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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

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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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Man Shot While Driving On Stevenson Expressway

A man was shot while driving on the Stevenson Expressway Sunday night in the South Side Bridgeport neighborhood.

01/21/2013

A fire guts a Bridgeport apartment. (Credit: CBS)

Fire Guts Bridgeport Apartment

Fire gutted a 3-flat apartment building early this morning in the Bridgeport neighborhood.

12/25/2012

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Hardware Store Owner Hopes Snowstorm Brings Profits

With snow in the forecast, the owner of a Bridgeport hardware store has his fingers crossed.

WBBM Newsradio–12/19/2012

Bicyclist Dies A Day After Striking Vehicle In Bridgeport

A 68-year-old man died Friday morning, a day after he struck a vehicle while riding his bicycle in the Bridgeport.

12/15/2012

Chicago Police Cmdr. Joseph Gorman

Bridgeport Woman Excited About Neighborhood’s New Police Commander

“I think it’s incredible. I mean, we couldn’t have asked for anything better,” January Overton said. “I truly believe that this is gonna change drastically what’s happening on our block, and in the area.”

CBS Chicago–12/05/2012

Bai Wei Wang, 55, was shot and killed while sitting in his car as he was about to park in the garage of his Bridgeport home early on Oct. 17, 2012. (Credit: CBS)

Construction Company Executive Slain While Parking Car In Bridgeport

Was he targeted for a hit, or was it something else? Chicago police have been searching for a motive in the shooting death of a local construction company executive in Bridgeport.

10/17/2012

File Photo Of Chicago Police Car (Getty Images)

Family: Man Killed At Hot Dog Stand Was Leaving Gang Life

Jose Escobar’s family said his recent decision to black-out his Latin King gang tattoos showed he was serious about making a change.

10/01/2012

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3 Dead, At Least 5 Wounded In Weekend Violence

Three people have been killed and at least another five wounded in gun violence throughout Chicago this weekend.

09/30/2012

Mickey Shih Fong Choy (Credit: Chicago Police)

Elderly Bridgeport Man Reported Missing

Police are searching for a missing elderly man with Alzheimer’s disease who went missing from his Bridgeport neighborhood home Saturday.

09/30/2012

File Photo Of Chicago Police Car (Scott Olson/Getty Images)

One Dead, One Wounded In Bridgeport Shooting

Two men were shot — one fatally — in an apparent gang-related dispute in front of a Bridgeport neighborhood fast food restaurant Sunday morning.

09/30/2012

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7 Dead, 24 Others Wounded In Weekend Violence

It has been a terrifying and deadly weekend in Chicago, with at least seven people dead and at least 24 more wounded in shootings since Friday afternoon.

CBS Chicago–08/25/2012

Chicago police say a man found dead in this Bridgeport house was a hoarder, and they had trouble getting into the home to check on him, because of the stacks of papers and other items inside. (Credit: CBS)

Autopsy Planned For Hoarder Found Dead In Bridgeport Home

An autopsy will be performed Monday on a 60-year-old Bridgeport neighborhood man whose body was found just outside his front door over the weekend.

WBBM Newsradio–07/30/2012

Chicago police say a man found dead in this Bridgeport house was a hoarder, and they had trouble getting into the home to check on him, because of the stacks of papers and other items inside. (Credit: CBS)

Police: Hoarder Found Dead In Bridgeport Home

A 60-year-old Bridgeport man was found dead this morning at his own front door. Police say the man was a hoarder.

CBS Chicago–07/29/2012

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