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5 Hurt When Car, CTA Bus Collide On Southwest Side

Five people were hospitalized earlier Saturday when a Chicago Transit Authority bus and a car were involved in an accident on Kedzie Avenue, in the Brighton Park neighborhood.

CBS Chicago–09/22/2012

Attempted Abduction Suspect

Child Abduction Attempts Reported In Chicago, Aurora

Two separate incidents of what first appeared to be incidents of attempted child abduction have caught the attention of police in Chicago and Aurora.

CBS Chicago–09/07/2012

Thieves are targeting power lines for copper.. (CBS)

Man Electrocuted While Taking Down Copper Wire In Brighton Park

An autopsy has ruled that a man died of accidental electrocution when he was shocked by copper wires he was trying to take down in the Brighton Park neighborhood.

CBS Chicago–08/23/2012

Bank Robbery

Busy Year For Bank Robbers So Far

With four months still left, it’s already been a busy year for Chicago-area bank robbers.

CBS Chicago–08/07/2012

Shooting Generic

Man Critically Wounded In SW Side Shooting

A man was critically wounded in a shooting early Saturday in the Southwest Side Brighton Park neighborhood.


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Crowd Swarms To Meeting On Violence Prevention In Brighton Park

A community meeting on violence prevention in the Southwest Side’s Brighton Park neighborhood drew more than 200 people Wednesday night to Kelly High School.

WBBM Newsradio–07/26/2012

47th Place Shooting

Report: Girl Says She Is Alive Because Boy Jumped In Front Of Bullet

A 14-year old Chicago girl says she’s alive today because her 13-year old friend stood in front of her during a gang shooting on the city’s Southwest Side.

CBS Chicago–07/13/2012

47th Place Shooting

5 Teens Among 8 Wounded By Gunfire In Another Violent Night

It was another night of violence across Chicago, with five teenagers among the wounded in eight separate shootings.

CBS Chicago–07/12/2012

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

Boy, 13, Shot On Southwest Side Porch

A 13-year-old boy was shot multiple times while standing on a porch in the Southwest Side Brighton Park neighborhood Wednesday night.



Man In Critical After Shot While Walking Dog

A man was shot and critically injured while walking his dog early Sunday in the Southwest Side Brighton Park neighborhood.


Truck Into Building

Truck Slams Into Restaurant-Bar Building Near Orange Line Tracks

A semi-trailer truck slammed into a restaurant Friday morning on the cusp of the McKinley Park and Brighton Park neighborhoods.

CBS Chicago–06/29/2012

35th And Francisco Fire

Fire Damages 2 Homes In Brighton Park

CHICAGO (CBS) — A Southwest Side fire overnight sent incredible flames into the air, but amazingly caused no injuries. The fire broke out just before 1 a.m. Tuesday at 35th Street and Francisco Avenue, just […]

CBS Chicago–05/22/2012

Chicago police were looking for Maria Miranda (right) and her daughters -- Victoria Ortega, 19 (center) and 1-year-old Mariana Gomez (left) -- who were last seen on May 1, 2012. Miranda had threatened to kill herself and her missing daughters. (Credit: Chicago Police)

Missing Chicago Mom, Daughters Found In Arizona

A missing Chicago mother and her two daughters have been found in Arizona.


Christian Goodman, 16, shows where a bullet struck his arm when two gunmen opened fire on him and two friends in Brighton Park. Christian put his arm up to protect himself during the shooting, stopping the bullet from striking his head. (Credit: CBS)

Shooting Victim Remembers Slain Friend: ‘He Was Always Funny’

It’s a crime so brazen, the mayor even reached out to call at least one victim’s family members. Now, the young man Mayor Rahm Emanuel inquired about is talking for the first time on camera.

CBS 2–04/11/2012

Fatal Shooting

Woman Shot And Killed On SW Side Balcony

A woman was killed when she was shot while on a second-floor balcony in the Southwest Side Brighton Park neighborhood.


Car Crash Graphic, generic sized image

Woman Arrested After Fatal Brighton Park Crash

A woman was arrested after a two-car crash early Sunday that killed a 28-year-old man in the Southwest Side Brighton Park neighborhood.


Brighton Park Assault

Man Sexually Assaults Woman In Southwest Side Gangway

Police have issued a community alert in the Southwest Side’s Brighton Park neighborhood, as they search for a man who sexually assaulted a woman over the weekend.

CBS Chicago–03/12/2012

Plastics Plant Fire

Fire Rips Through Plastics Recycling Plant

The smell of burned plastic remained in the air on the Southwest Side at dawn Monday, after an extra-alarm fire ripped through a recycling plant.

CBS Chicago–02/27/2012

Thomas Campos, 68, was last seen on Feb. 18, 2012, in the Brighton Park neighborhood. (Photo Courtesy Chicago Police)

Missing SW Side Man Found

A missing senior citizen from the Southwest Side Brighton Park neighborhood who police issued an alert for because he was believed to be confused and might not have known his current address, has been found.


San Jose Imports Fire

Extra-Alarm Blaze Destroys Mexican Candy Wholesaler

A firefighter was injured when an extra-alarm fire broke out Wednesday morning at the headquarters of a wholesale Mexican candy supplier in the Brighton Park neighborhood near the Stevenson Expressway.

CBS Chicago–12/21/2011