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Car Crash Graphic, generic sized image

Crash On Bishop Ford Injures 6, Closes Southbound Lanes

Six people were injured in a traffic crash involving two semi-trucks and a passenger vehicle on the Bishop Ford Freeway early Tuesday, prompting authorities to close the interstate’s southbound lanes to travel.

03/19/2013

Antonio Davis, Tyquan Tyler

4 Dead, 31 Wounded In Shootings This Weekend

Two boys – ages 13 and 14 – were among four killed, and at least 31 others were wounded in shootings in Chicago over the weekend.

CBS Chicago–06/24/2012

Fence Removal

Workers Take Down Barriers Blocking Building Where Kids Died In Fire

City workers on Thursday morning removed a set of concrete and steel posts that had blocked a key entrance to an apartment complex where two small children died in a fire earlier this week.

CBS Chicago–01/26/2012

Fire Victims

DCFS Probes Neglect Allegations In Deadly Far South Side Fire

The Illinois Department of Children and Family Services in investigating accusations of neglect, for the family that lived in the Far South Side apartment where a fire broke out early Tuesday and killed two children.

CBS Chicago–01/25/2012

Fire Victims

2 Toddlers Dead In Far South Side Fire

Two toddlers were killed early Tuesday in a townhouse fire on the city’s Far South Side, and an accident involving a 6-year-old boy cooking on the stove may be to blame.

CBS Chicago–01/24/2012

130th Street Shooting

3 Questioned In Bloodbath At Store Near Altgeld Gardens

Three people are being held by police in connection with a shootout this week at a store near the Altgeld Gardens public housing complex on the Far South Side.

CBS Chicago–11/04/2011

Mayor Rahm Emanuel

Emanuel: Red Line Will Be Upgraded Now, Extended Later

If you’re wondering why the $1 billion plan to remake part of the CTA does not include Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s desire to extend the Red Line five miles south, officials say $1 billion is hardly enough for that project.

CBS Chicago–11/04/2011

Ihab Arafeh, 46, was among four people killed when a group of gunmen walked into a cell phone store on the Far South Side and opened fire. (Family Photo)

4 Dead, 2 Wounded In Altgeld Gardens Store Shooting

A security guard tried to defend a store near the Altgeld Gardens public housing development from several men who walked in and started shooting Wednesday night, but he was outgunned.

CBS Chicago–11/03/2011

Shooting

Shots Fired At Nightclubbers On Bishop Ford, Driver Wounded

A motorist was shot while driving on the Bishop Ford Freeway early Sunday on the Far South Side.

10/23/2011

Three people were killed when this Chevy Cavalier was rear-ended after it stalled in the center lane of the Bishop Ford Freeway and it was rear-ended by an SUV on Aug. 28, 2011. (Credit: CBS)

Mystery Surrounds Deadly Bishop Ford Crash

As investigators try to get to the bottom of a deadly weekend accident on the Bishop Ford Freeway, one major question remains.

CBS Chicago–08/29/2011

The Ford Motor Co. plant near the intersection of 130th Street and Torrence Avenue. (Credit: CBS)

Project To Separate Rail Crossing From Road At 130th And Torrence

A $150 million dollar publicly and privately funded construction project on the far Southeast Side will lower roads and raise bridges to improve commerce.

CBS Chicago–08/23/2011

Sonny Pierce

Police Search For Alleged Serial Killer’s Missing Victim

Police were search on the city’s Far South Side this afternoon for the body of the third victim of accused serial killer Sonny Pierce.

CBS Chicago–05/18/2011

(Photo Credit: Tim Boyle/ Getty Images)

11 Injured In CTA Bus Crash

Eleven people were injured Saturday when a CTA bus struck a viaduct in the Altgeld Gardens neighborhood on the South Side.

05/01/2011

Water Reclamation Plant Fall

Workers Fall Into Hole At Water Reclamation Plant

Two workers are in the hospital after falling into a hole this morning at the Water Reclamation plant on the city’s Far South Side.

CBS Chicago–04/21/2011

Shooting Victim On Bishop Ford

Driver Flags Down IDOT Worker After Being Shot

A driver on the Bishop Ford Freeway pulled over and flagged down an Illinois Department of Transportation worker overnight.

CBS Chicago–02/25/2011

Car Crash Graphic, generic sized image

Icy Roads Blamed For Far South Side Crash

Police say icy roads were the cause of a four-car crash that sent six people to the hospital on the city’s Far South Side.

CBS Chicago–11/26/2010