| Jul 9, 2013
| 8:05 AM
A Chicago police officer who stands at 6 feet and weighs more than 200 pounds, Jimmy Sherlock said he didn't think twice about riding a bike through the South Loop around midnight.
"I'm not huge but I'm usually not too worried about being messed with too...
| Jul 19, 2013
| 7:32 AM
A man was shot to death in the South Loop and another man was killed in Lawndale in attacks across Chicago that also wounded five other people, including a 16-year-old boy.
Andre Bunton, 37, was shot around 11:25 p.m. Thursday as he sat in a parked...
| Jul 18, 2013
| 5:29 AM
Former Metra CEO Alex Clifford offered an insider's look at Illinois' culture of political back-scratching yesterday as he provided the most detailed accounting yet of patronage allegations that he says led to his departure from the commuter rail agency....
| May 22, 2013
| 5:09 AM
The body of a man was pulled from the Chicago River in the South Loop.
Police recovered the body, believed to be that of a man in his 30s or 40s, around 6:50 p.m. Tuesday in the 1200 block of South Lumber Street, officials said.
The body was brought...
| May 23, 2013
| 9:21 AM
Though Memorial Day obviously stands as a solemn occasion, the holiday weekend surely offer listeners a chance to catch up on concert-going. Among the highlights:
Orbert Davis' Chicago Jazz Philharmonic: The nearly ubiquitous Chicago trumpeter leads his...
| Dec 24, 2012
| 1:05 PM
An off-duty Chicago police officer died late Sunday night after collapsing in an apartment hallway, apparently of natural causes, authorities said.
The 54-year-old officer, identified by police as Detective Patrick Finucane, was discovered...
| Dec 14, 2012
| 5:59 AM
Chicago police caught an armed robbery suspect carrying an automatic pistol in the South Loop just before midnight.
Officers responding to a call at a convenience store near 16th and Michigan spotted the suspect.
He fled and was caught in an alley...
| Dec 2, 2012
| 4:01 AM
A 38-year-old man was killed early Sunday morning when the vehicle he was driving crashed in the South Loop neighborhood, authorities said.
About 3:20 a.m., a black BMW struck a light pole in the 1600 block of South Clark Street in the South Loop...
| Dec 2, 2012
| 10:45 AM
A man who jumped off a bridge in the Chicago River this morning in the South Loop neighborhood died after being taken to hospital in critical condition, officials said.
It happened at 9:20 a.m. at Roosevelt Road and Lumber Street when the man jumped off...
| Mar 30, 2013
| 9:17 PM
One person sustained minor injuries Saturday evening when a small truck struck a CTA bus and rolled over in the South Loop neighborhood, authorities said.
The crash happened about 9:25 p.m. at the intersection of East Congress Parkway and South Michigan...
| Apr 1, 2013
| 10:51 AM
Windows of about 20 cars were smashed overnight in the South Loop, according to police.
Police were called to the 1300 block of South Wabash Avenue around 8 a.m., said Chicago Police Department News Affairs Officer Jose Estrada. Driver and passenger...