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.
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.
The Chicago Loop Alliance has planned a series of five “placemaking” events to get workers to stick around for parties in the alleys after business hours, and get people to think of the alleys in the Loop in a different way.
A man charged with robbing a bank in the Loop on Tuesday is believed to be the Benchwarmer Bandit, suspected by the FBI of at least five other bank jobs.
The robber, wearing a dark hoodie and carrying a red backpack, presented a demand note and implied he had a weapon, though none was shown, according to FBI spokeswoman Joan Hyde. No one was injured.
City officials have scheduled a public meeting for Thursday to hear input on a $75 million plan to merge two downtown ‘L’ stops into one larger station along Wabash Avenue – which would eliminate the last original CTA stop on the east leg of the Loop.