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Melvin Brown (Credit: Cook County Sheriff)

Driver Charged With DUI In Crash That Hurt 4 Cops

Melvin Brown, 69, has been charged with felony aggravated DUI causing an accident involving bodily harm, as well as two misdemeanor counts of DUI.


Nine people – including three police officers – were injured in a three-vehicle crash Sunday night in the 10200 block of South Indianapolis Avenue. (Credit: NVP Video)

4 Cops Among 9 Hurt In Chain-Reaction Crash On Far South Side

An unmarked Chicago police squad car pulled over an SUV, and a second police car had pulled up to assist, when a Nissan Altima slammed into the unmarked squad car, setting off a chain reaction crash.


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Emanuel Announces New School For Southeast Side

New school aimed at easing overcrowding at two existing schools in East Side neighborhood, but parents worry existing schools won’t get needed repairs, upgrades.


Cars were damaged by rock throwers on the Skyway on Wednesday night. (CBS)

Two Teens Charged For Throwing Rocks At Cars On Skyway

Two teenage boys were charged Thursday night after they allegedly threw rocks at vehicles on the Chicago Skyway and caused authorities to close the toll road for more than two hours.


The windshield of this car was apparently damaged by rocks while driving on the Chicago Skyway on May 9, 2012. (Credit: CBS)

Several Cars Damaged By Rock Throwers On Skyway

Police said they were talking with two “people of interest” after several vehicles were damaged on the Chicago Skyway late Wednesday by thrown rock as they entered the highway on the Far South Side.

CBS Chicago–05/09/2012

Car Keys And Beer (CBS/AP Photo)

Man Dead, Others Hurt In South Side DUI Crash

A man is dead and three other people were injured in a DUI crash early Sunday in the East Chicago neighborhood.