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Plans For City's Third Tallest Building Get First ApprovalThe Wanda Vista Tower, the vision of Chicago architect Jeanne Gang, would be located in Lakeshore East, along the Chicago River, and would include a five-star 210-room hotel, and more than 400 condominiums, along with restaurant and retail amenities on the upper levels.
Speed Bumps Being Installed On Lower Wacker To Deter Drag RacersDays after a man crashed his car and died during a drag race on Lower Wacker Drive, changes are being made to try to make it impossible.
Man Stabbed At Downtown HotelA 51-year-old man was intoxicated at the Wyndham Grand Chicago Riverfront Hotel at 71 E. Wacker Dr. when another man cut his arm with a broken bottle around 12:30 a.m., police said.
Woman Dies From Fall Onto Lower Wacker DriveA 25-year-old woman fell to her death on Lower Wacker Drive in the Lakeshore East area early Sunday morning.
New Stretch Of Riverwalk Project Opens This WeekendCBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine offers a preview.
Washington Street Lane Closures Begin Wednesday In The LoopBeginning early Wednesday, crews will shift all traffic on eastbound Washington into two lanes along the north side of the street.
About 1,600 Affected By Downtown Power OutageThe outage occurred at 10:05 p.m. and affected the area between Michigan Avenue and Lake Shore Drive and between Wacker Drive and Monroe Street, ComEd spokeswoman Krissy Posey said. Approximately 1,600 customers were affected, although power was fully restored by 2:50 a.m. Thursday.
State Street Bridge To Close For Riverwalk WorkThe Chicago Department of Transportation said the bridge will be closed to all traffic from 6 a.m. Wednesday through the afternoon of Aug. 23.
Irv Kupcinet Statue Removed From Wacker Drive For RepairsA statue of legendary Chicago newspaper columnist Irv Kupcinet is missing from its perch on Wacker Drive, but all is well, it’s just getting some repairs.
Woman Dies After Being Pulled From Icy Chicago RiverPolice sources said it appeared the woman slipped and fell into the river.
Beneath Chicago Streets, Homeless Huddle In The ColdThere are an estimated 116,000 homeless in Chicago. Many of them camp out beneath the city, wrapped in tattered, filthy blankets. CBS 2's Mike Parker reports.
Man Slashed With Knife After Attacking Pair On RiverwalkA man who tried to attack two people near the Chicago Riverwalk got more than he bargained for Monday night, when one of his targets fended off his attack by slashing him with a knife.
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