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McCormick Place West (Credit: CBS)

Feds Reveal Security Perimeter For NATO Summit

The U.S. Secret Service has revealed security measures for next month’s NATO summit, which will push protesters a bit further away from McCormick Place than they originally planned to be.

CBS Chicago–04/24/2012

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Best Of The South Loop

I can think of many things that evoke the adventurous spirit and a Chicago winter is definitely not on the list. Few of us brave the cold and venture out for the occasional sack of groceries, and then it’s back to our toasty-little foxholes for reruns and interneting. Winter. When this city’s all frozen over, one can forget–or at least I can forget–how many unique things there are to do. Have you met the south loop? I’m certain you’ll get along quite well…

02/01/2012

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Gas Leak Blocks Off Canal Street In South Loop

A gas leak caused traffic headaches in a busy part of the South Loop Friday morning.

CBS Chicago–01/13/2012

Police investigate the scene of where a man was shot at a South Loop CTA station on Monday night. (CBS)

Man Shot At CTA Train Station In South Loop

Train service was back to normal Tuesday morning, after a disruption the evening before when man was shot at the busy Roosevelt Orange and Green Line station.

CBS Chicago–12/26/2011

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Prosecutor: Peapod Driver Offered Massage, Then Raped Customer

Prosecutors say a Peapod grocery delivery driver first offered to give a longtime South Loop customer a massage, but then went on to sexually assault her.

CBS Chicago–11/22/2011

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Sexual Assault Charges For Peapod Delivery Driver

A Peapod grocery delivery driver is due in court Tuesday, on new felony charges alleging that he sexually assaulted a customer.

CBS Chicago–11/22/2011

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Men Held After Burglarizing South Loop Preschool

Two men are in police custody, after they broke into a South Loop preschool and made off with several items early Wednesday.

CBS Chicago–11/09/2011

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Peapod Driver Charged With Attacking Woman In South Loop Home

A Peapod grocery delivery driver from the Northwest Side has been charged with battery, after a customer accused him of sexual assault at her South Loop home.

CBS Chicago–10/27/2011

William Caviness, a firefighter from Greensboro, N.C., collapsed and died while running the 2011 Chicago Marathon (Credit www.active.com)

Fireman From N.C. Dies Running Chicago Marathon

A firefighter from Greensboro, N.C., collapsed in the South Loop while running the Chicago Marathon on Sunday and died about two hours later.

CBS Chicago–10/09/2011

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Family Guide To Chicago Brunches

Have you ever woken up on a Saturday morning craving a delicious brunch where you could comfortably show up with two kids in tow? Then check out these Chicago, family-friendly brunch hotspots!

09/23/2011

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College Student Robbed, Maced In South Loop Subway

Police are seeking a man who robbed a 19-year-old college student and then sprayed him with pepper spray on a CTA platform early Saturday in the South Loop.

09/17/2011

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Family Guide To The South Loop

An eclectic combination of historical and hip sets the South Loop neighborhood apart from its fellows. The once barely inhabited industrial section of the city is now densely populated with a vibrant, young community of professionals, students and families.

09/09/2011

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Trader Joe’s To Open In Former Sam’s Wine Space In South Loop

A new Trader Joe’s store may bring new life to the intersection of Wabash Avenue and Roosevelt Road in the South Loop.

CBS Chicago–09/07/2011

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Suit: Handicapped Parking Dispute Outside Grocery Caused Heart Attack

A handicapped man filed a lawsuit Wednesday against a South Loop grocery that he claims is responsible for his heart attack because he became upset when non-handicapped vehicles were parked in handicapped spaces.

08/10/2011

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Ice Cream Shop Booming As Heat Hovers On Chicago Area

A South Loop business is quite the popular place this week, with temperatures soaring near triple digits.

WBBM Newsradio–07/19/2011

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Two Wounded In South Loop Shooting

Two men were wounded in an early Sunday drive-by shooting in the South Loop.

05/29/2011

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Three Hospitalized For Carbon Monoxide Exposure On Boat

Three people were hospitalized Saturday afternoon for exposure to carbon monoxide aboard a boat in the Chicago River in the South Loop.

05/28/2011

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Police Respond To Standoff In South Loop

Chicago police on Tuesday were involved in a standoff with a man refusing to get out of his vehicle in the city’s South Loop.

01/18/2011

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Fire Breaks Out In South Loop Home

No one was hurt during a fire at a home in the South Loop Friday morning.

CBS Chicago–01/14/2011

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South Loop Building Damaged By Fire

A South Loop restaurant sustained significant damage in a fire early this morning.

CBS Chicago–12/30/2010

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