| Oct 16, 2011
| 7:25 PM
A day after about 175 of them were arrested for staying past Grant Park's closing time, a few hundred Occupy Chicago protesters were marching again.
Just after 7 p.m., protesters who had gathered at LaSalle Street and Jackson Boulevard began marching...
| Dec 14, 2011
| 6:52 AM
A man who once knocked out a woman’s teeth in the South Loop when she refused to give him a cigarette was arrested again this week when he threatened to kill a man while panhandling in the Uptown neighborhood, according to Chicago police.
| Dec 19, 2011
| 2:49 PM
A Cook County judge today dismissed felony sexual assault charges against a grocery deliveryman accused last month of attacking a woman customer in her South Loop home.
After hearing the testimony of the 21-year-old woman in a preliminary hearing today,...
| Dec 27, 2011
| 10:37 AM
A man was shot on a South Loop “L” station platform Monday night after a dispute broke out between two groups of young people, police said.
The 21-year-old suffered a gunshot wound in the upper torso in the attack in the 1100 block of South...
| Jan 9, 2012
| 7:33 PM
The owner of a pit bull was ticketed Sunday after her dog bit a Chicago Police dog multiple times Friday afternoon in the South Loop, police said.
A police officer was exercising his leashed canine partner "VVorra” about 4:10 p.m. Friday in the...
| Jan 11, 2012
| 12:10 PM
When Vvorra went on a casual afternoon training walk last week in the South Loop, her owner did not expect to end it in an emergency room.
Vvorra, a 3-year-old Belgian Malinois canine partner of Chicago Police Officer Kevin Keel, was attacked by an...
| May 23, 2011
| 1:39 PM
We're delighted to welcome everyone to the 28th edition ofthe Chicago Tribune'sPrinters Row Lit Fest, the largest annual gathering of book lovers between the coasts.
Appropriately, the historic Printers Row neighborhood in the South Loop is again the...
| May 27, 2011
Sarah Malouf lost her wallet to a thief on a train a few years ago, but aside from that incident, the Chicago-area native has lived a life blessedly free from crime. She isn't taking any chances, though.
When she purchased a two-bedroom two-bath...
| Jan 13, 2012
| 1:39 PM
Two branch banks, one in the South Loop and one in Logan Square, were robbed this morning, authorities said.
Two men robbed a bank in the 3000 block of North Pulaski Road about 10:15 a.m. and fled on foot, said Chicago Police News Affairs Officer...
| Jan 31, 2012
| 9:24 PM
Service on the Chicago Transit Authority's Red Line trains has been switched back to its familiar subway tunnels late Tuesday after a damaged third rail in the South Loop led to a re-route on elevated tracks.
The morning rush is not expected to be...
| Feb 5, 2012
Part of a series of mini-reviews of Chicago-area hotels.
Chicago is home to many historic hotels, but few may be as storied as the Blackstone. Twelve presidents — from Taft to Carter — have stayed at the Blackstone, some at times of...