first step in bringing bus rapid transit, service...
  • 2 dead on North and West sides, 4 others wounded on South Side

    2 dead on North and West sides, 4 others wounded on South Side
    A 37-year-old man was shot to death in the South Austin neighborhood Friday night, police said, and another man was killed Saturday morning in the Irving Park neighborhood. The man killed in Austin was shot near Menard Avenue and Thomas Street about 7:...
  • Get ready for bus rapid transit

    Get ready for bus rapid transit
    The CTA and Mayor Emanuel's office announced a detailed proposal last week to create express bus service on Ashland Avenue, but don't expect residents, riders or business owners to sign on too quickly. The project would dedicate one center travel lane...