California Avenue

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

Man Shot In Ashburn

The man, 22, was in an alley in the 8000 block of South California Avenue about 1:25 a.m. when a white sedan pulled into the alley and someone inside fired at him.

04/09/2014

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$492M Blue Line Renovation Project Begins This Weekend

The $492 million “Your New Blue” project begins with suspension of Blue Line service between the Logan Square and Western Avenue stations from 10 p.m. Friday to 4 a.m. Monday.

03/20/2014

Darius Walker (Credit: Chicago Police)

Man Charged After Cops Thwart Armed Carjacking

Darius Walker, 24, got into a gray Oldsmobile Alero sedan and forced an elderly woman to drive away at gunpoint near Cermak Road and California Avenue.

03/04/2014

A man and a woman were killed when their SUV hit a utility pole near 37th and California on Saturday. (Credit: NVP News Video)

2 Killed In Southwest Side Crash

About 11:35 p.m., the duo were in a sport utility vehicle travelling north on California Avenue near West 37th Street when the driver lost control and hit a utility pole.

12/30/2013

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

Woman Shot In Lawndale

Three people are in custody after a woman was shot Monday morning in the West Side Lawndale neighborhood.

10/07/2013

Carnival rides along 26th Street in Little Village. (Credit: CBS) --

Little Village Business Owners Upset About Festival Blocking Their Street

It’s meant to raise money for kids, but several business owners say a festival in Little Village is costing them big.

09/26/2013

Firefighters use tower ladder trucks to pour water on an extra-alarm fire at a warehouse in Brighton Park. (Credit: CBS)

Extra-Alarm Fire Guts Brighton Park Warehouse

A four-alarm fire destroyed a warehouse in Brighton Park overnight, and firefighters had to return to the scene a second time after extinguishing the blaze, when the fire reignited.

09/12/2013

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9 Wounded In Weekend Shootings

Nine people have been wounded in shootings across the city since Friday night, police said.

02/11/2013

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Two Men Shot In Brighton Park Neighborhood

-Two men were driven to an area hospital early Saturday after they were each shot in the leg in the Southwest Side Brighton Park neighborhood.

01/05/2013

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Bond Set At $150K For Man Shot By Cop After Attack On CTA Bus

A 28-year-old southwest side man was still in the hospital Saturday — as a judge set bond at $150,000 for charges stemming from his Thanksgiving Day attack on a CTA bus driver, its passengers and police officers.

11/24/2012

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2 Dead, 6 Wounded In Gun Violence Since Friday Night

Two men are dead and at least six others wounded from gun violence in Chicago since Friday evening.

11/17/2012

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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

Nikki Bostic-Jones

Safer Crosswalks Coming To Site Where Correctional Officer Was Killed

Preliminary work begins Tuesday on safety improvements at the pedestrian crossing where a Cook County Corrections officer was killed in a hit-and-run accident this summer.

CBS Chicago–09/11/2012

Blue Line Fatal

Man Electrocuted On CTA Blue Line Tracks

A man was electrocuted early Wednesday on the CTA Blue Line tracks in the Logan Square neighborhood, and police do not know who he was and how he got there.

CBS Chicago–08/01/2012

Nikki Bostic-Jones

Family, Friends Pay Final Respects To Fallen Corrections Officer

Hundreds of mourners gathered Thursday morning to say goodbye to a wife, mother and Cook County correctional officer who was hit and killed by a speeding van last week.

CBS Chicago–07/26/2012

Nikki Bostic-Jones

Suspect In Custody For County Officer’s Hit-And-Run Death

Chicago police confirm they are talking with a “person of interest” in the hit-and-run that killed a Cook County correctional officer Wednesday night.

CBS Chicago–07/19/2012

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Cops Seek 2 Men For Sexually Assaulting Woman On West Side

Two suspects are being sought for forcing a woman into a vehicle and sexually assaulting her on the West Side early Saturday.

07/15/2012

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Logan Square Standoff Ends With Man’s Arrest

One man was in police custody Thursday morning, after holding Chicago Police officers and SWAT teams at bay for more than three hours in the Logan Square neighborhood.

CBS Chicago–05/31/2012

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Police Sergeant Hospitalized After Squad Car Crash

A Chicago Police sergeant was hospitalized Wednesday morning, after his squad car and a sport-utility vehicle collided on the city’s Southwest Side.

CBS Chicago–05/02/2012

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Baby, Adult Hit By Car On Southwest Side

An adult and a baby were struck and injured by a car Tuesday on the city’s Southwest Side.

CBS Chicago–04/24/2012

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