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The driver of this car was killed when he was shot multiple times in the 400 block of East 47th Street. (Credit: Network Video Productions)

One Dead, One Wounded In Bronzeville Shooting

About 2:20 a.m., a 25-year-old man was shot multiple times as he drove his vehicle in the 400 block of East 47th Street, police said. He was pronounced dead at the scene. His 26-year-old passenger was shot in the back and also suffered a graze wound to the neck, police said. He was being treated at Stroger Hospital.

04/21/2015

Vicente Salgado (Credit: Chicago Police)

Man Charged With Fatal Stabbing In Back Of The Yards

Vicente Salgado, 39, is charged with first-degree murder, according to a statement from Chicago Police. Juan Martinez, 40, was standing outside with his girlfriend about 4:10 p.m. in the 2000 block of West 47th Street when the couple was confronted by Salgado, who stabbed Martinez multiple times, authorities said.

03/09/2015

File Photo Of Chicago Police Car (Getty Images)

Man Fatally Shot In Grand Boulevard

The shooting happened at 2:48 p.m. in the 300 block of East 47th Street.

12/26/2014

Surveillance footage of a man suspected of robbing three banks, including one at 1715 W. 47th St. (Credit: FBI)

Back Of The Yards Bank Robbed

A man who is suspected in two other bank robberies struck again in the South Side Back of the Yards neighborhood Tuesday afternoon.

11/26/2014

Ambulance

Two Hurt In Hit-And-Run Crash On Dan Ryan Expressway

Four vehicles were involved in the crash that happened near 47th Street about 3:30 a.m., including a semitrailer that caused the accident and then drove off, according to Illinois State Police.

11/24/2014

A tanker truck flipped on top of a car on the inbound Dan Ryan Expressway near 47th Street on Friday. (Credit: CBS)

3 Hurt When Truck Flips On Top Of Car On Dan Ryan

Three people were hospitalized, and traffic on the inbound Dan Ryan Expressway was backed up to 95th Street, after a tanker truck flipped on its side on top of a car near 47th Street.

08/01/2014

Jasmine Curry (Family Photo)

Pregnant Mother Of 5 Killed On Dan Ryan Expressway

After losing his first-born daughter and his youngest son to gun violence in less than a year, Pierre Curry said “I’m going to lose my mind.”

07/09/2014

CTA Bus (Photo by Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

Woman Grazed When Gun Goes Off On CTA Bus

Riders on a CTA bus got a bit of a scare Wednesday morning when a gun accidentally went off after a passenger picked up a small pistol he found on the bus.

06/25/2014

Ambulance

Icy Road Conditions Cause 9-Vehicle Crash On Dan Ryan

A nine-vehicle crash on the Dan Ryan Expressway on the South Side sent four people to the hospital Tuesday morning.

04/15/2014

Jerome Brown is charged with killing 19-year-old Kevin Ambrose near the 47th Street station of the CTA Green Line on May 7, 2013. (Credit: Chicago Police)

Man Charged With Killing Columbia College Student

A 26-year-old man has been charged in the fatal drive-by shooting of a Columbia College student in the Bronzeville neighborhood earlier this week, while the victim was on his way to pick up a friend.

CBS Chicago–05/10/2013

Chicago police investigate after a 19-year-old man was shot and killed outside the 47th Street station on the CTA Green Line on May 7, 2013. (Credit: CBS)

Man Slain In Drive-By Shooting Outside Green Line Station

A man was gunned-down during a drive-by shooting in the Grand Boulevard neighborhood Tuesday night, just steps from the overhead 47th Street Green Line train platform.

05/08/2013

Artist rendering of the "Shops and Lofts on 47," a retail and residential development planned for the Bronzeville neighborhood at 47th and Cottage Grove. (Credit: City of Chicago)

Bronzeville Celebrates Groundbreaking Of New Shops, Apartments

Ground was broken Tuesday on a new commercial and residential development in Bronzeville, a project the likes of which haven’t been seen in that neighborhood in 50 years.

CBS Chicago–04/02/2013

An SUV crashed into the back of a minivan on Lake Shore Drive near 47th Street on March 31, 2013. (Credit: Chicago Fire Department)

Driver Charged With DUI In Lake Shore Drive Crash

A 32-year-old man has been charged with felony drunk driving, after his SUV slammed into a minivan late Sunday night, critically injuring the woman driving the van.

04/01/2013

File Photo Of Chicago Police Car (Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Teen Ticketed For Running Red Light In Crash With Police Car

An 18-year-old woman has been issued a handful of traffic citations after she and two Chicago Police officers were injured in an accident in the South Side Grand Boulevard neighborhood early Saturday when she ran a red light.

11/10/2012

Thieves are targeting power lines for copper.. (CBS)

Man Electrocuted While Taking Down Copper Wire In Brighton Park

An autopsy has ruled that a man died of accidental electrocution when he was shocked by copper wires he was trying to take down in the Brighton Park neighborhood.

CBS Chicago–08/23/2012

Chicago police investigate after a 15-year-old boy was shot and killed near 47th Street and Wolcott Avenue on Aug. 21, 2012. (Credit: CBS)

15-Year-Old Boy Killed In South Side Shooting

A 15-year-old boy was killed in a shooting in the Back of the Yards neighborhood on the South Side on Tuesday afternoon.

08/21/2012

Car Crash Graphic, generic sized image

3 Killed On Chicago Roads Since Monday Afternoon

Three people have been killed on Chicago roads since Monday afternoon.

CBS Chicago–08/07/2012

Lyons Gas Fire

Gas Leak, Fire Force Evacuation In Lyons

Homes were evacuated in Lyons Thursday morning, as a gas leak erupted and led a fire to break out.

CBS Chicago–07/19/2012

West Chatham Wal-Mart Supercenter

Report: Wal-Mart Signs 20-Year Lease For New Bronzeville Development

Wal-Mart is making another foray into Chicago’s South Side – this time in the Bronzeville neighborhood.

CBS Chicago–07/11/2012

Stacks of wooden pallets burn on the South Side. (CBS)

Fire Engulfs Stacks Of Wooden Pallets

Firefighters were on the scene of a large pallet fire on the South Side.

06/27/2012

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