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84th Street Shooting

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.


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.



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

Wicker Park Robberies

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


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.


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Gang Shooting Leaves Man Wounded At Damen And Addison

A man was wounded in a gang-related shooting before sundown Tuesday, on the northern edge of the trendy Roscoe Village district.

CBS Chicago–07/27/2011


8 Wounded In Overnight Shootings

At least eight people were shot and wounded during a six-hour span throughout the city Saturday evening.


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Driver Killed In Hit-And-Run On Shoulder Of Stevenson

A pickup truck driver was arrested overnight, about 15 minutes after he struck and killed a motorist who was standing on the shoulder of the Stevenson Expressway, while waiting for a tow truck.

CBS Chicago–03/18/2011

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Police Release New Photo Of Missing College Student

Police have released a new photo of a Chicago State University student who has been missing since leaving for school last weekend.

CBS Chicago–03/10/2011

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Police Seek Missing Chicago State Student

Police are seeking the help of the public in finding a missing Chicago State University student who vanished this past weekend.

CBS Chicago–03/09/2011

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Man Killed, Woman Shot On Same Block

A Wisconsin man was shot and killed Sunday, on the same West Englewood neighborhood block where a woman was shot and seriously wounded a short time afterward.

CBS Chicago–12/13/2010

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Elderly Woman Killed In Englewood Fire

An elderly woman was killed in a fire Monday afternoon in the South Side’s Englewood neighborhood.


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Police: Man Beat Dog For Pooping On Floor

A Ukrainian Village man was so intoxicated he threw and kicked his dog because she defecated on the kitchen floor early Thursday, police said.


Bank Robbery

Robber Hits Bank In North Center

A bank was robbed this morning in the North Center neighborhood.

CBS Chicago–10/07/2010