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Teen, 17, Dies After Being Pulled From Lake

(CBS) — Divers pulled a 17-year-old boy from the waters around 31st Street Beach Friday evening, but he was pronounced dead after being rushed to a hospital, the Chicago Fire Department said. Chicago Fire Department divers were […]


An Oak Brook police officer was injured when a car slammed into the side of his squad car, flipping it on its side. (Credit: Oak Brook Police)

Oak Brook Police Officer Hurt In Crash On Way To Emergency

The Oak Brook officer was southbound on Meyers Road in a squad car on the way to a medical emergency with lights and sirens activated about 7:15 p.m., according to Oak Brook police. A car heading east on 31st Street entered the intersection at Meyers and struck the squad car on the passenger side.


Police search for shell casings along the Dan Ryan.

Ambulance Hit By Gunshots On Dan Ryan, North Of U.S. Cellular

An ambulance transporting a patient was one of the two vehicles hit by gunshots on the Dan Ryan Expy. on Thursday afternoon.

CBS Chicago–05/07/2015

The Clark and Shell gas stations at 31st and Maple in Brookfield have been waging a price war for more than a week, with prices far below average for the Chicago area. (Credit: Bernie Tafoya/WBBM)

Brookfield Motorists Winning Big In Gas Station Price War

Two gas stations in the western suburbs have been waging an old-fashioned price war for more than a week.


A leaking gas main outside the north entrance to Brookfield Zoo forced the closure of the north parking lot on Friday. (Credit: CBS)

Brookfield Zoo Parking Lots Closed After Gas Main Break

The main entrance at Brookfield Zoo had to be closed Friday after a gas main break nearby, and its smaller south parking lot quickly filled to capacity.


Rescue crews on the scene at 31st Street and Lake Michigan. (CBS)

Two Swimmers Dead After Being Pulled From Lake Michigan

One of the first summer-like days in Chicago turned tragic on Tuesday after two men pulled from Lake Michigan have died.


CTA Bus (Photo by Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

CTA Extending 31st Street Bus West To Cicero

After a 13-month test, the CTA’s board Wednesday approved permanent extension of its No. 35 31st/35th bus route along 31st Street between Kedzie and Cicero, but that’s not what a roomful of protesters wanted.



3 Dead In SW Side Crash

The crash happened around 8:30 p.m. near 31st Street and Western Avenue.


Police stopped this car shortly after it left the scene of a fatal accident. (CBS)

One Person Killed In Hit-Run Accident On Southwest Side

Chicago Police say one person was killed early this morning in a hit and run accident on the Southwest Side.


Car Crash Graphic, generic sized image

Man Dies After Minivan Hits Pole On West Side

A man died after he crashed his minivan into a light pole early Sunday in the South Lawndale neighborhood.


CTA Bus (Photo by Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

CTA To Test Bus Service On Part Of 31st Street

The Chicago Transit Authority will test bus service on a portion of 31st Street for the first time in 15 years, beginning next month – but the line won’t go to the lakefront as activists have hoped.


(Photo Credit: Tim Boyle/ Getty Images)

Little Village’s Defunct CTA Bus Route Being Revived

After years of agitation, Little Village residents are about to get a CTA bus route.


Mahlik Harris

College Student’s Body Pulled From Lake Michigan Near 31st Street

A man’s body was pulled from Lake Michigan Thursday morning, after he was reported missing.

CBS Chicago–07/05/2012


City’s Newest Marina Opens

Chicago’s newest lakefront attraction opens next month. Even though it’s right off Lake Shore Drive at 31st Street, you may drive by it each day and not even know about this hidden gem.


Kedzie Avenue Fatal Crash

4 Dead, 2 Critically Injured In Little Village Crash

Four people are dead, and two others are critically injured, after a crash at 31st Street and Kedzie Avenue in the Little Village neighborhood overnight.

CBS Chicago–05/19/2012

Allen Tate, 42, was arrested in the Altgeld Gardens neighborhood after he allegedly fired a gun in the Bridgeport neighborhood, then fled from police for more than 16 miles. (Credit: Chicago Police)

Man Arrested After Firing Shot In Bridgeport, 16-Mile Police Chase

A man who was alleged to have fired a gun on a Bridgeport neighborhood street late Saturday was apprehended by police not long afterward, but not before he led police on a pursuit that stretched more than 16 miles south, ending after he abandoned his car in the Far South Side Altgeld Gardens area.


Bubbly Creek Car

Body Found In Car In Bubbly Creek

A body was found Friday in a car floating in Bubbly Creek off the Chicago River’s South Branch.

CBS Chicago–01/06/2012

Police Chase Crash

Suspects Caught After 10-Mile Chase, Shots At Police

Several suspects were in police custody Monday morning, after police chased a carjacked van for about 10 miles on the city’s South Side.

CBS Chicago–10/10/2011

31st Street Shooting

Bridgeport Robbery Suspect Identified As Ex-Con

New details are emerging about a robbery and standoff in the Bridgeport neighborhood this week, in which police shot and killed one suspect, but the other remains on the loose.

CBS Chicago–05/12/2011

31st Street Shooting

1 Bridgeport Robber Shot Dead By Police, 1 Escapes

One robber remains on the loose, and another was shot and killed by police, after officers caught them holding up a convenience store in the Bridgeport neighborhood.

CBS Chicago–05/11/2011