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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

Edward Naklicki

Body Of Missing Chicago Man Found In Woods

The body of a Chicago man, missing since Friday, has been found in a wooded area in Lyons.

06/13/2012

Crash

1 Dead In Crash On Dan Ryan

A man is dead after the driver of the car he was in lost control and crashed through a guard rail on the Dan Ryan Expressway late Saturday.

04/22/2012

Police Generic

Two Dead, Seven Wounded In Citywide Shootings

Two men are dead and seven others were wounded in shootings throughout the city Saturday night and early Sunday, police said.

03/25/2012

Crash

4 Seriously Injured In Crash On South Side

Four people — two of them children — were badly injured in a traffic crash on the South Side Sunday morning.

02/26/2012

Dan Ryan Fatal Crash

2 Dead In 6-Vehicle Crash On Dan Ryan

The winter storm turned deadly overnight, as a six-vehicle accident killed two people on the Dan Ryan Expressway.

CBS Chicago–02/24/2012

Green Line, 47th Street

Rash Of Robberies Plagues Green Line On South Side

Police have issued a community alert for people who ride the CTA Green Line on the South Side.

CBS Chicago–02/20/2012

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