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Two Suspects In Custody After Robbery Leads To Chase, Crash

Police said two suspects were in custody from at least one of a string of convenience store robberies early Friday, while two more suspects remained on the loose.

03/27/2015

An early morning fire broke out at a West Town commercial building on Monday. (Credit: Network Video Productions)

Two Firefighters Injured Battling West Town Blaze

One firefighter was hurt from a fall and was taken to Rush University Medical Center, Lyle said. The second firefighter’s specific injuries or hospital information were not known.

03/23/2015

Roberto Madrigal (Credit: Chicago Police)

Suspect Charged With Murder Of 13-Year-Old Boy

Anthony Diaz, 13, was killed in front of his 16- and 17-year-old sisters Sunday night, after the sisters went out to fight someone over an argument that started on Facebook. Prosecutors said 18-year-old Roberto Madrigal walked up and shot Anthony. Madrigal has been charged with one count of first-degree murder.

02/13/2015

Anthony Diaz (Supplied photo)

Boy, 13, Shot And Killed In Belmont-Cragin

A 13-year-old boy was shot and killed in front of his sisters in the Belmont-Cragin neighborhood late Sunday, and his family said the shooting might have been the result of a post on Facebook.

02/09/2015

Mario Orta (Credit: Chicago Police)

Two Men Charged With Shooting At Off-Duty Sheriff’s Officer

Two men, one of whom is still recovering from gunshot wounds, have been charged in connection with firing shots at an off-duty Cook County sheriff’s officer outside a bar in the River West neighborhood early Sunday.

12/02/2014

Authorities respond to the scene of a shooting at Nordstrom, 55 E. Grand Ave., Friday. (CBS)

Two Shot –1 Dead — Inside Mag Mile Store

Chicago police are responding to reports that two people have been shot Friday night along the Magnificent Mile.

11/28/2014

An SUV collided with a horse-drawn carriage Monday night in the Fulton River District neighborhood. (Credit: Network Video Productions)

5 Hurt When SUV Hits Horse-Drawn Carriage

Police said an SUV collided with a carriage operated by Chicago Horse & Carriage around 11:30 p.m., near the intersection of Grand Avenue and Desplaines Street.

07/15/2014

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Man Arrested After Attacking Women With Hammer Near Navy Pier

Police said the women were walking on the Lakefront Path near lower Lake Shore Drive and Grand Avenue around 6:30 p.m., when a man attacked them with a hammer.

07/09/2014

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Elderly Man Found Dead In Lake Villa Pool

A 77-year-old man was found dead in his pool Sunday evening in north suburban Lake Villa. Lake Villa Police Lt. Dennis Geraty said the man likely drowned.

06/30/2014

A car crashed into a building in the 5100 block of West Grand Avenue early Tuesday. (Photo from NVP News Video)

Car Crashes Into Belmont-Cragin Building

Three people were displaced after a car crashed into a building in the Belmont Cragin neighborhood on the Northwest Side early Tuesday.

03/11/2014

A semi-trailer truck jackknifed and rolled over across all the northbound lanes of the Tri-State Tollway at Grand Avenue early Monday. (Credit: CBS)

Semi Rolls Over, Blocks Traffic On NB Tri-State

A semi-trailer truck rolled over on the northbound Tri-State Tollway, spilling its load of plastic beads, and snarling the morning commute early Monday.

03/10/2014

A CTA Red Line train pulls into the Cermak/Chinatown stop. (Credit: CBS)

Man Struck, Killed By CTA Red Line Train

The CTA Red Line was shut down Sunday night after a man was struck and killed by a train near the State and Grand station, authorities said.

07/22/2013

City workers chip away loose concrete from the Lake Shore Drive overpass above Grand Avenue, a day after a chunk of concrete hit a passing car. (Credit: CBS)

City Gets Rid Of Loose Concrete At Underpass Where Chunk Fell On Car

Less than 24 hours after CBS 2 reported on falling concrete from a Lake Shore Drive overpass falling on a local family’s car, city crews were at the overpass, getting rid of more loose concrete.

CBS 2–05/02/2013

An 8 1/2-inch piece of concrete that fell onto the hood of Bill Cantrell's car as he was driving on Grand Avenue, under the Lake Shore Drive overpass. (Credit: William Jackson)

Falling Concrete Smashes Car’s Hood In Streeterville

A big chunk of concrete smashed into the hood of a Chicago area family’s car as they were driving in Streeterville this week.

CBS 2–05/01/2013

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1 Critically Hurt When Car Hits Pole In Humboldt Park

One male was taken to the hospital in critical condition after the vehicle he was driving struck a light pole in the Humboldt Park neighborhood Sunday night, police said.

03/25/2013

Gas Main Break

Gas Main Rupture Ties Up Traffic In River North

A construction crew hit a gas line in River North Thursday morning, prompting police to shut down nearby streets.

CBS Chicago–09/27/2012

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Woman, 77, Cited For Driving Into Pistakee Lake

A 77-year-old Ingleside woman escaped serious injury when she mistook the gas pedal for the brake pedal and launched her vehicle off the end of Grand Avenue into Pistakee Lake.

08/29/2012

Road Closed

Additional Lake Shore Drive Closure For NATO Summit

An extra portion of Lake Shore Drive on the Near North Side will be shut down Sunday evening, adding to a maze of street closures already in place for the NATO Summit.

05/20/2012

Lake Shore Drive Closed

Lake Shore Drive To Be Closed From Grand Avenue To McCormick Place Sunday

An additional mile of Lake Shore Drive north all the way to Navy Pier will be closed beginning Sunday afternoon.

CBS Chicago–05/19/2012

Abandoned Houses

Neighbors: City Doesn’t Care About Abandoned Buildings On West Side

Neighbors say the city is indifferent to a plague of abandoned buildings on the city’s West Side, including one where a woman’s body was found several days ago.

CBS Chicago–04/19/2012

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