Monroe Street

Chicago Police Officer Hurt In Downtown CrashA vehicle collided with the officer’s squad car at 10:25 p.m. on Lake Shore Drive near Monroe Street, police said, citing preliminary information.
Woman Wounded In Party Bus Shooting DowntownThe female, whose age was not immediately known, was shot in the leg about 2:35 a.m. while inside the bus on Michigan Avenue near Monroe Street, police said.
About 1,600 Affected By Downtown Power OutageThe outage occurred at 10:05 p.m. and affected the area between Michigan Avenue and Lake Shore Drive and between Wacker Drive and Monroe Street, ComEd spokeswoman Krissy Posey said. Approximately 1,600 customers were affected, although power was fully restored by 2:50 a.m. Thursday.
Police: No 'Major' Injuries In Lake Shore Drive Rollover CrashAbout 9:20 p.m., a Nissan SUV and Land Rover, both were traveling south on Lake Shore Drive near Monroe Street when the two vehicles side-swiped each other, police said.
No Injuries After Fire In Vacant Loop High-RiseFirefighters 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.
Diamond Theft At Loop JewelerA 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.
City Warns Of Street Closures For LollapaloozaStreets 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.
Two Women Shot, One Fatally, On West SideThe 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.
One Hurt When Taxi Strikes SUV DowntownA 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.
Downers Grove Man Found Shot To Death In West Garfield ParkPolice responded to a shots fired call in the 4500 block of West Monroe Street early Sunday.
2 Killed, 8 Wounded In Weekend ShootingsIn the most recent fatal shooting, a 17-year-old was shot and killed Sunday afternoon on the Near West Side.
Man Reportedly Made Bomb Threat On Blue Line TrainA man who reportedly threatened to blow up a Blue Line CTA train was detained briefly on Tuesday morning.