Adams Street

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Loop Fire Prompts HazMat Response

Construction workers caused a small street fire in the Loop, drawing a hazardous materials response Thursday night, fire officials said.


File Photo Of Police Tape (AP)

Girl, 14, Shot In East Garfield Park

The girl was standing on a corner in the 3800 block of West Adams Street about 9:30 p.m. when she heard shots and realized she had been hit, police News Affairs Officer Ronald Gaines said.


File Photo Of A Handgun (Photo by Mark Nolan/Getty Images)

Man Shot On Near West Side

About 8:30 p.m., the man was shot in the foot in the 2300 block of West Adams Street, police said. He is an adult, but his exact age is not yet known, authorities said.


Officials said a fire that caused $100,000 in damage to a Lombard home Monday night may have been caused by a lightning strike. (Photo from Network Video Productions)

Lightning Strike Might Have Sparked Fire In Lombard

A fire that caused about $100,000 in damage to a west suburban Lombard home Monday night may have been caused by a lightning strike during the heavy thunderstorms that moved through the Chicago area, officials said.


A man was found shot to death in an apartment in the 5300 block of West Adams Street late Monday. (Credit: NVP Video)

Man Fatally Shot In Austin Apartment

A friend found 48-year-old Gregory Daniel about 9:45 p.m. Monday on the bedroom floor of his apartment in the 5300 block of West Adams Street with gunshot wounds to his head and abdomen.


(Credit: Steve Hardy/CBS Local)

3 Killed, 9 Wounded In Shootings Since Monday Afternoon

Three men were killed and nine others wounded in gun violence across the city since Monday afternoon, including two men who were found shot to death in West Pullman early Tuesday.


A fire in the 4000 block of West Adams Street damaged three buildings on July 4, 2013. (Credit: Chicago Fire Department)

Three Buildings Damaged By West Side Fire

A fire spread to three buildings Thursday afternoon in the West Garfield Park neighborhood.


Ervin Davis (Photo courtesy: Chicago Police)

Elderly Man With Alzheimer’s Missing From Near West Side

An 84-year-old man suffering from Alzheimer’s disease has been missing since Sunday from the Near West Side.



Man Linked To 3 Sexual Assaults On West Side

A 20-year-old man stands charged a string of sexual assaults on the city’s West Side.

CBS Chicago–09/05/2012

This Megabus hit a pedestrian and Canal and Adam on Tuesday. (Credit: Dana Kozlov/CBS 2)

Woman Dead After Being Hit By Megabus Near Union Station

A 76-year-old woman has died after she was hit by a Megabus near her West Loop home, not far from Union Station.


Adams Street Shooting

Man Killed, 3 Others Wounded In West Side Shooting

Police are looking for the suspect who killed one person and wounded three others on the city’s West Side Monday night

CBS Chicago–07/03/2012

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Fire Crews Dispatched As Construction Barge Tips In Chicago River

The Fire Department was one the scene Wednesday afternoon as a construction barge tipped over and began taking on water in the Chicago River’s South Branch downtown.

CBS Chicago–06/27/2012

Wacker Drive

Final Leg Of Wacker Drive Reconstruction Begins

The final leg of the Wacker Drive reconstruction project begins this week, and the intersection with Jackson Boulevard alongside the Willis Tower has closed.

CBS Chicago–06/18/2012

A man operates an iPhone (Photo credit:ADRIAN DENNIS/AFP/Getty Images)

Scammers Swiping Cell Phones From Downtown Diners

A new cell phone theft scam is afoot around Chicago.

CBS Chicago–06/14/2012

Occupy Chicago

May Day Protesters Block Bank Entrances Before Rally Through Loop

About 75 Occupy Chicago protesters held sit-ins outside at least two Bank of America branches in downtown Chicago on Tuesday, before joining a much larger protest rally and march through the Loop in honor of May Day.

CBS Chicago–05/01/2012

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Man Claims Police Beat Him, Knocked Him Out Of Wheelchair

A paraplegic man claims two Chicago Police officers beat him and knocked him out of his wheelchair during a confrontation at a Loop doughnut shop.

CBS Chicago–04/25/2012

Wacker Drive

Wacker Drive Now Closed For Work Between Monroe And Adams

About a year and a half after it began, the work to rebuild about half of Wacker Drive has shifted south.

CBS Chicago–01/09/2012

Wacker Drive Work

Wacker Drive Reconstruction Moves To Monroe-To-Adams Stretch

The Wacker Drive reconstruction project is kicking into its next phase next week.

CBS Chicago–01/06/2012

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2 Shot, Wounded In South Austin

A teenage boy was critically wounded, and another man was also injured, when a gunman opened fire late Thursday night in the South Austin neighborhood.

CBS Chicago–12/30/2011

Dunkin' Donuts Crash

2 Hurt When Car Slams Into Dunkin’ Donuts Downtown

Two drivers were taken to the hospital this morning when a sport-utility vehicle and a taxi crashed downtown, sending the SUV into a Dunkin’ Donuts.

CBS Chicago–05/03/2011