State Street

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

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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

Banners hanging outside the Sears store on State Street in downtown Chicago. (Credit: CBS)

Sears To Close Flagship State Street Store

Sears’ flagship store on State Street will close in April, the company announced Tuesday.

01/21/2014

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Macy’s Among Retailers Staying Open Through Christmas Eve

It’s getting down to the wire as Chicagoans try to wrap up their Christmas shopping in the next couple of days.

12/23/2013

Frango Mint Chocolate Trio. (credit: macys.com)

North Side v. South Side: At Macy’s, Same Frangos, Same Store, Different Price

The price you pay for a box of Frango mints depends on where you shop. And by that, we mean … in the same store.

12/17/2013

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

3 Girls Arrested For Pepper Spray Attacks In South Loop

Police said the first attack occurred about 10:30 p.m., when a group of three girls approached a 24-year-old woman on foot, and sprayed her as she stood outside in the 1100 block of South State Street.

09/26/2013

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3 Officers Hurt In Crash While Racing To Help Sergeant In Shooting

Minutes before the 8:30 p.m. crash in the Roseland neighborhood, a Chicago police sergeant shot a man who pointed a gun at him in the 10000 block of South State Street.

09/23/2013

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Can’t Wait For Christmas? Apparently, Neither Can Macy’s

Summer’s not officially over, but on the 6th floor of Macy’s on State Street, it’s already Christmastime.

09/12/2013

File Photo Of Police Tape (AP)

Teen Shot And Killed On South Side

The 17-year-old boy was in the back of a vehicle in the 6200 block of South State Street when a gunman pulled up alongside the vehicle and opened fire.

08/27/2013

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