Then And Now: Daley Plaza, Washington, DearbornA long time before there was the Picasso, or even a Mayor Daley, the corner of Washington and Dearborn was a bustling business district.
Person Shot In WaukeganOfficers responded about 10 p.m. to the front of an apartment complex in the 2000 block of Washington Street, said Waukegan police Cmdr. Joe Florip.
Robbery Suspect, Teen Arrested In Search For Drugs At Elgin HomeA search of a northwest suburban home turned up drugs and ammunition Wednesday night, leading to the arrest of a 16-year-old boy as well as an Elgin man wanted in a separate armed robbery investigation.
Man Pulled From DuPage River In Third Naperville Water Rescue In Two DaysSomeone called 9-1-1 at 7:48 p.m. to report a person clinging to a tree in the DuPage River in the 1200 block of South Washington Street. Crews arrived at the scene five minutes later to find the 58-year-old man holding on to the tree and surrounded by fast-moving currents.
Suit: Cabbie Talked On Cellphone While Taxi Dragged Woman DowntownAnne Brandt filed the negligence lawsuit in Cook County Circuit Court, alleging she was dragged for “some distance” after the taxi dropped her off about 8 a.m. April 23 near Michigan Avenue and Washington Street.
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.
City Begins Work On Bus Rapid Transit Lanes In The LoopCity officials were warning of increased traffic delays in the Loop beginning Monday, as work begins on the so-called “Loop Link” project to provide faster bus service from Union Station to Millennium Station.
Man Shot And Killed In West Garfield ParkDaniel Jones, 30, was shot in the head about 4:45 p.m. in the 3900 block of West Washington Street.
Person Arrested In Fatal Shooting In JolietPolice responding to a call of shots fired about 3:30 a.m. on Mississippi Avenue near East Washington Street started chasing people they saw running from the area. Once they caught up with the people, they found one person armed with a handgun and were told another person had been shot,
Extra-Alarm Fire Destroys Gary ChurchA good chunk of the building at 8th Avenue and Washington Street collapsed, but no one was injured during the blaze.
Another Car Crashes Into Building In Downtown HinsdaleIt's happened again in downtown Hinsdale; on Monday, for the third time in five weeks, a car crashed into a building on the same block in its historic downtown district.
Walter's Perspective: Washington Street Bike Plan Could Create GridlockCBS 2's Walter Jacobson is all for making Chicago more bike friendly, but he has some concerns about Mayor Emanuel's plans for Washington Street in the Loop.