77th Street

File Photo Of Police Tape (AP)

Auburn-Gresham Shooting Leaves Man Critically Wounded

The man was in the driver’s seat of a parked vehicle about 10:30 p.m. in the 1000 block of West 77th Street when a gunman approached and opened fire, striking the man in the neck and shoulder, police said.


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Man Claims To Have Bomb During Traffic Stop In Ashburn

Police said it started as a traffic stop in the 7700 block of South Kedzie Avenue around 9:15 a.m. The man tried to drive off, and crashed his car at a gas station. After crashing the car, he claimed to have a bomb in his car, and warned police not to approach.


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One Critically Wounded In South Shore Police-Involved Shooting

Police chased and shot a 21-year-old man who pulled a gun in the South Shore neighborhood Monday morning, a police union spokesman said.


Lake Rescue

Boy, 6, Rescued From Lake By Younger Brother

A 6-year-old boy was in serious condition Tuesday morning, after being pulled from Lake Michigan by his even younger brother at the South Side’s Rainbow Beach.

CBS Chicago–07/17/2012

Ald. Robert Fioretti

Owner Cited In Dog Attack; Alderman Suggests Pit Bull Ban

As a man fights for his life after being attacked by what were reported to be pit bulls, Ald. Robert Fioretti (2nd) says it is time for the City Council again to consider banning the breed.

CBS Chicago–01/03/2012

Malik Daniel

Missing South Side Teen Found Safe

Police have located a missing 14-year-old boy who disappeared from the South Side four days ago.

CBS Chicago–11/15/2011

Lake Michigan (Photo by Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

Plaque To Commemorate Fight To Integrate South Side’s Rainbow Beach

A new landmark will be dedicated this month to mark the 50th anniversary of efforts to integrate Rainbow Beach on the city’s South Side.

CBS Chicago–08/12/2011