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

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!


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.


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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.


Trader Joe's

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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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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Man Hit After Bullet Shot Through S. Loop Condo

A resident of a South Loop condo building suffered a graze wound when a bullet came through the wall of his apartment.


DSW Shoe Warehouse

Police Search For South Loop Shoe Store Robber

Police are looking for the thief who robbed the busy DSW Show Warehouse in the South Loop over the weekend.

CBS Chicago–12/06/2010

Photo Of High-Heeled Shoes. (Stephen Shugerman/Getty Images)

DSW Shoe Warehouse In South Loop Robbed

A shoe store in the South Loop was robbed Sunday morning.


File Photo Of A Handgun (Photo by David Silverman/Newsmakers)

Couple Robbed At Gunpoint In South Loop

A couple is recovering Tuesday morning, after being robbed at gunpoint and beaten a day earlier in the South Loop.


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Man Charged In Attempted Dorm Room Sexual Assault

A man was charged Saturday for allegedly attempting to sexually assault a woman in September in her South Loop dorm room.


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Phone Threat Shuts Down Columbia College Building

A voicemail threat left over the weekend has shut down one of Columbia College Chicago’s buildings Monday afternoon in the South Loop.



Officer On ATV Hit By Car In South Loop

A Chicago Police officer is hospitalized this morning, after he was struck by a car while driving an all-terrain vehicle in the South Loop.

CBS Chicago–10/12/2010

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Pepper Spray Prompts Hazmat Call In South Loop

Paramedics were sent to the scene a South Loop apartment building Monday moring, after pepper spray was discharged on the upper floors.