Chicago Property Management Company President Says Residents, Staff Feel Unsafe Amid Crime, Unrest, Demands Action From MayorThe president of a Chicago-based property management company issued a letter to Mayor Lori Lightfoot on Wednesday – saying residents and building staff do not feel safe amid civil unrest and looting in the city, and blamed the city for a lack of support.
Ronald McDonald House Near Lurie Children's Hospital Was Among Looters' TargetsThe Ronald McDonald House in Streeterville was among the establishments targeted during looting in Chicago early Monday morning.
Police Set Up Looting Task Force, Ask Public For Information In Wake Of Monday Morning UnrestPolice on Tuesday announced they have established a looting task force to gather information in the wake of widespread looting downtown, on the Magnificent Mile, and elsewhere in the early morning hours Monday.
In Wake Of Monday Morning Looting, Central Business District Access Will Be Restricted Beginning At 9 p.m. TuesdayChicago Police citywide teams will be used to supplement staffing for police districts – including the downtown area.
Looters Ransack Streeterville Florist Shop That Opened Just A Few Months AgoAt a florist in Streeterville, looters did not steal flowers. They just destroyed the place.
Mother Of Man Shot By Police In Englewood Before Downtown Unrest Says He Had No Gun, Was Trying To Run AwayThe unrest that ravaged downtown Chicago in the early morning hours Monday started after a police-involved shooting the day before in Englewood. CBS 2 Investigator Dave Savini went inside the home where the shooting victim ran after he was hit by police gunfire.
Group Gathers At Central District Police Station, Tries To Get People Who Were Arrested For Looting Downtown Released From Police CustodySome of the people arrested for looting downtown early Monday morning were still in custody Monday night, and a vocal group was trying to get them out.
Chicago Has Long History Of Civil Unrest, But Downtown Location Makes This Year DifferentThis has been a very tense time in Chicago, with first the pandemic and then major outbreaks of unrest, just two months apart. As CBS 2's Jim Williams noted Monday night, the city has lived through this before.
Anger And Frustration In Loop After Night Of LootingOn a day when it was anything but business as usual, businesses in the Loop were hit hard by looting – and late Monday afternoon, many were still cleaning up.
Activists Say Looting Is Unacceptable, But Speaks To Greater Societal ProblemsTwo activists told CBS 2's Suzanne Le Mignot they in no way condone the looting overnight and into Monday afternoon. They say what we saw has to do with survival, on many levels.
Binny's, Other Stores Near North And Sheffield Hit By Looting, And Not For First TimeDestruction during the unrest and looting in Chicago early Monday morning did not stop in the Loop or the Magnificent Mile.
2 Months After Looting And Unrest, Many Chicago Businesses Still Need Help RebuildingChicago businesses reported $66 million worth of damaged or stolen property to police during the looting and unrest after George Floyd’s death, according to public records obtained by the CBS 2 Morning Insiders.
Shooting That Wounded 3 Officers Comes Amid Difficult Couple Of Months For Chicago PoliceA shooting that left three officers wounded outside the Grand Central District police station Thursday came amid a very challenging and difficult past couple of months for Chicago Police.
Central Camera Sets Plan To Reopen After Being Looted, Set On Fire During Civil UnrestNearly two months after being looted and set on fire during civil unrest in Chicago, Central Camera downtown has a plan to reopen.
COPA Says It Has Received More Than 20 Police Misconduct Reports From Friday Unrest At Grant ParkThe Civilian Office of Police Accountability (COPA) said Sunday that it had received more than 20 complaints against Chicago Police officers as a result of protests in Grant Park.