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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

Fredrick Goings (Credit: Cook County Sheriff)

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

Patrick Finucane (Chicago Police Department)

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

Chicago Mayor Richard Daley leaves City Hall for the final time Friday. (CBS)

Former Mayor Daley Sells South Loop Home

Former Mayor Daley has sold his South Loop home, but it is staying in the family.

10/16/2012

The old William Jones College Preparatory High School is being replaced by a new building, and officials plan to tear down the old one when the new school is finished, but local residents want the old building to stay as a neighborhood high school. Jones is currently a selective enrollment school open to students citywide. (Credit: CBS)

South Loop Residents Want Old Jones High School To Stay As Neighborhood School

There’s a brand new, elite public high school going up in the South Loop, but there’s controversy, too. Not over the new building, but over what to do with the old one.

CBS 2–08/23/2012

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Former College Basketball Star Robbed, Pistol-Whipped In South Loop Condo

A high school and college basketball star was pistol-whipped and robbed in the middle of the day Monday his South Loop condo.

CBS Chicago–07/17/2012

A gull, apparently overheated from the heat wave in Chicago, takes a drink from a cup of water Karen Baggot and her daughters put out for it, after they happened upon the bird at 17th and State streets while on the way to the park. (Credit: Karen Baggot)

Heat Wave Has Everyone Struggling To Keep Cool — Even The Birds

A gull, apparently overheated from the sweltering conditions, found some relief in the South Loop on Thursday, thanks to the generosity of a woman and her kids.

CBS Chicago–07/05/2012

The Central District police station at 1718 S. State St. in Chicago. (Credit:Mike Krauser/WBBM)

Cops Working Without Air Conditioning At South Loop Police Station

Chicago police stations are supposed to be able to double as cooling centers for the public when the weather turns hot, but the Central District station in the South Loop is offering no such relief during this heat wave.

CBS Chicago–07/05/2012

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