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9 Kids Hospitalized After School Bus Crash

Nine Chicago Public Schools students were taken to hospitals with minor injuries Thursday after their school bus sideswiped a beam on their way to school, but the driver apparently didn’t report the accident right away.

05/15/2014

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Woman Stabbed In Wicker Park

After leaving a nearby nightclub with a man, a woman was stabbed several times when two people attacked them in the 1500 block of North Damen Avenue.

03/07/2014

The inbound lanes of the Stevenson Expressway were closed just before the morning rush on Friday, after a three-car crash near Damen Avenue. (Credit: CBS)

3-Vehicle Crash Closes Inbound Stevenson

A three-vehicle crash closed inbound lanes of the Stevenson Expressway for more than an hour Friday, just in time for the morning rush.

02/28/2014

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Man Found Stabbed To Death On North Side

The 24-year-old victim’s mother found him on the doorstep in the 4200 block of North Damen Avenue about 4:10 a.m.

10/08/2013

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2 Dead, 10 Wounded In Gun Violence Overnight

The outbreak of shootings came after a two-week period of relative calm and, once again, coincided with an improvement in the weather, as temperatures climbed into the 80s.

05/15/2013

Surveillance photo shows the so-called Mummy Bandit robbing the North Community Bank branch at 1555 N. Damen Ave. on Feb. 22, 2013. (Credit: FBI)

‘Mummy Bandit’ Robs Fourth Bank

A man dubbed the “Mummy Bandit” by the FBI, because his head and face are covered, robbed a West Town bank Tuesday, marking at least four such crime committed while carrying various items such as stuffed toys and a bucket.

03/06/2013

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Boy, 15, Shot Multiple Times On South Side

A 15-year-old boy was critically wounded in a shooting in the Back of the Yards neighborhood Tuesday night on the South Side.

11/27/2012

A man wearing a Chicago Cubs hat robbed a bank branch in the North Center neighborhood on Oct. 12, 2012. (Credit: Bandit Tracker)

North Center Neighborhood Bank Branch Robbed

A man in a Chicago Cubs cap robbed a bank branch about 10 blocks west of Wrigley Field on Friday afternoon.

10/13/2012

Damen Avenue Shooting

2 Shot, Critically Wounded In Ukrainian Village Robberies

Two people were shot and critically wounded within minutes of each other overnight in the fashionable Ukrainian Village neighborhood.

CBS Chicago–09/14/2012

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Montreal-Based Tea Café Chain Coming To Chicago

A Canada-based tea café is setting up shop on three fashionable strips in Chicago.

CBS Chicago–08/25/2012

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Fire Rips Through 3 Homes Near Lincoln And Irving Park

Firefighters remained on the scene early Tuesday, after flames roared through three homes in the North Center neighborhood, near the busy junction of Lincoln and Damen avenues and Irving Park Road.

CBS Chicago–06/26/2012

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Lathrop Homes Public Housing Development Named To Historic Register

While demolition has been the trend for much of Chicago’s public housing, one development has now won recognition on the National Register of Historic Places.

CBS Chicago–04/30/2012

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Beating Victim From Northern Ireland Struggles 2 Years Later

A young woman from Northern Ireland who was brutally beaten in a Chicago robbery is still struggling two years later.

CBS Chicago–04/18/2012

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Woman Shot In Face In Auburn-Gresham Drive-By

A woman was shot in the face Wednesday evening in a drive-by incident in the Auburn-Gresham neighborhood.

CBS Chicago–04/12/2012

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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.

03/25/2012

Patricia Washington, 44, is accused of throwing rubbing alcohol in the face of a CTA bus driver after the two argued about an expired fare card. (Credit: Chicago Police)

Woman Charged With Throwing Rubbing Alcohol In CTA Bus Driver’s Face

An unruly CTA passenger accused of throwing rubbing alcohol in a bus driver’s face after a Friday argument over an expired fare card on the Near West Side was ordered held on $75,000 bond Sunday.

03/11/2012

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Activists Protest Bakery Over ‘Crack’ Bar, Remarks About Humboldt Park

Members of the Latino community in the Humboldt Park neighborhood are not the slightest bit amused by a bakery’s choice of names for one of its desserts.

CBS Chicago–02/23/2012

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Probe Continues Into Wicker Park, Logan Square Robberies

Police are holding one person in connection with a string of robberies in the Bucktown, Wicker Park and Logan Square neighborhoods.

CBS Chicago–02/03/2012

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6 Hospitalized After Beverly Carbon Monoxide Leak

At least six people were taken to the hospital early Monday from a home on the northern edge of the Beverly neighborhood.

CBS Chicago–01/09/2012

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Retail Therapy For Free In Chicago

It’s ok to just look. Here are a few of Chicago’s best spots to window shop.

11/07/2011

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