Dearborn Street Reopens After Police Clear Suspicious PackageA busy stretch of Dearborn Street was closed for about an hour during the Friday evening rush, as police and fire officials investigated a suspicious package.
4 Injured In Near North Side CrashThe two-vehicle collision was reported about 3:05 a.m. in the 1000 block of North Dearborn Street, police said.
Three Bodies, "Other Remains" Found In Garage In RiverdaleThe discovery of human remains on the property of a home in south suburban Riverdale has taken an eerie twist, and Illinois State Police have taken over the investigation.
Loop Federal Building Evacuated Over Bomb ThreatChicago Police said they were notified at 7:15 a.m. that an unknown male phoned in the threat at the Kluczynski Federal Building at 230 S. Dearborn St.
State Street Bridge To Close For Riverwalk WorkThe Chicago Department of Transportation said the bridge will be closed to all traffic from 6 a.m. Wednesday through the afternoon of Aug. 23.
Passenger Injured When Fight Spills Onto Blue Line TrainCTA officials tell CBS 2 the victim was injured around 2:30 p.m. when an altercation erupted at the Washington Blue Line stop beneath Dearborn Street. The fight then spilled onto a Blue Line train, which never left the station.
Chicago River Floods Riverwalk Construction ProjectFlooding from Monday night’s storm has forced a temporary delay on the project to renovate the Chicago Riverwalk downtown.
Dearborn Street Bridge Closed For Riverwalk Expansion ProjectThe Dearborn Street bridge over the Chicago River is closed so that crews can do work on the Riverwalk project.
Man Robs Two Loop Banks In 10 MinutesThe man walked into a Chase Bank branch at 10 S. Dearborn St. at 8:42 a.m., implied he had a weapon and presented the teller with a note demanding cash. Ten minutes later, a man matching the robber's description held up the Citibank branch at 11 S. LaSalle St.
Man Charged In Loop Bank Robbery Believed To Be "Benchwarmer Bandit"A man charged with robbing a bank in the Loop on Tuesday is believed to be the Benchwarmer Bandit, suspected by the FBI of at least five other bank jobs.
Police Warn Of Knifepoint Robberies At Convenience StoresIn each case, two offenders used a knife to take cash from the register and cashier’s wallet, according to an alert issued by Area Central detectives.
Doorman Hailed As Hero For Saving Sex Assault VictimA Chicago doorman is being hailed as a hero after coming to the rescue of a woman who had been sexually assaulted.
Baby Girl Ejected From SUV In River North CollisionAn 11-month-old girl was in “stable” condition at a hospital after she was thrown from an SUV during a crash in the downtown area early Tuesday morning, police said.
City Opens Two-Way Protected Bike Lane DowntownChicago Department of Transportation Commissioner Gabe Klein said the mile-long two-way protected bike lane on Dearborn Street, stretching from Wacker Drive to Polk Street, is the nation’s first protected bike lane through a central business district.
Gas Main Rupture Ties Up Traffic In River NorthA construction crew hit a gas line in River North Thursday morning, prompting police to shut down nearby streets.