90th Street

Chicago police investigate after a robbery turned into a shootout in Washington heights late Wednesday night. (Credit: CBS)

Botched Robbery Leaves 3 Shot In Washington Heights

A robbery attempt turned into a shootout in the Washington Heights neighborhood late Wednesday night. Three people ended up shot in an apartment building in the 1400 block of West 90th Street, including the robbers.


Metra Train

Man Injured After ‘Stumbling’ Into Path Of Metra Train

Authorities said the man was trespassing, walking alongside the tracks, which are not fenced, near 90th Street at about 4:10 p.m., when he “stumbled” into the path of the outbound train, which was slowing for a stop at 91st Street. A liquor bottle was found next to the tracks.


The extra-alarm fire at a vacant building in the 9000 block of South Exchange Ave. (Credit: Chicago Fire Media)

Five Displaced In Extra-Alarm Fire On South Side

5 people, including two children, were displaced due to an extra-alarm fire on the South Side Sunday afternoon.


Police Shooting

Police Shoot 2 Suspects In Separate Overnight Incidents; 1 Killed

Chicago Police officers shot and wounded two suspects in separate incidents on the South Side overnight – bringing the total to six police-involved shootings in Chicago in about the past 10 days.

CBS Chicago–09/04/2012

McGee Earnest L

Son Charged With Murder Of Mother, 62, In Her South Side Home

Authorities say a 62-year-old woman whose body was found in her South Side home earlier this week was killed by her own son.

CBS Chicago–06/29/2012

Althea McGee House

Man, 75, And Woman, 62, Found Brutally Murdered Blocks Apart

Police remained on the scene Wednesday morning after two people over the age of 60 were found brutally murdered in their homes about six blocks away from each other on East 90th Street.

CBS Chicago–06/27/2012

Police Chase, Crash

2 Children, 2 Adults Hurt In Crash After Police Chase

A high-speed chase with Chicago Police ended Tuesday morning with four people hospitalized, including children.

CBS Chicago–04/03/2012


Man Found Shot To Death In Burnside

A man who had been shot multiple times was found dead on the sidewalk in the Burnside neighborhood on the South Side early Sunday.


Train Crash

Road Salt To Blame For Railroad Gate Failure?

A new report says road salt is to blame for the failure of crossing gates and warning lights Monday morning at the site where two cars hit a stopped train.

CBS Chicago–02/15/2011

Train Crash

4 Injured When Cars Crash Into Train

Two cars headed in opposite direction both hit the same freight train overnight, and now there are serious questions about whether the rail crossing safety systems were even working.

CBS Chicago–02/14/2011

Ada Street Shooting

Man Shot, Wounded In Brainerd Neighborhood

Police are searching for the gunman who shot and wounded a man in the South Side’s Brainerd neighborhood overnight.

CBS Chicago–12/02/2010