After Light Pole Falls Downtown, Expert Says City Inspections Are Long OverdueAt least two poles besides the one that came toppling over have also been taken down outside the Thompson Center after one fell, as the city has finally decided to inspect them.
Light Pole Appears To Have Snapped From Base Before Falling, Injuring Woman Outside The Thompson Center"I saw the light pole fall. And the lights just went scattering all over the place."
Woman Injured By Falling Light Pole Outside Thompson CenterA woman was injured Thursday afternoon when a street light pole fell on her outside the Thompson Center.
The Oft-Troubled History Of The James R. Thompson CenterGov. J.B. Pritzker’s decision to put the James R. Thompson Center up for sale got the morning insiders curious – is selling a prized possession really the way to balance the budget?
Pritzker, State A Step Closer To Sale Of Thompson CenterGov. J.B. Pritzker on Tuesday announced a major step toward the sale of the James L. Thompson Center in the Loop.
Thompson Center On List Of Most Endangered Illinois Buildings“People all over Illinois are working to save special places that help tell the unique stories and history of their neighborhoods despite the many challenges that stand in their way.”
Pritzker Signs Law To Sell Iconic Thompson Center In ChicagoPreservationists love the design but tenants have complained of year-round temperature problems and the building has not been maintained.
Pianist, Composer Ramsey Lewis Honored In ChicagoThe 83-year-old Lewis formed the Ramsey Lewis Trio early in his career and won several Grammy awards.
Remembering Slain Police Cmdr. Paul Bauer A Year After Thompson Center ShootingOne year after Chicago Police Commander Paul Bauer was killed as he pursued a suspect at the Thompson Center, hundreds gathered to honor the fallen officer.
Propane Tank Leak Closes Area Near Clark And LakeClark Street is closed between Lake and Randolph streets as Chicago Fire Department crews respond to a propane tank leak in a parking garage at Clark and Lake streets, in the Chicago Loop.
Johnson Returns To Site Of Commander's MurderChicago Police Superintendent Johnson called returning to the Thompson Center difficult.
Chicago Mourns Slaying Of Police Commander; 'A Gut Punch To The City'Chicago Police Cmdr. Paul Bauer gave up his life in service to the city, and his brothers and sisters in blue were paying tribute to their longtime friend Wednesday morning, a day after he was gunned down by an assailant in the Loop.
Slain Commander Worked With CPD's Mounted PoliceCmdr. Paul Bauer previously told CBS 2 about his love of horses and working with them.
Application To Start Fracking In Illinois Draws ProtestA Kansas-based company wants to begin fracking in White County, Illinois for gas production.
Rauner Passes On Thompson Center Deal, Help From Emanuel“I think he is congenitally incapable of saying, ‘Yes,’” the Chicago mayor told reporters Thursday.