Gold Coast

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Man Shot In Leg In Gold Coast Neighborhood

A man was shot in the leg Tuesday morning as he got into his car parked in the Gold Coast neighborhood, police said.

02/05/2013

North Michigan Avenue. (Credit: Greater North Michigan Avenue Association)

Union Supporters Protest Illinois Minimum Wage

Union supporters took to the streets today to demand an increase in the state’s minimum wage.

12/22/2012

Walter Jacobson

Walter’s Perspective: Burglary At High-End Retailer Overshadowed By Price Of Merchandise

CBS 2’s Walter Jacobson is flabbergasted by the type of merchandise ripped off from a hoity-toity Gold Coast store Thursday.

12/06/2012

Shattered glass was still visible on the floor of the Jimmy Choo boutique on Oak Street on Thursday, after an early morning burglary at the designer shoe and purse store. (Credit: CBS)

Burglars Hit Jimmy Choo Store On Gold Coast

Fans think that Jimmy Choo shoes are hot, but, this morning, police say some are actually hot in the wrong way after an overnight burglary.

12/06/2012

An officer fired a single round at a car that tried to run him over Sunday evening in the Gold Coast neighborhood, police said. (CBS)

Cop Fires At Driver Who Tries To Run Him Down In Gold Coast

The officer wasn’t hurt — nor was the driver in the 6:10 p.m. incident in the first block of East Walton Street police said.

11/18/2012

Chicago Fire Department responds to a car fire at 66 W. Oak St. Thursday. (Credit; John H. White/Sun-Times)

Car Fire At Gold Coast Nursing Home Garage

Multiple ambulances were called to a Gold Coast neighborhood nursing home Thursday morning when a car fire was accompanied by heavy smoke and triggered the building’s sprinkler system.

11/15/2012

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Man Shot In Gold Coast Neighborhood

A man was wounded in a shooting Tuesday morning in the Near North Side Gold Coast neighborhood.

10/16/2012

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Racked.com Seeks Votes On Best Shopping Intersections

The Web site Racked.com may be pitting trendy hipsters against young and snazzy professionals, as they ask Chicagoans to pick one of six intersections as the best for shopping.

CBS Chicago–10/02/2012

Eric Ybarra (Credit: Chicago Police Department)

Charges Filed Against Division Street Stabbings Suspect

A Belmont-Cragin neighborhood man was ordered held on $100,000 bond Monday for allegedly injuring four men — including a Chicago Police officer — in a pair of early Sunday stabbings in the Gold Coast.

09/24/2012

Gold Coast Assault

Woman Raped In Her Gold Coast Apartment

A man forced a woman into her Gold Coast apartment and raped her late Tuesday on the Near North Side.

CBS Chicago–09/19/2012

A Chicago police car. (Photo Credit: MIRA OBERMAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Gold Coast Residents Fed Up With Crime

An affluent downtown area of Chicago has been plagued by violence this summer. Some residents have had enough, CBS 2’s Suzanne Le Mignot reports.

09/05/2012

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20 Juveniles, 4 Adults Arrested In Gold Coast Ruckus

About 20 juveniles and four adults were arrested after police responded to reports of people being pushed in the Gold Coast Saturday.

08/26/2012

A craftsman displays a Bowie knife he made that is for sale at the Nations Gunshow on November 21, 2009 in Chantilly, Virginia. Vendors and collectors of current and vintage arms and accessories have gathered to buy sell and trade during the three day event. (KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Man Stabs Homeless Woman In Face, Abdomen With Bowie Knife

Police say the suspect attacked the woman with the weapon in the Gold Coast neighborhood after a “verbal altercation” escalated.

07/22/2012

Gold Coast Mob Attack

Northwestern Hospital Warns Workers About Recent Mob Attacks

A memo has been sent out to thousands of employees of Northwestern Memorial Hospital, warning of two recent mob attacks on doctors – one near Prentice Women’s Hospital, the other a few blocks north of the Northwestern hospital campus.

CBS Chicago–06/13/2012

Gold Coast Mob Attack

Eight Teens Charged In Mob Attacks Over The Weekend

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.

CBS Chicago–06/10/2012

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Best Murder Mystery Events In Chicago

If you ever had the urge to solve a crime, now is your chance at one of these interactive murder-mystery events in Chicago.

05/14/2012

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Rush Street Bartender Fired After Using N-Word In Facebook Post

A Gold Coast nightclub bartender has been fired for posting a rant on her Facebook page that included the use of the N-word to describe African-American customers.

CBS Chicago–04/05/2012

Dwight Washington. (Credit: Chicago Police Department)

Ex-Streets And San Worker Gets 9 Years For Plowing Into Crowd

A former Chicago Streets and Sanitation worker has been sentenced to nine years in prison for ramming his pickup into a crowd at a Gold Coast intersection in May of last year.

CBS Chicago–03/28/2012

Dwight Washington. (Credit: Chicago Police Department)

City Worker Pleads Guilty To Drunk Driving Charges After Accident In Gold Coast

A Chicago worker who rammed his pickup into a crowd at a Gold Coast intersection pleaded guilty to drunken-driving charges on Friday.

03/23/2012

Garbage Chute Fall

Disabled Boy Falls Down Garbage Chute, Dies In Gold Coast

Police are investigating an overnight tragedy in the Gold Coast, in which a developmentally disabled 16-year-old boy was found dead in a trash compactor in a high-rise on Astor Street.

CBS Chicago–02/21/2012

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