Student's Project, A Can Of Ravioli, Causes 'Suspicious Device' Response On State Street State Street was shut down for a brief time at midday on Tuesday for a suspicious device that turned out to be a student's project. 
Police Search For Hit-And-Run Driver Who Left Behind License Plate After Critically Injuring ManChicago police are on the trail of a driver who critically injured a man in the Chatham neighborhood last night, but knowing who the car is registered to and knowing who is responsible for the hit-and-run are two different things. 
Preparing For The Thanksgiving Day ParadeGiant five-story inflatable balloons will take over the parade route, much to the delight of thousands of children who can't get enough of the larger-than-life cartoon characters floating through the Loop.
Man In Serious Condition After His Car Strikes BuildingThe Hyundai Sonata driver was extracted from the vehicle and transported to Northwestern Hospital in serious condition.
State Street Businesses Hire Armed Security GuardsA pair of guards, which the Chicago Loop Alliance calls “street ambassadors,” began making their rounds on Thursday, walking the beat from Congress Parkway to Wacker Drive.
Armed Private Security Guards To Patrol State StreetStarting Thursday, armed private security guards will patrol on State Street.
Macy's Selling Top Half Of State Street Store For $30 MillionThe $30 million sale to Toronto-based Brookfield Asset Management would convert floors 8 through 14 of the building to “dynamic, creative office space,” according to a news release from Macy’s Inc.
A Wish Come True For SammySammy could not have a birthday party last year, because she was sick in the hospital.
4 Division Street Nightclubs Shut Down Over Building Code ViolationsCity inspectors shut down four nightclubs in the busy Division Street district, ahead of the busy Independence Day weekend.
Gas Leak Snarls Loop TrafficSeveral streets in the Loop were shut down Tuesday afternoon, after construction crews ruptured an underground gas main.
Best Neighborhood To Go On A Shopping Spree In ChicagoPlan a fabulous day of shopping with a day out in the Loop on State Street.