After Monday Morning Looting, Minority Business Owner Fears She Won't Be Able To ReopenWe spoke with minority business owner on the Magnificent Mile who said she had plenty of video evidence. But she now worries that her business won't survive long enough to see the looters punished.
Police Set Up Looting Task Force, Ask Public For Information In Wake Of Monday Morning UnrestPolice on Tuesday announced they have established a looting task force to gather information in the wake of widespread looting downtown, on the Magnificent Mile, and elsewhere in the early morning hours Monday.
Misinformation May Have Led To Looting, But Englewood Residents Still Wary Of CPD: 'Nobody's Hearing It'The looting and destruction early Monday, hours after false social media posts said police had a shot a 15-year-old boy and shot his mother too. The suspect was actually 20. Police said he fired at officers first. His mother was not hurt.
'Our Customers Don't Feel Safe': Imperial Jewelry In Downtown Chicago Looted TwiceA man in a bulletproof vest with a gun on his hip might look like a police officer, but at Imperial Jewelry Monday it was actually the owner of the store, just trying to protect his business from looters.
In Wake Of Monday Morning Looting, Central Business District Access Will Be Restricted Beginning At 9 p.m. TuesdayChicago Police citywide teams will be used to supplement staffing for police districts – including the downtown area.
Looters Ransack Streeterville Florist Shop That Opened Just A Few Months AgoAt a florist in Streeterville, looters did not steal flowers. They just destroyed the place.
Group Gathers At Central District Police Station, Tries To Get People Who Were Arrested For Looting Downtown Released From Police CustodySome of the people arrested for looting downtown early Monday morning were still in custody Monday night, and a vocal group was trying to get them out.
Chicago Has Long History Of Civil Unrest, But Downtown Location Makes This Year DifferentThis has been a very tense time in Chicago, with first the pandemic and then major outbreaks of unrest, just two months apart. As CBS 2's Jim Williams noted Monday night, the city has lived through this before.
Anger And Frustration In Loop After Night Of LootingOn a day when it was anything but business as usual, businesses in the Loop were hit hard by looting – and late Monday afternoon, many were still cleaning up.
Activists Say Looting Is Unacceptable, But Speaks To Greater Societal ProblemsTwo activists told CBS 2's Suzanne Le Mignot they in no way condone the looting overnight and into Monday afternoon. They say what we saw has to do with survival, on many levels.
Binny's, Other Stores Near North And Sheffield Hit By Looting, And Not For First TimeDestruction during the unrest and looting in Chicago early Monday morning did not stop in the Loop or the Magnificent Mile.
Chicago Neighborhood Businesses Board Up To Avoid Possible UnrestCity trucks and shopping carts block several entrance ways into shopping centers near 87th and the Dan Ryan. It's an area where several businesses were hit by looting in the days after George Floyd's death.
Chicago Store Owner Describes His Fear As He Said Looters Threatened To Kill Him"It's like seeing your backyard get trashed. Ultimately we had to do something to help out."
Spotlight On Chicago's Response To Widespread UnrestThe mayor wants punishment with more teeth and a signal that in Chicago, when you do this, you pay a massive price.
Foxx: 'We Are Hurting, We Are Frustrated, We Are Anxious'"We're in a weird space. I don't have a better word than weird. We're going to look back at 2020 and they're going to be a lot more questions than answers," Foxx said. "But it requires us to be thoughtful in our approach."