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Elderly Woman Dies After Brighton Park Crash

A 2005 Saturn was travelling northeast on Archer Avenue approaching Sacramento Avenue about 6:50 p.m. Jan. 31 when the driver tried to make a U-turn and hit a Chevy Astro van.


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Man Killed In Lemont Crash

A man driving a blue Toyota in the northbound lanes of Archer Avenue was passing other vehicles on the right shoulder about 6:20 a.m. when he lost control and ended up in the southbound lanes, where he was hit by a Dodge pickup.


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Man Tries To Lure Girl Into Vehicle In McKinley Park

The 14-year-old girl was walking south on Wood Street from Archer Avenue when a vehicle pulled along side her and a man began talking to her and asked for her phone number and address.


Gabriel Hayes (Credit: Chicago Police)

Man Molests CTA Bus Driver On Southwest Side

A 33-year old has been charged with molesting a CTA bus driver on board a bus in the Garfield Ridge neighborhood on Wednesday.


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Man Struck And Killed By Taxi In Garfield Ridge

Police said the man was crossing Cicero Avenue near Archer Avenue at about 11:30 p.m., when a cab headed south on Cicero struck him.


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Woman Killed In Hit-And-Run On SW Side

A 58-year-old woman was killed by a hit-and-run driver while she was walking in the Southwest Side Brighton Park neighborhood Thursday night, authorities said.


Summit Vandalism

Neighbors In Summit Hit With Vandalism, Graffiti

A neighborhood in southwest suburban Summit woke up Monday morning to find homes covered in graffiti and cars smashed with bricks – and now police say they have two men in custody.

WBBM Newsradio–07/09/2012

Houston Avenue Shooting

8 Shot During Overnight Hours On South, West Sides

Another violent night on the streets of Chicago has sent eight people – including two teenage boys – to the hospital.

CBS Chicago–06/08/2012

Route 83 Crash

Crash Shuts Down Multiple Lanes On Busy Route 83

A serious crash shut down several lanes of busy Route 83 early Thursday near Lemont.

CBS Chicago–04/26/2012

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Woman Killed In Southwest Side Hit-And-Run

A wrecked car without a driver was found early Sunday parked a little more than a mile from the scene of a Saturday night hit-and-run crash that killed a 49-year-old South Side woman.


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Woman Arrested After Fatal Brighton Park Crash

A woman was arrested after a two-car crash early Sunday that killed a 28-year-old man in the Southwest Side Brighton Park neighborhood.


Cook County Sheriff's police provided this sketch of the man suspected of shooting a Downers Grove motorist in an apparent road rage incident in unincorporated Lemont on Feb. 13, 2012. (Credit: Cook County Sheriff's Office)

Police Release Sketch Of Suspect In Road Rage Shooting

Authorities have released a sketch of the man suspected of shooting a Downers Grove man in an apparent road rage shooting in the southwest suburbs.

CBS Chicago–02/14/2012


Teen Hit By Truck Near Curie High School On Southwest Side

A truck slammed into a teenage pedestrian late Tuesday morning near Curie High School on the city’s Southwest Side.

CBS Chicago–01/24/2012

Bubbly Creek Car

Body Found In Car In Bubbly Creek

A body was found Friday in a car floating in Bubbly Creek off the Chicago River’s South Branch.

CBS Chicago–01/06/2012

A freight train derailment has shut down Archer Avenue. (CBS)

Freight Train Derailment Shuts Down Archer Avenue, Near 47th Street

A freight train derailment has shut down a busy intersection on the Southwest Side.


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4 Charged After Southwest Side Police Chase

Authorities have charged four men, after leading police on a chase from the city’s Southwest Side to suburban Bridgeview Tuesday night.

CBS Chicago–09/28/2011

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Five Sought In Armed Robbery At SW Side Restaurant

Four men burst into a Southwest Side restaurant and robbed workers inside Friday morning. No one was hurt and police continue to search for them.


Police Brutality Allegations

Store Manager: Police Beat Me, Bashed My Head Against Window

New allegations of brutality have surfaced against Chicago Police officers, this time involving a Southwest Side liquor store manager who says he was mistaken for a robber and roughed up.

CBS Chicago–08/18/2011

A man wearing a motorcycle helmet and white gym shoes robbed a Citibank branch at 5674 S. Archer Ave. on April 6, 2011. (Photo Credit:

Bank Robbed By Man Wearing Motorcycle Helmet

A man wearing a motorcycle helmet and armed with a gun robbed a bank near Midway Airport on the Southwest Side on Wednesday morning.


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Construction Crews Hit Gas Main On Southwest Side

Construction crews hit a gas main this morning near in the Southwest Side’s Garfield Ridge neighborhood, prompting police to reroute traffic.

CBS Chicago–04/05/2011