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A semi truck hauling powdered milk jackknifed on the outbound Dan Ryan Expressway, blocking the ramp to 47th Street early Thursday. (Credit: CBS)

Semi Hauling Powdered Milk Jackknifes On Dan Ryan

A semi truck carrying 42,000 pounds of powdered milk jackknifed on the Dan Ryan Expressway Thursday morning, blocking the ramp to 47th Street for about an hour during the morning commute.

06/25/2015

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Three Robbers Target President Obama’s Kenwood Neighborhood

The holdups could be part of a coordinated effort to target men over social media, sources tell CBS 2.

06/08/2015

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Six Robberies Reported On Same Block In Kenwood

The robberies all occurred in the 4700 block of South Ellis Avenue during various times of the day, police said. A seventh robbery was also reported about a block away in the 900 block of East 47th Street.

06/08/2015

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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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3 Killed On Chicago Roads Since Monday Afternoon

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

CBS Chicago–08/07/2012

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