State Street

File Photo Of Police Tape (AP)

Woman Shot And Killed While Riding In Van On South Side

A woman was killed early Sunday on the South Side when a shooter took aim at the van she was riding in, police said.

06/17/2012

Fatal Shooting Memorial

8 Dead, 45 Wounded In Weekend Shootings, Stabbings

Another sweltering weekend brought more violence to Chicago’s streets – with eight people killed and 37 others wounded in shootings or stabbings between Friday afternoon and early Monday morning.

CBS Chicago–06/17/2012

A man operates an iPhone (Photo credit:ADRIAN DENNIS/AFP/Getty Images)

Scammers Swiping Cell Phones From Downtown Diners

A new cell phone theft scam is afoot around Chicago.

CBS Chicago–06/14/2012

Mob Attack Suspects

Surveillance Pictures Released In Mob Attack On CTA Red Line

Chicago Police hope surveillance pictures help lead them to one of three weekend mob attacks on people downtown.

CBS Chicago–06/13/2012

Gold Coast Mob Attack

Eight Teens Charged In Mob Attacks Over The Weekend

Eight people have been charged with mob action, after four people were hurt in at least three mob attacks in and near downtown over the weekend.

CBS Chicago–06/10/2012

JROTC members march in the 2012 Memorial Day Parade on State Street. (Credit: CBS)

City Honors Troops, Veterans At Memorial Day Parade

A week ago, it was anti-war protesters. Yesterday, supporters of U.S. troops had their turn to take over the streets of downtown Chicago.

CBS Chicago–05/27/2012

Green Hornet Disaster

On This Day In 1950: The Green Hornet Streetcar Disaster

One of the city’s worst mass transit disasters occurred on this day 62 years ago on the South Side.

CBS Chicago–05/25/2012

The engineering building at the Illinois Institute of Technology and a neighboring campus building were evacuated on May 8, 2012, due to an acid spill. (Credit: CBS)

Two IIT Buildings Evacuated For Acid Spill

Two buildings on the campus of the Illinois Institute of Technology was evacuated Tuesday afternoon as firefighters responded to an acid spill.

CBS Chicago–05/08/2012

Occupy Chicago

May Day Protesters Block Bank Entrances Before Rally Through Loop

About 75 Occupy Chicago protesters held sit-ins outside at least two Bank of America branches in downtown Chicago on Tuesday, before joining a much larger protest rally and march through the Loop in honor of May Day.

CBS Chicago–05/01/2012

State Street Robberies

Armed Robberies Plague State Street On South Side

Police are sounding the alarm about a sharp rise in robberies along State Street on the city’s South Side.

CBS Chicago–04/30/2012

State And Ohio Crash

2 Hurt When Car Hits Cab, Window Washing Van In River North

Two people were in the hospital Thursday morning, after a motorist slammed into a cab and a window washing van in River North – knocking the window washer right off the scaffolding mounted on top.

CBS Chicago–04/26/2012

Dwight Washington. (Credit: Chicago Police Department)

Ex-Streets And San Worker Gets 9 Years For Plowing Into Crowd

A former Chicago Streets and Sanitation worker has been sentenced to nine years in prison for ramming his pickup into a crowd at a Gold Coast intersection in May of last year.

CBS Chicago–03/28/2012

Anti-war protesters hold up signs outside a city hearing office, where they were appealing the city's decision to deny the preferred route they proposed for a protest march during the NATO summit in May. (Credit: CBS)

Hearing Officer To Rule On NATO Protest March Route By Week’s End

After listening to a full day of testimony, a city hearing officer has told anti-war protesters planning a major rally during the NATO summit in May that he will have a decision by later this week on their appeal of the city’s denial of their preferred march route.

CBS Chicago–03/27/2012

Anti-war protesters hold up signs outside a city hearing office, where they were appealing the city's decision to deny the preferred route they proposed for a protest march during the NATO summit in May. (Credit: CBS)

Hearing Officer To Rule On NATO Protest March Route By Week’s End

After listening to a full day of testimony, a city hearing officer has told anti-war protesters planning a major rally during the NATO summit in May that he will have a decision by later this week on their appeal of the city’s denial of their preferred march route.

CBS Chicago–03/27/2012

Anti-war activists announce their plans to hold a rally and march to McCormick Place on May 20, the start of the NATO summit in Chicago. (Credit: CBS)

Chicago Rejects Protesters’ Plans For March During NATO Summit

The city of Chicago has rejected a request by anti-war protesters to march through downtown Chicago on May 20, the first day of the NATO summit.

CBS Chicago–03/19/2012

Electric Charging Stations

New Electric Car Charging Stations To Open At IIT

A bank of new electric charging stations will open in Chicago Monday, and advocates of electric cars hope they will soon be as common as the corner gas station.

CBS Chicago–03/19/2012

File Photo Of Chicago Police Car (Getty Images)

Strong-Arm Robbers Hitting Hyde Park, Washington Park, Bronzeville

Police have issued a community alert about a rash of robberies on the city’s South Side.

CBS Chicago–03/07/2012

CTA RED LINE

Dye Pack Explodes In Red Line Subway As Bank Robber Flees

Fumes prompted the Chicago Transit Authority to reroute the Red Line subway Friday morning, and there are reports that a bank robbery in which a dye pack exploded is to blame.

CBS Chicago–03/02/2012

A large stone fell from a CTA train embankment near 16th and State streets and ruptured a natural gas line on Feb. 13, 2012. (Credit: CBS)

Huge Stone Falls From Train Embankment, Ruptures Gas Line

A large piece of stone fell from a railroad embankment in the South Loop on Monday, rupturing a gas line and prompting the evacuation of a nearby coffee shop.

CBS Chicago–02/13/2012

Linette Kossow describes how she chased after an 18-year-old man who stole her wallet Friday. (CBS)

Woman Chases Down Teen Twice Her Size Who Stole Wallet

A teenage boy stole a woman’s wallet as she rode a bus overnight, but the woman chased the thief down and cornered him until police arrived.

CBS Chicago–01/27/2012

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