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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.

06/26/2014

McNally's pub in Beverly. (Credit: CBS)

Band Claims Show Cut Short Because Of ‘Too Many Black People’ At Bar

A blues band claims their performance at a bar in Beverly was cut short because there were “too many black people” in the audience.

02/25/2014

Bagpipers march in the South Side Irish Parade on March 10, 2013. (Credit: CBS)

Charity For Kids To Serve As Grand Marshals Of Irish Parade

With Chicago still stuck in the icy grip of Old Man Winter, plenty of thoughts have been turning to spring, none moreso than organizers of one of the first signs of the end of winter in the Windy City.

02/06/2014

David Twine (Credit: Cook County Sheriff)

Matteson Man Indicted For Murder Of Beverly Resident

Kyle Arrington, 34, and the father of an 8-year-old daughter, died June 20, more than a month after his body was riddled with six bullets, allegedly fired by David Twine during a dispute with his friend.

06/28/2013

Kyle Arrington (Credit: Facebook)

Man Dies A Month After Beverly Shooting

Kyle Arrington, 34, was shot May 15 in the 9900 block of South Walden Parkway.

06/21/2013

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2 Injured In Beverly Car Explosion

The Chicago Fire Department says two men were critically burned as they worked on a car this afternoon in the Beverly neighborhood.

06/04/2013

Original Rainbow Cone owner Lynn Sapp holds a cone of the store's signature ice cream; five layers of orange sherbet, chocolate, strawberry, pistachio, and Palmer House ice creams. (Credit: Lisa Fielding/WBBM)

Made In Chicago: Rainbow Cone Celebrates 87 Years In Beverly

For Lynn Sapp, ice cream is the family business.

WBBM Newsradio–03/25/2013

Bagpipers march in the South Side Irish Parade on March 10, 2013. (Credit: CBS)

Families Celebrate At South Side Irish Parade

As the bagpipes, marching bands and fire trucks rolled down Western Avenue, the biggest crowds were near the start of the route at 103rd and Western.

03/10/2013

Residents in the Beverly and Morgan Park neighborhoods donated winter coats, blankets, soap, and other essentials to the 70 people who were displaced by an extra-alarm fire Thanksgiving weekend. Many of those put out by the fire lost everything they had in the blaze. (Credit: CBS)

Beverly-Morgan Park Residents Band Together To Help Fire Victims

Nearly 70 people lost everything this past weekend, when an extra-alarm fire ripped through their condo building in the Morgan Park neighborhood.

CBS 2–11/28/2012

Chicago Firefighter Walter Patmon Jr. (Credit: Chicago Fire Department)

Chicago Firefighter Suffers Fatal Heart Attack

A Chicago firefighter suffered a heart attack and died late Sunday after he returned to quarters after helping to put out a small fire in the South Side Beverly neighborhood.

11/12/2012

About 1,000 protesters marched on Western Avenue and 95th Street, along the border between Chicago and Evergreen Park, to protest the lack of black workers on local construction crews, including two recent projects near that location. (Credit: CBS)

Key Alderman Plans To Join Businessman’s Protest Of Lack Of Black Construction Jobs

The head of a powerful City Council committee was speaking out Tuesday, in support of Soft Sheen Products founder Edward Gardner, who has led a pair of protests over minority hiring for construction work.

WBBM Newsradio–10/02/2012

About 1,000 protesters marched on Western Avenue and 95th Street, along the border between Chicago and Evergreen Park, to protest the lack of black workers on local construction crews, including two recent projects near that location. (Credit: CBS)

Businessman Leads Protest To Demand Black Construction Jobs

Legendary South Side business owner Ed Gardner on Sunday was once again protesting the lack of black workers on local construction crews, leading about 1,000 demonstrators supporting his cause.

CBS 2–09/30/2012

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Prominent Businessman Leads Protest Over Lack Of Construction Jobs For Blacks

The 87-year old founder and former owner of Soft Sheen Products led a pair of protests in the Beverly neighborhood and Evergreen Park on Monday, over the lack of black workers on local construction crews.

WBBM Newsradio–09/24/2012

Park Ridge Cemetery

South Side Residents Stage Silent Protest Against Gang-Related Funerals

More than 200 local residents, fed up with what they perceive to be dangerous gang-related funeral processions rolling through their Beverly and Mount Greenwood communities, were staged a silent protest Saturday afternoon.

09/16/2012

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Police Death Of Man Found In Alley With Bullet In Head

Police are investigating the death of a man who died a day after being found having a seizure in a Beverly neighborhood alley, and was only later discovered to have a bullet in his head.

04/29/2012

File Photo Of A Handgun (Photo by Mark Nolan/Getty Images)

Police: Man Fatally Shot In Beverly

A man was fatally shot Tuesday evening in the South Side Beverly neighborhood.

03/20/2012

Bagpipers march in the South Side Irish Parade on March 11, 2012. The parade returned to Chicago's Beverly neighborhood for the first time since 2009, after parade organizers cancelled the event because of complaints about fights and too much drinking. (Credit: CBS)

Calmer South Side Irish Parade Returns To Beverly

After popular demand, a South Side tradition has returned. The South Side Irish Parade kicked off Sunday morning, after a two-year hiatus.

03/11/2012

Marine Cpl. Conner Lowry was killed in Afghanistan. (courtesy family)

Parking Tickets Issued During Fallen Marine’s Procession Now Voided

City Hall is apologizing. Parking tickets issued during Friday’s funeral procession for a Marine from Beverly have been voided.

03/10/2012

Baker James Quinlan of Beverly prepares for the South Side Irish Parade. (CBS)

Final Preparations Under Way For Revived Irish Parade

Outside the Beverly Bakery, the “No Parking” signs are already posted. The chefs are roasting veggies for Guinness stew, and they’ve already cooked up amaretto cupcakes, CBS 2’s Derrick Blakley reports.

03/09/2012

Marine Cpl. Conner Lowry was killed in Afghanistan. (courtesy family)

Fallen Chicago Marine Honored, Mourned

A fallen American hero arrived home in the West Beverly neighborhood Friday morning, after a procession from Midway International Airport.

CBS Chicago–03/09/2012

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