CBS 2 Chicago wbbm7801059 670 The Score

Michigan Avenue

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.



Man Robs Bank On Michigan Avenue

A Loop bank was robbed Wednesday morning.


(Photo Credit: Tim Boyle/ Getty Images)

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.


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.


Police Lights Police Car

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.


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.



Two Shot On South, Northwest Sides

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


(Credit: Steve Hardy/CBS Local)

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.


Crime Scene Tape generic sized image

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.


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.


(Credit:  Colin Hebson,   Dream Town Realty)

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.


(Credit: Thinkstock)

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.


The corner of Michigan Avenue and Huron was blocked off while crews removed a piece of metal from a window ledge. (Credit: Steve Miller/WBBM Newsradio)

Loose Window Trim Shuts Down Huron, Near Michigan

A block of Huron Street was cordoned off this afternoon between Michigan Avenue and Rush Street – so a fallen piece of metal window trim could be removed from a ninth- floor ledge


Police detain a youth Saturday near Michigan Avenue. (CBS)

12 Arrested After Youth ‘Flash Mobs’ Erupt On Michigan Avenue

One adult and 11 juveniles were arrested Saturday night after police responded to groups of teens running through traffic around North Michigan Avenue on the Gold Coast.


North Michigan Avenue. (Credit: Greater North Michigan Avenue Association)

Mob Steals $100,000 Worth Of Jewelry From Woman On Mag Mile

An elderly woman was confronted on the Magnificent Mile by a mob of young men on Wednesday, who proceeded to take $100,000 worth of jewelry she was wearing.


A police bomb squad robot inspects a suspicious package in a plaza on Michigan Avenue on April 30, 2013. (Credit: Rachel Azark)

Michigan Avenue Reopened After Suspicious Package Deemed Safe

For the second day in a row, Michigan Avenue was shut down near the bridge over the Chicago River, as police investigated a suspicious device.


Boats pass under the Michigan Avenue bri

Michigan Avenue Reopens After Report Of Suspicious Package

A suspicious package shut down Michigan Avenue at the Chicago River.


Police Generic

Chicago Police Boost Mag Mile Presence

Chicago police officers were out in force Friday night, nearly a week after youths caused disturbances near and along the Magnificent Mile.


At Area 2, Mayor discusses mandatory minimum sentences and violent crimes. (Credit: Craig Dellimore)

McCarthy: Cops Acted Quickly To Break Up Gold Coast Mobs

Chicago’s mayor and top cop are talking about how police handled unruly mobs downtown this past weekend, and what it might mean for visitors planning to come to the City this summer, reports WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore.


An individual is arrested Saturday night near the Magnificent Mile after hundreds of young people caused disturbances. (CBS)

28 Arrested In Mob Attacks On Mag Mile, Red Line

The warmest day of the year so far brings hundreds of teens to Michigan Avenue.
Police are calling it ‘mob action’.

CBS 2 is learning about multiple incidents in at least four different locations along the Magnificent Mile and in the Gold Coast, yielding a slew of arrests.