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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

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Man Beaten To Death Over Cell Phone At Bus Stop

A group of men beat a 41-year-old man to death over a cell phone at a bus stop on 79th Street over the weekend, in an attack that a neighbor called “senseless.”

CBS Chicago–11/01/2011

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Store Owner Shot During Holdup In Chatham

A convenience store owner was in serious condition Thursday morning, after being shot during an attempted holdup in the Chatham neighborhood.

CBS Chicago–09/15/2011

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Girl, 15, Missing From Southwest Side

Chicago Police need your help to find a missing teenage girl, last seen Friday near a high school on the Southwest Side.

CBS Chicago–09/12/2011

79th And Ashland Shooting

4 Shot On Street In Auburn-Gresham

Police are looking for three gunmen who shot four people in the South Side’s Auburn-Gresham neighborhood overnight.

CBS Chicago–09/02/2011

Alfredo Cuellar Chavez, 41, was killed on Aug. 11, 2011, by a stray bullet that went through the window of the meat market where he worked. (Family Photo)

Butcher Killed By Stray Bullet At South Side Meat Market

A 41-year-old butcher at a South Chicago neighborhood meat market was killed Thursday morning by a bullet that went through the shop’s front window.

CBS Chicago–08/11/2011

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2 Shot In Auburn-Gresham

Two people were shot and wounded late Tuesday afternoon in the South Side Auburn-Gresham neighborhood.



8 Wounded In Overnight Shootings

At least eight people were shot and wounded during a six-hour span throughout the city Saturday evening.


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14 Wounded, 2 Dead In Overnight Shootings

At least 14 people were shot and wounded and two men are dead following a series of shootings during an eight-hour span throughout the city late Saturday and early Sunday.


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South Side Shooting May Have Been Retaliation For Murder

Police say a daylight shooting in the Auburn-Gresham neighborhood Friday morning might have been in retaliation for a murder at the same corner.

CBS Chicago–04/08/2011

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Police Use Taser On Suspect Who Tries To Escape

Police used a Taser on a suspect in a carjacking as he tried to escape from the South Chicago District patrol station.

CBS Chicago–04/06/2011

Photo Of Cong. Bobby Rush. (Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Rush: I Haven’t Decided Whether To Move Office

U.S. Rep. Bobby Rush (D-Ill.) has a Congressional office in the most violent police beat in the city, but he emphasizes that has not decided whether to move his office in the wake of the shootings in Tucson.

CBS Chicago–01/12/2011

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Rush Might Move District Office After Colleague’s Shooting

In the wake of the attempted assassination of Arizona Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords, Chicago Congressman Bobby Rush said Tuesday that he’s considering moving out of his office on 79th Street, fearful of the violence on his block.

CBS Chicago–01/11/2011