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Ike Biker Thrown Onto Kennedy In Fatal Crash

A biker was killed when he was thrown from his motorcycle on the Eisenhower Expressway and landed on the Kennedy Expressway Tuesday night at the Circle Interchange in the South Loop, police said.

05/22/2012

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Emanuel Thanks South Loop Residents For Putting Up With NATO Summit

Mayor Rahm Emanuel was out thanking people in the South Loop Tuesday morning for putting up with NATO.

WBBM Newsradio–05/22/2012

An immigration rights activist is arrested outside the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement building in the South Loop, after refusing to stop blocking the entrance to the building. A total of four protesters were arrested during the rally. (Credit: CBS)

4 Arrested During Immigration Rights Rally In South Loop

The NATO delegates haven’t arrived in Chicago for the weekend’s summit yet, but the protesters have already been busy for two days, and at least 12 protesters have been arrested in that time.

CBS Chicago–05/15/2012

Protestors gear up for next weeks anti-NATO rallies in a Chicago Warehouse. (Vince Gerasole/CBS)

NATO Protesters Begin To Arrive In Chicago

Protesters have begun to arrive in Chicago for next weekend’s NATO meetings. Hundreds are getting an orientation by attending a two-day “People’s Summit” at a South Loop warehouse.

05/12/2012

CTA Bus (Photo by Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

Two Injured When Car Hits CTA Bus In South Loop

Two people suffered minor injuries Saturday afternoon when the CTA bus they were on was struck by a car in the South Loop.

05/12/2012

One of four cars on a CTA train derailed just south of the Roosevelt stop on the Orange and Green lines on April 29, 2012. (Provided to CBS 2)

Orange, Green Line Trains Delayed After Derailment In South Loop

CTA Orange Line and Green Line trains have been delayed in the South Loop after a train derailed just south of the Roosevelt station.

04/29/2012

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

Pepper Spray (Photo by Tom Sperduto/U.S. Coast Guard/Getty Images)

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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