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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.


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.



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.


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.



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.


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

Michael's Fresh Market

Neighbors In Hyde Park, Kenwood Concerned After Michael’s Fresh Market Bankruptcy

The bankruptcy of Michael’s Fresh Market has drawn concerns about the store that stepped in to fill a vacancy in the South Kenwood neighborhood, after the Hyde Park Co-Op had left the site vacant for years.

CBS Chicago–01/09/2012

A freight train derailment has shut down Archer Avenue. (CBS)

Freight Train Derailment Shuts Down Archer Avenue, Near 47th Street

A freight train derailment has shut down a busy intersection on the Southwest Side.


Develt Bradford, 52, is charged with first-degree murder and armed robbery for killing a security guard during a robbery at the Aldi in the 9000 block of South Halsted Street on Nov. 10, 2011. (Credit: Chicago Police Department)

Man Charged With Murder In Fatal Aldi Robbery

One of two men accused in last week’s robbery of a South Side Aldi store that left a security guard dead and a customer injured was charged Wednesday night with first-degree murder.


File photo of a Blue Line train.  (Photo by Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

Construction To Cause Blue, Red Line Delays This Week

Late night CTA riders should allow extra travel time this week as construction on the Blue and Red lines will cause minor delays.


9/11 Ceremony

Students Take Part In Schoolwide Ceremony To Commemorate 9/11

Thousands of students from UNO Charter Schools rallied outside their classrooms Friday to honor the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks.

CBS 2–09/09/2011

John Hernandez says he was mugged outside a CTA train station on July 5, 2011, but a CTA attendant and two security guards refused to help him afterward. (Credit: CBS)

CTA Security, Attendant Failed To Help Mugging Victim

A CTA passenger says he got jumped by a group of men at a bus stop Tuesday night, but security guards and a CTA customer assistant refused to call for emergency help.

CBS 2–07/06/2011

Police Shootout Scene

Police, Suspects Exchange Gunfire On Southwest Side

At least one person is being held after police exchanged gunfire with suspects on the city’s Southwest Side early this morning.

CBS Chicago–03/10/2011