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

Red, Blue Line Delays Expected This Week

Late night Red and Blue Line riders should allow extra travel time this week as construction is expected to cause minor delays.


A Chicago Police squad car crashed into a CTA bus on May 19, 2012, injuring two officers, a CTA driver, and six other people. (Credit: CBS)

2 Cops Among 9 Hurt When Squad Car Hits CTA Bus

A CTA driver was critically injured and eight other people were hurt early Sunday in a chain-reaction crash on the South Side that involveda bus, a squad car and other vehicles.


Police investigate a shooting at 79th and Jeffrey in the South Shore neighborhood Friday afternoon. (CBS)

5 Teens Shot While Waiting For Bus On South Side

Five teens were shot on Friday afternoon while waiting for a bus in the South Shore neighborhood on the South Side.


Several local pastors are calling for the city to close the Bishop Golden convenience store at 79th and Bishop streets, after six people were shot -- one fatally -- inside the store last month. They say the store has a track record of trouble and is a hangout for gangbangers. (Credit: CBS)

Pastors Want Convenience Store Closed, Claim It’s A Haven For Gangbangers

Several Chicago pastors want the city to shut down a convenience store in the Auburn-Gresham neighborhood, where six people were shot last week – one of them fatally.

CBS Chicago–04/03/2012

Unknown Man

Police Seek To Identify Man Found On South Side

Chicago Police hope someone can help them solve the mystery of a John Doe, found wandering on a South Side street on Sunday.

CBS Chicago–04/02/2012

Six people were shot Thursday evening inside a store on Chicago’s South Side, and one person died, police said. (CBS)

1 Dead, 5 Wounded In Shooting At South Side Store

One man died and five others were wounded when two gunmen sprayed a convenience store with bullets Thursday evening in the south side Auburn-Gresham neighborhood.


File Photo Of Police Tape (AP)

1-Year-Old, Mother Shot On South Side

A woman and her 1-year-old baby were grazed by gunfire Sunday afternoon in the Chatham neighborhood.


Fatal Shooting

Man Found Shot To Death In Grand Crossing

A 22-year-old man was found dead with a gunshot wound to the head on the South Side, police said.


6-Year-Old Shot

At Least 10 Dead, Dozens Wounded In Weekend Violence

A bizarre weekend where the high exceeded 80 degrees also brought a rash of violence across Chicago, which left at least 10 people dead and some 40 others wounded.

CBS Chicago–03/18/2012

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3 Dead, 5 Wounded By Gunfire Over 12-Hour Period

Conditions were pleasant overnight, but violence spilled onto the streets of Chicago in many areas – leaving three people dead and at least five others wounded from 4 p.m. Monday to 4 a.m. Tuesday.

CBS Chicago–03/13/2012

A man was shot and killed in the parking lot of a White Castle restaurant at the corner of 79th Street and Loomis Boulevard on Feb. 29, 2012. (Credit: CBS)

Man Shot And Killed Outside White Castle On South Side

A man was shot and killed in the parking lot of a White Castle restaurant in the Gresham neighborhood Wednesday afternoon.

CBS Chicago–02/29/2012

Chicago police released these surveillance photos of a man suspected of sexually assaulting a woman on a CTA Red Line train on Feb. 24, 2012. (Credit: Chicago Police Department)

Police Release Photos Of Red Line Sexual Assault Suspect

Police have put out pictures of a man suspected of raping a woman on a CTA Red Line train last week, and the Guardian Angels have been handing out fliers in an effort to find the assailant.


Officer Shot

Officer Wounded When Gun Goes Off After Chase

A Chicago Police officer was hospitalized Monday morning, after a police chase ended on the south lakefront with the officer’s own gun discharging.

CBS Chicago–02/27/2012

Liquor Store Shooting

7 Dead, 18 Wounded By Weekend Gunfire In Chicago

Seven people were killed and 18 more were wounded – including a Chicago Police officer – in a violent weekend on the streets of Chicago.

CBS Chicago–02/20/2012

Snow Plow Crash

2 Women Hurt When Car Hits Snow Plow

Two women were critically injured early Tuesday when their car hit a snow plow in the West Chatham neighborhood.

CBS Chicago–02/14/2012

A building at 79th and Halsted streets collapsed on Tuesday. (Credit: Steve Miller/WBBM Newsradio)

Historic Auburn-Gresham Building Torn Down After Partial Collapse

A historic building in the Auburn-Gresham neighborhood was torn down overnight, after its upper story came crashing to the ground and left four people injured.

CBS Chicago–02/01/2012

A building at 79th and Halsted streets collapsed on Tuesday. (Credit: Steve Miller/WBBM Newsradio)

Gresham Building To Be Torn Down After Partial Collapse Hurts 4

A landmark building in the Gresham neighborhood was being torn down Tuesday night, after part of the building collapsed earlier in the day, injuring four people.

CBS Chicago–01/31/2012

An elderly woman was injured when her car crashed into the 79th and Halsted Medical Center at 746 W. 79th St. on Jan. 15, 2012. (Credit: Chicago Fire Department)

Elderly Woman Injured When Car Crashes Into South Side Building

An elderly woman was injured Sunday morning when the car she was driving crashed into a medical building in the South Side Auburn-Gresham neighborhood after it had been rear-ended by a truck.


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Worker Killed In Chatham Demolition Accident

A worker is dead after an accident at a demolition site in the Chatham neighborhood Wednesday morning.

CBS Chicago–11/16/2011

3 Suspects Charged In Beating Death

3 Charged In Beating Death Over Use Of Phone

Three teenagers stand charged with beating a man to death at a bus stop for his cell phone.

CBS Chicago–11/03/2011