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Cop Accidentally Shoots Water Pipe In South Loop Police Station

Nobody was hurt when the officer discharged the gun, although a water pipe was hit, resulting in a leak that caused damage to an office.

02/18/2014

Surveillance video images of two men involved in knifepoint robberies on the Near North Side and South Loop on Jan. 26. (Credit: Chicago Police)

Police Warn Of Knifepoint Robberies At Convenience Stores

In each case, two offenders used a knife to take cash from the register and cashier’s wallet, according to an alert issued by Area Central detectives.

01/27/2014

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Man Charged With Causing South Loop Explosion

Daniel Tatman, 21, caused a small explosion using an “incendiary device” and marijuana in the bathroom of his apartment in the 1200 block of South Michigan Avenue about 11 p.m., police said.

11/07/2013

Emergency crews respond to a high-rise fire in the 1200 block of South Michigan Avenue early Wednesday. (Credit: NVP Video)

Two Hurt In High-Rise Fire In South Loop

The two, whose ages were not immediately known, were transported from the blaze to John H. Stroger Jr. Hospital of Cook County in serious condition.

11/06/2013

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3 Girls Arrested For Pepper Spray Attacks In South Loop

Police said the first attack occurred about 10:30 p.m., when a group of three girls approached a 24-year-old woman on foot, and sprayed her as she stood outside in the 1100 block of South State Street.

09/26/2013

Anthony Weiner Scandal Leads To Resignation

Anthony Weiner Sexting Scandal Has Chicago Connection

The anonymous woman behind the latest alleged sexting scandal involving New York mayoral candidate and former congressman Anthony Weiner has a Chicago connection.

07/23/2013

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Dolton Man Shot And Killed In South Loop

Andre Bunton, 37, was sitting in a car in the 200 block of East 16th Place about 11:25 p.m. when shots were fired and at least one bullet struck him in the chest.

07/19/2013

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Cops Warn About Robber Who Hit Red Line Subway Stop

Police were seeking a man who has been ripping off cell phones and purses in and around a South Loop subway stop.

07/12/2013

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Two Shot Near Roosevelt CTA Station

Around 11:10 a.m., a 57-year-old man and a 30-year-old man were shot in the 1100 block of South State Street.

05/24/2013

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Killer Of Eddy Curry’s Ex-Girlfriend Gets Life Sentence

Fredrick Goings was sentenced to life in prison Thursday for the 2009 murders of the ex-girlfriend of former Bulls star Eddy Curry and their infant daughter.

04/04/2013

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Rockford Man Charged With South Loop Rape, Robbery

A Rockford man has been charged with brutally attacking and sexually assaulting a woman in the South Loop in January, before breaking into her home and robbing her husband.

03/26/2013

Jimmy Green's General Manager Jeff Terrana. (Lisa Fielding)

Hawks Bar Hopping Amid Record Start

The deep fryers are on overdrive as the kitchen at Jimmy Green’s in the South Loop prepares for another big Blackhawks crowd.

03/01/2013

Authorities shut down a party at the Riff Music Lounge in the South Loop. (Credit: CBS)

Authorities Shut Down Parties At Club And Community Center

Hundreds of people poured out of two Chicago parties overnight, as firefighters discovered several code violations, and shut things down.

02/10/2013

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Best Bars In Chicago To Watch The 2013 Super Bowl

From casual bars to those with a taste of New Orleans, consider watching the Super Bowl at a sports bar in Chicago. Where to go? Check out the list for details.

01/24/2013

William Jones College Preparatory High School, at 606 S. State St. (Credit: CBS)

Mayor Plans To Double Size Of Jones College Prep

A new building has been constructed, and is set to open next fall at 700 S. State St., but the mayor said the old building, at 606 S. State St., won’t be destroyed as originally planned.

01/22/2013

Dearborn Park residents are frightened after a neighbor was sexually assaulted Wednesday night. (CBS)

South Loop Neighborhood On Edge After Brutal Attack

Residents of the Dearborn Park neighborhood were on alert Thursday, a day after a man sexually assaulted a resident outside her home. CBS 2′s Pamela Jones reports.

01/10/2013

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Woman Sexually Assaulted, Husband Robbed In South Loop

Residents in the South Loop are being urged to be vigiliant- after an armed man sexually assaulted a woman.

01/10/2013

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Off-Duty Chicago Cop Found Dead In Apartment Building Lobby

A Chicago policeman who’d been with the department for 30 years was found dead in the lobby of his South Loop apartment building Sunday night.

12/24/2012

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Robbery Suspect Arrested With Machine Gun

A robbery suspect armed with a machine gun was arrested on the South Loop early Friday morning.

12/14/2012

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Best Local Art Even You Can Afford

There’s nothing quite like displaying a unique work of art, especially one by a local artist that was less than $100. Follow these tips to find creative works while supporting local artists.

11/12/2012

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