Filthy Overflowing Solar-Powered Trash Bins Making A Mess Of Loop Sidewalks; 'This Is What Everybody Sees'On many streets downtown, the city has installed $6,000 solar-powered self-compacting garbage bins. However, many are broken, leaking and overflowing with trash.
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.
85 Million People, One Street: Data Provides Unique Look at Chicago Pedestrian TrafficData recently released by the Chicago Loop Alliance shows the staggering scale of pedestrian traffic in the heart of Chicago.
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.
Skimmer Found On ATM In Target In Chicago's LoopThe ATM inside a Target that is one of the busiest stores in Chicago's loop was surrounded by police after someone found a skimmer inside the machine.
Police Warn Of String Of Robberies At CTA Stations In The Loop And South LoopSeveral people have been robbed on CTA trains and platforms in the Loop and South Loop in the past two weeks.
Up Close Look: A 'Truly Magical' Hive Of Activity In The Loop, Thanks To Urban Beekeepers At AlveoleThe hive on top of 22 W. Washington St. is one of more than 100 maintained in Chicago by Alveole, an urban beekeeping company.
Pregnant Woman, Man Stabbed After Altercation In The Loop Two people were stabbed, including a pregnant woman, after a fight Saturday night in the Loop.
Thief Stabs And Throws Lottery Machine At 7-Eleven Clerk In The LoopA 7-Eleven clerk was stabbed outside a Loop convenience store early Monday, after a thief caught in the act threw a Lottery machine at him, police said.
Man Injured In Scaffolding Collapse In The LoopA 40-year-old man was seriously injured when scaffolding collapsed on top of him in the Loop, after he tried to remove a brace from the structure.
Police Issue Community Alert After Car Break-Ins Reported In The LoopChicago police have issued a community alert for the Loop after a rash of vehicle incidents, including break-ins and thefts.
Five Teens Charged With Vehicle Break-Ins At Loop Parking GarageFive teenagers have been charged with breaking into several cars in a Loop parking garage earlier this week.
Man Dies In Lower Wacker Drive-By ShootingA 24-year-old man was fatally shot in the 500 block of Lower Wacker Drive early Sunday morning.
4 Restaurants In The Loop Burglarized Within 2 WeeksChicago police have issued a alert after four restaurants in the Loop were burglarized within two weeks during the month of March.
Police Warn Of Cell Phone Robberies In The LoopA string of cell phone robberies in the Loop have prompted Chicago police to alert residents.