Gold Coast

Students Digging Up Historical Artifacts At Gold Coast SiteThe 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.
Health Officials Investigating After Legionnaires' Disease Death In ChicagoPublic 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.
One Chicago Death From Legionella ReportedA 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.
Man Shot In Drive-By On Lake Shore DriveThe 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.
Smash-And-Grab Thieves Hit Gold Coast Clothing StoreAround 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.
Construction Worker Dies After Being Pulled From Crane Platform
Cops Put High-End Loot On Display After Busting Theft RingIt 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.
Man Charged With Stealing Jewelry From Gold Coast StoreA 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.
Suspects Charged With Stealing Watches From Gold Coast StoreChicago 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.
Police Release Pictures Of Suspects That Hit Gold Coast Watch StoreA police source tells CBS 2 the merchandise that was stolen was worth $350,000.
Chicago River Floods Riverwalk Construction ProjectFlooding from Monday night’s storm has forced a temporary delay on the project to renovate the Chicago Riverwalk downtown.
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.