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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.

03/24/2014

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

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

12/23/2013

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.

12/20/2013

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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.

12/11/2013

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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.

12/02/2013

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.

11/13/2013

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.

08/23/2013

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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.

08/21/2013

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.

06/13/2013

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.

03/15/2013

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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.

02/13/2013

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.

11/23/2012

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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.

09/23/2012

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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.

09/23/2012

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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

Dan Ryan Fatal

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

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State Trooper Injured In Rollover Crash

An Illinois State Trooper was hurt early Monday when he was involved in single-vehicle rollover crash on the South Side.

09/03/2012

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Woman Sexually Assaulted In Chatham

A sexual assault in the Chatham neighborhood put a woman in the hospital early Thursday.

CBS Chicago–08/23/2012

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Muslim Headstones Desecrated At Evergreen Park Cemetery

Several headstones at a cemetery in Evergreen Park were found desecrated with anti-Muslim graffiti this week, and Chicago’s Muslim community is shocked.

CBS Chicago–08/17/2012

Two were injured when a pickup truck crashed into a Red Line CTA station on the South Side. (CBS)

Two Hurt When Pickup Truck Crashes Into CTA Station

Two people were hurt Sunday night when a pickup truck crashed into a CTA Red Line station on the South Side.

05/13/2012

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