| Jan 19, 2011
| 8:35 AM
As Chinese President Hu Jintao arrived to Washington today, Chicago is preparing to play host to the visiting head of state during the last leg of his American trip on Thursday and Friday.
Several hundred Chinese Americans will gather outside the...
| Feb 11, 2011
Once a hub of printing and publishing businesses, Printers Row in the South Loop has evolved into a vibrant residential haven while maintaining a link to its industrial past.
Sturdy structures that housed printing presses and recently constructed...
| May 23, 2012
| 2:23 PM
A Chicago man charged with robbing a South Loop bank on Tuesday was arrested minutes later after police followed a GPS tracking device hidden with the cash to the man's right sock, according to FBI officials.
Jerome D. Jackson, 50, of the 600 block of...
| May 28, 2012
| 3:24 PM
Service on parts of the CTA's Orange and Green lines was temporarily disrupted following a small fire on an "L" structure south of Roosevelt Road, authorities said.
Railroad ties on the elevated structure near 1529 S. State St. ignited about 3:30 p.m,...
| Jun 1, 2012
| 7:53 PM
President Barack Obama is in Chicago for three fundraisers tonight, and plans to sleep in his own bed for the first time in a long while.
About 350 people were in the Chicago Cultural Center ballroom at 78 W. Washington St. for the first event, where...
| Jun 2, 2012
| 4:20 AM
President Barack Obama woke up in his own bed at his South Side home in Kenwood Saturday morning, something he said he was looking forward to.
The president arrived in Chicago Friday night to raise money for his re-election campaign.
| Jun 1, 2012
It's time for Printers Row Lit Fest: When the booksellers pack their wares for display in the South Loop, authors block off their schedules to talk with their readers, and we at the Chicago Tribune and everyone else who loves the printed word heads for...
| Jun 2, 2012
| 2:16 PM
After raising millions at three fundraisers Friday night, President Barack Obama woke up in his own bed this morning and walked in his Kenwood neighborhood before going back to Washington.
A little before noon Obama walked about four blocks to the home...
| Jun 16, 2012
| 4:12 PM
Police today offered a $3,000 reward for information leading to conviction of the person responsible for vandalizing the Chicago Police Memorial in the city’s South Loop neighborhood.
Graffiti was discovered about 6 p.m. Thursday on the...
| Nov 26, 2011
On a recent Wednesday night at Blue Chicago, a long-running club downtown, you had to elbow your way forward just to get past the doorman. Men and women in business suits — collars loosened, beers in hand — packed the place, barely leaving...
| Dec 6, 2011
| 8:19 PM
Shots were fired by police at a suspect in the South Loop this evening, but no one was injured, a spokesman said.
Police fired shots near 1400 S. Wabash Avenue about 9:40 p.m., said Chicago Police News Affairs Officer Hector Alfaro.
No one was injured...