Authorities responded to the corner of Franklin and Van Buren at 9:15 p.m. and found a person on fire, Chicago Fire Department Cmdr. Frank Velez said.
A 51-year-old man was intoxicated at the Wyndham Grand Chicago Riverfront Hotel at 71 E. Wacker Dr. when another man cut his arm with a broken bottle around 12:30 a.m., police said.
A vehicle collided with the officer’s squad car at 10:25 p.m. on Lake Shore Drive near Monroe Street, police said, citing preliminary information.
Anne Brandt filed the negligence lawsuit in Cook County Circuit Court, alleging she was dragged for “some distance” after the taxi dropped her off about 8 a.m. April 23 near Michigan Avenue and Washington Street.
A group of private investors has opened a commercial helicopter facility near the Illinois Medical District, offering air service to the edge of downtown for the first time in more than 12 years.
A west suburban man was killed in the most recent fatal shooting Wednesday afternoon in the Back of the Yards neighborhood on the South Side.
The female, whose age was not immediately known, was shot in the leg about 2:35 a.m. while inside the bus on Michigan Avenue near Monroe Street, police said.
Part of State Street remains closed to traffic in the Loop Monday after bricks fell from a building Sunday night, causing headaches for some bus riders’ morning commute.
Despite some opposition from some members of the community, the annual Pride Parade will stay in the Boystown area of Lakeview this year.
The outage occurred at 10:05 p.m. and affected the area between Michigan Avenue and Lake Shore Drive and between Wacker Drive and Monroe Street, ComEd spokeswoman Krissy Posey said. Approximately 1,600 customers were affected, although power was fully restored by 2:50 a.m. Thursday.
For those who haven’t followed the drama I’m talking about, a 76-foot-deep hole has existed off Lake Shore Drive since 2008.
As birds begin migrating back north this spring, many will end up injured or killed as they fly through downtown Chicago, and volunteers at a suburban wildlife center will try to nurse the survivors back to health.
Paramedics and Chicago Fire Department personnel responded to a call of a person down about 1:25 a.m. in the 200 block of West Jackson, police News Affairs Officer Hector Alfaro said. When they attempted to put the man onto the stretcher, he struggled and bit the female paramedic in the calf.
In each case, the armed man took money, inventory or an employee’s personal property, Area Central detectives said in a business alert.
After saying he’s open to moving the annual Pride Parade out of Boystown, Ald. Tom Tunney (44th) has launched a survey to find out if the community would support moving the parade downtown.
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.
As Ald. Tom Tunney (44th) considers whether the annual Gay Pride Parade should be moved downtown, the manager of a Boystown bar said the real issue is a lack of cooperation from police officers after the parade is over.
A Porsche SUV was northbound in the 400 block of South Michigan Avenue about 2:30 a.m. when the driver failed to stop at a red light and struck a taxi, police News Affairs Officer Jose Estrada said.
The Chicago Loop Alliance has planned a series of five “placemaking” events to get workers to stick around for parties in the alleys after business hours, and get people to think of the alleys in the Loop in a different way.
Three people helped pull a woman to safety Thursday, after she jumped into the Chicago River downtown.