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Three people were shot while they were sitting in this Ford Thunderbird in an alley parking lot in the 5400 block of South Ellis Avenue. (Credit: CBS)

Three Shot In Hyde Park Near University Of Chicago

University police issued a campus security alert at about 2 a.m., after three people were shot in an alley in the 5400 block of South Ellis Avenue. Police said two men and a woman were sitting in a blue Ford Thunderbird in a parking lot, when someone came up to the car and opened fire around 12:30 a.m.


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Woman’s Body Pulled From Lake At Promontory Point

About 2:11 p.m., the body of the 75-year-old woman was pulled from the water off the park near 55th Street.


Marcos Gonzalez is charged with attempted murder in the shooting of a 19-year-old man in Gage Park on Sept. 7, 2013. (Credit: Chicago Police)

Teen Charged In Gage Park Shooting

Marcos Gonzalez, 19, was ordered held on $500,000 bond, for the shooting of a 19-year-old man in the 2400 block of West 55th Street.


Chicago firefighters respond to a fire at a daycare center in the 3700 block of West 55th Street on July 18, 2013. (Credit: CBS)

Overnight Fire Closes Southwest Side Daycare Center

An electrical fire overnight at a Southwest Side daycare center has left the owner scrambling to find a new location to send dozens of kids Thursday morning.


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Driver Hurt In Wrong-Way Crash ON Lake Shore Drive

A motorist driving the wrong way on Lake Shore Drive crashed into a vehicle, causing its driver to suffer injuries early Friday.


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2 Adults, 3 Kids Hurt In Crash At 55th And Western

Five people – three of them children – were injured Saturday afternoon in the Gage Park neighborhood.

CBS Chicago–09/08/2012

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Robbing Ultimate Fighting Expert Proves To Be Bad Decision

Robbing a man who turned out to be an ultimate fighter proved to be a bad decision for a convicted felon, who is now in bad shape as he is held on bond.

CBS Chicago–12/05/2011

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Car Slams Into Fitness Center In Countryside

No one was injured this morning when a car slammed into a Curves fitness center in west suburban Countryside.

CBS Chicago–04/21/2011

A frieght train derailment closed Central Avenue near 55th Street. (CBS)

Freight Train Derailment Closes Central Avenue Near Midway

Motorists traveling around Midway Airport are being advised to seek alternate routes after a freight train derailment closed Central Avenue near 55th Street.


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Homes Damaged In Kenosha Explosion

An explosion rocked a neighborhood in Kenosha overnight, leveling one home and damaging several others.

CBS Chicago–01/11/2011


At Least 1 Hurt In Lake Shore Drive Crash

At least one person is hurt following a crash on the treacherous Oak Street curve on Lake Shore Drive Monday morning.

CBS Chicago–11/15/2010