Crandon Avenue

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Gas Leak Forces Evacuation Of Homes In South Shore

The leak happened just before 11 p.m. near 80th Street and Crandon Avenue. A 20- to 24-inch underground main was leaking, filling the air with the smell of gas, and creating some tense moments as neighbors were told to evacuate their homes.

03/26/2015

An SUV crashed into a daycare center early Thursday in the South Shore neighborhood. (Credit: Network Video Productions)

Two Injured When SUV Crashes Into Daycare In South Shore

About 12:25 a.m., a 19-year-old woman driving an SUV eastbound on 79th Street near Crandon Avenue swerved to avoid a crash with a westbound vehicle and struck a commercial building, police said.

01/22/2015

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Seven Wounded In Shootings Across Chicago

The most recent shooting occurred about 1:50 a.m. Friday when a 25-year-old woman was shot in the leg in the 6600 block of North Sheridan Road.

04/11/2014

Chris Wormley was stabbed to death at school on the South Side. (Credit: MySpace)

Students Return To Class After Deadly School Stabbing

Students at a therapeutic day school on the city’s Far South Sire return to class Friday morning, one day after one of their classmates was stabbed to death in an attack at the school.

CBS Chicago–03/02/2012

Chris Wormley was stabbed to death at school on the South Side. (Credit: MySpace)

Students Stabbed By Schoolmate On Far South Side; 1 Dead

One 17-year-old student is dead, and another is injured, after being stabbed by another student Thursday morning at a special school on the city’s Far South Side.

CBS Chicago–03/01/2012

Ogden District Police Station

Man Shot Dead In South Shore; Shots Fired Near West Side Police Station

A shooting overnight in the South Shore neighborhood left a man dead, and shots were also heard down the street from a police station on the city’s West Side.

CBS Chicago–06/03/2011