Madison Street is now closed between Canal and Franklin streets downtown, as Phase 2 of the Wacker Drive reconstruction project begins.
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.
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.
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.
Suspected carjackers made one miscalculation early Monday morning after allegedly taking a car from a man on the city’s West Side.
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.
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.