What to do when you get your tractor-trailer stuck beneath the L tracks downtown, blocking a major street and drawing dozens of amused and bemused spectators? Blame a cabbie, of course.
With the holiday season just around the corner, downtown and the Near North Side soon will be crawling with shoppers and tourists, and people who don’t normally come into the city. They’ll also be crawling with something else: pickpockets.
James D. Starkey allegedly assaulted a 20-year-old man in a park in the 400 block of South Wacker Drive.
The sexual assault occurred at 10:30 p.m. in the 400 block of South Wacker Drive.
Activists acknowledge it’s probably too late to restore this year’s Puerto Rican parade in downtown Chicago, but they’re fighting to get it back for next year.
As one of Chicago’s top cultural attractions, the Shedd sees daily visitors from Chicago and all over the world. Whether you were there 5 years ago or 5 months ago, there’s always something new to see and explore.
Aquarius! Crawl out the metaphorical slit your jailers call a window, down that imaginary rope made of your hopes, dreams and bed sheets, and live your life!
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 plan to renovate a historic downtown building will benefit the prominent Chicago family that owns it, but it may not be such good news for those who pay the rent.
Thousands of public school teachers and their supporters have flooded downtown streets Monday afternoon, for a rally in front of Chicago Public Schools headquarters on the first day of the city’s first teachers’ strike in 25 years.
Chicago Police are warning people after a series of overnight downtown robberies over the past two weeks.
Police are searching for a robber who has been targeting victims downtown and on the Near North Side in broad daylight in recent weeks.
Five people were hospitalized early Monday after a crash that reportedly involved an ambulance on Lake Shore Drive downtown.
Eight people have been charged with mob action, after four people were hurt in at least three mob attacks in and near downtown over the weekend.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel said Wednesday that he is sympathetic with downtown businesses that might have suffered because of all the people who stayed away due to the NATO Summit, but he said the gathering of world leaders was still very good for Chicago.
It’s an eerie scene in downtown Chicago today, as most office buildings and stores are deserted because of the NATO summit.
Michigan Avenue was briefly shut down between Lake and Madison streets due to police activity.
Thousands of Chicago college students will get a real-life lesson in tight security during the NATO summit in less than two weeks. CBS 2’s Dorothy Tucker reports some students will be locked out of their downtown campuses during the summit.
Chicago Police say some bold thieves made their own cash dash Monday morning downtown.
Starting Friday, big, green tags will be appearing on trees throughout downtown, as part of an effort in this week before Arbor Day to remind people of the benefits of trees.