River North

Police investigate a shooting outside Sound-Bar in River North. (Credit: Sam Charles / Sun-Times Media)

Man Shot Outside River North Nightclub

The 36-year-old was standing outside Sound-Bar, 226 W. Ontario St., at 3:50 a.m. when someone walked up and fired shots, striking him in the back, police said.

12/19/2014

Police say two people were stabbed near Erie and Wells in a fight over a woman early Saturday. (Credit: CBS)

Police: Two Stabbed In River North During Fight Over Woman

Two males were stabbed during a fight over a female in River North early Saturday.

12/13/2014

A McDonald's employee who walked off the job Thursday speaks to reporters at a rally where hundreds of minimum wage workers called on state lawmakers to approve a $15-an-hour minimum wage in Illinois. (Credit: CBS)

Minimum Wage Workers Keep Up The Fight For $15-An-Hour

Fast food and home healthcare workers were rallying in the River North neighborhood early Thursday, hoping to keep the pressure on state lawmakers to raise the minimum wage.

12/04/2014

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5 Killed, 14 Wounded In Thanksgiving Weekend Shootings

Marcus Dee, 31, fatally shot himself after shooting 22-year-old Nadia Ezaldein in a domestic-related incident at the Nordstrom store at 55 E. Grand on Friday night, authorities said. Ezaldein, a seasonal employee at the store, was taken to Northwestern Memorial Hospital, where she was pronounced dead on Saturday afternoon.

12/01/2014

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Man Stabbed To Death In River North

A man was stabbed to death early Sunday in the River North neighborhood on the Near North Side.

11/09/2014

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Shake Shack Comes To Chicago

For those who don’t know, Shake Shack is exactly what it sounds like — burgers, hot dogs, crinkle cut fries and shakes. Shake Shack has set themselves apart by offering craft beer and wine. They’re not complete strangers to Chicago, all of their hot dogs are from Chicago’s own Vienna Beef.

10/28/2014

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Police Investigating Suspicious Package In River North

Police are investigating a suspicious package hat has streets closed in the River North neighborhood.

10/16/2014

Handicapped Parking

2 Investigators: Valet Parking Attendants Using Handicapped Parking Spaces

Wheelchair user Judy Heyworth is tired of seeing abuses when she visits downtown Chicago. CBS 2’s Pam Zekman takes her complaints to City Hall.

10/02/2014

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

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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

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