63rd Street

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Teen Shot And Killed In Marquette Park

A 16-year-old boy died after he was shot in the head Saturday night in the Marquette Park neighborhood.


Houston Avenue Shooting

8 Shot During Overnight Hours On South, West Sides

Another violent night on the streets of Chicago has sent eight people – including two teenage boys – to the hospital.

CBS Chicago–06/08/2012

Green Hornet Disaster

On This Day In 1950: The Green Hornet Streetcar Disaster

One of the city’s worst mass transit disasters occurred on this day 62 years ago on the South Side.

CBS Chicago–05/25/2012

Evans Avenue Triple Homicide

3 Shot Dead In West Woodlawn Apartment

Police had no suspects Wednesday morning in a late night shooting that left people dead in the West Woodlawn neighborhood.

CBS Chicago–03/28/2012

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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.


63rd And Harlem Crash

1 Dead, 2 Injured In Crash At 63rd And Harlem

One man was killed and two others were injured early Thursday in a crash on the cusp of the Southwest Side’s Clearing neighborhood.

CBS Chicago–02/09/2012

A 60-year-old man died in a fire at at 4246 W. 63rd St. Officials said the fire appeared suspicious. (Credit: Chicago Fire Department)

Death In Suspicious Westlawn Fire Ruled A Homicide

The death of a 60-year-old man killed in a Saturday morning arson at his Southwest Side apartment has been ruled a homicide.


A 60-year-old man died in a fire at at 4246 W. 63rd St. Officials said the fire appeared suspicious. (Credit: Chicago Fire Department)

Man Dead After Westlawn Fire

A Saturday morning fire on the Southwest Side that claimed the life of a 60-year-old man was believed to be suspicious and the investigation has been turned over to police, according to the Chicago Fire Department.


Fatal Shooting

Two Shot, One Fatally, In West Englewood

Two people were shot – one fatally – in the West Englewood neighborhood early Sunday, police said.


Oakley Avenue Fire

Firefighter Hurt In Blaze Near 63rd And Western

A firefighter was hurt overnight while battling flames in an abandoned commercial building on the city’s South Side overnight.

CBS Chicago–11/16/2011

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Robber Shot And Killed, Victim Turns Out Pockets To Get Money Back

CHICAGO (CBS) – A teenage robber was shot and killed outside a Southwest Side barbershop over the weekend and a robbery victim turned out the robber’s pockets to get money back as the teen lay […]

CBS Chicago–10/31/2011

Officer Injured

Police Sergeant Injured In Fall On The Job

A Chicago Police sergeant is recovering after he fell on the job.

CBS Chicago–10/28/2011

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.


Dan Ryan Crash

3 Truck Crashes In 9 Hours On Dan Ryan Expressway

Two trucks collided and jackknifed overnight, spilling fuel and a load of candy, in one of three accidents involving trucks on the expressway in a period of about nine hours.

CBS Chicago–09/27/2011

Dan Ryan Crash

Cook County Sheriff’s Deputy Thrown From Motorcycle In Crash

An off-duty Cook County sheriff’s deputy was thrown from his motorcycle in a hit-and-run crash early Monday morning.

CBS Chicago–08/08/2011

Dan Ryan Fatal Crash

Man Killed In Dan Ryan Crash

A south suburban man was killed in a crash on the Dan Ryan Expressway overnight.

CBS Chicago–06/23/2011


Man Dies After South Side Quarrel, Shooting

A teen who was shot during a Wednesday afternoon argument on the South Side has died.


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Man Shot Dead In Englewood

Police are searching for two men who fatally shot a 42-year-old man in the head on an Englewood street Monday evening following an argument at a store.


63rd Street Barricade

Man Barricades Himself In Southwest Side Home

An elderly man has barricaded himself inside a home in the Southwest Side’s Clearing neighborhood.

CBS Chicago–01/18/2011

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Woodlawn Hit-And-Run Leaves 3 Hospitalized

A vehicle plowed into a woman, a 6-year-old boy and a 16-year-old boy and fled the scene Sunday afternoon on the South Side.