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Mom Frustrated By Inaction At Intersection Where Daughter Was Killed

Nearly a year after a south suburban girl was killed after she was hit by a truck, her mother says she’s frustrated that safety improvements in the intersection where it happened are still years away from being started.


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2 Dead, 5 Hurt In Weekend Shootings

Two men were killed and at least five other people were wounded in weekend gun violence in Chicago.


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Police Nab Two After Oak Lawn Armed Robbery, Chase

Two Chicago men were arrested Monday after they allegedly robbed an Oak Lawn convenience store and led police through two southwestern suburbs before crashing in Chicago.


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7 Injured In Austin Crash

The crash occurred at 4:15 a.m. at the intersection of North Cicero Avenue and West Ferdinand Street.


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Man Fatally Struck By Vehicle On SW Side

A 61-year-old man died early Saturday after being struck by a vehicle in the Garfield Ridge neighborhood on the Southwest Side.


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Robbery Suspect Surrenders After Standoff In Oak Lawn

Police in Oak Lawn said an armed robbery suspect has surrendered – after barricading himself inside a stairwell of a home this afternoon.


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Gunman Opens Fire On Officers On West Side

A gunman opened fire at Chicago Police officers overnight on the city’s West Side.

CBS Chicago–09/13/2012

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French Mastiff Chases Off Robbers At Cicero Gold Exchange

Police in west suburban Cicero are looking for a group of men who broke into a gold exchange store and attacked an employee, while filling up a bag with piece after piece of expensive jewelry.

CBS 2–08/07/2012

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Man Critically Wounded In Shooting At Austin Gas Station

A man was critically wounded in a shooting in the West Side Austin neighborhood early Sunday.


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Fire Breaks Out At Cicero Avenue Used Car Dealership

A fire broke out Friday at a used car dealership on Cicero Avenue in the Belmont-Cragin neighborhood.

CBS Chicago–07/26/2012

Dawn Bausone-Gazda (right), a nurse at Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn, performed CPR on Gerald "Jack" Boekeloo last November, saving his life after he suffered a heart attack outside a White Castle restaurant. (Credit: CBS)

Man Meets Nurse Who Saved His Life After Heart Attack

An Oak Lawn man who survived a massive heart attack has finally met the nurse who performed life-saving CPR while on her lunch hour last fall.

CBS Chicago–07/17/2012

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5 Held After Police Fire At SUV During West Side Chase

Five people were in police custody Thursday morning after a police pursuit that ended in the West Side’s South Austin neighborhood.

CBS Chicago–07/12/2012

Employees say Prime Staffing abruptly closed Thursday and told its employees they would not be paid. (Credit: Natalie Cheng/CBS Chicago)

Employees: Staffing Agency Shut Down, Said No One Would Be Paid

Employees are furious amid reports that a Chicago business employing hundreds of people has abruptly closed.

CBS Chicago–06/22/2012

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2 Weeks, 3 Smash-And-Grab Retail Thefts

For the third time in just the past few weeks, police are trying to find some brazen thieves who get into stores by smashing their way in.

CBS Chicago–06/19/2012

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Wal-Mart To Open On Old Sportsman’s Park Site

The site of the old Sportsman’s Park racetrack is getting a new life as the site of a Wal-Mart Supercenter.


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Two Dead, Seven Wounded In Citywide Shootings

Two men are dead and seven others were wounded in shootings throughout the city Saturday night and early Sunday, police said.


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Concrete Falls Down Onto Kennedy Expressway

Parts of the Kennedy Expressway were closed overnight, after a chunk of concrete came crashing down onto the roadway.

CBS Chicago–03/23/2012

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Car Slams Into Fire Vehicle Headed To Blaze

A car slammed into a fire squad company on the city’s West Side, as the company raced to the scene of a fire 2 1/2 miles away.

CBS Chicago–03/09/2012

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18 Displaced In West Side Fire

Six people were displaced from their homes early Monday, when a fire broke out in a fast food restaurant on the ground floor of their West Side building.

CBS Chicago–01/23/2012

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Man Shot, Wounded On West Side

A man was shot and wounded overnight on Cicero Avenue on the city’s West Side.

CBS Chicago–12/28/2011