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A Chicago Fire Department truck responds to a leaking water main at Fulton and Canal streets. (Credit: CBS)

Water Main Break Closes Streets In West Loop

Portions of Canal and Fulton streets are closed in the West Loop as crews work to repair and investigate a water main break Friday morning.


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Nine Shot In Chicago Since Tuesday Afternoon

The most recent shooting happened early Wednesday in the Edgewater neighborhood on the North Side. About 1:20 a.m., a 26-year-old man was driving southbound in the 5900 block of North Winthrop Avenue when a gunman opened fire from the sidewalk, according to Chicago Police.


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Teen Shot In Austin

About 8:30 p.m., the 17-year-old was standing on the sidewalk with two other people in the 5500 block of West Fulton Street when someone fired at them from an alley, police said.


Crews battle a two-alarm fire near Fulton and Kilbourn early Tuesday. (Credit: Network Video Productions)

Firefighters Put Out Extra-Alarm Blaze In West Garfield Park

The fire was first reported about 12:50 a.m. at a commercial building near Fulton Street and Kilbourn Avenue, according to Fire Media Affairs. It was upgraded to a two-alarm about 20 minutes later.


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Man Charged With Striking Police Officers With Vehicle

Harrison District officers were escorting a woman to her vehicle in an alley after a domestic disturbance, but as they approached the vehicle they saw her boyfriend inside. He tried to drive away and the vehicle struck two officers, a fence and a building, police said.


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Man Arrested After Hitting Officers With Car

Charges are pending against a man accused of hitting two police officers with a car overnight.


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Police: Burglars Strike Five Near West Side Businesses

In each case, the suspects smash windows to enter businesses, then take items inside, according to an alert issued by Near West District police.


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Murder Trial Begins In Death Of Homeless Man Hit With Fire Extinguisher

Two years ago Aug. 11, at about 1:30 a.m. on a moonless night, then-22-year-old Yancarlo Garcia of Chicago threw a 15-pound fire extinguisher off the roof of the Fulton Street Parking Deck in downtown Elgin.


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Two Men Wounded In Separate West Side Shootings

Two men were injured in separate shootings on the West Side Tuesday evening, police said.


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Cops: Arrest Of Parolee Part Of Crackdown On Gang Funeral Violence

The city’s crackdown on violence at gang funerals continued Wednesday when officers nabbed a parolee with a gun on the West Side, officials said.


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Police Shoot Suspect Who Threatened Officers With Tire Iron

Chicago police shot a man who was threatening officers with a tire iron late Sunday night.


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Man Shot Dead In South Austin; 2 Men Shot In Englewood

The search is on Tuesday morning for a gunman who shot and killed a man in the South Austin neighborhood, then sped off on a bicycle.


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Woman, 18, Critically Hurt In Garfield Park Shooting

A woman was critically wounded early Sunday in a shooting in the West Side Garfield Park neighborhood.


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Family Wants Funeral For Homeless Elgin Man Killed In Fire Extinguisher Attack

After a tragic life, an Elgin man’s children say they at least want their father to have the kind of funeral he wanted.

CBS Chicago–09/26/2011

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Extra-Alarm Fire On Near West Side

An extra-alarm fire broke out early Friday in an industrial district on the city’s Near West Side.

CBS Chicago–02/18/2011


Man Says He Kidnapped Baby By Accident

Police say a man told them he kidnapped his girlfriend’s 2-month old son by accident at an East Garfield Park neighborhood gas station this week.

CBS Chicago–11/19/2010