Washington Street

Police respond to a shooting Monday night in the 2000 block of Washington Street in Waukegan. (Credit: Network Video Productions)

Person Shot In Waukegan

Officers 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.

08/11/2015

Deandre Anderson (Credit: Elgin Police)

Robbery Suspect, Teen Arrested In Search For Drugs At Elgin Home

A 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.

07/17/2015

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Man Pulled From DuPage River In Third Naperville Water Rescue In Two Days

Someone 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.

06/18/2015

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Suit: Cabbie Talked On Cellphone While Taxi Dragged Woman Downtown

Anne 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.

05/22/2015

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Washington Street Lane Closures Begin Wednesday In The Loop

Beginning early Wednesday, crews will shift all traffic on eastbound Washington into two lanes along the north side of the street.

04/21/2015

Artist's rendering looking west on Washington Street, after the Loop Link bus rapid transit project is complete. (Credit: Chicago Department of Transportation)

City Begins Work On Bus Rapid Transit Lanes In The Loop

City 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.

03/16/2015

File Photo Of A Handgun (Photo by Mark Nolan/Getty Images)

Man Shot And Killed In West Garfield Park

Daniel Jones, 30, was shot in the head about 4:45 p.m. in the 3900 block of West Washington Street.

06/18/2014

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Person Arrested In Fatal Shooting In Joliet

Police 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,

05/05/2014

A church in Gary, Ind., was destroyed by an extra-alarm fire overnight. (Credit: CBS)

Extra-Alarm Fire Destroys Gary Church

A good chunk of the building at 8th Avenue and Washington Street collapsed, but no one was injured during the blaze.

12/05/2013

The front of a vacant restaurant in Hinsdale is boarded up, after a car crashed into the building on Washington Street on March 25, 2013, the third such crash in five weeks on the same block. (Credit: Bernie Tafoya/WBBM)

Another Car Crashes Into Building In Downtown Hinsdale

It’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.

03/26/2013

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Walter’s Perspective: Washington Street Bike Plan Could Create Gridlock

CBS 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.

02/21/2013

The Subway restaurant at Washington near Michigan Avenue. (CBS)

VIDEO: Armed Robber Targets Subway Restaurants Downtown

Police are searching for a man who robbed a Subway sandwich shop in the Loop on Monday morning.

02/18/2013

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Two Elgin Men Arrested With Gun Planned To Avenge Death Of Friend

Two Elgin men were arrested in the West Side Austin neighborhood Saturday with a loaded automatic weapon that they planned to use to avenge the shooting death of a friend.

12/23/2012

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Pedestrian Hit By Taxi Downtown

A pedestrian was hospitalized Thursday morning, after being hit by a taxi downtown.

CBS Chicago–08/16/2012

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Firefighters Rescue Workers Dangling From Scaffold On Downtown High-Rise

Firefighters made a daring rescue high above the Loop Thursday morning, as two workmen nearly fell off their scaffolding at a high-rise office building downtown.

CBS Chicago–06/14/2012

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Billy Goat Tavern To Close Location At Washington And Franklin

The Billy Goat Tavern is closing its location in the northwest section of the Loop.

CBS Chicago–04/19/2012

The Loop headquarters of GrubHub. (Credit: CBS)

GrubHub To Move Headquarters Into Loop

Chicago-based GrubHub is moving its headquarters from the city’s Near Northwest Side to the heart of the Loop.

CBS Chicago–03/23/2012

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Naperville Residents Protest Plans For Fertility Clinic

Controversy has erupted over a plan for a fertility clinic in downtown Naperville.

WBBM Newsradio–03/22/2012

Police tape blocks the entrance to a Citibank branch at 69 W. Washington St. as Chicago police investigate a robbery on March 12, 2012. (Credit: CBS)

Citibank Branch Robbed In The Loop

A Citibank branch in the Loop was robbed Monday afternoon.

CBS Chicago–03/12/2012

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2 Officers, 2 Others Hurt In Niles Squad Car Crash

Four people, including two Niles police officers, were hospitalized Tuesday after a crash.

CBS Chicago–02/21/2012

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