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.
Alarm Scares Off Burglars From Magnificent Mile Boutique A group of burglars abandoned an early Sunday heist at a high-end Magnificent Mile clothing store when they set off an alarm at the downtown shop.
Bike Cops Save Tourist Who Collapsed On Michigan AvenueOfficers Michael Lawrence and Sergio Valdez, with the Central District bicycle unit, were flagged down around 2:20 p.m. Tuesday, by witnesses who led them to a man lying in the middle of Michigan Avenue. “He was not breathing. He was pale. He had no pulse. He looked like he might have been gone,” Lawrence said.
Chicago Bike Cops Save Life Of Mag Mile TouristThe two officers were on patrol when they were flagged down near Michigan Avenue and Walton Street. Citizens led them to a man “drained of color” lying on the ground and not breathing. The officers began performing chest compressions and saw the man’s airway was blocked, which they were able to clear
Seven Dogs Found In Trunk Near Mag Mile; Two Men ArrestedTwo out-of-state men are facing animal cruelty charges after police found seven dogs in a vehicle’s trunk Friday on the Near North Side.
Two In Custody After Van Crashes Into Neiman Marcus On Mag MilePolice said officers responded to a call of a theft in progress around 4 a.m. at 737 N. Michigan Av. When they arrived, officers saw a van had crashed through the storefront on the Superior Street side of Neiman Marcus, and several males were fleeing the scene.