The 17-year-old boy was driving south in the 2100 block of South Lake Shore Drive about 10:15 a.m. Saturday when he lost control of the vehicle, which struck a tree and caught fire, police said.
Seven missing dogs were reunited with their owners on Thursday, a day after two armed carjackers stole a minivan belonging to a dog daycare center in the River West neighborhood. The dogs were shivering from the cold, but otherwise unharmed.
A man barricaded himself inside a South Loop high rise for more than seven hours from Monday night into early Tuesday, prompting a SWAT team response.
Chicago Police have issued a warning after four women were robbed this month in the South Loop.
The woman was riding her bike near Roosevelt Road and Canal Street, when a pickup truck making a turn struck her, according to witnesses. She ended up pinned under the truck, and was having trouble breathing.
The robbery happened about 6 p.m. at a bank in the 1200 block of South Wabash, police said.
The fire started around 3 a.m. in a one-story commercial building at the corner of State Street and Cermak Road. The building houses a cell phone store and three fast food restaurants – one ironically named Dragon Fire.
wo people were killed and another was critically hurt in a fiery single-vehicle crash early Sunday in the South Loop.
The Fire Department said the fire was “through the roof” at the Chicago Firehouse Restaurant, at 1401 S. Michigan Av. The building is literally a former Chicago firehouse, which was converted into a restaurant in 1999.
A late 19th century home on Prairie Avenue has begun its two-day move to a new lot a block north, to make way for the new DePaul University basketball arena just north of McCormick Place.
House movers made quick work of hauling a historic coach house down the street Wednesday morning in a neighborhood where Chicago’s movers and shakers lived 100 years ago.
A 36-year-old man who was charged with urinating into a woman’s car over the weekend was speaking out Wednesday
A 36-year-old man was facing misdemeanor charges, after urinating into a woman’s car in the South Loop, and coming up with an unusual explanation.
A decorative stone piece fell from the Second Presbyterian Church on Sept. 4, hitting Sarah Bean, a 34-year-old mother of two,
It happened at around 4:30 a.m. Monday near Wabash and Harrison. Within seconds, owners say the criminal swiped $2,000. The owners think the same guy also broke in two weeks ago and stole $3,000.
Several stores in the South Loop are being evacuated after a gas leak was reported Monday morning.
A Chicago firefighter briefly found himself in trouble Wednesday morning at a fire in a South Loop mid-rise apartment building.
In another mark of the evolution of the South Loop and West Side, the neighborhoods currently have a higher median rent than Lincoln Park and are approaching the high-end rental prices of the Gold Coast and Streeterville.
A man was critically wounded when he was stabbed in the chest during a domestic dispute in the South Loop Sunday evening.
The five-vehicle crash happened at 9:30 p.m. at Congress Parkway and Wells Street.