Oak Street

Chicago Police Department and Fire Department boats search Lake Michigan after a Chicago Park District car skidded off the Lakefront Trail and into the water. (Credit: CBS)

Park District Car Falls In Lake Michigan

Part of the Lakefront Trail was closed Friday, after a Chicago Park District vehicle slid into Lake Michigan.

11/28/2014

A Oak Street shop was burglarized overnight. (Credit: NVP)

Moncler, Gold Coast Fashion Boutique, Burglarized

A high-end fashion boutique was burglarized in the Gold Coast neighborhood on the Near North Side early Monday.

09/15/2014

Shadwick King (Credit: Kane County State's Attorney)

Man Charged With Killing Wife, Dumping Body On Metra Tracks In Geneva

Kane County prosecutors said 47-year-old Shadwick King has been charged with two counts of first-degree murder in the death of his wife, 32-year-old Kathleen King.

07/11/2014

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Doorman Hailed As Hero For Saving Sex Assault Victim

A Chicago doorman is being hailed as a hero after coming to the rescue of a woman who had been sexually assaulted.

06/24/2013

Shattered glass was still visible on the floor of the Jimmy Choo boutique on Oak Street on Thursday, after an early morning burglary at the designer shoe and purse store. (Credit: CBS)

Burglars Hit Jimmy Choo Store On Gold Coast

Fans think that Jimmy Choo shoes are hot, but, this morning, police say some are actually hot in the wrong way after an overnight burglary.

12/06/2012

Michigan Avenue

Michigan Avenue Ramp To Lake Shore Drive Closing

A popular route onto Lake Shore Drive will close next month for some much needed repairs.

09/21/2012

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Police Officer, Other Driver Injured In Crash Near Mag Mile

A police squad car headed to an emergency call just off the Magnificent Mile was hit by another driver Friday morning, leaving both the officer and the other driver injured.

CBS Chicago–03/02/2012

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Retail Therapy For Free In Chicago

It’s ok to just look. Here are a few of Chicago’s best spots to window shop.

11/07/2011

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Cat Shot, Wounded With BB Gun In Elgin

Elgin police are searching for someone who shot and wounded a Siamese cat with a BB gun over the weekend.

CBS Chicago–10/26/2011

The city banned swimming at North Avenue beach and 22 other city beaches due to fob on Tuesday, one of the hottest days of the year. (Credit: Steve Miller/Newsradio 780)

Swim Bans At Nearly All City Beaches

With sweltering temperatures continuing on Tuesday, Chicagoans might want to hit the beaches to take a dip in the lake, but swim bans were in effect at all the but one of city’s beaches Tuesday afternoon due to heavy fog.

07/19/2011

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Chicago’s Best Shopping Neighborhoods

I assume you already know about the renowned Magnificent Mile, so our list gives something new. In these neighborhoods, you will find the latest runway fashions, hipster looks and everything in between.

CBS Chicago–10/05/2010