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.
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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.
Bond was set at $500,000 Saturday for a man charged with felony robbery after he allegedly attacked a woman and stole her purse in the River North neighborhood Friday morning — but not before he knocked her to the ground and kicking her. He was taken into custody by police after two witnesses chased him down.
Thanks to three good Samaritans, a purse snatcher was caught after allegedly beating a woman up and robbing her Friday morning.
A west suburban Melrose Park man is facing attempted murder charges for allegedly running down two men on purpose Sunday after a fight erupted in a River North nightclub.
Two men were run over by a car in a River North street early Sunday after a fight spilled out of a nightclub.
A construction crew hit a gas line in River North Thursday morning, prompting police to shut down nearby streets.
The victim was taken in good condition to Northwestern Memorial Hospital with a gunshot wound in the leg.