A man was pulled from the Chicago River early Wednesday in the West Loop, after a local resident threw a life preserver to keep him afloat until rescue crews arrived.
Preservationists spoke in favor — and everyone else against — at a public hearing on landmark designation for much of the Randolph-Fulton Market area, west of the Loop.
As the citizens of this fine metropolis scurried to the places they needed to go on Tuesday morning, the body of a man, completely severed at the waist, went mostly unnoticed.
The incident occurred just after 10:30 a.m. at the Randolph Street exit off the Kennedy Expressway.
A woman died of injuries she sustained in a head-on crash on downtown Lake Shore Drive early Friday that injured three other people.
It happened Thursday afternoon on Randolph near the Chicago River.
The man, whose age was not immediately known, was found dead inside a car parked in the garage about 10:30 p.m. in the 0-100 block of East Randolph Street.
What to do when you get your tractor-trailer stuck beneath the L tracks downtown, blocking a major street and drawing dozens of amused and bemused spectators? Blame a cabbie, of course.
The victims are distracted, sucker punched, and then robbed of smart phones, purses or wallets.
A woman was killed when she was struck by a semitrailer truck in the West Loop this morning.
Randolph Street Market’s second annual, “Wonderful Winter Markets” return in February and March, bringing vintage aficionados some of the best winter shopping events in Chicago.
A man returning a rented BMW at a downtown parking garage accidentally smashed through a guard rail and landed on top of two other luxury cars on Thursday.
Workers poured out of the Daley Center courthouse and office building Wednesday when a suspicious package was found nearby outside the County Building.
Chicago Police have issued an alert about a rash of robberies in the West Loop, in which the perpetrators pretend to be police officers or security guards.
The new, upscale Walgreens store at State and Randolph streets is opening to the public Tuesday morning.
A van slammed into a taxi downtown early Friday and caused the cab to roll over on the sidewalk next to City Hall, in an accident that sent four people to area hospitals.
If you search Google for “Merchandise Mart,” your results will come back accompanied by a convenient map plotting its location for you. But the map points to the Drake Hotel.
A huge construction parade is marching south down Wacker Drive starting Tuesday, as city engineers reopen Washington Street and close Madison Street to begin the second phase of reconstruction.
More than 100 concrete trucks will form a caravan to the intersection of Randolph Street and Wacker Drive to rebuild the pavement today.
The city is advising drivers to stay away from Wacker Drive and Lake Street tomorrow, as more than 1,100 cubic yards of concrete are hauled in to rebuild the roadway.