The fire started around 8:25 a.m. and spread to the roof and top floor of the vacant building at 433 W. Van Buren St.
The manhunt continues for two suspects police say snatched two women and sexually assaulted them on Halloween.
Two women were sexually assaulted in the West Loop on Halloween, and police were asking for help tracking down the men they believe are responsible.
Tydeon Woodland, 21, was charged with two counts of armed robbery. Police, who announced the charges late Wednesday, allege that Woodland robbed a convenience store in the 500 block of West Lake on Oct. 17 and another in the 100 block of South Clark on Oct. 23.
It was a surprise confrontation in the West Loop and then someone stepped in. A Chicago woman believes that Good Samaritan saved her from an attack last week.
The West Loop, Wrigleyville, Lincoln Park and Lakeview are expected to be hopping with festivals.
Last July, announcing a two-hour parking ban on some West Loop streets, aimed at preventing people who work or visit downtown from taking up the free spots all day long. The ban ended in December, but signs enforcing the parking restrictions did not come down.
In both cases, a man and a woman wearing scarves around their faces announced a holdup, and made off with cash.
The City’s attempt to protect free parking for residents and business just west of the Loop has a lot of people upset.
Some visitors have been avoiding downtown parking fees by putting their cars on West Loop streets. CBS 2’s Ed Curran reports.
Thanks to recent headlines, you’d think the FBI rolled out the red carpet and handed Chicago a beautiful, hand-engraved (in cursive!) plaque that reads Murderiest Murder City in Murderland. In reality, the FBI did no such thing. Here’s a closer look at the FBI’s statistics and how they do and do not relate to homicides in Chicago
The victims are distracted, sucker punched, and then robbed of smart phones, purses or wallets.
A Chicago Fire Department hazardous materials team and the Chicago Police Bomb and Arson Section were called to the Mariano’s at 40 S. Halsted St. shortly before 9 a.m.
Ina’s Kitchen, located at 1235 W. Randolph St., will close on New Year’s Eve.
Like his boss, Grant Achatz, in the culinary field, bartender Charles Joly is becoming a star in bartending circles.
Google Inc. said Thursday it will relocate its Chicago office to the Fulton Market district in the West Loop.
Stephanie Izard has become a restaurant superstar. Now, she has struck again. CBS 2’s Kate Sullivan reports.
Day two of Texas Gov. Rick Perry’s job-poaching trip to Chicago took him to a huge trade show at McCormick Place on Tuesday. CBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine has learned which Chicago company he has in his sights: Performance Trust, a financial services firm based in the West Loop.
A woman was killed when she was struck by a semitrailer truck in the West Loop this morning.
IDOT is planning a four-year Circle Interchange construction project and despite some changes, some live nearby are still not happy with the plans.