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Heroin

Man Faces Drug Charges After Friend Found Locked In Starbucks Restroom

A 21-year-old man was taken to the hospital Monday after he was found locked in the bathroom of a Geneva Starbucks, surrounded by packets of suspected heroin and a hypodermic needle. A friend was later charged after apparently trying to hide the drugs from police.

06/13/2013

Pedestrians walk diagonally across the intersection of State Street and Jackson Boulevard, where a so-called "pedestrian scramble" or "Barnes Dance" allows them to legally cross diagonally. The concept also allows cars to turn without having to wait for pedestrians to cross when cars have a green light. (Credit: CBS)

Loop Intersection Gets ‘Barnes Dance’ In Effort To Reduce Congestion

A busy Loop intersection became home to a new experiment to allow pedestrians to legally cross the street diagonally, while cars will no longer have to worry about pedestrians in the crosswalk while trying to make a turn.

CBS 2–05/31/2013

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Two Shot Near Roosevelt CTA Station

Around 11:10 a.m., a 57-year-old man and a 30-year-old man were shot in the 1100 block of South State Street.

05/24/2013

Red Line Train

CTA Red Line Back To Normal After Subway Rubbish Fire

Red Line trains were rerouted Monday afternoon because of a small rubbish fire in a Loop subway, but normal service resumed prior to the evening rush.

04/15/2013

Investigators collect evidence near North and Milwaukee, where a man suspected of robbing at least 12 stores was shot after he held up a Subway sandwich shop on the Near North Side. (Credit: Sun-Times Media)

Cop Shoots Suspect In 12 Store Robberies

After holding up a Subway shop on the Near North Side, a robbery suspect fled the scene, and police chased him to Wicker Park, where he allegedly attempted to run over a police officer, prompting the officer to shoot him.

02/20/2013

William Jones College Preparatory High School, at 606 S. State St. (Credit: CBS)

Mayor Plans To Double Size Of Jones College Prep

A new building has been constructed, and is set to open next fall at 700 S. State St., but the mayor said the old building, at 606 S. State St., won’t be destroyed as originally planned.

01/22/2013

The crash involved four vehicles and occurred about 8:30 a.m. in a residential area, at 102nd and State streets.
(Credit: Chicago Fire Dept. - Fire Media Affairs.)

3 Killed In Roseland Crash

Three people, a woman, her boyfriend, and his twin brother, were killed and a 15-year-old girl critically injured when the woman driving the car they were in lost control of it and struck three parked vehicles in the Far South Side Roseland neighborhood Saturday morning.

01/12/2013

Antique Car Damaged In Elgin Vandalism Spree

Someone broke into a commercial building in northwest suburban Elgin and committed thousands of dollars worth of vandalism and thievery, police reported.

12/30/2012

Workers stage a Black Friday protest to demand better wages from Chicago retailers. (CBS)

Retail, Restaurant Workers Stage Black-Friday Wage Protest

The workers who usually spend Black Friday ringing up purchases and completing food orders spent time Friday morning protesting their pay at those jobs.

11/23/2012

The 79th annual Thanksgiving Day Parade on State Street. (Credit: CBS)

Balmy Weather Makes For Perfect Day For Parade

The weather was a big hit at the Thanksgiving Day Parade on State Street this morning. Thousands of parade-goers came out to the 79th annual parade.

CBS Chicago–11/22/2012

The new Burlington store is on State Street in Chicago. (CBS)

New Burlington Store Downtown Brings 200 Jobs Before The Holidays

CBS 2’s Dorothy Tucker visited and spoke with some of the new employees.

10/05/2012

Police Generic

2 Stabbed, 1 Beaten Outside Division Street Bars

Two men were stabbed and another was battered early Sunday on Division near State, outside a stretch of popular bars on the Near North Side.

09/23/2012

Chad Chamberlain

Man Charged In Fight That Ended In Crash Through Macy’s Window

A Northcenter neighborhood man is in serious criminal trouble in connection with a fight in which he and another man crashed through the window of the Macy’s flagship store downtown.

CBS Chicago–09/18/2012

(Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

Two Men Smash Through Window At Macy’s During Fight

Two men crashed through the window of Macy’s in the Loop on Sunday afternoon, causing one man to be hospitalized.

09/16/2012

CTA Train (Photo by Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

Suspects Sought In Red Line Robberies On South Side

Police are searching for two young men who have robbed Red Line train commuters at gunpoint on the South Side.

09/09/2012

State Street Festival

State Street Shuts Down For 6 Hours For Loop Street Festival

Cars and buses were routed off State Street downtown on Saturday, as the pavement was transformed into what has been called the “ultimate playground.”

CBS Chicago–09/08/2012

One of four cars involved in a crash at State and Monroe streets in the Loop on Sept. 4, 2012. Six people were hospitalized with non-life-threatening injuries. (Credit: Chicago Fire Department)

Six Hurt In Four-Car Crash In Loop

Six people were sent to local hospitals Tuesday afternoon, following a four-car crash in the Loop.

CBS Chicago–09/04/2012

Police Shooting

Police Shoot 2 Suspects In Separate Overnight Incidents; 1 Killed

Chicago Police officers shot and wounded two suspects in separate incidents on the South Side overnight – bringing the total to six police-involved shootings in Chicago in about the past 10 days.

CBS Chicago–09/04/2012

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20 Juveniles, 4 Adults Arrested In Gold Coast Ruckus

About 20 juveniles and four adults were arrested after police responded to reports of people being pushed in the Gold Coast Saturday.

08/26/2012

Makayla Dameron

Girl, 3, Struck And Killed By Truck In Roseland

Makayla Dameron was just 3 years old, taking a walk with her mother on a late Saturday morning, when a delivery truck cut her life tragically short.

CBS 2–08/25/2012

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