51st Street

Authorities investigate a shooting Wednesday night near 51st and May in the Back of the Yards neighborhood. (Credit: Network Video Productions)

Man Killed In Back Of The Yards Shooting

The 23-year-old was in an alley in the 1100 block of West 51st Street about 7:30 p.m. when someone approached him, pulled out a handgun and started firing, police said.


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Robbers Set Up Roadblock To Target Drivers In Fuller Park

Police said the robbers used a prop in at least two holdups in the Fuller Park neighborhood. They set up a road construction barrel in the street, and when a motorist gets out of his or her car to move it aside, the robbers pounce.


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Man Shot And Killed In Washington Park

About 1:40 p.m., 23-year-old Angelo Porter was walking in the 600 block of East 51st Street, at the northern end of Washington Park, when a person approached him from behind and shot him in the head, according to police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office.


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1 Dead, 19 Wounded In Weekend Shootings

The lone fatality occurred Friday afternoon in the Grand Boulevard neighborhood on the South Side.


Emergency vehicles at the scene of a crash involving a school bus and a Megabus, along an entrance ramp near 51st Street on the outbound Dan Ryan Expressway. (Credit: Chicago Fire Department)

8 Kids, 1 Adult Hurt In Crash On Dan Ryan

Eight children and an adult were taken to hospitals Wednesday morning, after a daycare van, a Megabus, and two cars were involved in a crash on the Dan Ryan Expressway.


Chicago police investigate after gunmen opened fire on a basketball court at a park in the Back of the Yards neighborhood, wounding 13 people, including 3-year-old Deonta Howard Jr. (inset) [Credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images | Inset photo supplied to CBS]

McCarthy: ‘A Miracle’ No One Died In Shooting That Wounded 13

Police said they believe an assault-style rifle with a high-capacity magazine was used in the attack, which they believe was gang-related.



Police: Man Shot Dead In Washington Park Neighborhood, 2 Suspects In Custody

A 28-year-old man was shot dead on the South Side Sunday night and police said they were questioning two suspects after they allegedly tried fleeing on the Dan Ryan Expressway and crashed.


Boy, 16, Shot In Neck On South Side In Serious Condition

16-year-old boy is in serious condition after he was shot in the neck Friday night on the South Side.


Police swarm the scene of a fatal shooting in the Fuller Park neighborhood Friday. (CBS)

1 Dead, 5 Hurt In Pair Of South Side Shootings

A pair of South Side shootings less than 10 minutes apart Saturday night left a downstate Springfield man dead and five other people wounded.


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Couple, 4-Year-Old Rescued After Falling Off Raft In Lake Michigan

A couple and their 4-year-old child had to be rescued after they fell off a raft in Lake Michigan Wednesday evening.


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5 Killed, 23 Wounded In Weekend Shootings

CHICAGO (STMW) — At least five people were killed and 23 others wounded in separate shootings throughout the city that took place from late Friday through early Monday. Three of the shootings — one of […]


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4 Killed, 19 Wounded In Weekend Shootings

At least four people were killed and 19 others wounded in separate shootings throughout the city that took place from late Friday to Saturday night.


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Strong-Arm Robbers Hitting Hyde Park, Washington Park, Bronzeville

Police have issued a community alert about a rash of robberies on the city’s South Side.

CBS Chicago–03/07/2012

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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

Fatal Shooting

1 Killed, 1 Wounded In Separate Shootings On Same Block

One man is dead and another was wounded in separate shootings on the same Back of the Yards neighborhood block Sunday afternoon on the South Side.


Clark And Huron Shooting

At Least 7 Shot, Wounded In City In Overnight Violence

It was a violent night across Chicago overnight, with at least seven people shot and wounded from the South Chicago to River North.

CBS Chicago–08/19/2011

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Police Release New Photo Of Missing College Student

Police have released a new photo of a Chicago State University student who has been missing since leaving for school last weekend.

CBS Chicago–03/10/2011

Shidae Richmond

Police Seek Missing Chicago State Student

Police are seeking the help of the public in finding a missing Chicago State University student who vanished this past weekend.

CBS Chicago–03/09/2011

Back Of The Yards Fire

1 Dead In Back Of The Yards Fire

One person is reported dead, and two others are in fair condition, after a fire broke out early this morning in the Back of the Yards neighborhood.

CBS Chicago–12/22/2010