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1 Dead, 11 Wounded In Citywide Shootings Overnight

No one was in custody for any of the shootings Tuesday morning.

08/20/2013

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Man Shot And Killed In West Englewood

Lenardo Allison, 26, was found with a fatal gunshot wound to the head in a parking lot near 62nd Street and Ashland Avenue.

08/20/2013

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Gangs, Weather, Reluctant Witnesses Drive Holiday Weekend Bloodshed

This year’s Independence Day celebration, for many Chicagoans a four-day respite in the land of the free, was for others an ordeal in a killing field.

07/08/2013

On person was arrested in connection with a police-involved shooting on the South SIde early Wednesday. (Photo provided by Ken Herzlich.)

Suspect Arrested After Shootout With Police

A male who is believed to have exchanged gunfire with police early Wednesday was taken into custody a short distance from where the firefight occurred, police said.

06/26/2013

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8 Wounded In Shootings Since Monday Afternoon

Eight people — including a 17-year-old boy left critically wounded — were shot Monday afternoon and evening throughout the city.

06/18/2013

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Man Found Shot In Neck At West Englewood Gas Station

How or where the 26-year-old was shot remains uncertain because much of the man’s story does not check out, police said.

06/07/2013

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Woman’s Found Stabbed To Death In Vacant Building

Denise Warfield, 47, was found just before 4:30 p.m. Saturday in a building in the 7200 block of South Ashland Avenue, authorities said.

05/06/2013

Conceptual rendering of a CTA "Bus Rapid Transit" station at Ashland and Chicago avenues. (Credit: CTA)

Ashland To Get CTA’s First ‘Bus Rapid Transit’ Route

A 16-mile stretch of Ashland Avenue will be the city’s first target for bus rapid transit, with a plan for high-speed buses from 95th Street to Irving Park Road announced Friday at a cost of about $10 million per mile.

04/19/2013

Sam Manyfield is charged with drunk driving in a hit-and-run crash that killed a 52-year-old woman on the 4600 block of South Ashland Avenue on July 5, 2011. (Credit: Chicago Police Department)

Man Sentenced To 10 Years For Fatal Drunken Hit-And-Run

A 70-year-old Far South Side man whose blood alcohol level was “extremely high” when he fatally struck a woman on the South Side in a 2011 hit-and-run is going to prison.

04/04/2013

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Woman Chases, Catches Purse Snatcher In Evanston

Never try to separate a woman from her designer purse. A north suburban woman chased and caught a man who snatched her $2,600 Louis Vuitton purse through her vehicle window as she waited in line for a car wash in Evanston on Monday.

04/02/2013

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3 In Custody After Hostage Situation Ends On West Side

The hostage situation began after police officers were sent to a building near Ashland Avenue and Hastings Street about 3:16 a.m., when they received a call about a domestic dispute.

02/22/2013

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Man Killed In Englewood Shooting

A man died after being shot in the head early Friday in the Englewood neighborhood.

02/22/2013

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Car Chase Sends 2 To The Hospital

A car speeding away from police ended up crashing into two other vehicles Sunday night on the Southwest Side, sending the speedster and another driver to the hospital, police said.

02/11/2013

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Man Robs Hair Salon In Wicker Park

A man robbed a hair salon Monday morning in the North Side Wicker Park neighborhood.

02/04/2013

A wrecking crane begins demolition of a vacant warehouse at 3757 S. Ashland Av. on Jan. 25, 2012. The warehouse was gutted by a massive fire just days earlier, and embers of that fire were still burning as demolition began. (Credit: Chicago Fire Department)

Massive Warehouse Fire Caused By Open Flame Inside

The Chicago Fire Department has determined the extra-alarm blaze that gutted a Bridgeport warehouse was caused when an open flame in the building ignited combustible material inside.

01/25/2013

Click here to read the entire story...  Firefighters battle an extra-alarm blaze in a vacant warehouse at 3757 S. Ashland Av. on Jan. 22, 2013. (Credit: Chicago Fire Department)

Extra-Alarm Fire Engulfs Bridgeport Warehouse

Firefighters were at the scene of an extra-alarm blaze at a large vacant warehouse in the Bridgeport neighborhood Tuesday night.

01/22/2013

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Man Killed When SUV Strikes Semi-Truck In Pilsen

The driver of an SUV was killed early Monday when he crashed his Chevrolet Blazer into the back of a parked semi-trailer in the Pilsen neighborhood on the West Side.

12/24/2012

Snow falls at the Des Plaines Oasis Thursday on Dec 20, 2012. (CBS)

Third Cold-Related Death Reported In Cook County

A homeless man is the third person in Cook County to die of cold exposure since November, according to an autopsy conducted Saturday afternoon.

12/22/2012

Man Killed during struggle with police In West Englewood. (Credit: CBS)

Man Killed During Struggle With Police In West Englewood

The shooting occurred at 55th Street and Ashland Avenue.

12/15/2012

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Bicyclist Struck, Killed By Truck In Noble Square

A bicyclist was killed when he was struck by a truck in the West Town neighborhood Wednesday morning.

10/31/2012

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