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.
Police blocked part of a busy downtown sidewalk this afternoon, after glass fell from a building.
Fire crews were sent to an explosion in a ComEd vault downtown this morning.
Five vendors at a West Side mall have been charged with selling handbags, shoes and baseball caps with counterfeit labels.
A late-night fire in Oak Park caused at least half a million dollars in damage.