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Boy Charged After Accidentally Shooting 14-Year-Old Girl

Police said the boy was playing with a gun around 8 p.m. Wednesday in the 6500 block of South Green Street, when it accidentally fired, striking the girl.

03/20/2014

Sketch of suspect who sexually assaulted two women and a teen Wednesday in the Washington Park neighborhood.(sketch from Chicago Police)

Search Resumes For Suspect In Washington Heights Attacks

Police have resumed searching for a man suspected of raping two women and a teenage girl in Washington Heights early Wednesday, and hiding in another girl’s closet, after determining a “person of interest” they were questioning was not responsible for the crimes.

10/10/2013

Chicago police search an alley for evidence, after two women and a teenage girl were raped in the Washington Heights neighborhood. The same suspect also allegedly broke into a family's home, and hid in an 11-year-old girl's closet. (Credit: CBS)

Police Question ‘Person Of Interest’ In Washington Heights Rapes, Break-In

All of the attacks happened within a three-block radius in the Washington Heights neighborhood.

10/09/2013

Chicago firefighters work to extinguish a fire on the top floor of Oglesby Elementary School on Oct. 7, 2013. (Credit: Chicago Fire Department)

Fire At Auburn-Gresham Elementary School Cancels Classes

Classes were cancelled at a South Side elementary school on Monday, after a fire damaged two classrooms before students arrived.

10/07/2013

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2 Dead, 15 Wounded In Weekend Shootings

A man and a 14-year-old boy were killed and 15 people were wounded — including an 11-year-old girl shot on her front porch — in gun violence throughout the city over the weekend.

08/26/2013

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Man Shot And Killed In Washington Heights

A man was shot and killed trying to outrun a gunman who opened fire on a group of people in a vehicle Monday night in the South Side Washington Heights neighborhood.

07/02/2013

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3 Dead, 11 Wounded In Weekend Violence

Three people have been killed and at least 11 wounded in acts of violence throughout the city since Friday, police said.

05/13/2013

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Man On Bike Shot And Killed In Washington Heights

A man was shot to death as he was riding a bike in the Washington Heights neighborhood on the South Side Wednesday night.

05/09/2013

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1 Dead, 9 Wounded In Overnight Violence

One man was killed and nine were wounded in shootings across the city that began Wednesday afternoon and continued until just past midnight Thursday.

05/09/2013

Stacey Simmons is worried a state road project will make her condo less desirable. (CBS)

Condo Owners Want To Put Brakes On New Ramp For Circle Interchange

A proposed ramp connecting the Eisenhower and the Kennedy would come within 7 feet of a West Loop condo building. CBS 2′s Brad Edwards reports.

04/01/2013

47th Place Shooting

5 Teens Among 8 Wounded By Gunfire In Another Violent Night

It was another night of violence across Chicago, with five teenagers among the wounded in eight separate shootings.

CBS Chicago–07/12/2012

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Sauk Village Teen Fatally Shot On Far South Side

A 16-year-old boy from south suburban Sauk Village was killed Friday night in what police are calling a gang-related shooting in the Far South Side Pullman neighborhood.

05/06/2012

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2 Dead, At Least 24 Wounded In Weekend Shootings

Two people have been killed, and at least 24 other people — one of them a 12-year-old girl — have been wounded in shootings across the city since Friday afternoon.

05/06/2012

UIC

UIC Student Robbed, Knocked Unconscious Near Campus

Police on the University of Illinois at Chicago campus have issued an alert, after a student was robbed and knocked unconscious earlier this week.

CBS Chicago–04/19/2012

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Robbers Pretending To Be Cops Strike West Loop

Chicago Police have issued an alert about a rash of robberies in the West Loop, in which the perpetrators pretend to be police officers or security guards.

CBS Chicago–04/13/2012

Daniel Davis (left) and Dwayne Hatcher (right) both were arrested after Hatcher allegedly pointed a sawed-off shotgun at police after they both fled from officers who were questioning them. (Credit: Chicago Police)

Two Men Charged After Cops Shoot Shotgun-Toting Man

Bond was set Sunday at $350,000 for each of the two men charged after one of them was shot by police after he allegedly pointed a sawed-off shotgun at an officer on the Far South Side Thursday night.

03/25/2012

Bridgeport Fatal Shooting

Man Shot, Killed On Bridgeport Street

Police are looking for suspects this morning, after a man was found shot to death in the Bridgeport neighborhood.

CBS Chicago–06/21/2011

Englewood Fire

Extra-Alarm Fire Burns 3 Englewood Homes

An extra-alarm blaze broke out in three Englewood neighborhood buildings Monday morning.

CBS Chicago–03/21/2011

Shooting

2 Teen Boys Shot On Far South Side

Two teen boys were shot on the Far South Side early this morning.

12/23/2010