If you’ve been out along Chicago’s Magnificent Mile lately, you might have noticed that the bushes in the city’s most historic park are more brown than green.
With more than 100,000 people at Navy Pier alone and thousands more packing the lakefront to watch the Fourth of July fireworks, it was a busy night for Chicago Police.
A Porsche SUV was northbound in the 400 block of South Michigan Avenue about 2:30 a.m. when the driver failed to stop at a red light and struck a taxi, police News Affairs Officer Jose Estrada said.
A tent full of puppies drew a crowd at Pioneer Court, just off Michigan Avenue on Friday. It was part of Pet Smart’s “Inspired By Pets” Campaign, which brings dogs and cats from city to city, trying to brighten people’s days.
James Pugh, of the 1400 block of West 115th Street, has been charged with two felony counts of aggravated fleeing; and five various misdemeanor counts including DUI, driving on a suspended license, marijuana possession, and criminal damage to property.
The kids were walking from a nearby park to a convenience store, when they were shot in the 6600 block of South Michigan Avenue around 7:30 p.m., police said.
The Airheads balloon has been floating around Chicago and passing out samples of candy downtown, as part of a marketing campaign.
A historic, but long-shuttered tavern atop a landmark Magnificent Mile hotel could be making a comeback.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Police sources said it appeared the woman slipped and fell into the river.
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.
A Loop bank was robbed Wednesday morning.
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.
The line wrapped around the corner of Michigan and Huron Street, with approximately 200 people waiting to get a new iPhone 5s or 5c.
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.
Five suspects – including three juveniles – face charges, following three separate robberies on Saturday, two of them at the Air & Water Show.