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Man Shot In Auburn-Gresham

The 22-year-old man was walking to his vehicle in the 1200 block of West 87th Street at 12:50 a.m. when a gunman walked up and fired shots, police said.


A young woman was killed when this Volkswagen Passat struck her as she crossed Lafayette Avenue at 87th Street. Police said the car was speeding. (Credit: Network Video Productions)

Woman Struck And Killed By Car In Chatham

Police said the woman was trying to cross Lafayette Avenue at 87th Street around 10 p.m. Sunday, when a Volkswagen Passat speeding off the southbound ramp of the Dan Ryan Expressway smashed into her.



One Killed In Dan Ryan Crash

The crash happened at 7:05 p.m. in the northbound lanes near the 87th Street exit on Interstate 94, an Illinois State Police spokesman said. One person was pronounced dead at the scene.


Fast food workers demanding a $15-an-hour minimum wage blocked 87th Street between State and Wabash during a sit-in that was part of a nationwide series of protest rallies on Thursday. (Credit: Susanna Song/CBS)

Fast Food Workers Arrested At Minimum Wage Protest Rally

Several protesters were arrested Thursday morning on the South Side, after blocking 87th Street in front of a McDonald’s and a Burger King, as part of a nationwide effort to get fast food restaurants and other businesses to pay workers at least $15 an hour.


One person was killed when a car hit a tow truck, then crashed into a wall dividing the Dan Ryan Expressway from the Red Line. The car flipped over during the crash. (Credit: CBS)

Woman Dead In Crash On Dan Ryan

A 25-year-old woman was killed when her car hit a tow truck, then crashed into a wall dividing the Dan Ryan Expressway from the CTA Red Line near 87th Street early Monday morning.



Driver Questioned After Boy, 4, Killed In Dan Ryan Crash

Franklin Leon Jackson, Jr., 4, was ejected from the SUV’s rear passenger window.


A CTA train. (CBS)

Woman Suffers Minor Injury After Fall Onto CTA Tracks

A woman suffered only minor injuries Friday, after she fell on the tracks at a CTA Red Line station, and came into contact with a train.


File Photo Of A Handgun (Photo by Mark Nolan/Getty Images)

Cell Phone Store Owner Shoots, Kills Robber

About 6:30 p.m. a man in his 20s armed with a handgun tried to rob a cell phone store in the 1700 block of East 87th Street. The store’s owner, armed with a handgun himself, shot an killed the would-be robber.



Family’s Special Needs Van Stolen

A Chicago mom says the disability accessible van for her son was stolen, leaving him, and her, in a desperate situation.


An SUV veered off the Dan Ryan Expressway and rolled over, killing the driver early Wednesday. (Credit: NVP Video)

Calumet Park Man Dies In Dan Ryan Rollover Crash

An SUV traveling south struck the car in front of it, causing the car to spin and strike the left concrete barrier wall. The SUV then veered off the road, went up an embankment, and rolled over.


Jesus Quintana Jr. (left) and Christian Ortiz (right) are are charged in the shootings of two people in the South Chicago neighborhood. (Credit: Chicago Police)

2 Adults, 3 Teens Charged In South Chicago Shootings

The five are charged with two shootings moments apart late Tuesday in the South Chicago neighborhood.


File Photo Of Police Tape (AP)

2 Wounded In Related South Chicago Shootings

Police were questioning a “person of interest” after two people were wounded during two related shootings in the South Chicago neighborhood late Tuesday.


A man was killed when he crashed his BMW into a vacant home in the Chatham neighborhood on June 13, 2013. (Credit: Chicago Fire Department)

Motorist Dead After Crashing Into Chatham Home

According to witnesses, a white BMW was traveling at a high rate of speed while turning west onto 87th Street from Indiana Avenue, when the driver lost control, and struck a home at 77 E. 87th St. about 5:15 a.m.


A CTA train. (CBS)

Man Killed After Being Pinned Under Train At South Side Red Line Station

Most of the CTA’s Red Line trains were suspended for about two hours on the South Side Thursday night because a man was killed by a train, authorities said.


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Two Men Wounded In Shootings On South, West Sides

Police have made no arrests in either shooting as area detectives investigate.


A 29-year-old woman was struck by a vehicle Thursday night while strapping in a child in a car seat. (CBS)

Woman Struck By SUV While Putting Child In Car Seat

A woman hit after getting her child into a car seat in the South Chicago neighborhood remained in critical condition Friday.



Man Found Shot To Death In Car On South Side

A man died after he suffered multiple gunshot wounds—including to the face—Saturday night in the Gresham neighborhood, authorities said.


File Photo Of Chicago Police Car (Getty Images)

3 Dead, 13 Wounded In Weekend Shootings

Three men were dead and at least 13 people were wounded in separate shootings from Friday evening to early Sunday.


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1 Dead, At Least 6 Wounded In Weekend Shootings So Far

It was another violent start to the weekend on Chicago streets, with one man dead and at least six others injured in a series of shootings.

CBS Chicago–09/22/2012

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1 Dead, 1 Hurt In Shooting On Dan Ryan Expressway

Police are investigating a deadly shooting that happened overnight on the Dan Ryan Expressway.

CBS Chicago–09/06/2012