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.
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.
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.
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.
Rescue crews responded to the two-vehicle crash about 11:05 p.m. in the 400 block of North Clark Street.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Three days after it was closed for multiple city health violations, the upscale market Fox & Obel opened its doors to customers on Thursday.
Health inspection reports show an upscale River North grocery, currently shut down for violations, has repeatedly failed inspections over the past few years.
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.
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.
Two people have been charged with burglary in connection with a spate of robberies this month in the River North neighborhood.
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.
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.
CBS 2’s Derrick Blakley looks at a real-estate trend: luxury rentals.
A man was arrested in the River North neighborhood this week, after threatening to blow up a CTA bus during the evening rush hour.
The kids came up with this idea on their own, according to their aunt Carolina Ruiz.
It’s a staggering number to consider: 6,500 people in Chicago are homeless, despite an advocacy group’s 10-year effort to end homelessness by the end of this year. But thousands of others have received help to get off the streets.