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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

Snow Shoveling

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

Drexel Boulevard Fatal

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

‘My Bridgeport’ By John Aranza

Bridgeport is known as the historical home of the Daley family and other political dynasties. But there’s much more to the Near South Side neighborhood than that.

05/29/2012

Veterans Charlie Rodriguez, left, and Dimar Vasquez relax at VFW Post 5079 in Chicago. (CBS)

Two War Vets Finally Feel At Ease To Celebrate Memorial Day

Coming home is a process for some who have seen war, CBS 2′s Brad Edwards reports.

05/28/2012

Terror Plot Suspects

Attorneys: ‘NATO 3′ Defendants Arrested To Justify Summit Security

Defense attorneys for the three men accused of making firebombs to attack police and other high-profile targets during the NATO Summit claimed police and prosecutors fabricated the charges to justify the intense security measures put in place for the summit.

CBS Chicago–05/22/2012

Terror Plot Suspects

Charged: 3 NATO Summit Protesters Planned Attacks On Police, Mayor’s Home, Obama HQ

Three anti-NATO protesters were planning to attack police stations, Mayor Emanuel’s home and President Obama’s campaign headquarters with Molotov cocktails during the NATO Summit, police sources said on Saturday.

CBS Chicago–05/19/2012

Police Supt. Garry McCarthy discusses police strategy for handling the large protests expected before and during the NATO summit in Chicago. (Credit: CBS)

McCarthy Confident Police Can Handle NATO Protests

Police Supt. Garry McCarthy said Wednesday that Chicago police officers assigned to NATO protest duty have passed their first test ahead of this weekend’s NATO summit.

CBS Chicago–05/16/2012

Masked protesters march through Bridgeport, Canaryville and Back of the Yards to decry police brutality. The protesters repeatedly ignored police orders to stay off the streets, since they did not have a parade permit, and they also got into shouting matches with a number of local residents. (Credit: CBS)

Masked Protesters March Through South Side To Decry Police Brutality

With the NATO summit five days away, demonstrations are becoming more intense. CBS 2’s Mike Parker reports on a so-called militant march against police brutality Tuesday evening.

CBS Chicago–05/15/2012

Allen Tate, 42, was arrested in the Altgeld Gardens neighborhood after he allegedly fired a gun in the Bridgeport neighborhood, then fled from police for more than 16 miles. (Credit: Chicago Police)

Man Arrested After Firing Shot In Bridgeport, 16-Mile Police Chase

A man who was alleged to have fired a gun on a Bridgeport neighborhood street late Saturday was apprehended by police not long afterward, but not before he led police on a pursuit that stretched more than 16 miles south, ending after he abandoned his car in the Far South Side Altgeld Gardens area.

04/08/2012

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