Ohio Street Underpass To Be Locked Overnight Without City Council OrderThe East Ohio Street underpass at Lake Shore Drive will be locked in the overnight hours, starting Wednesday night, without City Council action.
South Side Alderman Calls Underpass Order A "Double-Standard"The City Council Finance Committee has voted to order the city to close an underpass overnight, close to where a woman was recently killed. But one Alderman is suggesting a double-standard.
Fatal Shooting Downtown Leads Community Activists To Push For Solution The shooting death of a young woman on Ohio Street this past weekend has community activists and a candidate for Governor calling for new thinking in the effort to stop gun violence.
High Winds Crack High Rise Window, Close Downtown StreetsStreets were closed downtown early Thursday after high winds cracked a window in a high rise building.
1 Killed, 2 Injured In Downtown Crash Near Grant ParkOne person was killed and two were seriously injured when a car slammed into a minivan early Friday at Balbo and Lake Shore Drive near Grant Park, according to Chicago Police.
Synagogue Hate Crime Suspect An Educated, Suburban AccountantStuart Wright, 31, was charged with a hate crime for allegedly smashing the window of a downtown synagogue and putting swastika stickers on its doors in early February. Three months earlier, he alarmed members when he visited a Pilsen church, one that was a target of racist vandalism six times in 2016.
2 Chicago Police Officers Injured In Downtown CrashAbout 12:20 a.m., a Mitsubishi Montero was driving south in the 500 block of South State Street when it rear-ended a Chicago Police squad car and a CTA bus, according to Chicago Police.
Man With Bears Satchel Robs 2nd Downtown Bank In A WeekAbout 12:30 p.m., he made off with an unspecified amount of cash from the CitiBank branch at 100 S. Michigan Ave. He threatened to have a weapon, but didn’t show one, before taking off south on Michigan, authorities said.
Workers Call Police Amid Confusion Over Active Shooter DrillA misunderstanding about an active shooter drill at a downtown building led to police being called for, what they thought was, the real thing.
Hundreds Of Anti-Trump Marchers Gather DowntownHundreds of people marched again Saturday through streets in downtown Chicago, protesting Donald Trump and his election as president.
Police: Hostage Situation In The LoopPolice and SWAT responded Saturday to a hostage situation in the Loop.
Tons Of Voting Boxes, New Polling Location Downtown An old Walgreens will be turned Monday into an official Chicago Board of Elections Annex in downtown.