Coronavirus In Chicago: Loop Businesses See Sharp Drop In Foot Traffic Since COVID-19 RestrictionsOn Tuesday, March 17, pedestrian traffic in the Loop dropped 63% compared to one week earlier on March 10.
Chicago Loop Zumiez Target Of Smash And GrabA skate shop clothing store in Chicago's Loop appears to be the target of a smash and grab. 
Several Women Punched In The Face Near Harold Washington Library; Suspect In CustodyPolice said several people, possibly nine women, reported being hit just before 9 a.m. outside the library, near Plymouth Court and Van Buren Street.
Barbara Johnson Charged With Stabbing Street Performer At Jackson Red Line StopBarbara Johnson, of Blue Island, has been charged with two counts of aggravated battery and one count of criminal damage to property. 
Blue Line Resumes Service Between From Damen To Racine After Shutdown Due To Smoke Near Jackson StopThe Blue Line was shut down from Wicker Park through the Loop to the Near West Side Monday afternoon after reports of smoke near the Jackson stop.
Taking An Uber Or Lyft? Prepare To Pay More Surcharges In The City"I used to take 10 Ubers a month or so," Minkoff said. "It's $20.00 a month. That's $240 a year. It really starts to add up."
Smash And Grab Burglars Break Into Zumiez In The Loop, Steal JewelryPolice said officers responded to an alarm at the Zumiez at 2 S. State St. around 10 p.m., and discovered the front glass door had been shattered with a rock.
Gunshot Damages Corner Bakery Window In The LoopAn altercation led to shots fired outside a Corner Bakery in the Loop Monday night.
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.