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Computer-generated rendering of a heliport planned for the Bridgeport neighborhood. (Credit: Chicago Helicopter Express)

Zoning Committee OKs Bridgeport Heliport Plan

A Wheeling company’s plan to build a heliport along the Chicago River in Bridgeport has cleared a major hurdle, and likely will be approved by the City Council on Wednesday, over the objections of some people who live nearby.

04/02/2014

Chicago cityscape (CBS)

City Council To Consider Heliport Near Bridgeport

Chicago Helicopter Express wants the city’s OK for what would begin as a private heliport that would launch 20 takeoffs per day.

03/20/2014

Raymond Palomino (Photo from Chicago Police)

Man Pleads Guilty To Misdmeanor In Viral Bridgeport Attack

A teen charged in a 2012 Bridgeport beating that went viral after it was videotaped and posted on YouTube pleaded guilty to misdemeanor battery Monday.

03/17/2014

Everyone was safely evacuated during a fire at 945 W. 38th St. Wednesday morning. (Photo from Fire Media Affairs)

Fire Burning At Bridgeport Industrial Building

The fire is in the lower-level area of an industrial building at 945 W. 38th St. Firefighters were searching for the source of the fire as of 10:45 a.m.

02/05/2014

Rev. Thomas R. Gaulke found this 27-inch long, 4-inch deep pothole at 32nd Place and Aberdeen. (Credit: Bridgeport Citizens Group/Facebook)

Bridgeport Residents Compete To Find Biggest Pothole

The competition was an effort to help the Chicago Department of Transportation find and repair potholes in Bridgeport.

01/29/2014

Chicago police officers outside a Bridgeport apartment after an officer shot a knife-wielding man while responding to a domestic disturbance. (Credit: NVP Video)

Cop Shoots, Kills Knife-Wielding Man In Bridgeport

A Chicago police officer shot and killed a man early Friday in Bridgeport, after he allegedly came at officers with two knives.

10/18/2013

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None Hurt In Bridgeport Home Collapse

All of the occupants escaped without injuries when a single-family house collapsed Thursday night in the Bridgeport neighborhood on the South Side.

10/10/2013

Chicago Police vehicle. (Credit: CBS)

8 Dead, 25 Wounded In Shootings Over Labor Day Weekend

The most recent fatal shooting happened about 8 p.m. Monday in the Englewood neighborhood on the South Side.

09/03/2013

Vidal Martinez. (Credit: Chicago Police)

Cicero Man Charged In Fatal Bridgeport Shooting

A Labor Day weekend party takes a deadly turn, ending with a Cicero man accused of murder.

09/02/2013

(Credit: Steve Hardy/CBS Local)

Police: 1 Dead, 2 Wounded In Bridgeport Shooting

One man was killed and two others were wounded in a shooting early Saturday in a Bridgeport apartment, police said.

08/31/2013

Feds Raid Politically-Connected Bridgeport Scrap Metal Firm

No arrests were made at the site of the raid, and no charges have been filed in the case.

08/23/2013

(File photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Five Hospitalized After Bad Reaction To Drugs In Bridgeport

Police said they have not determined what drug, or drugs, they were under the influence of.

07/26/2013

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

At Least 11 Shot In City Since Wednesday Night

At least 11 people have been wounded in shootings throughout the city within about a 27-hour span from Wednesday night through early Friday.

07/26/2013

Carissa Hinz (Facebook)

Police Seek Hyundai In Fatal Bridgeport Hit-And-Run

Police on Tuesday said they are looking for a maroon Hyundai Sonta that fatally struck a woman in a Bridgeport hit-and-run last week on the South Side.

06/18/2013

Carissa Hinz (Facebook)

Woman, 21, Killed In Bridgeport Hit-And-Run

Police are searching tonight for a driver who struck and killed an aspiring graphic artist.

06/15/2013

Experts aren't sure why garter snakes like this specimen are popping up more in Bridgeport. (CBS)

Bridgeport Residents Notice Increase In Snakes

Where’s St. Patrick when you need him? The South Side neighborhood of Bridgeport is seeing an influx in harmless, but slithery, garter snakes. CBS 2′s Mike Parker reports.

06/13/2013

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 work to extinguish a massive blaze at a vacant warehouse on January 23, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois. More than 200 firefighters battled a five-alarm fire as temperatures were in the single digits. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Warehouse Fire On South Side Burning Again

A fire warehouse on the South Side has broken out again, one day after the blaze sent about a third of the city’s fire department to battle the blaze.

01/24/2013

Click here to read the entire story...   Fire crews were still pouring water on a warehouse after a massive blaze overnight. (Credit: Susanna Song/CBS)

Firefighters Remain On Scene Of Massive Warehouse Fire

The ice-encrusted remains of a massive abandoned warehouse, the site of the biggest blaze in Chicago in about seven years, was still smoldering on Wednesday

01/23/2013

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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