Hundreds of protesters marched in downtown Chicago Thursday, in the wake of the New York grand-jury decision not to indict a white police officer in the death of a black arrestee over the summer.
Fast food and home healthcare workers were rallying in the River North neighborhood early Thursday, hoping to keep the pressure on state lawmakers to raise the minimum wage.
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.
Paramedics and Chicago Fire Department personnel responded to a call of a person down about 1:25 a.m. in the 200 block of West Jackson, police News Affairs Officer Hector Alfaro said. When they attempted to put the man onto the stretcher, he struggled and bit the female paramedic in the calf.
Tydeon Woodland, 21, was charged with two counts of armed robbery. Police, who announced the charges late Wednesday, allege that Woodland robbed a convenience store in the 500 block of West Lake on Oct. 17 and another in the 100 block of South Clark on Oct. 23.
Firefighters responded to the fire on the 15th floor of the high-rise early Tuesday, according to Fire Media Affairs. The blaze at 122 W. Monroe St. was under control as of 3 a.m.
In each case, the armed man took money, inventory or an employee’s personal property, Area Central detectives said in a business alert.
The downtown Chicago executive who was critically wounded in a workplace shooting over the summer has died, his wife said in an online message.
It’s all part of a strategy to accommodate the work force of tomorrow, CBS 2’s Rob Johnson reports.
The condition of a Loop CEO who was shot by a disgruntled colleague two weeks ago has been upgraded as he continues making progress at Northwestern Memorial Hospital.
Iraqi Christians demonstrating in Daley Plaza were thankful for the action.
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 manager declined to comment, but police said a man was in the store Sunday and took off with merchandise without paying. An initial report said a piece of diamond jewelry worth several thousand dollars was stolen.
A Loop executive remained in critical condition Friday morning, after an apparently disgruntled colleague shot him in the head Thursday over a recent demotion.
Tony DeFrances, the far northwest suburban executive identified as the workplace shooter Thursday in downtown Chicago, did not have a firearm owners identification card, CBS 2 has learned.
Without metal detectors at the entrance of buildings open to the public, there’s no way to keep a gun out, security experts say.
As heavily armed officers secured Chicago’s financial district, thousands of workers were pulled into the drama Thursday. CBS 2’s Vince Gerasole reports.
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.
CTA investigators are still looking into what caused a Loop “L” train to derail Tuesday.
CTA is restoring service after a train derailment halted trains in the Loop.