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.
Downtown Businesses, Shoppers Hoping For A Sense Of Calm As Protesters Return This WeekendAfter repeated looting this summer, the anxiety on the Mag Mile follows local business owners like a shadow.
Police Prepare For Protests On Magnificent Mile This Coming SaturdayA crowd is expected at another rally slated for this weekend along the Magnificent Mile. Chicago Police and those with businesses in the area are hoping it ends peacefully.
ONLY ON 2: Video Shows 85-Year-Old Woman Being Attacked, Knocked To Ground By Robber In Garage Near Mag MileAn elderly woman was brutally attacked in a parking garage near the Magnificent Mile Tuesday, all for her purse.
Police Search For Dozens Of People In Specific Looting Incidents On Michigan Avenue, Weed StreetThe Chicago Police Area Three Looting Task Force released photos and video Sunday of 26 people being sought in a looting incident on Michigan Avenue two weeks ago.
Threat Of More Looting Leads To Concerns Of Downtown Chicago ExodusThe city's second ward alderman said he knows many people are on the edge and poised to leave, but it wouldn't mean just empty units or storefronts. A mass exodus could gut Chicago's tax base, causing a citywide ripple effect.
Police Release Video Of Women Looting Store At Water Tower Place Early MondayPolice on Thursday released new video as they are trying to track down looters from this week's mayhem on the Magnificent Mile.
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.
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.