Flooding from Monday night’s storm has forced a temporary delay on the project to renovate the Chicago Riverwalk downtown.
The Dearborn Street bridge over the Chicago River is closed so that crews can do work on the Riverwalk project.
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.
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.
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.
A Chicago doorman is being hailed as a hero after coming to the rescue of a woman who had been sexually assaulted.
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.
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.
A construction crew hit a gas line in River North Thursday morning, prompting police to shut down nearby streets.
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.
The owner of a Chicago violin shop is suing the unidentified writer of what he says are defamatory Internet postings.
A Playboy Club could be back on the Chicago scene next year, for the first time in more than 20 years.
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.
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.
Police blocked part of a busy downtown sidewalk this afternoon, after glass fell from a building.