Dearborn Street

The Kluczynski Federal Building in the Loop was evacuated after an unknown male phoned in a bomb threat on Thursday. (Credit: CBS)

Loop Federal Building Evacuated Over Bomb Threat

Chicago Police said they were notified at 7:15 a.m. that an unknown male phoned in the threat at the Kluczynski Federal Building at 230 S. Dearborn St.

10/30/2014

Artistic rendering of The Marina, part of a planned renovation of the Chicago Riverwalk. (Credit: City of Chicago)

State Street Bridge To Close For Riverwalk Work

The Chicago Department of Transportation said the bridge will be closed to all traffic from 6 a.m. Wednesday through the afternoon of Aug. 23.

08/12/2014

CTA train. (CBS)

Passenger Injured When Fight Spills Onto Blue Line Train

CTA officials tell CBS 2 the victim was injured around 2:30 p.m. when an altercation erupted at the Washington Blue Line stop beneath Dearborn Street. The fight then spilled onto a Blue Line train, which never left the station.

08/07/2014

Heavy rains Monday night caused the Chicago River to flood a project to expand the Riverwalk downtown. The project was delayed while crews worked to drain or pump out the water. (Credit: Twitter/@ChicagoPhotoSho)

Chicago River Floods Riverwalk Construction Project

Flooding from Monday night’s storm has forced a temporary delay on the project to renovate the Chicago Riverwalk downtown.

07/01/2014

This is an artists concept for a section of the Chicago Riverwalk between Dearborn and Clark. (Credit: City Of Chicago)

Dearborn Street Bridge Closed For Riverwalk Expansion Project

The Dearborn Street bridge over the Chicago River is closed so that crews can do work on the Riverwalk project.

06/24/2014

Police believe this man robbed two banks in the Loop in about 10 minutes Wednesday morning, first a Chase Bank branch at 10 S. Dearborn St. and then a Citibank branch at 11 S. LaSalle St. (Photos from FBI)

Man Robs Two Loop Banks In 10 Minutes

The man walked into a Chase Bank branch at 10 S. Dearborn St. at 8:42 a.m., implied he had a weapon and presented the teller with a note demanding cash. Ten minutes later, a man matching the robber’s description held up the Citibank branch at 11 S. LaSalle St.

06/11/2014

A man who robbed a TCF Bank branch in the 3500 block of North Broadway Sunday morning may have robbed another branch in Uptown on Friday. (Photo from the FBI)

Man Charged In Loop Bank Robbery Believed To Be “Benchwarmer Bandit”

A man charged with robbing a bank in the Loop on Tuesday is believed to be the Benchwarmer Bandit, suspected by the FBI of at least five other bank jobs.

04/16/2014

Surveillance video images of two men involved in knifepoint robberies on the Near North Side and South Loop on Jan. 26. (Credit: Chicago Police)

Police Warn Of Knifepoint Robberies At Convenience Stores

In each case, two offenders used a knife to take cash from the register and cashier’s wallet, according to an alert issued by Area Central detectives.

01/27/2014

Crime Scene Tape generic sized image

Doorman Hailed As Hero For Saving Sex Assault Victim

A Chicago doorman is being hailed as a hero after coming to the rescue of a woman who had been sexually assaulted.

06/24/2013

A baby was ejected from this SUV when the semi-trailer truck in the background ran a red light and hit the SUV at the intersection of Dearborn and Ohio streets on May 14, 2013. (Credit: CBS)

Baby Girl Ejected From SUV In River North Collision

An 11-month-old girl was in “stable” condition at a hospital after she was thrown from an SUV during a crash in the downtown area early Tuesday morning, police said.

05/14/2013

Cyclists get their first ride on a new two-way protected bike lane on Dearborn Street in downtown Chicago on Dec. 14, 2012. (Credit: City of Chicago)

City Opens Two-Way Protected Bike Lane Downtown

Chicago Department of Transportation Commissioner Gabe Klein said the mile-long two-way protected bike lane on Dearborn Street, stretching from Wacker Drive to Polk Street, is the nation’s first protected bike lane through a central business district.

CBS Chicago–12/14/2012

Gas Main Break

Gas Main Rupture Ties Up Traffic In River North

A construction crew hit a gas line in River North Thursday morning, prompting police to shut down nearby streets.

CBS Chicago–09/27/2012

Mob Attack

Sources: 28 Arrested In Series Of Overnight Mob Attacks

Sources say at least 28 people were arrested overnight for a series of violent attacks across the city, including 11 arrested for beating a man leaving the July 4th fireworks at Navy Pier.

CBS Chicago–07/05/2012

Violin

Violin Shop Owner Sues Over Mysterious Defamatory Critic

The owner of a Chicago violin shop is suing the unidentified writer of what he says are defamatory Internet postings.

CBS Chicago–01/25/2012

New Playboy Club?

Playboy Club May Return To Chicago

A Playboy Club could be back on the Chicago scene next year, for the first time in more than 20 years.

CBS Chicago–08/29/2011

Dearborn Street Evacuation

Package In Loop Building Turned Out To Be Harmless

The situation is back to normal a day later, but right across from the Dirksen Federal Building downtown Wednesday, a building was evacuated for more than four hours due to a suspicious package.

CBS Chicago–04/28/2011

CTA Train (Photo by Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

Loud Bangs Heard In Tunnel Between Subway Stops

Loud bangs were heard in a the tunnel that connects the Blue Line to the Red Line at Jackson Boulevard this morning but police say it was not gunfire.

CBS Chicago–04/14/2011

A firefighter helps clean up broken glass outside the Sears building in the Loop on Thursday. (CBS)

Woman Injured By Falling Glass From Loop Building

Police blocked part of a busy downtown sidewalk this afternoon, after glass fell from a building.

CBS Chicago–02/17/2011