Gold Coast

Lillie Therieau sifts through dirt as part of archeology class at Lake Forest College. 
(Credit: Lisa Fielding) 
(Credit: Lisa Fielding)

Students Digging Up Historical Artifacts At Gold Coast Site

The grounds of the historic Charnley Persky House on the corner of Astor and Schiller has been the scene of an archeological dig for the past four weeks.

07/28/2015

Caduceus

Health Officials Investigating After Legionnaires’ Disease Death In Chicago

Public health officials in Chicago were conducting an investigation, after a resident of a Gold Coast rehabilitation center died from Legionnaires’ Disease, a rare bacterial infection.

07/14/2015

Hospital Bed

One Chicago Death From Legionella Reported

A person living at a Gold Coast rehabilitation center has died of legionella, according to the Chicago Department of Public Health. The agency had very few details, but said the victim was living at Warren Barr Gold Coast. Officials say they aren’t sure how the victim contracted the disease.

07/14/2015

Police investigate a drive-by shooting on Lake Shore Drive in the Gold Coast neighborhood. (Credit: Network Video Productions)

Man Shot In Drive-By On Lake Shore Drive

The 31-year-old man was driving south in the 1000 block of North Lake Shore Drive at about 1:35 a.m. when a gray Ford Mustang drove past him and someone inside opened fire, police said.

06/10/2015

Thieves used a crowbar to pry open the door of Moncler on Oak Street, then made off with an undisclosed amount of merchandise. (Credit: CBS)

Smash-And-Grab Thieves Hit Gold Coast Clothing Store

Around 5 a.m., thieves used a crowbar to pry their way inside Moncler, at 33 E. Oak St., and then smashed glass display cases to get to the valuables inside.

04/17/2015

Police officers and and firefighters respond to the scene of a work-related accident at a construction site Friday. (CBS)

Construction Worker Dies After Being Pulled From Crane Platform

(CBS) — A worker died Friday afternoon in an apparent mishap at a construction site in the Gold Coast neighborhood. Emergency crews were called to the construction site near Elm and State streets about 3 p.m. and […]

01/30/2015

These are some of the items police recovered following a high-end watch theft. (CBS)

Cops Put High-End Loot On Display After Busting Theft Ring

It all started with police looking for seven high-end watches — worth $400,000 – stolen from a Gold Coast shop. In the hunt for those time pieces, the cops hit a jackpot.

10/03/2014

Cleveland Little (Credit: Cook County Sheriff)

Man Charged With Stealing Jewelry From Gold Coast Store

A South Side man has been ordered held on $90,000 bond after he allegedly stole more than $10,000 in jewelry from a Gold Coast store Wednesday afternoon.

10/03/2014

(Clockwise from top left) Ian Kowolski, Damian Duitlow, Andrzej Debinski, Glowacka Xagniezska, and Anna Straus have been charged in connection with the theft of $350,000 worth of watches from a Gold Coast Store on Sept. 27, 2014. (Credit: Chicago Police)

Suspects Charged With Stealing Watches From Gold Coast Store

Chicago police said 35-year-old Anna Straus, 36-year-old Glowacka Xagniezska, 41-year-old Damian Duitlow, and 50-year-old Ian Kowolski each face one count of felony theft and one count of felony burglary. A fifth suspect, 31-year-old Andrzej Debinski, has been charged with a felony count of possession of a fraudulent ID card.

10/02/2014

Surveillance images of two men who allegedly robbed a Gold Coast watch shop. (Chicago Police)

Police Release Pictures Of Suspects That Hit Gold Coast Watch Store

A police source tells CBS 2 the merchandise that was stolen was worth $350,000.

09/29/2014

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

Authorities released this sketch of a man suspected of fatally shooting a business owner March 1, 2014, in the Gage Park neighborhood. / image from Chicago Police

Sketch Of Suspect In Shop Owner’s Slaying Released

Police have released a sketch of a man suspected of fatally shooting a Gold Coast shop owner during an apparent robbery in March.

05/12/2014

Burglars used baseball bats to smash the front window at the Saint Laurent Paris store on the Gold Coast, then made off with hundreds of thousands of dollars of merchandise. (Credit: CBS)

Break-In At Saint Laurent Paris Store On Gold Coast

Thieves busted out windows at a luxury retail store on the Gold Coast early Friday, and made off with hundreds of thousands of dollars in merchandise.

04/04/2014

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ComEd Vault Catches Fire In Gold Coast, At Least Two Buildings Lose Power

At least two buildings lost power Sunday afternoon when a ComEd vault caught fire in the Gold Coast neighborhood.

03/23/2014

Allan Kustok (Credit: Cook County Sheriff)

After Taking Wife’s Body To Hospital, Kustok Tells Nurse He’s ‘Life Of The Party’

Allan Kustok lived an apparent double life, maintaining the outward façade of a suburban family man, while carousing and womanizing on the sly, prosecutors said.

02/25/2014

A police car in front of the Residence Inn hotel at 201 E. Walton Place early Sunday. (Credit: NVP News Video)

Texas Man Says He Was Shot While Driving In Gold Coast, Authorities Have Doubts

A Texas man was shot while driving in the Gold Coast neighborhood off the Magnificent Mile Saturday night.

11/10/2013

Two deer wandered into Chicago's Gold Coast on Thursday. (Captured News)

One Deer Caught On Gold Coast Dies, Other Released

Animal Care and Control was called and tranquilized both animals. One of the deer had a badly injured leg, and “did not survive the stress of this ordeal.”

11/01/2013

Two deer wandered into Chicago's Gold Coast on Thursday. (Captured News)

Oh, Deer: Wildlife Invades Gold Coast

The two animals were spotted in the 1200 block of North State Parkway, walking on the sidewalk before wandering into a residential building’s gated front yard around 2:15 p.m.

10/31/2013

File Photo Of A Handgun (Photo by Mark Nolan/Getty Images)

Police: Man Shot Over Parking Space Dispute In Gold Coast

The victim suffered a gunshot wound to the abdomen, while the male suspect fled in a white car and is not in custody.

09/21/2013

Deandre Minor (Credit: Chicago Police)

Man Charged With Attempted Rape On Gold Coast

A man has been charged with trying to sexually assault a 54-year-old woman early Friday in her Gold Coast home.

08/10/2013

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