South Loop

Bellwood Man Charged With Sexually Assaulting Woman In South LoopJason Hooks, 20, has been charged with two felony counts of aggravated sexual assault, police said.
Words Painted On South Loop Crosswalks Puzzle PedestriansFrom the time we're young, we're told to pay attention when we cross the street. Now a wordy display on a stretch of Roosevelt threatens to distract us all.
Worker Dies In South Loop Construction AccidentThe Fire Department said the man was in the garage area, working with high-pressure air – perhaps a steam pipe – when a device malfunctioned, and exploded in his face. The worker suffered massive head injuries, and was killed instantly.
South Loop Traffic Stop Nets More Than $200K In DrugsOfficers in the Chicago Police Department’s Bicycle Unit pulled a man over after they saw him talking on a cellphone while at a stoplight in the South Loop during the Thursday evening rush hour, police said.
Three Wounded In Shooting On Party Bus In South LoopThree people were wounded in a shooting after an argument on a party bus in the South Loop Sunday morning.
Man Critically Wounded In South Loop StabbingThe attack happened about 7:30 p.m. in the 200 block of West 18th Street, according to police News Affairs Officer Nicole Trainor.
Chicago Police Warn Of Violent South Loop RobberiesIn both cases, two males walked up to people on the sidewalk and punched or knocked them to the ground, police said.
Man Robs South Loop Bank At KnifepointThe man entered the Fifth Third Bank branch at 601 S. Clark St. at 9:36 a.m. with a knife and demanded cash, according to police and the FBI. He left the bank with an undisclosed amount of money, police said.
Man Dies After Chasing Ball On CTA Red Line Tracks In LoopThe man — thought to be in his 50s or 60s — was found unresponsive by officers about 12:35 a.m. on the southbound tracks at the Harrison station, police said. Preliminary information indicates he had been trying to retrieve a large ball that fell on the tracks when he hit the electrically charged third rail.
Bellwood Man Fatally Struck By Vehicle In South Loop-A 37-year-old west suburban man who walked into a South Loop street was struck and killed by a vehicle Saturday afternoon.
Students Lead Peace March On South SideMore than 2,500 people, mostly kids, were marching from the South Loop to Bronzeville on Friday, demanding an end to the violence on the streets as students get ready to start their summer break.
Students Plan 3rd Annual Peace March On South SideThe march will step off at 10 a.m. in the South Loop. Students from all five Perspectives Charter Schools will march to the Bronzeville neighborhood. Kids from Evanston, Tennessee, and Georgia also will join the effort.
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