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A 3-alarm fire was reported in an abandoned building in the 3600 block of South Homan Avenue Monday evening. (Fire Media Affairs)

Three-Alarm Fire Consumes Abandoned SW Side Building

The blaze broke out in an abandoned building in the 3600 block of South Homan Avenue, halting nearby railroad traffic on the Southwest Side, according to Fire Media Affairs.

04/28/2014

Police blocked off a section of Old Plank Road Trail near the Metra station in Matteson on Thursday, after a woman was raped along the trail around 5:30 a.m. (Credit: CBS)

Cops: Rape Of Woman Along Matteson Trail Could Be Related To Attacks In Other Towns

A 34-year-old woman who was walking to the nearby Metra station from her home in Park Forest was grabbed and raped along the trail.

04/24/2014

Heriberto Ramirez (Credit: Cook County Sheriff)

No Bail For Man Charged In Gang Initiation Beating

Heriberto Ramirez was one of at least three gang members who blindfolded the 15-year-old boy on March 16 before taking him to an undisclosed location where — after refusing to join their gang — he was punched, kicked, stabbed, and robbed, prosecutors said in court.

03/24/2014

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Teen Charged With Attempted Murder In Gang Initiation Beating

The 16-year-old and “several other offenders” hit, stabbed and robbed a 15-year-old boy in the 2700 block of South Homan Avenue after he refused to join the gang.

03/17/2014

Chicago Police vehicle. (Credit: CBS)

1 Dead, 6 Wounded In Overnight Shootings In Chicago

The fatal shooting happened in the Chicago Lawn neighborhood on the Southwest Side. Jose Rodriquez, 30, was shot in the head about 7 p.m. in the 6000 block of South Talman Avenue.

11/05/2013

Javier Cameron (Photo supplied to CBS)

14-Year-Old Boy Shot Near South Side High School

Javier Cameron was shot in the back as he was running away from two young men who had asked him if he was affiliated with a particular gang around 7:45 p.m. Thursday.

09/13/2013

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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

Chicago police investigate after an officer shot and killed a man who allegedly pointed a gun at police in an apartment in the 200 block of North Homan Avenue on March 14, 2013. (Credit: CBS)

Police Shoot, Kill Man Who Pointed Gun At Officers On West Side

A Chicago police officer shot and killed a man who allegedly pointed a gun at police in the East Garfield Park neighborhood early Thursday morning.

03/14/2013

Fire officials said five people were hurt in this crash near North Homan Avenue and West Franklin Boulevard on Jan. 2, 2013. (Credit: CBS)

Fire Officials: Five Critically Hurt In Humboldt Park Crash

Five people are in critical condition after a car crash in the West Side Humboldt Park neighborhood, according to Fire Department officials.

01/02/2013

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At Least 8 Injured In Gun Violence Since Friday Night

At least eight people have been wounded in shootings on the city’s South and West sides between Friday evening and Saturday afternoon.

11/10/2012

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Police: 1 Dead In Car Accident On West Side

A woman died after a car ran a red light and T-boned her car Saturday morning in the North Lawndale neighborhood on the West Side, police said.

08/18/2012

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Car Sought In West Side Hit-And-Run

Police are asking for the public’s help in locating a vehicle involved in a hit-and-run incident that left a pedestrian seriously injured early Sunday in the Garfield Park neighborhood.

08/12/2012

Homan Avenue Shooting

Overnight Shootings Leave 1 Dead, 6 Wounded

One man was killed, and six more were injured, in shootings around Chicago overnight.

CBS Chicago–08/02/2012

Torrence Avenue Fatal Shooting

5 Shot Dead In 12 Hours In Chicago

Five people were shot to death between Thursday night and early Friday morning in the city of Chicago, including two men whose bodies were found outside a South Deering neighborhood car wash.

CBS Chicago–07/27/2012

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Man In Critical After Shot While Walking Dog

A man was shot and critically injured while walking his dog early Sunday in the Southwest Side Brighton Park neighborhood.

07/08/2012

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7 Dead, At Least 21 Wounded In Weekend Violence

Seven people are dead and at least another 21 people have been wounded in acts of violence across the city since Friday afternoon.

05/13/2012

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Rash Of Strong-Arm Robberies Reported On Southwest Side

Residents of the city’s Southwest Side are being urged to keep alert, after a string of strong-arm robberies in the area.

CBS Chicago–04/18/2012

Shepherd's Temple Baptist Church, originally built as the Anshe Kanesses Israel synagogue, is vacant and slated for demolition, but activists are seeking to save the 100-year-old structure. (Photo courtesy Preservation Chicago)

Activists Trying To Save 100-Year-Old Synagogue On West Side

An historic West Side synagogue has been from the wrecking ball for at least one more day.

CBS Chicago–03/06/2012

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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.

12/11/2011

Homan Avenue Fire

Firefighter Injured In West Side Blaze

A firefighter was injured early this morning in a fire that broke out on the city’s West Side.

CBS Chicago–04/12/2011

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