COMING UP @12:30: Authorities To Provide Update In Fox Lake Officer Shooting Investigation

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Fire crews pull a person out of the South Branch of the Chicago River early Saturday. (Credit: Network Video Productions)

Woman Rescued From Chicago River; Fire Chief And Two Firefighters Also Hospitalized

The Fire Department said a 19-year-old woman jumped into the Chicago River near Cermak Road and Canal Street around 4 a.m. Rescue crews were dispatched to the scene, but a battalion chief who responded to the scene didn’t wait for divers, and jumped into the water.

08/08/2015

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Three Officers Among Five Hurt In Little Village Crash

A marked police SUV with its emergency equipment activated was northbound on Millard Avenue about 8:55 p.m. when it was hit by a Dodge headed east on Cermak Road, police News Affairs Officer Hector Alfaro said. The Dodge failed to stop at a stop sign before the crash.

06/30/2015

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Man Charged With Sexually Assaulting Boy In Public Restroom

The Cook County State’s Attorney’s office says the boy was assaulted last April, and it’s taken this long for authorities to run the DNA evidence and then find 45-year-old David Vega.

05/08/2015

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Police Officer Shoots Armed Robbery Suspect In Canaryville

A suspected armed robber was shot after Chicago Police say he charged at an officer in the South Side Canaryville neighborhood, making the officer’s gun discharge.

05/01/2015

An extra-alarm fire at Cermak Road and State Street interrupted service on the CTA Green Line, which runs adjacent to the building. (Credit: Network Video Productions)

Two Firefighters Hurt Battling South Loop Blaze

The fire started around 3 a.m. in a one-story commercial building at the corner of State Street and Cermak Road. The building houses a cell phone store and three fast food restaurants – one ironically named Dragon Fire.

12/31/2014

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Police: Man Chases Cell Phone Robber From Red Line, Resulting In Arrest

A man has been charged with stealing an iPhone on the Red Line after the victim chased him down at the Chinatown stop early Tuesday on the Near South Side.

11/13/2014

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Fire Reported At North Riverside Mall

The fire started about 4:15 a.m. at the Carson’s department store in the mall at 7501 W. Cermak Rd., according to officials with the North Riverside Fire Department.

11/12/2014

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Man Shot While Driving In Pilsen

The 32-year-old man was in a vehicle stopped at a red light about 2:45 a.m. in the 1600 block of West Cermak Road, when a grey vehicle pulled alongside and someone inside flashed gang slogans and opened fire.

04/24/2014

A water main broke in the Little Village neighborhood on Tuesday, flooding streets near the intersection of Cermak Road and Lawndale Avenue. (Credit: CBS)

Water Main Break Floods Streets In Little Village

A water main break in Little Village has left a virtual moat around almost an entire square block Tuesday morning.

04/22/2014

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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 couple living in the apartment above a bike shop in Berwyn escaped safely after an extra-alarm blaze started early Thursday. (Credit: CBS)

Extra-Alarm Fire Guts Berwyn Bike Shop

The fire started around 4:30 a.m., in the second-floor apartment above Art’s Bicycle Shop, a family-owned business at 6212 W. Cermak Rd. in Berwyn.

01/16/2014

One man was killed, and another was wounded, in a drive-by shooting in the Pilsen neighborhood early Monday. (Credit: NVP News Video)

1 Killed, 1 Wounded In Pilsen Drive-By Shooting

Around 2 a.m., four men left a West Side bar in a sedan after getting into a verbal altercation with another group of men. While sitting at a stoplight, an SUV pulled up and someone inside fired shots at their car before driving away.

12/30/2013

Surveillance image of a man robbing a Charter One Bank branch in Berwyn. (Credit: FBI)

Robber Strikes Bank In Berwyn

No weapon was shown when a man in a knit cap robbed a west suburban bank on Thursday mor

06/27/2013

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Best Ways To Celebrate Lunar New Year In Chicago

Say goodbye to the dragon and get ready to celebrate the year of the snake as the Chicagoland area prepares for the Chinese new year. From tea ceremonies to parades, there’s plenty to do to start the new year. Use this list to get started in planning your own festivities.

02/08/2013

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Water Main Break Leaves Cermak And Harlem Awash In Mud

The busy intersection of Cermak Road and Harlem Avenue was awash in mud Monday morning, after a water main broke beneath the pavement.

CBS Chicago–07/16/2012

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Car Slams Into Semi, Causes Fuel Spill In Berwyn

A car slammed into a semi-trailer truck in Berwyn early Friday, causing the truck to spill its diesel fuel all over the roadway.

CBS Chicago–07/06/2012

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

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Feds Reveal Security Perimeter For NATO Summit

The U.S. Secret Service has revealed security measures for next month’s NATO summit, which will push protesters a bit further away from McCormick Place than they originally planned to be.

CBS Chicago–04/24/2012

Two of the 43 puppies that police officers found in a parked vehicle, inside cramped containers without adequate food or water. Two Iowa men were charged with animal cruelty after the puppies were found. (Credit: Chicago Animal Care & Control)

Judge To Rule On Whether Rescued Puppies Can Go Up For Adoption

A hearing is being held Thursday to determine the future for 43 puppies that were found in a cramped parked vehicle last week.

CBS Chicago–02/16/2012

Larry Subject (left) and Travis Wester (right) are both charged with animal cruelty after police found they had left 43 puppies inside a parked vehicle, in cramped containers without adequate food or water. (Credit: Chicago Police Department)

$10K Bond For Iowa Men Who Left 43 Puppies In Parked Vehicle

Two Iowa men have been ordered held on $10,000 bond after they were arrested on animal cruelty charges when police found 43 puppies left inside a cramped parked vehicle with little food or water.

CBS Chicago–02/09/2012

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