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.