| 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,...
| Jun 27, 2012
| 3:22 PM
In an effort to forestall foreclosure on its downtown headquarters, the Lubavitch Chabad of the Loop, Gold Coast and Lincoln Park filed for bankruptcy Wednesday, buying additional time for a donor to bail the Orthodox Jewish organization out of...
| Jun 29, 2012
| 4:49 PM
Columbia College Chicago Trustees on Friday affirmed their support for the Chicago Jazz Ensemble and Center for Black Music Research, while announcing the college will move forward with a controversial realignment plan unveiled earlier this month....
| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| Mar 6, 2012
| 1:03 PM
A man wearing sunglasses robbed a bank inside a Jewel-Osco this morning in the South Loop.
The robber told a teller he had a weapon and demanded money at the TCF Bank branch, 1224 S. Wabash Ave., according to Chicago Police Department Central District...
| Mar 22, 2012
| 1:00 AM
A discarded backpack left outside the Central District police station caused a brief bomb scare Wednesday night in the South Loop.
About 10:30 p.m., a Chicago Police officer was taking a smoke break outside the station, 1718 S. State St., and saw a...
| Sep 28, 2011
| 8:23 AM
A federal judge today ordered that a major defendant in Chicago's largest drug cartel prosecution be allowed to exercise outdoors while he awaits trial.
U.S. District Judge Ruben Castillo said he considered the length of time -- 18 months -- that Jesus...