Monroe Street

Firefighters responded to a fire at 122 W. Monroe St. early Tuesday. (Credit: Network Video Productions)

No Injuries After Fire In Vacant Loop High-Rise

Firefighters responded to the fire on the 15th floor of the high-rise early Tuesday, according to Fire Media Affairs. The blaze at 122 W. Monroe St. was under control as of 3 a.m.

10/28/2014

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Diamond Theft At Loop Jeweler

A manager declined to comment, but police said a man was in the store Sunday and took off with merchandise without paying. An initial report said a piece of diamond jewelry worth several thousand dollars was stolen.

08/04/2014

Two concert-goers pose by the namesake sign at Chicago's Lollapalooza festival. (Lisa Fielding/CBS)

City Warns Of Street Closures For Lollapalooza

Streets bordering Grant Park will be blocked off to traffic for at least three days, from Friday through Sunday, during the sold out festival, according to a statement from the Office of Emergency Management and Communications.

08/01/2014

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Two Women Shot, One Fatally, On West Side

The shooting happened at 4:17 p.m. in the 3800 block of West Monroe Street, police said. One woman, 21, was shot in the arm, police said. The other woman, also 21, was shot in the head and taken to Mount Sinai Hospital, where she was pronounced dead.

07/04/2014

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

File Photo Of A Handgun (Photo by Mark Nolan/Getty Images)

Downers Grove Man Found Shot To Death In West Garfield Park

Police responded to a shots fired call in the 4500 block of West Monroe Street early Sunday.

02/10/2014

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2 Killed, 8 Wounded In Weekend Shootings

In the most recent fatal shooting, a 17-year-old was shot and killed Sunday afternoon on the Near West Side.

02/10/2014

At The O'Hare Stop On The CTA Blue Line. (CTA File Photo)

Man Reportedly Made Bomb Threat On Blue Line Train

A man who reportedly threatened to blow up a Blue Line CTA train was detained briefly on Tuesday morning.

04/16/2013

One of four cars involved in a crash at State and Monroe streets in the Loop on Sept. 4, 2012. Six people were hospitalized with non-life-threatening injuries. (Credit: Chicago Fire Department)

Six Hurt In Four-Car Crash In Loop

Six people were sent to local hospitals Tuesday afternoon, following a four-car crash in the Loop.

CBS Chicago–09/04/2012

Chicago police shot and wounded a man who refused to put down a knife he had pulled out after a crash at LaSalle and Monroe streets on Aug. 18, 2012. (Credit: CBS)

Man Shot By Cops Charged After Refusing To Drop Knife Following Loop Crash

Bond was set at $900,000 for a west suburban man charged with attempted murder after he was shot by police while wielding a knife early Saturday following a car accident in the Loop.

08/19/2012

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Cop Shoots Knife-Wielding Driver After Loop Crash

Four people were critically injured early Saturday when a police sergeant shot a driver armed with a knife after a car accident in the Loop.

08/18/2012

Houston Avenue Shooting

8 Shot During Overnight Hours On South, West Sides

Another violent night on the streets of Chicago has sent eight people – including two teenage boys – to the hospital.

CBS Chicago–06/08/2012

A traffic sign at Columbus Drive and Fairbanks Court warns of the pending closure of a stretch of Lake Shore Drive between May 19 and 21, for the upcoming NATO summit at McCormick Place. (Credit: CBS)

Chicago Ramping Up Security Measures For NATO Summit

With less than a week to go until the NATO summit, there are growing signs of the extra security that’s going into place in time for the arrival of NATO delegates this weekend.

CBS 2–05/14/2012

Mid-Continental Plaza

Person Stuck In Elevator For 3 Hours At Downtown Building

A person was finally free Monday morning, after getting stuck in an elevator twice, and for more than three hours, in a downtown building.

CBS Chicago–02/06/2012

Wacker Drive

Wacker Drive Now Closed For Work Between Monroe And Adams

About a year and a half after it began, the work to rebuild about half of Wacker Drive has shifted south.

CBS Chicago–01/09/2012

Wacker Drive Work

Wacker Drive Reconstruction Moves To Monroe-To-Adams Stretch

The Wacker Drive reconstruction project is kicking into its next phase next week.

CBS Chicago–01/06/2012

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Wheaton Man Found Dead In West Side Gangway

Police are hoping an autopsy Thursday morning will help them determine how a Wheaton man wound up dead in a gangway on Chicago’s West Side.

CBS Chicago–01/05/2012

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Crews Investigate Fuel Spill, Suspicious Package On CTA Bus

Officials investigated a report of a suspicious package aboard a CTA bus that was also leaking fuel Monday afternoon in the Loop. The package turned out to contain corn starch.

12/19/2011

Fire Graphic

Blaze Leaves Two Men Critically Hurt On West Side

Two men were critically injured during a West Side fire Sunday morning, police said.

10/23/2011

Monroe Street Fire

Fire Breaks Out In Loft Condo Building On Near West Side

A fire broke out early Tuesday on the roof of a loft condo building on the city’s Near West Side.

CBS Chicago–07/19/2011

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