CBS 2 Chicago wbbm7801059 670 The Score

Erie Street

(credit: ThinkStock)

Man Killed In West Side Stabbing

The victim, thought to be in his 20s, was found in an alley in the 5000 block of West Erie Street in the Austin neighborhood about 11:25 p.m. Monday.

02/12/2013

Richard D. Mendoza, 31, allegedly beat a woman before stealing her purse. (Chicago Police Department)

$500K Bond For Alleged Purse Snatcher Chased Down By Witnesses

Bond was set at $500,000 Saturday for a man charged with felony robbery after he allegedly attacked a woman and stole her purse in the River North neighborhood Friday morning — but not before he knocked her to the ground and kicking her. He was taken into custody by police after two witnesses chased him down.

CBS Chicago–11/24/2012

Richard D. Mendoza, 31, allegedly beat a woman before stealing her purse. (Chicago Police Department)

River North Purse-Snatcher Chased Down, Detained By Witnesses

Thanks to three good Samaritans, a purse snatcher was caught after allegedly beating a woman up and robbing her Friday morning.

11/23/2012

Korean-American Protest

Chicago’s Korean Community Protests Defectors’ Repatriation From China

Members of Chicago’s Korean community protested Thursday morning, after the Chinese government decided to repatriate about 30 defectors from North Korea.

CBS Chicago–02/23/2012

(Credit: CBS)

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

Erie Street Fire

9-Year-Old Twins Hospitalized After West Side Fire

Nine-year-old twins were recovering Friday morning, after their home caught fire on the city’s West Side.

CBS Chicago–01/06/2012

Car Crash Graphic, generic sized image

Man, Teen Girls Steal SUV, Crash Into Pole In River North

A joyride in a stolen Lexus ended in a crash in River North that left a 14-year-old girl in critical condition, and a man and another teenage girl behind bars.

CBS Chicago–12/13/2011

Police Involved Shooting generic sized image

Man Charged After Off-Duty Officer Shoots Suspect

A man was charged with aggravated assault after an off-duty Chicago Police officer shot a person who allegedly pointed a gun at him early Sunday in the River North neighborhood.

11/27/2011

Ashland And Erie Fatal

Man Shot, Killed, In Van In West Town

Police are looking for clues into a shooting early Thursday that left a man dead in the West Town neighborhood.

CBS Chicago–08/04/2011

David Bertucci (handout)

Actor Found Seriously Injured In River North

A north suburban actor was found severely injured in the River North neighborhood on Sunday morning, and a relative claims he was mugged at a local bar.

12/02/2010