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Man Shot In South Chicago

About 5:45 p.m., the 22-year-old was standing outside near the intersection of 83rd Street and South Shore Drive when a vehicle pulled up and someone got out and opened fire, police said.


A motorcycle rests in a parkyway off the Dan Ryan Expressway after a man lost control of the vehicle near 83rd Street early Thursday, leaving him seriously injured. (Credit: Network Video Productions)

Man Seriously Injured In Motorcycle Crash On Dan Ryan

Witnesses saw the man driving the motorcycle lose control and skid off the roadway about 3:20 a.m. in the outbound lanes of Interstate 94 near 83rd Street.


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2 Dead, 8 Wounded In Shootings Since Thursday Afternoon

Shortly before 6:30 p.m., a 23-year-old man was killed in a drive-by shooting in the South Side Auburn-Gresham neighborhood. He was in the 900 block of West 83rd Street when a van drove by and multiple males inside fired at him.


A teen driver tried to flee the scene after hitting three pedestrians at 83rd and Blackstone, crashing into a car, and ending up on the front lawn of a house. (Credit: CBS)

Man Killed On Birthday When Teen Crashes Into Pedestrians

A 32-year-old man was killed on his birthday Tuesday night, when a teen driver crashed into a group of pedestrians in the Avalon Park neighborhood.


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Police Search For Car That Struck, Killed Elderly Man

Arthur Johnson, 77, was walking east across 83rd Street when a Mercedes-Benz traveling north on Racine Avenue struck him Wednesday morning.


A 21-year-old man was seriously injured when he was struck by a car in a hit-and-run in the Chatham neighborhood on Feb. 12, 2013. (Credit: CBS)

Man Seriously Injured In Chatham Hit-And-Run

The man was struck by a dark-colored vehicle about 11 p.m. at 83rd Street and Ingleside Avenue.


Ernie Pentek stands in his back yard on the Southwest Side after a CSX freight train derailed, and several cars tumbled into his yard. (Credit: Steve Miller, WBBM)

Freight Train Derails On Southwest Side, Knocks Down Power Lines

A freight train derailment on the Southwest Side left several rail cars tossed about early Sunday.


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Man On Dan Ryan Struck, Killed By Truck

A semi truck fatally struck a man on the Dan Ryan Expressway on Tuesday morning, Illinois State Police said.


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7 Dead, At Least 21 Wounded In Weekend Violence

Seven people are dead and at least another 21 people have been wounded in acts of violence across the city since Friday afternoon.


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Wal-Mart Supercenter Opens In West Chatham

More than seven years after a nasty City Council battle, a long-awaited Wal-Mart Supercenter opens Wednesday morning the West Chatham neighborhood.

CBS Chicago–01/25/2012

Eight people were injured following a police chase that ended in a crash. (CBS)

8 Hurt, 3 Arrested After Police Chase That Ended In Crash

Eight people were hospitalized, including a Chicago Police officer, after a multi-vehicle crash in the South Side Chatham neighborhood which reportedly began as a police chase.


Melanie Jasa, 1, was shot in the head while she was with her aunt, walking the family dog, on Aug. 23, 2011. (Family Photo)

UPDATED: 2 Teens Charged In Shooting Of 1-Year-Old Girl

Two teenagers have been charged with a shooting that left a 1-year-old girl injured in the South Chicago neighborhood.

CBS Chicago–08/24/2011

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First Small-Scale Wal-Mart Express Opens

As the expansion of Wal-Mart continues to draw both praise and fury among Chicagoans, the first small-scale outlet of the retail giant is set to open Wednesday in the West Chatham neighborhood.

CBS Chicago–07/27/2011

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Teen Shot Dead In Auburn-Gresham

A teenage boy was found shot to death late Tuesday morning in front of an Auburn-Gresham neighborhood fire station.

CBS Chicago–03/01/2011