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Supporters of the Nouveau Tavern march in River North. (Credit: CBS)

Candlelight Protest Held Outside Recently Vandalized River North Nightclub

A River North nightclub where racist graffiti recently appeared was the scene of a candlelight protest Wednesday night.

08/27/2014

Gavel File Photo (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Lawsuit: City Is Harassing African-American Nightclub

Nouveau Tavern has filed a lawsuit against the city for, among several allegations, pulling the club’s liquor license for a weekend; “conducting unfounded over-crowding investigations”; and using tactics “clearly meant to harass, intimidate.”

08/22/2014

One person was killed and another wounded in a shooting outside a nightclub Sunday morning. (Credit: CBS)

One Killed, One Wounded In Shooting Outside Near North Side Nightclub

One man is dead and another man injured in a shooting outside a Near North Side nightclub early Sunday morning.

08/03/2014

Fast food workers march outside the Rock N Roll Mcdonald's in River North, as part of a rally to demand a $15 per hour minimum wage. (Credit: CBS)

Chicago Fast Food Workers Part Of Global Protest

Nearly 100 fast food workers braved the rainy and chilly conditions Thursday to make a point about their pay, and how they’re struggling to survive.

05/15/2014

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Four Wounded In River North Shooting

The group was standing in a cul-de-sac in the 500 block of West Erie Street at 3:10 a.m. when people in a dark-colored sedan driving past flashed gang signs before opening fire, police said.

05/04/2014

A damaged parking garage wall after a crash in the 500 block of North State Street (Credit: Network Video Productions)

Concrete Falls On Sidewalk After Parking Garage Crash

A crash in an elevated parking garage in River North Sunday night caused pieces of concrete to fall to the sidewalk below and strike a pedestrian.

04/28/2014

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Shake Shack Hirings Signal Opening Later This Year

In a sign that the super popular burger joint Shake Shack is aiming to open in River North later this year, the company has posted openings for managers.

04/14/2014

Four Injured In River North Crash

Rescue crews responded to the two-vehicle crash about 11:05 p.m. in the 400 block of North Clark Street.

02/28/2014

Snarf's is closed in River North. (CBS)

Restaurant-Chain Boss Sorry About Mass Layoff Right Before Christmas

The top executive for a restaurant chain that abruptly fired nearly 20 of its Chicago workers right before the holidays – by email – has apologized for the “insensitive and poorly planned” way it was handled.

12/25/2013

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Burlesque Making A Comeback In Chicago

You could find it in cabarets and clubs in the late 1800’s until the 1950’s, part comedy, part performance art, part striptease. In the last few years, Burlesque has made a comeback.

11/29/2013

A security guard is transported to an ambulance after being struck by a car. (Credit: Sun-Times Media Wire)

Hit-And-Run Injures Security Guard At River North Night Club

Chicago Police are looking for the car involved in a hit-and-run accident that injured a nightclub security guard in the River North area overnight.

09/02/2013

River North Rape

Woman Raped Inside River North Shop

The 42-year-old woman was closing one of the businesses in the 0-100 block of East Illinois Street around 10:15 p.m. Tuesday, when a man held her at knifepoint and sexually assaulted her.

08/07/2013

Fox & Obel in Streeterville (CBS)

Fox & Obel Opens After Passing Inspection

Three days after it was closed for multiple city health violations, the upscale market Fox & Obel opened its doors to customers on Thursday.

07/18/2013

Fox & Obel in Streeterville (CBS)

Fox & Obel Failed Several Inspections Over Years

Health inspection reports show an upscale River North grocery, currently shut down for violations, has repeatedly failed inspections over the past few years.

07/16/2013

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Police Warn Of Muggings In River North

Police have issued an alert after a couple of late-night incidents in the River North area in which young men have punched people walking down the street, then robbed of money and cell phones.

07/11/2013

Chicago Sun-Times reporters join former Sun-Times photographers on the picket line outside the newspaper's River North offices, after the entire photography staff was laid off. (Credit: CBS)

Fired Sun-Times Photographers Protest Outside Newspaper

Sun-Times photojournalists who were fired last week staged a protest rally – along with some of their family members, former colleagues and other supporters – outside the newspaper’s offices in the River North neighborhood on Thursday.

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Two Charged With River North Burglaries

Two people have been charged with burglary in connection with a spate of robberies this month in the River North neighborhood.

05/25/2013

Police say Gregory Busby, 48, tried to rob three women in River North. (Chicago Police Dept.)

Cops Nab Armed Suspect Moments After Robbery Attempt

A man who tried to rob three women with a knife in the River North area Thursday night was apprehended by police who spotted him downtown soon after the crimes.

05/17/2013

A baby was ejected from this SUV when the semi-trailer truck in the background ran a red light and hit the SUV at the intersection of Dearborn and Ohio streets on May 14, 2013. (Credit: CBS)

Baby Girl Ejected From SUV In River North Collision

An 11-month-old girl was in “stable” condition at a hospital after she was thrown from an SUV during a crash in the downtown area early Tuesday morning, police said.

05/14/2013

The new K2 apartment tower. (CBS)

High-End Apartment Rentals Booming Near Downtown

CBS 2’s Derrick Blakley looks at a real-estate trend: luxury rentals.

03/14/2013

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