Falling Ice Shatters CPD Squad Car's Windshield DowntownNo one was inside the squad car at the time, and no injuries were reported.
Police Supt. David Brown Says There Have Been 144 Carjackings In Chicago In First 21 Days Of YearPolice Supt. David Brown said Thursday there had been 144 vehicular hijackings in Chicago in the first 21 days of January – placing the city on track to record 2,000 carjackings this year if the trend continues.
Police Warn Of Spree Of Carjackings, Armed Robberies, Shootings Around CityPolice late Wednesday issued a community alert about a spree of carjackings and armed robberies that have been happening around the city in recent days – including one that occurred right downtown early Wednesday morning.
Suspect Found With Gun After Downtown Traffic Stop, Foot Chase, Police SayA traffic stop for police ended with a foot chase right in the Loop Tuesday night.
995 Chicago Restaurants And Bars Get City Grants, But Some Miss Out And Are Struggling Even More To Hang OnMayor Lori Lightfoot last month said help was on the way for independent bars and restaurants through the Chicago Hospitality Grant Program. But what about the bars and restaurants that lost out?
Police: Man Punched And Tried To Stab Officer Who Was Writing Him Ticket For Drinking On Red Line DowntownPolice say a man punched and tried to stab an officer who was trying to write him a ticket for drinking alcohol on a CTA Red Line train downtown late Wednesday.
Police Block Off Streets Downtown, As Officers Try To Control Large Gatherings And Keep The PeaceTensions ran high Saturday night after large crowds descended on the Loop, and a large police presence worked to clear the streets.
ONLY ON 2: Out-Of-Town Victim Speaks After Fighting Off Carjackers Who Put Gun To His Chest Right In LoopA man from out of town fought off a group of would-be carjackers right in the Loop Monday night, and they even pulled a gun on him.
Despite Pandemic's Economic Downturn, Loop Businesses Still Trying To Spread Holiday CheerIt's a tradition for many Chicago families: walking through the Loop, soaking in the holiday displays, and enjoying a winter wonderland. But can it be done safely this year? 
No Big Crowd For Millennium Park Christmas Tree Lighting Amid Pandemic; Holiday Cheer Is Muted Across Downtown ChicagoLast year, there was a packed crowd at Millennium Park full of Christmas excitement. This year with the coronavirus pandemic, not so much.
Toni Patisserie & Café Has Closed Its Loop Location; Loop Business Leaders Say More Restaurant Closures Are Likely To ComeToni Patisserie & Café is one of the latest downtown restaurants to go out of business, and Loop business leaders said there will be more to come if things don’t pick up.