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A hot air balloon from an Airheads marketing campaign got stuck on a lamppost in Millennium Park. (Photo supplied to CBS)

Hot Air Balloon Stuck At Millennium Park

The Airheads balloon has been floating around Chicago and passing out samples of candy downtown, as part of a marketing campaign.

04/04/2014

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New Owner Could Revive Tip Top Tap At Allerton Hotel

A historic, but long-shuttered tavern atop a landmark Magnificent Mile hotel could be making a comeback.

03/10/2014

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Businesses Team Up With Police To Clean Up Roseland

Police are teaming up with business leaders in a high-crime neighborhood on the South Side, to try to make the area safer and more attractive for doing business.

03/03/2014

A taxi cab crashed into an SUV, which flipped over, at the intersection of Michigan and Monroe late Monday night. (Credit: NVP News Video)

One Hurt When Taxi Strikes SUV Downtown

A taxi driver was southbound on Michigan Avenue about 11 p.m. when his car collided with a 2004 Ford Escape going east on Monroe Street.

02/25/2014

Water Tower Place

Man Falls To His Death At Water Tower Place

About 9 p.m., the man, believed to be in his 20s or 30s, “fell or jumped” to the ground floor from the seventh floor of the shopping center, located at 835 N. Michigan Ave.

02/25/2014

An astonishing and dangerous scene unfolded downtown on Tuesday when two men were spotted on a ledge high atop a Michigan Avenue hotel . (Credit: Facebook)

Men Arrested Trying To Access Roof At Hotel InterContinental

One day after two men were spotted on the ledge of a posh Michigan Avenue hotel taking pictures, Chicago police arrested two men trying to gain access to the roof on Wednesday.

02/19/2014

A water main break sent water pouring into the street in the 4900 block of North Pulaski Road about 10:40 p.m. Tuesday, closing the street between Argyle and Ainslie streets. (Credit: NVP News video)

Burst Pipes Damage Businesses, Flood Streets Across Chicago

A leak in a company’s fire system flooded the business and Pulaski Road Tuesday night, forcing firefighters to wade through knee-deep icy water in the Albany Park neighborhood on the Northwest Side.

01/08/2014

A Chicago Fire Department diver enters the icy Chicago River early Tuesday, after a woman fell in the water. (Credit: CBS)

Woman Dies After Being Pulled From Icy Chicago River

Police sources said it appeared the woman slipped and fell into the river.

12/17/2013

Emergency crews respond to a high-rise fire in the 1200 block of South Michigan Avenue early Wednesday. (Credit: NVP Video)

Two Hurt In High-Rise Fire In South Loop

The two, whose ages were not immediately known, were transported from the blaze to John H. Stroger Jr. Hospital of Cook County in serious condition.

11/06/2013

Money

Man Robs Bank On Michigan Avenue

A Loop bank was robbed Wednesday morning.

10/23/2013

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8 Hurt When CTA Bus Makes Sudden Stop

Police said the bus driver hit his brakes to avoid a collision with a taxicab at Michigan Avenue and South Water Street around 8:45 a.m.

10/09/2013

The iPhone 5C on display at an Apple Store. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

New iPhones Draw Big Crowd To Mag Mile Apple Store

The line wrapped around the corner of Michigan and Huron Street, with approximately 200 people waiting to get a new iPhone 5s or 5c.

09/20/2013

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Passerby Stops Mag Mile Robbery; Police Make Arrest

A man who beat a woman with his belt after she refused to give him money appeared on court on Monday to face charges in the attack.

08/19/2013

Darrell Griffin (left) and Garland Smith (right) both face felony charges after allegedly stealing iPhones in separate incidents on or near the lakefront on Aug. 17, 2013. (Credit: Cook County Sheriff)

Lifeguard Thwarts iPhone Robbery During Air Show

Five suspects – including three juveniles – face charges, following three separate robberies on Saturday, two of them at the Air & Water Show.

08/19/2013

Shooting

Two Shot On South, Northwest Sides

Two men were shot within minutes of each other Tuesday night on the South and Northwest sides.

08/14/2013

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Five People Shot In City Overnight

At least five people — including a 16-year-old girl — were wounded in shootings throughout the city Wednesday night through early Thursday morning.

07/25/2013

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Man Shot While Riding Bike In Greater Grand Crossing

A man was taken to the hospital early Thursday after he was shot while riding a bike in the South Side Greater Grand Crossing neighborhood.

07/25/2013

Guardian Angels member Thomas Hunt hands out a flyer of safety tips on Michigan Avenue near the Water Tower on July 23, 2013. The group says it wants to make sure the popular tourist and shopping district known as the Magnificent Mile doesn't become known as Muggers' Mile. (Credit: CBS)

Guardian Angels: Don’t Let Mag Mile Become “Muggers’ Mile”

A volunteer group of citizen crime fighters is calling the Magnificent Mile – a popular tourist destination in Chicago – the “Muggers’ Mile,” to spotlight robberies along Michigan Avenue.

07/23/2013

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Montgomery Ward Penthouse On Market For $4.75 Million

The upper level of the old Montgomery Ward building, once the tallest building in Chicago, is now on the market.

07/01/2013

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Protesters Block Michigan Avenue, Call For End To Deportations

A dozen protesters chained themselves together and lay down in the middle of South Michigan Avenue on Wednesday, calling for an end to deportations of illegal immigrants.

05/29/2013

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