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A Lake County, Ind. police car patrols a Gary, Ind. neighborhood. (CBS)

WATCH: Patrolling The Streets Of Gary, Ind.

At the end of a solemn day in Gary, Ind., CBS 2’s Brad Edwards hits the streets in a city titling with violence, with the head of the county’s gang unit.

07/14/2014

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

Pastor, Deacon Robbed At Gunpoint In Chatham Church

The doors were open — they always are — at Liberty Christian Center. CBS 2’s Brad Edwards reports.

07/11/2014

Lija Hyssong (photo provided)

Lombard Teen Dies Suddenly On Vacation

Lija Angela Yu Yin Hyssong was abandoned in China in 1998 as an infant. Eighteen months later, she was adopted by a loving couple from west suburban Chicago. CBS 2’s Brad Edwards reports.

07/10/2014

Shooting victim Tonya Gunn (provided photo)

Among Chicago’s Shooting Victims: Mom, 44, Attending A Barbecue

Tonya Gunn was standing outside her car in the 10900 block of South Throop Street early Monday when someone from a passing vehicle fired shots, police said.

07/07/2014

One of Chicago's most festive occasions, the Chicago Pride Parade, happened on Sunday, June 24th. With a record-breaking 850,000 people, it was a blast! Check out these photos from B96. (credit: B96 Chicago)

Pride Parade Drawing More Spectators — And More Cops

City planners are trying to keep things from getting out of control, CBS 2’s Brad Edwards reports.

06/27/2014

Steven Zelich (Credit: Walworth County Sheriff)

Former Cop Charged In Case Of Bodies Stuffed In Suitcases

Walworth County Sheriff’s police said Steven Zelich has been charged with two counts of hiding a corpse.

06/26/2014

Water generic

Rain, ‘No Wake’ Zone Spell Trouble For Riverfront Business

If it looks empty, it is — from Fox Lake to the Broken Oar, 20 miles north. Typically full slips are not. CBS 2’s Brad Edwards reports.

06/23/2014

Demonstrators held a march and vigil Thursday in protest of a strip club planned for Stone Park. (CBS)

Nuns’ Suit: Stone Park Strip Club Has Brought ‘Sexual Misbehavior’ And Loud Music

Nuns who earlier protested the opening of a strip club adjacent to their convent in Stone Park have slapped the village and the club with a suit that seeks to yank the curtain down on the adult entertainment.

06/16/2014

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Amid Concerns, Safe Passage Routes Lived Up To Their Name

With the school year over, a statistic emerges: There were exactly zero serious incidents of violence along the routes.

06/13/2014

Full Moon

Friday The 13th, Combined With A Full Moon And Solar Flares — Reason To Worry?

Our friends at the Adler Planetarium say everything is cool, CBS 2’s Brad Edwards reports.

06/12/2014

New Trier High School

New Trier Warns Parents About Lake-Jump Dare Among Students

A new trend has teenagers from New Trier High School taking a dangerous plunge called the “cold water challenge,” with students nominating each other to jump into Lake Michigan.

05/12/2014

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Armed Robbery Suspect Arrested In Bolingbrook

Bolingbrook police have arrested an armed robbery suspect in the same town where a string of armed robberies has had residents on edge for weeks.

05/08/2014

Jabari Davis (CBS)

Cubs Parking Lot Attendant Killed At Home

Jabari Davis operated a lot for the Cubs on Irving Park Road for more than a decade. He was more than just another face, CBS 2’s Brad Edwards reports.

05/05/2014

Leonore Draper (courtesy: Christina Isherwood)

Friends, Family Mark The Murder Of Anti-Violence Activist One Week Later

Leonore Draper volunteered for a non-profit and had just attended a fundraiser for Project Orange Tree when she was caught in gun crossfire. CBS 2’s Brad Edwards reports.

05/02/2014

Artistic rendering of an elevated bypass project along the Brown, Red and Purple Lines in Lakeview. (Credit: CTA)

North Side Business Gearing Up For Fight With CTA Over Land Grab

The CTA has identified the roughly 20 buildings that will have to go to make room for a proposed bypass for the Red and Purple lines.

04/25/2014

Artificial-heart patient Leroy Haynes. (CBS)

State’s First Artificial Heart Patient Dies

It started as a medical miracle: A man who desperately needed a heart transplant was given the state’s first full artificial heart. It kept him alive, until something went wrong. CBS 2’s Brad Edwards reports.

04/18/2014

Rev. Michael O'Connell received a warm welcome at St. Alphonsus Church after a sheriff's investigation found insufficient evidence to prosecute him on allegations he molested a boy 20 years ago. (Credit: CBS)

Priest Returns To Lakeview Church After Police Find Abuse Allegations Unsupported

Father Michael O’Connell returned to face his parishioners at St. Alphonsus in Lakeview. They gave him a standing ovation, CBS 2’s Brad Edwards reports.

04/17/2014

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Uptown Shooting Victim Recounts His Story Of Survival

How did Brion Payne survive being shot at close range earlier this month? He thinks he knows. CBS 2’s Brad Edwards reports

04/14/2014

Dunkin Donuts Crash

Van Crashes Through Dunkin’ Donuts

Surveillance video shows the vehicle crash through the front of the store, 3842 N. Cicero, just moments after a patron leaves. The crash occurred about 4 p.m. Monday.

04/07/2014

A Lake County, Ind. police officer participates in a sweep of Gary. (CBS)

VIDEO: Police Conduct Raid In Gary, Ind.

Friday was our first glimpse of the warmth. With the nice weather comes crime. CBS 2’s Brad Edwards went along in Lake County, Ind. for an intense crackdown.

03/22/2014

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