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.
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.
Beginning early Wednesday, crews will shift all traffic on eastbound Washington into two lanes along the north side of the street.
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.
Daniel Jones, 30, was shot in the head about 4:45 p.m. in the 3900 block of West Washington Street.
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,
A good chunk of the building at 8th Avenue and Washington Street collapsed, but no one was injured during the blaze.
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.
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.
Police are searching for a man who robbed a Subway sandwich shop in the Loop on Monday morning.
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.
A pedestrian was hospitalized Thursday morning, after being hit by a taxi downtown.
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.
The Billy Goat Tavern is closing its location in the northwest section of the Loop.
Chicago-based GrubHub is moving its headquarters from the city’s Near Northwest Side to the heart of the Loop.
Controversy has erupted over a plan for a fertility clinic in downtown Naperville.
A Citibank branch in the Loop was robbed Monday afternoon.
Four people, including two Niles police officers, were hospitalized Tuesday after a crash.
A Naperville woman accused of touching off a chain reaction accident has some big troubles that go beyond the crash.
A commotion erupted in the Loop this morning, when a ComEd vault began spewing smoke and caused power outages.