String Of Purse Robberies Along Mag Mile Prompts CPD AlertA string of robberies at stores along the north end of the Magnificent Mile has prompted a warning from Chicago police.
Man Shot, Critically Wounded In Attempted Carjacking Just West Of Magnificent MileA man was shot and critically wounded Thursday night during an attempted carjacking near the Loyola University Water Tower Campus and just west of the Magnificent Mile.
Downtown Chicago Opens The Streets For Summer: Pop Up Events, Dining Boulevard And MoreInstead of boarded-up windows this summer, the heart of Chicago's streets will close, but this time for space to have fun and dine out.
Could A Turnaround Be Coming For 'Disturbingly High' Vacancy Rates On The Magnificent Mile?Disturbingly high vacancy rates – that is the state of Chicago’s Magnificent Mile today - with stores still closing up and moving out a year after the mile was hit by looters and crushed by the pandemic.
Kendrick Adams Charged After Burglars Break Into Nordstrom On Michigan Avenue, Steal Purses; Police Seek Other SuspectsBurglars targeted the Nordstom on the Magnificent Mile overnight.
Alaxstair Reed, 39, Charged With Attempted Murder, Accused Of Stabbing Man On Magnificent Mile For Refusing To Give Spare ChangeA 39-year-old man from downstate has been charged with attempted murder, after police said he stabbed another man who declined to give him spare change on Sunday on the Magnificent Mile.
Cook County Treasurer Maria Pappas Stands By Remarks That She Does Not Want To See A Target In Water Tower Place“Disgusting and embarrassing” – that is how Cook County Treasurer Maria Pappas describes the possibility of a Target store replacing the iconic Macy’s on the Magnificent Mile.
James Massey Charged With Inciting Rioting, Accused Of Encouraging Downtown Looting In Social Media Posts In AugustA Chicago man was charged federally with inciting rioting Tuesday, on accusations that he posted multiple messages and videos on Facebook urging people to come downtown and loot this past August.
Struggles Exacerbated On Magnificent Mile With Gap, Macy's Leaving, But Advocates Say Reinvention Will ComeThe Magnificent Mile is a huge draw for tourists, and a big boost to the city’s bottom line. But now with big stores like Macy’s and the Gap leaving, CBS 2’s Tara Molina was asking what the city is doing to keep North Michigan Avenue alive.
Even In The Time Of COVID, Last Weekend Of Shopping Before Christmas Is BusyCBS 2's Jeremy Ross has the surprising economic impact of the day, and equally surprising shopping scenes around the area.
The Gap Set To Close Magnificent Mile StoreThe Gap will be leaving a big hole in the Magnificent Mile as it announces it plans to close in January.
Police Issue Images Of Multiple Suspects Wanted In Two Incidents In August Looting SpreePolice on Sunday released images of people wanted in connection with two specific incidents in the all-night looting spree that happened in and around the downtown area early on the morning of Monday, Aug. 10.
Downtown Chicago Businesses Remain Boarded Up, Fear Possible Looting Following Presidential Election ResultsAs the country awaits final election results, business owners across Chicago are waiting to take down boards they put up earlier in the week.
Police Seek To Identify Looting Suspects Caught On Camera At Ulta Beauty On Michigan Avenue, Mr. Submarine On Wells StreetPolice on Saturday were asking for help from the public in finding several people caught on camera during two specific incidents amid looting in Chicago early on the morning of Monday, Aug. 10.
Downtown Protest Ends Peacefully After Police Block March From Shutting Down Magnificent MileChicago Police have planned a heavy presence, hoping to avoid a repeat of the looting that has hit downtown after protests in late May and early June.