Beginning early Wednesday, crews will shift all traffic on eastbound Washington into two lanes along the north side of the street.
Both scaffolding and other items had fallen to the street at 3:05 a.m. from 440 S. LaSalle St., according to police and fire officials.
Burglars used a hammer to smash through the front door of a high-end men’s fashion retailer in the Loop early Thursday, the second time the store has been robbed in two months.
Roy Word, 51, was pulled from the river in the 200 block of North LaSalle after authorities were notified he had jumped in about 7:45 a.m.
The Chicago Department of Transportation said the bridge will be closed to all traffic from 6 a.m. Wednesday through the afternoon of Aug. 23.
Four days after he was shot in the head by a disgruntled colleague, a Loop executive remained in critical condition on Monday, but a family spokesperson said he was showing some improvement.
A Loop executive remained in critical condition Friday morning, after an apparently disgruntled colleague shot him in the head Thursday over a recent demotion.
The CEO of a small technology firm in the Loop was critically wounded Thursday morning, when a disgruntled executive shot him in the head and stomach at the company’s office in the heart of the financial district. The gunman then took his own life.
Dayvon Bennett, 19, faces one count of first degree murder and two counts of attempted murder, all felonies, in connection with the May 29 shooting that happened in the 5700 block of South LaSalle Street.
A South Side man has been charged with shooting a south suburban man to death and wounding two others almost two months ago in the Englewood neighborhood.
Tucked away inside the Bank of America Building in the Loop financial district is a place to let off a little steam and get a little exercise at the same time.
The man walked into a Chase Bank branch at 10 S. Dearborn St. at 8:42 a.m., implied he had a weapon and presented the teller with a note demanding cash. Ten minutes later, a man matching the robber’s description held up the Citibank branch at 11 S. LaSalle St.
A 29-year-old woman driving a minivan west on 43rd Street ran a red light and smashed into a sedan carrying seven people heading north on LaSalle Street around 1:30 a.m.
Authorities are looking for a man who robbed a Loop bank on Wednesday afternoon.
A Bellwood man has been arrested as the second gunman in a fatal shooting in the Roseland neighborhood, which prosecutors have said was prompted by a stolen gun.
The most recent fatal shooting happened about 8 p.m. Monday in the Englewood neighborhood on the South Side.
A suburban man was found with two weapons in the Loop while fans were walking to the Chicago Blackhawks rally on Friday and was arrested by police.
Eight people — including a 17-year-old boy left critically wounded — were shot Monday afternoon and evening throughout the city.
A 33-year-old man was shot to death on a South Side street Wednesday moments after cursing at occupants of a vehicle.
Police are investigating the death of a man whose body was found on a set of subway tracks along the Blue Line near the LaSalle Street station overnight.