Police Warn Of Smash-And-Grab Burglars Targeting Businesses On State, Rush StreetsPolice on Saturday were warning the public of a series of smash-and-grabs in stores along State and Rush streets in River North.
Man Attacked And Robbed In Hotel Room, After Meeting Woman OnlineA 25-year-old man was beaten, sprayed with mace, and robbed overnight at a River North hotel where he had arranged a date with a woman he’d met online.
Teen Charged With Carjacking, After Police Chase Ends In Crash In Gold CoastA 17-year-old boy has been charged with two felonies, after allegedly dragging the owner of a stolen car from his vehicle in Streeterville on Tuesday, and then crashing in the nearby Gold Coast.
Suspects Charged With Stealing Watches From Gold Coast StoreChicago police said 35-year-old Anna Straus, 36-year-old Glowacka Xagniezska, 41-year-old Damian Duitlow, and 50-year-old Ian Kowolski each face one count of felony theft and one count of felony burglary. A fifth suspect, 31-year-old Andrzej Debinski, has been charged with a felony count of possession of a fraudulent ID card.
Man Shot In Leg In Gold Coast NeighborhoodA man was shot in the leg Tuesday morning as he got into his car parked in the Gold Coast neighborhood, police said.
Report: Planned Demolition Could Wipe Out Jilly's, Back Room On Rush StreetThe golden age of entertainment on Rush Street is long in the past, but the strip still hosts some nightclubs and music venues that keep that bygone era alive.
Rush Street Bartender Fired After Using N-Word In Facebook PostA Gold Coast nightclub bartender has been fired for posting a rant on her Facebook page that included the use of the N-word to describe African-American customers.
Ex-Streets And San Worker Gets 9 Years For Plowing Into CrowdA former Chicago Streets and Sanitation worker has been sentenced to nine years in prison for ramming his pickup into a crowd at a Gold Coast intersection in May of last year.
Mother Wants Special Prosecutor To Probe Death Tied To Daley NephewA woman who blames a nephew of retired Mayor Richard M. Daley for her son’s death wants a special prosecutor to investigate.
Charges Pending For City Truck Driver Who Hit PedestriansA city laborer lost control of a work truck and struck a toddler and several pedestrians --some of whom were models in a wedding photo shoot Saturday afternoon in the Gold Coast neighborhood.
Man Stabbed In Neck Near Magnificent MileA man is recovering the day after he was stabbed in broad daylight on the Near North Side, less than a block from the Magnificent Mile.
Police Capture Gold Coast Carjacking SuspectWitnesses were able to detain a suspect after he allegedly knocked down a 72-year-old man and drove off with his car in the Gold Coast Tuesday evening.