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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Police responded to a shots fired call in the 4500 block of West Monroe Street early Sunday.
In the most recent fatal shooting, a 17-year-old was shot and killed Sunday afternoon on the Near West Side.
A man who reportedly threatened to blow up a Blue Line CTA train was detained briefly on Tuesday morning.
Six people were sent to local hospitals Tuesday afternoon, following a four-car crash in the Loop.
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.
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.
Another violent night on the streets of Chicago has sent eight people – including two teenage boys – to the hospital.
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.
A person was finally free Monday morning, after getting stuck in an elevator twice, and for more than three hours, in a downtown building.
About a year and a half after it began, the work to rebuild about half of Wacker Drive has shifted south.
The Wacker Drive reconstruction project is kicking into its next phase next week.
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.
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.
Two men were critically injured during a West Side fire Sunday morning, police said.
A fire broke out early Tuesday on the roof of a loft condo building on the city’s Near West Side.