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John Connor (inset) came home to find debris and chunks of ice all over his floor, after a large block of ice crashed through his roof. (Credit: John Connors/Facebook)

Ice Chunk Smashes Through Ravenswood Manor Roof

When 51-year-old John Connors came home Thursday night, he found a mess of debris and chunks of ice all over his floor, and a hole in the ceiling of his apartment in the 4600 block of North Francisco Avenue.


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Teenage Boy Gunned Down In Marquette Park In Possible Gang-Related Shooting

Police are searching for the person who shot and killed a 14-year-old boy in the Marquette Park neighborhood.


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1 Dead, 11 Wounded In Citywide Shootings Overnight

No one was in custody for any of the shootings Tuesday morning.


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Gangs, Weather, Reluctant Witnesses Drive Holiday Weekend Bloodshed

This year’s Independence Day celebration, for many Chicagoans a four-day respite in the land of the free, was for others an ordeal in a killing field.


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Man Shot And Killed In Chicago Lawn

The 29-year-old was shot in the head in the 6300 block of South Francisco Avenue about 10:30 p.m.


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2 Dead, 20 Wounded In Weekend Gun Violence

Two men were shot dead and 20 others have been wounded in gun violence across the city over the Easter weekend, including a father and his 12-year-old son who were shot as they got out of a vehicle.



2 Dead In Southwest Side Shooting

One person is dead and another is critically injured after a shooting on the Southwest Side Tuesday evening, police said.

CBS Chicago–08/21/2012

35th And Francisco Fire

Fire Damages 2 Homes In Brighton Park

CHICAGO (CBS) — A Southwest Side fire overnight sent incredible flames into the air, but amazingly caused no injuries. The fire broke out just before 1 a.m. Tuesday at 35th Street and Francisco Avenue, just […]

CBS Chicago–05/22/2012

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Man Killed, Teen Hurt In North Lawndale Crash

Police said a 14-year-old boy was behind the wheel when the car he and a 22-year-old man were in crashed into a support beam in the North Lawndale neighborhood early Sunday, leaving the boy injured and the man dead.


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5 Killed, 23 Wounded In Weekend Shootings

CHICAGO (STMW) — At least five people were killed and 23 others wounded in separate shootings throughout the city that took place from late Friday through early Monday. Three of the shootings — one of […]


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4 Killed, 19 Wounded In Weekend Shootings

At least four people were killed and 19 others wounded in separate shootings throughout the city that took place from late Friday to Saturday night.


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Man Shot In Abdomen On NW Side, Woman In Custody

A man was shot in the abdomen Saturday afternoon in the Northwest Side Irving neighborhood — and police have a female suspect in custody.



Man Fatally Shot In East Garfield Park

A 22-year-old man was shot to death Saturday afternoon in the East Garfield Park neighborhood on the West Side.


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Teen Shot During Robbery In Lawndale

An 18-year-old man was shot during a robbery Friday night in the West Side Lawndale neighborhood.


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2 Dead, 13 Wounded In Weekend Shootings In Chicago

At least six people were wounded in shootings overnight, bringing the total to two dead and at least 13 wounded in gun violence in the city since Friday night.


B.J. Peray, 10, (left) and Anycco Rivers, 13, (right) were both last seen on Oct. 23, 2011, at a group home in the 4800 block of North Francisco Avenue. (Credit: Chicago Police Department)

Two Boys, 10 and 13, Missing From Group Home

Police are looking for two boys who have repeatedly run away from a group home on the Northwest Side.

CBS Chicago–10/23/2011

Belmont Avenue Bus Crash

Car Hits Bus, Light Pole On Belmont Avenue

A CTA bus was hit by a car, which also hit a light pole, on Belmont Avenue in the Avondale neighborhood this morning.

CBS Chicago–04/27/2011

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Police Catch Carjackers After Man Spots Own Car

Suspected carjackers made one miscalculation early Monday morning after allegedly taking a car from a man on the city’s West Side.

CBS Chicago–04/18/2011