Firefighters responded to the four-story building near 14th Street and Western Avenue at 7:23 p.m., Fire Media spokesman Jeff Lyle said. The fire was found below the building’s dock area.
Witnesses said a speeding silver sedan struck the cyclist from behind, sending him flying into the air, and then kept going.
Residents in the South Loop are being urged to be vigiliant- after an armed man sexually assaulted a woman.
A gas leak caused traffic headaches in a busy part of the South Loop Friday morning.
What started as an armed robbery on the city’s Near West Side turned into what police thought was a barricade situation overnight.
A shuttered barbecue take-out place in North Chicago was rammed by a car and stripped of its metal components, in what police say might be two separate crimes.