West Loop

The Circle Interchange joins the Kennedy, Dan Ryan and Eisenhower Expressways just west of downtown Chicago. (Credit: CBS)

Circle Interchange Construction Plan Riles Neighbors

IDOT is planning a four-year Circle Interchange construction project and despite some changes, some live nearby are still not happy with the plans.

04/04/2013

Stacey Simmons is worried a state road project will make her condo less desirable. (CBS)

Condo Owners Want To Put Brakes On New Ramp For Circle Interchange

A proposed ramp connecting the Eisenhower and the Kennedy would come within 7 feet of a West Loop condo building. CBS 2’s Brad Edwards reports.

04/01/2013

Dad Charged With Leaving Child At Bus Station

Wisconsin man was arrested in Chicago this weekend after trying to abandon his son at a bus station.

11/19/2012

This Megabus hit a pedestrian and Canal and Adam on Tuesday. (Credit: Dana Kozlov/CBS 2)

Woman Dead After Being Hit By Megabus Near Union Station

A 76-year-old woman has died after she was hit by a Megabus near her West Loop home, not far from Union Station.

08/07/2012

Chicago-based Braintree plans to add 150 new jobs to its West Loop headquarters over the next few years. Their new West Loop office has 60 current employees, and capacity for 220. (Credit: CBS)

Braintree Adding 150 New Jobs To West Loop Headquarters

Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced Monday that Chicago tech company Braintree is adding 150 more jobs to its West Loop operations.

CBS Chicago–07/30/2012

A model of the new 45-story River Point office tower, to be built at Lake and Canal streets, at the head of the Chicago River. (Credit: CBS)

Activists Slam Use Of TIF Money For Park At West Loop Tower

Dozens of protesters rallied at the site of a new West Loop office development along the Chicago River on Tuesday, upset that taxpayers’ money is supporting the construction.

WBBM Newsradio–06/26/2012

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$250K Bond For Man Charged In West Loop Gas Station Robbery

Bond was set at $250,000 for a man who was subdued by an off-duty Chicago Police officer after attempting to rob a gas station with a BB gun Friday night in the West Loop.

06/24/2012

Donald K. Davis (Credit: Chicago Police Dept.)

Off-Duty Officer Foils Robbery At West Loop Gas Station

An off-duty Chicago Police officer subdued a man who was attempting to rob a gas station with a BB gun Friday night in the West Loop.

06/23/2012

Photo Credit:  Chicago Blues Festival via Facebook

This Weekend Is Biggest Of Chicago’s Festival Season

A busy and fun weekend for Chicago with, it would seem, something for everyone. It would seem there is something for everyone.

06/09/2012

Morgan Station

New Morgan Station Open On Green, Pink Line ‘L’

Mayor Rahm Emanuel was on hand Thursday for the grand opening of the new Morgan ‘L’ station on the Green and Pink lines – the first new ‘L’ stop to open in 18 years.

CBS Chicago–05/24/2012

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Robbers Pretending To Be Cops Strike West Loop

Chicago Police have issued an alert about a rash of robberies in the West Loop, in which the perpetrators pretend to be police officers or security guards.

CBS Chicago–04/13/2012

Rosie O'Donnell, left, and Oprah Winfrey speak to the media after the unveiling of a new sign outside Harpo Studios welcoming "The Rosie Show," to the studio Thursday, Sept. 15, 2011, in Chicago. "The Rosie Show" premieres Monday, Oct. 10 on the Oprah Winfrey Network and will be filmed at the former home of "The Oprah Winfrey Show." (AP Photo/M. Spencer Green)

Reports: Rosie O’Donnell Moving Talk Show To New York

First Oprah Winfrey, now Rosie O’Donnell. Less than a year after launching her talk show on Winfrey’s OWN Network, and taking up shop in Winfrey’s Harpo Studios in the West Loop, O’Donnell appears to be moving her show to New York.

CBS 2–03/07/2012

Michael Jordan

Jordan’s One Sixtyblue, Oakbrook Center Bloomingdale’s To Close

The Bloomingdale’s home and furnishings store at the Oak Brook Center, Michael Jordan’s swanky One Sixtyblue eatery in the West Loop, will both soon close.

CBS Chicago–01/04/2012

Mayor Rahm Emanuel, with Ald. Bob Rioretti (2nd-Ward) , announces Sara Lee's plans for a new headquarters in Chicago. (Credit: Craig Dellimore/WBBM Newsradio)

Sara Lee To Move Headquarters Back Into City

A major employer reportedly is moving its corporate headquarters back to the city.

CBS Chicago–12/08/2011

West Loop Stabbing

Man Stabbed At West Loop Lounge

Police are investigating after a man was stabbed in the neck at a lounge in the West Loop.

CBS Chicago–10/13/2011

Google Results For Merchandise Mart

Google Maps Almost Have Chicago Down, But Not Quite

If you search Google for “Merchandise Mart,” your results will come back accompanied by a convenient map plotting its location for you. But the map points to the Drake Hotel.

CBS Chicago–10/06/2011

Tweet, Let’s Eat!

Family Guide To Chicago Brunches

Have you ever woken up on a Saturday morning craving a delicious brunch where you could comfortably show up with two kids in tow? Then check out these Chicago, family-friendly brunch hotspots!

09/23/2011

Mega Millions Lottery Tickets (Credit: Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

Mega Millions Rolls Over, Jackpot At $24M

No one matched all the numbers in Friday night’s Mega Millions drawing, but one person, who bought their ticket in the West Loop, came close.

08/13/2011

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Amateur Operation On Dog Leads To Animal Cruelty Charge

Stewart Gibbs of the West Loop apparently thought he was smart enough to perform surgery on his dog without training – and while apparently drunk – but he ended up getting arrested on an animal cruelty charge.

CBS Chicago–06/20/2011

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Boy, 15, Attacked By Group Of Robbers In West Loop

Police are looking for a group of as many as seven robbers who attacked a 15-year-old boy in the West Loop.

CBS Chicago–06/15/2011

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