Ashland Avenue

Steven Elmo Hatfield (Credit: Evanston Police)

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

Bank Robbery

Robber Holds Up Bank In Jewel Store On Near West Side

A grocery store bank on Chicago’s Near West Side was held up Saturday morning.

WBBM Newsradio–09/22/2012

Alan Padilla, 17, is being held without bond on a charge of first-degree murder in the shooting death of 17-year-old Jalen Stogner. (Credit: Cook County Sheriff's Office)

No Bond For Teen Charged With Killing Boy In Front Of Victim’s Mom

A judge has denied bond for the 17-year-old man accused of killing another teenager in front of the victim’s mother and two brothers, outside a Back of the Yards laundromat last week.

09/03/2012

Escanaba Avenue Shooting

Overnight Shootings In Chicago Leave 1 Dead, 6 Wounded

Gunfire left one man dead and another wounded just after midnight in the South Shore neighborhood, and five others were wounded across the city in the overnight hours.

CBS Chicago–08/15/2012

George Ryan

Gov. Ryan Qualifies For Early Work Release

Imprisoned former Gov. George Ryan will be released from prison five months early, having qualified for work release.

CBS Chicago–08/08/2012

Homan Avenue Shooting

Overnight Shootings Leave 1 Dead, 6 Wounded

One man was killed, and six more were injured, in shootings around Chicago overnight.

CBS Chicago–08/02/2012

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Another Bloody Night In Chicago: 1 Dead, 10 Injured

It was another bloody night in Chicago, as gunfire ripped through communities on the South and West sides and left one person dead and 10 others injured between Monday afternoon and early Tuesday morning.

CBS Chicago–07/10/2012

Eisenhower Crash

19 Injured When SUV Hits Party Bus On Eisenhower

Nineteen people were injured early Tuesday when a sport-utility vehicle crashed into a party bus on the Eisenhower Expressway, near the Illinois Medical District.

CBS Chicago–06/19/2012

Nit Free Noggins

Nit Free Noggins Offers Innovative Method For Eradicating Head Lice

When it comes to nitpicking, Carrie Madej can do it with the best of them.

WBBM Newsradio–06/04/2012

Marquette Road Fire

Fire Spreads To 2 Homes In Englewood

Firefighters had their hands full battling a house fire on the South Side overnight.

CBS Chicago–05/31/2012

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