Shoplifters Swiping Designer Purses From Shops Off Mag MileGroups of between two and four people have run off with several purses in at least four afternoon incidents since late June, according to a business alert issued by Chicago Police early Monday.
Marchers Hope 2016 Will Be Less Violent In ChicagoParticipants say they hope the pace of killing slows in the weeks and months to come.
Laquan McDonald Supporters Stage "Black Christmas" Protest On Mag MileActivists plan to disrupt shoppers along the city’s busiest retail district on Thursday, in a protest they’ve dubbed “Black Christmas” in their continuing effort to pressure Mayor Rahm Emanuel to step down over the fatal police shooting of 17-year-old Laquan McDonald.
Mag Mile Braces For Christmas Eve ProtestRetailers were reluctant Thursday to talk about their concerns on camera, but Water Tower Place security clerks say barricades are stacked and ready, just in case they're needed to keep protesters out.
Demonstrators Stage "Die In" Outside Michigan Ave. Shops In Protest Of Laquan McDonald ShootingThe protests continue more than a week after the release of the video showing the police-involved shooting of 17-year-old Laquan McDonald.
Protesters Shut Down Some Mag Mile Stores; At Least Four ArrestedThe demonstration, meant to disrupt “Black Friday” shopping on Chicago’s premier retail corridor, was in response to this week’s court-ordered release of a Chicago police car dash-camera video.
Activists March On Magnificent Mile To Protest Laquan McDonald ShootingActivists shut down part of Michigan Avenue on Black Friday, and planned to march to Water Tower Place, to protest the fatal police shooting of 17-year-old Laquan McDonald.
Laquan McDonald Protest Set For Friday As Shoppers Swarm Chicago's Mag Mile"It's going to shake up Michigan Avenue. It's going to make some people uncomfortable, and it should," one Chicago alderman says.
Best Places In Chicago To Get Your Holiday Shopping Done EarlyGet your holiday shopping done in one fell swoop when you visit these five shopping centers and malls in the Chicago area.
Giant Bra On Michigan Avenue Drawing Attention To Fight Against Breast CancerAdvocate Health Care’s 16-foot “Support Bra” on Pioneer Plaza, next to the Tribune Tower, stands like a beacon. Advocate is donating $1 to the American Cancer Society for every photo of the “Support Bra” tagged with #SupportYourGirls on Twitter or Instagram all month long, up to a total of $5,000.
Dutchie Caray Gets Honorary Street Name Along Magnificent MileThe “First Lady of Chicago Baseball” got a special birthday present on Thursday, as a street in the tony Streeterville neighborhood was named in honor of Dutchie Caray.
Police Investigate Two Robberies Near Magnificent MileA man was robbed early Wednesday just off the Magnificent Mile, a few blocks from the scene of another robbery attempt a few minutes later.