State Street

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2 Wounded In Far South Side Shooting

A man and woman were standing outside about 12:15 a.m. in the 10200 block of South State Street when someone got out of a white vehicle and opened fire, police News Affairs Officer Amina Greer said. The vehicle then drove away.

07/10/2015

File Photo Of Police Tape (AP)

One Dead, One Wounded In Chatham Shooting

Two men, ages 20 and 23, were inside a basement apartment about 9:55 p.m. in the 7900 block of South State Street, when someone knocked on the door and asked for the 20-year-old man, police said.

06/19/2015

Chicago Blackhawks logo on jersey. (Jonathan Daniel/ Getty Images)

Smash-And-Grab Burglars Nab Nearly 50 Blackhawks Jerseys

Burglars broke into the sports apparel store Lids on State Street in the Loop early Thursday.

06/11/2015

LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 12:  Singer Florence Welch of Florence and the Machine onstage during the 2010 MTV Video Music Awards at NOKIA Theatre L.A. LIVE on September 12, 2010 in Los Angeles, California.  (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

Love It Live: Some Picks For Broadway In Chicago This Summer

A few weeks ago, I wrote a piece on all of the exciting things you can do involving music this summer in the Loop. Unfortunately, I only included two theater options in that guide. I have great news though; as someone that can get down with live theater, I complied a list of live shows this summer around the Loop that are can’t miss opportunities. If you’re a big fan of theater but haven’t looked into what shows are running, here’s six great chances to bounce around Broadway in Chicago this summer. There’s a little something for everyone.

06/08/2015

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The Scoop On The Loop: Where To Eat Before/During/After Lollaplooza

Though Lollapalooza offers Chow Town, its very own “festival of food” as its website states, there are plenty of others options nearby. Whether you want a quick bite on the way in, a nice meal before the headlining sets, or a late night snack before you collapse into bed, this list includes a little bit of everything. Here are six easy options for dining in the Loop during the weekend of Lollapalooza.

06/08/2015

State Street bridge crossing the Chicago River (Photo by Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

State Street, That Great (Eats) Street: A Dining Guide

If you happen to find yourself starving in the Loop this summer and it’s not Taste of Chicago, there are many great spots to escape the summer heat and chow down after a busy day of shopping or before heading over to Millennium Park for Downtown Sound.

06/03/2015

The XRT/Bud Light BIG Holiday Concert (Photo: WXRT)

Strollin’ Around State Street: Guide To Music In The Loop

It’s almost summertime in the city again and of course with that comes many more things to get out and do. If there’s one street in the Loop that you can step on and feel instantly more cultured; it’s State Street. Here’s a quick little guide of all things music related to do around State Street this summer!

06/03/2015

Red Line Train

Two Taken To Hospital After Person Falls On Red Line Tracks

A female of unknown age fell on the tracks at the Lake station at 188 N. State St. about 9:20 a.m., according to the CTA and Fire Media Affairs. It was unclear whether she was hit by the train. The train conductor also was taken to Northwestern, authorities said. He did not suffer any physical injuries, but was shaken up by the incident.

05/13/2015

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Police Officer Shoots Armed Robbery Suspect In Canaryville

A suspected armed robber was shot after Chicago Police say he charged at an officer in the South Side Canaryville neighborhood, making the officer’s gun discharge.

05/01/2015

Police block off a portion of State Street where stone fell from a building late Sunday. (Credit: Network Video Productions)

Downtown CTA Buses Rerouted After Debris Falls From Loop Building

Part of State Street remains closed to traffic in the Loop Monday after bricks fell from a building Sunday night, causing headaches for some bus riders’ morning commute.

04/27/2015

Shikita Woods (Credit: Chicago Police)

Woman Charged With Causing 5-Car Crash That Killed Pedestrian

A northwest Indiana woman has been charged with murder after a drunken fight with her husband early Sunday led to a five-car crash that killed a pedestrian on the South Side, police said.

04/14/2015

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

A car crashed into several parked vehicles in the 9900 block of South State Street. (Credit: Network Video Productions)

Car Crashes Into Several Parked Vehicles, Driver In Serious Condition

The man was driving south about 2:45 a.m. when his vehicle crashed into a parked car, which then crashed into several other cars in the 9900 block of South State Street, police said, citing preliminary information.

12/29/2014

A burn victim is placed in an ambulance after an apparent cooking accident in the food court at Macy's. (Credit: CBS)

Four Injured In Cooking Accident At State Street Macy’s

Four Macy’s employees were taken to hospitals after an aerosol can overheated and ruptured during an employee breakfast at the State Street store Friday morning.

11/21/2014

Daley Plaza

Panorama Chicago: Sweeping Views Of Cityscapes

Editor’s Note: This is an occasional feature exploring Chicago through panoramic photographs. These pictures were taken with an iPhone 5s “pano” feature. If you would like to contribute to the series, please tweet @cbschicago, using […]

05/21/2014

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Rewind Chicago: The Rise, Fall And Revival Of State Street

State Street, once known as “that Great Street,” had fallen on hard times by the late 1970s.

05/20/2014

A damaged parking garage wall after a crash in the 500 block of North State Street (Credit: Network Video Productions)

Concrete Falls On Sidewalk After Parking Garage Crash

A crash in an elevated parking garage in River North Sunday night caused pieces of concrete to fall to the sidewalk below and strike a pedestrian.

04/28/2014

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Man Dies Day After Being Charged In Fatal South Side Crash

A South Side man died Monday afternoon, a day after he was ordered held without bond in connection with a Far South Side crash that killed another person and injured two more last week.

04/15/2014

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Woman Dead, 4 People Hurt In West Pullman Crash

Three adults and two children, whose ages and genders were not immediately known, were involved in the pin-in crash about 7:10 p.m. Thursday near the corner of 123rd and State streets.

04/11/2014

Surveillance video images of two men involved in knifepoint robberies on the Near North Side and South Loop on Jan. 26. (Credit: Chicago Police)

Police Warn Of Knifepoint Robberies At Convenience Stores

In each case, two offenders used a knife to take cash from the register and cashier’s wallet, according to an alert issued by Area Central detectives.

01/27/2014

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