Police Warn Of Strong-Arm Robberies In Lakeview, UptownTwo men have walked up to people from behind and, in one instance, engaged victims in conversation before using force to take their belongings, according to a community alert from Chicago Police.
Man Robs South Loop Bank At KnifepointThe man entered the Fifth Third Bank branch at 601 S. Clark St. at 9:36 a.m. with a knife and demanded cash, according to police and the FBI. He left the bank with an undisclosed amount of money, police said.
Man Slashed In Fight Near City HallAbout 1:45 a.m., two homeless people got into a fight near the intersection of Clark and Randolph streets, police said.
Chicago Police Officer Injured In Wrigleyville CrashAbout 10:30 p.m., a man—who identified himself to reporters on the scene as Luis Gomez—was driving an Uber XL vehicle west on Addison Street, trying to turn south onto Clark Street, police said. The minivan—which had six passengers in it — collided with a Chicago Police vehicle that was eastbound on Addison
FBI: 'Bandage Bandit' Attempted Sixth Bank Robbery On FridayA man suspected in five Chicago bank robberies tried to rob a sixth bank in the Lake View neighborhood on Friday, the FBI said.
Woman Sexually Assaulted In Lincoln Park HomeAuthorities have issued a warning to women living in Lincoln Park, after a woman was raped in her apartment, by an attacker who followed her home from a nearby bar.
Washington Street Lane Closures Begin Wednesday In The LoopBeginning early Wednesday, crews will shift all traffic on eastbound Washington into two lanes along the north side of the street.
CTA Holiday Bus To Roll Out TuesdayFrom its reindeer antlers and cinnamon scent to Santa's den and armchair, it's clear that this is no ordinary 60-foot CTA bus, although it will be operating in regular service, beginning Tuesday and Wednesday on the J14/Jeffery Jump.
State Street Bridge To Close For Riverwalk WorkThe Chicago Department of Transportation said the bridge will be closed to all traffic from 6 a.m. Wednesday through the afternoon of Aug. 23.
Bank Robbed In EdgewaterA male walked into the bank, demanded money and ran away with an undisclosed amount of cash, police said.
Woman Sexually Assaulted At Wrigleyville BusinessThe victim was attacked around 12:30 a.m. in the 3500 block of North Clark Street and was taken to the hospital in stable condition.
Man Charged In Burglary Of South Loop Mariano'sKenard Jarrett, 20, was charged with three felony counts of burglary after he attempted to steal items from the business Wednesday about 12:20 a.m., according to a statement from Chicago Police.