Kinzie Street

A fire broke out at the Blommer Chocolate Company factory on Kinzie street early Tuesday. (Credit: Ashlee Rezin for Sun-Times Media)

Fire Halts Production At Blommer Chocolate Factory

About 5:20 a.m., four fire engines responded to the blaze at 600 W. Kinzie St., when one of the 5-story factory’s chocolate roasters caught fire.


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Man Dead, Another Wounded In Austin shooting

One man is dead and another wounded early Sunday after a shooting in the West Side Austin neighborhood.


Loop Flood

On This Day 20 Years Ago: The Great Chicago Flood

On this day 20 years ago, an estimated 250 million gallons of Chicago River water poured through a crack into a little-used network of tunnels under the Loop, creating what is now known as the Great Chicago Flood.

CBS Chicago–04/13/2012

Protected Bike Lane

Protected Bike Lane Dedicated On Kinzie Street

Chicago is boosting its bike-friendly reputation by giving riders more protection.

CBS Chicago–07/25/2011

Emanuel On Bikes

Emanuel Wants Chicago To Be Nation’s ‘Most Bike-Friendly City’

The Emanuel Administration is heralding the first stretch of what it hopes will be 100 miles of dedicated—and protected—bicycle lanes in the city of Chicago.

CBS Chicago–06/08/2011

Kinzie Street Bike Lane

Protected Bike Lane Set To Open On Kinzie Street

A new bike lane is set to open with a protective barrier in place from vehicular traffic.

CBS Chicago–06/06/2011

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Late Golf Club Owner’s Home Furnishings Go On Sale

The line stretched up the stairs and down the block to pick out souvenirs from the home furnishings collected by Evergreen Country Club owner Babe Ahern, who died recently at the age of 103.

WBBM Newsradio–03/24/2011

River North Crash

3 Critically Hurt In River North SUV Crash

Three people were critically hurt when an SUV slammed into a support pillar in the River North neighborhood downtown early today.

CBS Chicago–11/29/2010