Austin Boulevard

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Police Warn Of Austin Robberies

Police are warning residents about a series of robberies targeting lone female victims reported this month in the Austin neighborhood on the West Side.


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3 Shot In Cicero

Three people were shot in west suburban Cicero early Sunday morning, when a dispute between neighbors erupted in gunfire.


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Weekend Gunfire Leaves 3 Dead, 26 Wounded

Gunfire over the weekend left three men dead and at least 26 others wounded, from Portage Park to Auburn-Gresham.

CBS Chicago–07/23/2012

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3 Dead, 23 Wounded In Weekend Shootings

Three men are dead and at least 23 other people wounded from gun violence across the city since Friday night.


Eisenhower Expressway

Report: IDOT Weighing Reconfiguring Left-Lane Exit, Entrance Ramps On Eisenhower

If you drive the Eisenhower Expressway, you know how confusing the left-lane exits and entrances at either end of Oak Park can be.

CBS Chicago–06/11/2012

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Cicero Schools Locked Down As Suspect Barricades Himself In Apartment

An armed man shot himself in the chest Friday afternoon after barricading himself and causing the lockdown of a Cicero school.

CBS Chicago–03/09/2012


1 Dead In Crash On Eisenhower Expressway

A man died in a single-vehicle crash Sunday morning just off the Eisenhower Expressway (I-290) after driving across all lanes of traffic and hitting a concrete wall.


Chicago Police Officer Clifton Lewis (Chicago Police Department)

Police Question 3 People In Officer Lewis’ Murder

Police are questioning several people in the murder of Chicago Police Officer Clifton Lewis, but there have been no charges and no one is officially in custody.

CBS Chicago–01/06/2012

Officer Clifton Lewis

Community Pays Last Respects To Fallen Officer

Police say they have new leads Thursday morning in the murder of Officer Clifton Lewis, as the community pays its last respects.

CBS Chicago–01/05/2012

Chicago Police Officer Clifton Lewis (Chicago Police Department)

McCarthy: ‘Significant Leads’ In Murder Of Off-Duty Cop

Chicago police officers went door-to-door in the Austin neighborhood on Wednesday, urging local residents to speak out about what they might know about the murder of an off-duty police officer last week.

CBS Chicago–01/04/2012

Eisenhower Fatal Crash

Driver Killed In Eisenhower Rollover Crash

A driver was killed in a crash early Friday on the Eisenhower Expressway, near the border between Chicago and Oak Park.

CBS Chicago–08/05/2011

Oak Park Robberies

Rash Of Robberies Strikes Oak Park

Police in Oak Park are trying to stop a rash of robberies that has hit the suburb over the past month.

CBS Chicago–08/01/2011

Betty Loren Maltese

Betty Loren-Maltese’s Old House Sells For $87K At Auction

The home once owned by former Cicero Town President Betty Loren-Maltese has been sold in a federal foreclosure auction for a mere $87,000.

CBS Chicago–07/29/2011

Eisenhower Accident

Car Flips Onto CTA Blue Line Tracks

Parts of the CTA Blue Line were shut down early Friday, after a car flipped off an overpass onto the tracks.

CBS Chicago–02/25/2011