Car crashes into South Side home, driver dead
A man is dead after the vehicle he was driving crashed into a South Side home early this morning on South Michigan Avenue, officials said.
Woman robbed of up to $200K in jewelry, cash on Michigan Ave.
A 69-year-old woman was robbed of as much as $200,000 in jewelry, cash and other items by a group of young men in front of a North Michigan Avenue department store this afternoon, authorities said.
Suspicious object shuts North Michigan Avenue
Police were on the scene of a suspicious object taped to a flag pole along Michigan Avenue this morning, shutting down traffic north of Wacker Drive.
Alderman pitches plan to pay for police on Michigan Avenue
Business associations and other nonprofit groups could pay to put more cops on the street in Chicago's main shopping area and perhaps even in troubled neighborhoods under a proposal offered by the alderman who represents most of downtown.
Man dies after falling from Mag Mile hotel while taking photos
A man trying to take a photo from the top of the Intercontinental Hotel on Michigan Avenue fell 22 feet down a smokestack and died, according to authorities.