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A patio between two buildings in the West Town neighborhood collapsed into a 10-foot-deep void space early Friday. (Credit: Network Video Productions)

Patio Collapses In West Town

Around 1 a.m. Friday, a vaulted patio between two buildings in the 1400 block of West Chicago Avenue collapsed into a 10-foot void space. Luckily, no one was on or under the patio when it fell.

07/04/2014

Police investigate a fatal shooting in the 1000 block of West Ancona, right off the Kennedy Expressway. (Photo by Reema Amin)

Man Shot And Killed In River West

The 34-year-old was in a vehicle that had struck a pole in the 1200 block of West Chicago Avenue. He had multiple gunshot wounds and was taken to Northwestern Memorial Hospital, where he was pronounced dead at 12:53 a.m.

06/26/2014

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

1 Killed, 9 Wounded In Wednesday Shootings

The fatal shooting happened about 5 p.m. in the 4900 block of West End Avenue. Ronald Holliman, 18, and two men, ages 19 and 26, were outside when a group of males got out of a vehicle from an alley and fired multiple shots.

06/05/2014

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Bicyclist Struck By Vehicle On Northwestern Campus

The 21-year-old woman was struck while riding her bike at Sheridan Road and Chicago Avenue at 10:50 p.m.

05/15/2014

CTA train (CBS file)

Man Saves Woman From Oncoming Blue Line Train

A man wearing a bright orange jacket jumped onto the Blue line tracks to alert an oncoming train after a woman fell off the platform.

04/02/2014

Two of the four cars damaged in a four-car crash in the West Town neighborhood. Seven people went to hospitals. (Credit: NVP News Video)

Man Charged In West Town Crash That Injured 7

Reginald Green, 29, was charged with two counts of misdemeanor DUI and one count of failure to reduce speed.

01/17/2014

Two of the four cars damaged in a four-car crash in the West Town neighborhood. Seven people went to hospitals. (Credit: NVP News Video)

7 Hurt In 4-Car Crash In West Town

About 1:30 a.m., a car was heading east in the 1500 block of West Chicago Avenue “at a high rate of speed,” when it rear-ended another car, and caused a domino-effect crash, damaging two more cars.

01/16/2014

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

Man Shot, Robbed In Humboldt Park

The man was shot in the leg about 8:10 p.m. in the 3800 block of West Chicago Avenue.

01/09/2014

Snarf's is closed in River North. (CBS)

Restaurant-Chain Boss Sorry About Mass Layoff Right Before Christmas

The top executive for a restaurant chain that abruptly fired nearly 20 of its Chicago workers right before the holidays – by email – has apologized for the “insensitive and poorly planned” way it was handled.

12/25/2013

Thatcher Woods. (CBS)

Human Remains Found In Woods In River Forest; Man Confesses

Chicago Police are investigating human remains found in a wooded area in west suburban River Forest on Thursday.

10/11/2013

Assorted cash. (Marissa Villarrubia/InstaGram)

Same Man Likely Robbed Two North Side Stores

Chicago police are investigating two robberies early Wednesday morning that may have been committed by the same man.

02/06/2013

File Photo Of Chicago Police Car (Getty Images)

Man Shot In Leg In Gold Coast Neighborhood

A man was shot in the leg Tuesday morning as he got into his car parked in the Gold Coast neighborhood, police said.

02/05/2013

Harsha Maddula

Search Resumes Tomorrow For Missing Northwestern Student

A desperate search is underway for a missing student at Northwestern University.

CBS Chicago–09/25/2012

Chicago Avenue Carjacking

Man Carjacked, Shot In Leg In East Garfield Park

A 39-year-old man was recovering Wednesday morning, after a terrifying experience in the East Garfield Park neighborhood.

CBS Chicago–09/19/2012

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20 Juveniles, 4 Adults Arrested In Gold Coast Ruckus

About 20 juveniles and four adults were arrested after police responded to reports of people being pushed in the Gold Coast Saturday.

08/26/2012

Fatal Taxi Crash

Man Waiting For Bus Hit, Killed By Taxi At Milwaukee And Chicago Avenues

A taxicab was destroyed beyond recognition Tuesday morning, after it slammed into a bench and a pole at Chicago and Milwaukee avenues and killed a man waiting at a bus stop.

CBS Chicago–08/14/2012

Police Kill Dog

Police Shoot, Kill Pit Bull While Breaking Up Illegal Party On West Side

A Chicago Police officer shot and killed a dog early Friday, while breaking up a squatters’ party on the city’s West Side.

CBS Chicago–07/13/2012

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One Killed, One In Custody In West Side Shooting

Charges are pending against a person of interest in the fatal shooting of a man early Sunday in the West Side Humboldt Park neighborhood, police said.

06/24/2012

Antonio Davis, Tyquan Tyler

4 Dead, 31 Wounded In Shootings This Weekend

Two boys – ages 13 and 14 – were among four killed, and at least 31 others were wounded in shootings in Chicago over the weekend.

CBS Chicago–06/24/2012

Children's Memorial Hospital

Fullerton Avenue To Close All Day Saturday As Children’s Memorial Moves

A full 130 years after opening its first facility in the Lincoln Park neighborhood, Children’s Memorial Hospital is leaving the neighborhood behind for a shiny new facility in Streeterville.

CBS Chicago–06/08/2012

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