Concrete Cowboy Bar In River North Permanently Shut Down In Wake Of Repeated ComplaintsThe city has ordered the River North bar Concrete Cowboy to shut down permanently, in the wake of a longstanding history of noise violations, crowd control issues, and even violence.
Shattered Windshield Incidents Raise Questions About Security In Downtown Parking GaragesSmashed out windows and shattered glass – a rash of car vandalism in downtown parking garages has put a spotlight on garage security.
Police: Man Apprehended After Being Found Throwing Rocks DowntownPolice apprehended a man Thursday after he was spotted throwing rocks in the heart of the Loop.
Man In Critical Condition After Setting Himself On Fire DowntownAuthorities responded to the corner of Franklin and Van Buren at 9:15 p.m. and found a person on fire, Chicago Fire Department Cmdr. Frank Velez said.
Two Cops Hurt Breaking Up Domestic Dispute In WaukeganTwo officers responded to a call of a couple fighting and throwing things at each other about 1:50 a.m. Wednesday, and found Brian Hall, 28, and Leporsha Doby, 29, arguing at their home in the 300 block of Franklin Street.
Police Warn Of Muggings In River NorthPolice have issued an alert after a couple of late-night incidents in the River North area in which young men have punched people walking down the street, then robbed of money and cell phones.
ATM Stolen From Downtown GarageChicago Police say some bold thieves made their own cash dash Monday morning downtown.
Billy Goat Tavern To Close Location At Washington And FranklinThe Billy Goat Tavern is closing its location in the northwest section of the Loop.
Man Charged With Breaking Sprinkler, Flooding SpyBarA trendy Near North Side nightclub is planning to hold its 15th anniversary celebration Friday night, but that was a question mark for a while after what happened there early Friday morning.
Man Charged After Off-Duty Officer Shoots Suspect A man was charged with aggravated assault after an off-duty Chicago Police officer shot a person who allegedly pointed a gun at him early Sunday in the River North neighborhood.
Second Phase Of Wacker Drive Rehab Starts Next WeekA huge construction parade is marching south down Wacker Drive starting Tuesday, as city engineers reopen Washington Street and close Madison Street to begin the second phase of reconstruction.
Wal-Mart Signs Lease For River North LocationWal-Mart has officially signed a lease to take over the old Pearl art supply store in River North.