Grand Crossing

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Police: Man Fleeing Fender Bender Crashes Just Blocks Away

Several people were injured late Sunday, after a motorist involved in a fender bender tried to flee the scene, but crashed into a van just blocks away, authorities said.


The Sears store in the Grand Crossing neighborhood is closing. (CBS)

Grand Crossing Neighborhood Fears Blight With Sears Closing

The original “Sears tower” can’t be missed from the Skyway, and below it sits the 90-year-old Sears store – a fixture in the Grand Crossing neighborhood. But it’s soon to be gone, CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov reports.


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Girl, 16, Critically Wounded In Grand Crossing Shooting

A 15-year-old girl was shot in the stomach Thursday afternoon in the Grand Crossing neighborhood and critically wounded.


Roderick Moore, 45, was charged with aggravated battery to a peace officer, two counts of aggravated battery with use of a deadly weapon, aggravated assault with a motor vehicle and aggravated possession of a stolen motor vehicle.
(Credit: Chicago Police)

$400K Bond For Motorist Who Allegedly Attempted To Run Over A Cop

Bond was set at $400,000 for a Greater Grand Crossing man who allegedly attempted to run over a police officer Thursday on the South Side.


Silhouette Of Firefighter. File Photo. (Nate Azark/WBBM)

Officers Save Residents From Burning Building

Residents of a South Side apartment building that caught fire early Thursday were escorted to safety by two Chicago police officers who found themselves in the right place at the right time.


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Police: 3 Dead, 5 Wounded In Shootings Since Late Friday

Three people are dead and at least five people have been wounded in gun violence in the city late Friday through early Sunday, police said.


Drug Dealer Shot In Greater Grand Crossing

The man, 24, was shot in the back and thigh about 11:40 p.m. in the 6900 block of South Vernon Avenue.



Man Gets 20 Years For Shooting That Wounded 18-Month-Old Girl

A 28-year-old South Side man will spend the next 20 years behind bars – for shooting an 18-month old girl.

CBS Chicago–09/29/2012

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1 Dead, At Least 6 Wounded In Weekend Shootings So Far

It was another violent start to the weekend on Chicago streets, with one man dead and at least six others injured in a series of shootings.

CBS Chicago–09/22/2012


1 Dead, At Least 2 Injured In Midday South Side Shooting

One person is dead, and two more were wounded, in a shooting in broad daylight Saturday afternoon in the Grand Crossing neighborhood.

CBS Chicago–08/25/2012

Blackstone Avenue Shooting

Police: Man Shoots Woman In Head, Fires At Officers

Police had one person in custody Wednesday morning in connection with a drive-by shooting that left a woman critically wounded, followed by a shootout with officers, in the Grand Crossing neighborhood.

CBS Chicago–08/22/2012

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Suspect Shot, Critically Wounded During Grand Crossing Home Invasion

A suspect was shot and critically wounded during a home invasion Wednesday night in the South Side’s Grand Crossing neighborhood.

CBS Chicago–07/26/2012

Morgan Street Shooting

At Least 6 Injured By Gunfire Across Chicago Overnight

Gunfire rang out on every side of Chicago overnight, leaving at least six people injured.

CBS Chicago–07/17/2012

Kids play in the spray of water from an open fire hydrant on the South Side on July 21, 2011. (Credit: CBS)

Hot Weather Means Open Hydrants In Chicago

The city’s Water Department has been flooded in recent days with reports of open fire hydrants as people try to cool off amid the recent heat wave.

WBBM Newsradio–06/20/2012

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Father Surrenders After Allegedly Kidnapping Girl, 1 1/2, A Week Ago

A man has surrendered to police with his 1 1/2-year-old daughter, after police issued an Amber Alert following the girl’s alleged kidnapping from the South Side’s Grand Crossing neighborhood.

CBS Chicago–06/19/2012


Four Shot In Grand Crossing Attack

Four men were shot early Sunday in the Grand Crossing neighborhood on the South Side.


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1 Dead, 16 Wounded In Weekend Violence

One person is dead and at least another 16 wounded in violence throughout the city this weekend.


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Woman Dead, Man Wounded In Grand Crossing Shooting

Police are searching for a gunman who killed a woman and wounded a man in a drive-by shooting in the Grand Crossing neighborhood.

CBS Chicago–03/28/2012

Police investigate a shooting in the 1400 block of East 75th Street, which left a woman dead and a man wounded on March 27, 2012. (Credit: CBS)

Police: Female Dead, Male Wounded In Shooting

A female is dead and a man was wounded in Grand Crossing neighborhood shooting Tuesday night on the South Side, police.


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Man Found Shot To Death In Grand Crossing

A 22-year-old man was found dead with a gunshot wound to the head on the South Side, police said.