A CTA worker was injured when she made contact with the electrified third rail Wednesday morning on the North Side.
The tent city was disassembled once more on Tuesday, with residents clustering on a grassy patch outside the Wilson Avenue pumping station.
No changes to the building or zoning code is required to build tiny homes, assuming the designs “comply with minimum standards” a city official said.
Mostly the world looks away from the homeless, except when it can’t avoid their presence, as in the case of the Tent City camps that are no more.
One resident, Maggie Gruzlewski, said workers from the Chicago Department of Family & Support Services came by and told her she would need to move.
Dozens living under the viaducts at Wilson and Lawrence avenues in Uptown had to move their encampments by Monday when renovations begin.
A teenager was wounded Saturday evening in an Uptown neighborhood shooting on the North Side.
A homeless encampment underneath a Lake Shore Drive viaduct in Uptown will have to clear out in time for construction on the overpass on Monday.
Police are warning residents about four armed robberies that happened in less than four hours Monday in the Ravenswood and Uptown neighborhoods.
Rest in His Arms will conduct funerals for Baby Jane Uddin, newborn dropped from an 8th-floor window; and Baby Hoover, found dead in a shed in Dolton.
Police are searching for a 43-year-old man who was reported missing from the Uptown neighborhood on the North Side.
Officials gave notice Friday that construction will begin in 30 days to repair two Lake Shore Drive viaducts occupied by homeless tent encampments.
A man was shot to death Sunday morning in the Uptown neighborhood on the North Side, police said.
The projects include installing bike lanes on the sidewalks where homeless people now pitch tents, effectively preventing anyone from returning there.
Nella Sher had last been seen in the area of Thorek Hospital at 850 W. Irving Park Rd., according to a missing person alert from Chicago Police.