Portions of Canal and Fulton streets are closed in the West Loop as crews work to repair and investigate a water main break Friday morning.
The Fire Department said a 19-year-old woman jumped into the Chicago River near Cermak Road and Canal Street around 4 a.m. Rescue crews were dispatched to the scene, but a battalion chief who responded to the scene didn’t wait for divers, and jumped into the water.
Amtrak officials plan to open restaurants, coffee shops, and a grocery store as part of a plan to make Union Station a destination location.
City officials were warning of increased traffic delays in the Loop beginning Monday, as work begins on the so-called “Loop Link” project to provide faster bus service from Union Station to Millennium Station.
The woman was riding her bike near Roosevelt Road and Canal Street, when a pickup truck making a turn struck her, according to witnesses. She ended up pinned under the truck, and was having trouble breathing.
The Fire Department said four people were injured when a steel I-beam came down at a construction site at the northeast corner of Lake and Canal streets around 9:15 a.m.
A man was pulled from the Chicago River early Wednesday in the West Loop, after a local resident threw a life preserver to keep him afloat until rescue crews arrived.
Multiple fires were reported in the Bridgeport neighborhood early Tuesday, starting around 1:40 a.m. at a garage in the 2900 block of South Canal Street, police said.
Firefighters found a man dead inside a townhome in the Fulton River District, while responding to a fire late Wednesday morning.
Mardi Gras 2014 may be a few weeks away, but Carnival season has already begun in New Orleans, with brightly colored parades throughout the city and much more to come.
A 76-year-old woman has died after she was hit by a Megabus near her West Loop home, not far from Union Station.
On his first anniversary as Chicago’s Mayor, Rahm Emanuel and developers have announced a new office building to be built in the West Loop, the first in several years.
A man who was alleged to have fired a gun on a Bridgeport neighborhood street late Saturday was apprehended by police not long afterward, but not before he led police on a pursuit that stretched more than 16 miles south, ending after he abandoned his car in the Far South Side Altgeld Gardens area.
A man was in police custody Friday morning, after two people were stabbed in a fight in a Chinatown apartment.
A gas leak caused traffic headaches in a busy part of the South Loop Friday morning.
Starting Monday, several CTA bus stop locations along Canal Street downtown will be changed in an effort to improve traffic flow and for customer safety.
Police are looking for the thief who robbed the busy DSW Show Warehouse in the South Loop over the weekend.