Madison Street

Carson Pirie Scott building

Red Target Bullseye May Shine From Old Carson’s Building

A red bullseye might soon grace the historic Louis Sullivan building on State Street that once housed the Carson Pirie Scott flagship store.

CBS Chicago–07/07/2011

Wacker Drive

Madison Street Closes For Phase 2 Of Wacker Drive Project

Madison Street is now closed between Canal and Franklin streets downtown, as Phase 2 of the Wacker Drive reconstruction project begins.

CBS Chicago–07/05/2011

Construction, generic sized image

Second Phase Of Wacker Drive Rehab Starts Next Week

A huge construction parade is marching south down Wacker Drive starting Tuesday, as city engineers reopen Washington Street and close Madison Street to begin the second phase of reconstruction.

WBBM Newsradio–06/30/2011

Suspicious Package

Suspicious Package Found On Michigan Avenue In Wee Hours

Michigan Avenue downtown was busy and bustling as usual in the midday hours, but a suspicious package shut the road down in the wee hours when a suspicious package was discovered.


File Photo Of Chicago Police Car (Getty Images)

14 Wounded, 2 Dead In Overnight Shootings

At least 14 people were shot and wounded and two men are dead following a series of shootings during an eight-hour span throughout the city late Saturday and early Sunday.


Police Generic

Police Catch Carjackers After Man Spots Own Car

Suspected carjackers made one miscalculation early Monday morning after allegedly taking a car from a man on the city’s West Side.

CBS Chicago–04/18/2011

Terrance Freeman

Ark. Man And Prison Inmate Charged In ’02 Slayings

A man who was found in Arkansas was charged with gunning down two women as they were dancing nearly nine years ago on the West Side, police said.


The interior of a Wal-Mart Neighborhood Market. (Credit: Wal-Mart)

Wal-Mart Plans Market Store In West Loop

Wal-Mart is planning to open a downsized store at the Presidential Tower apartment complex just west of The Loop, according to Crains Chicago Business.


A firefighter helps clean up broken glass outside the Sears building in the Loop on Thursday. (CBS)

Woman Injured By Falling Glass From Loop Building

Police blocked part of a busy downtown sidewalk this afternoon, after glass fell from a building.

CBS Chicago–02/17/2011

Chicago Fire Department

Problem In Downtown Vault Causes Garage Outage

Fire crews were sent to an explosion in a ComEd vault downtown this morning.

CBS Chicago–12/07/2010

Counterfeit Labels Suspects

5 Mall Vendors Charged With Selling Fake Labels

Five vendors at a West Side mall have been charged with selling handbags, shoes and baseball caps with counterfeit labels.

CBS Chicago–11/02/2010

Oak Park Fire

Fire Breaks Out In Oak Park Apartment Building

A late-night fire in Oak Park caused at least half a million dollars in damage.

CBS Chicago–10/21/2010