South Loop

Two Good Samaritans pulled a teen from this SUV before it became engulfed in flames after a crash on Lake Shore Drive. (Credit: CBS)

Teen Critically Hurt In South Loop Crash Facing DUI Charges

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.

02/24/2015

Rob Sayre was reunited with his dog, Jadyn, on Thursday, a day after carjackers stole a dog daycare center van with seven dogs inside. (Credit: Chris Martinez/CBS 2)

Missing Dogs Found In Carjacked Minivan

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.

02/19/2015

Police and SWAT team members at a South Loop high rise where a man barricaded himself inside a room Monday night. (Credit: Network Video Productions)

Man Arrested After 7-Hour Standoff In South Loop

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.

02/03/2015

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Police Issue Warning After Four Women Attacked In South Loop

Chicago Police have issued a warning after four women were robbed this month in the South Loop.

01/28/2015

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Good Samaritan Rescues Bicyclist Pinned Under Truck

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.

01/07/2015

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FBI: South Loop Bank Robbery Is ‘Play-Along Bandit’s’ Seventh

The robbery happened about 6 p.m. at a bank in the 1200 block of South Wabash, police said.

01/02/2015

An extra-alarm fire at Cermak Road and State Street interrupted service on the CTA Green Line, which runs adjacent to the building. (Credit: Network Video Productions)

Two Firefighters Hurt Battling South Loop Blaze

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.

12/31/2014

Two people were killed and another was hurt in a fiery South Loop crash early Sunday. / photo from NVP News Video

Two Dead, Another Hurt In South Loop Crash

wo people were killed and another was critically hurt in a fiery single-vehicle crash early Sunday in the South Loop.

12/21/2014

Flames went through the roof of the Chicago Firehouse Restaurant in the South Loop on Wednesday, as firefighters tried to extinguish an extra-alarm blaze. (Credit: Chicago Fire Department)

Extra-Alarm Blaze At Chicago Firehouse Restaurant

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.

12/10/2014

Using 29 automated dollies, crews will move the 762-ton Harriet F. Rees House from 2110 S. Prairie Av. to 2017 S. Prairie Av. (Credit: Mike Krauser/WBBM)

Historic Rees House Begins Two-Day Move In South Loop

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.

11/11/2014

Crews moved the two-story coach house at the historic Harriet F. Rees House about a block north to make way for redevelopment plans at McCormick Place. (Credit: Mike Krauser/WBBM)

Historic South Loop House Moving To Make Way For McCormick Redevelopment

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.

10/01/2014

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Norridge Man Explains Why He Urinated Into Open Sunroof Of Car

A 36-year-old man who was charged with urinating into a woman’s car over the weekend was speaking out Wednesday

09/10/2014

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Man Arrested For Urinating Into Open Sunroof Of Car

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.

09/09/2014

A 34-year-old Chicago woman was struck by a piece of fallen masonry and later died. (CBS)

Family Of Woman Killed By Falling Gargoyle Statue Files Lawsuit

A decorative stone piece fell from the Second Presbyterian Church on Sept. 4, hitting Sarah Bean, a 34-year-old mother of two,

09/08/2014

This screen grab of a surveillance video shows a man smash his way into a South Loop restaurant. (Bull Chicks)

WATCH: Thief Breaks Into South Loop Restaurant, Steals $2,000

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.

09/01/2014

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South Loop Stores Evacuated After Gas Leak

Several stores in the South Loop are being evacuated after a gas leak was reported Monday morning.

08/18/2014

Firefighters quickly extinguished a fire in the 1100 block of South Plymouth Court on Wednesday. An elderly woman was taken to the hospital as a precaution. (Credit: CBS)

Elderly Woman Hospitalized After Fire That Prompted Mayday From Firefighter

A Chicago firefighter briefly found himself in trouble Wednesday morning at a fire in a South Loop mid-rise apartment building.

08/13/2014

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Median Rents For Chicago Apartments By Neighborhoods

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.

06/13/2014

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Man Critically Wounded In South Loop Stabbing

A man was critically wounded when he was stabbed in the chest during a domestic dispute in the South Loop Sunday evening.

05/26/2014

Five people were seriously hurt in a crash at Congress and Wells Thursday night. (Photo from Network Video Productions)

Five Seriously Hurt In South Loop Crash

The five-vehicle crash happened at 9:30 p.m. at Congress Parkway and Wells Street.

05/02/2014

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