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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

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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

(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.

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

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

05/21/2013

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.

05/19/2013

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.

05/15/2013

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.

04/30/2013

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Michigan Avenue Reopens After Report Of Suspicious Package

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

04/29/2013

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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.

04/07/2013

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.

04/01/2013

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.

03/30/2013

File Photo Of Chicago Tribune Tower (Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images)

New Restaurant Open On Michigan Avenue In Iconic Tribune Tower

A new restaurant on Michigan Avenue called Howells & Hood just opened at the base of the historic Tribune Tower. The venue is using its name to pay homage to the iconic building’s original architects, and promises a wide array of delicious food and a huge expanse of over 360 beer draught faucets.

03/16/2013

The Subway restaurant at Washington near Michigan Avenue. (CBS)

VIDEO: Armed Robber Targets Subway Restaurants Downtown

Police are searching for a man who robbed a Subway sandwich shop in the Loop on Monday morning.

02/18/2013

PETA volunteers Jenna Cameron and Derek Ritchison stage an anti-fur protest in their underwear, in a bed on Michigan Avenue. (Credit: Steve Miller/WBBM)

PETA Activists Draw Stares With Protest In Bed On Michigan Avenue

Two protesters from People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA), staged a brief anti-fur protest in their underwear Wednesday afternoon along the Magnificent Mile.

WBBM Newsradio–02/13/2013

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