Calumet Avenue

Hadiya Pendleton (Supplied to CBS)

Park District To Rename South Side Park After Hadiya Pendleton

Two years after she was slain in the Kenwood neighborhood, the Chicago Park District board has voted to name a Bronzeville park in memory of honor student Hadiya Pendleton.

02/12/2015

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

Man Shot, Critically Wounded In Washington Park Robbery Attempt

About 8:35 p.m., the 31-year-old was in the 5100 block of South Calumet Avenue when two males walked up and tried to rob him, police said. The man was then shot in the back of the head.

01/22/2015

Chicago firefighters pick through the wreckage of a collapsed building Sunday in Washington Park. (Chicago Fire Department)

Natural Gas Explosion Likely Caused Building Collapse

Fire investigators have determined a buildup of natural gas at an apartment building in Washington Park likely caused an explosion that leveled the building over the weekend, injuring two women who were inside.

11/25/2014

Chicago firefighters pick through the wreckage of a collapsed building Sunday in Washington Park. (Chicago Fire Department)

Two Women Rescued From Building Collapse

Firefighters swarmed the property at 58th Street and Calumet Avenue around 7 p.m. after reports of an explosion, and they pulled two women from the flattened property.

11/23/2014

Ambulance

Man Killed In Motorcycle Crash On I-80/94 In Munster

Vonzell Griffin boarded the I-80/94 eastbound ramp from Calumet Avenue at 10:27 p.m., when he lost control and his motorcycle collided with a semi truck.

05/13/2014

Surveillance photo of a man who robbed a bank branch in Melrose Park on July 2, 2013. Eric Murchinson, 44, has been charged in that robbery, as well as a fatal stabbing in Chicago's Roseland neighborhood the same day. (Credit: FBI)

Melrose Park Bank Robbery Suspect Charged In Roseland Murder

A South Side man suspected of robbing a west suburban Melrose Park bank last year has been charged with murder in connection with a 2013 fatal stabbing in the Roseland neighborhood on the Far South Side that happened the same day.

03/28/2014

Firefighters extinguish a blaze at a three-story building in Bronzeville. (Credit: NVP Photo)

None Injured In Bronzeville Fire

Firefighters responded to the three-story building on the 4000 block of South Calumet Avenue around 12:30 a.m.

01/23/2014

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

Bicyclyst Opens Fire, Killing One Boy, Wounding Another

A gunman who opened fire while pedaling past a Washington Park neighborhood home killed a teenage boy and wounded another Wednesday evening.

09/05/2013

(File photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Teen Struck, Killed By Car In Hammond

An Indiana teen died Sunday after he was struck by a vehicle in Hammond.

09/02/2013

Stabbing graphic, generic sized image

Man Stabbed To Death In Grand Boulevard

A friend found the 24-year-old man stabbed multiple times in an alley in the 4000 block of South Calumet Avenue.

08/30/2013

Two cranes and a set of air bags are used to upright an overturned semi, following a crash involving three semi trailer trucks on I-80/94 on March 11, 2013. (Credit: CBS)

Eastbound I-80/94 Reopens After Crash Involving 3 Semis

Eastbound travel has resumed on Interstate 80/94 after a morning crash closed the expressway to one direction of travel Monday morning.

03/11/2013

1-Year-Old Found

Car, 1-Year-Old Found After Being Taken From Fireworks Store Parking Lot

A year-old toddler – briefly the subject of an Amber Alert on Thursday – was found safe hours after the car he was sitting in was taken following a burglary at a Hammond, Ind. fireworks store.

CBS Chicago–06/28/2012

Calumet Avenue Fire

2 Rescued From Fire In Roseland 2-Flat

Quick action by Chicago firefighters saved two people from a burning building in the Roseland neighborhood overnight.

CBS Chicago–06/27/2012

Front Porch Collapse

Front Porch Collapses, But Woman Refuses To Leave

A senior citizen is refusing to leave her South Side home, even though it’s literally crumbling around her.

CBS Chicago–06/22/2012

CTA Bus Crash, Shooting

Man Crashes Into Bus After Shooting, Dies

A gunman opened fire on a van on the city’s South Side overnight, sending the driver of the van careening into a CTA bus before he died of a gunshot wound to the chest.

CBS Chicago–06/06/2012

Police surround the scene of a hostage standoff in Valparaiso. (CBS)

Man Fatally Shoots Self After Holding Hostages In Valparaiso Real Estate Office

A gunman who held hostages for nearly six hours Friday at a Valparaiso real-estate office fatally shot himself and ended a standoff with police.

05/25/2012

A traffic sign at Columbus Drive and Fairbanks Court warns of the pending closure of a stretch of Lake Shore Drive between May 19 and 21, for the upcoming NATO summit at McCormick Place. (Credit: CBS)

Parking Bans Now In Effect For NATO Summit

Parking restrictions are now in effect as the clock counts down to the NATO Summit.

CBS Chicago–05/15/2012

Tonishia And Jaliyah Allen

Mother, 1-Year-Old Daughter Shot On Far South Side

A mother and her 1-year-old daughter were shot and wounded while sleeping in the bedroom of their own home in the West Pullman neighborhood overnight.

CBS Chicago–04/12/2012

Shooting

Two Shot At Party In Park Manor

Two men were shot early Sunday at a party in the South Side Park Manor neighborhood.

01/22/2012

TURKEY

Hundreds Come To South Side Church For Free Thanksgiving Groceries

Hundreds of people came to a Roman Catholic Church on Chicago’s South Side Wednesday to get free groceries for Thanksgiving meals.

WBBM Newsradio–11/23/2011

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