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Lathanniel Barajas, 19, is accused of drunk driving in a crash that injured five people in the 5700 block of South Kedzie Avenue on April 21, 2012. (Credit: Chicago Police)

Man Charged With DUI In Crash That Hurt 5 On SW Side

A 19-year-old man has been charged with felony DUI for allegedly causing a crash that hurt five people — three critically — early Saturday on the Southwest Side.


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Off-Duty Police Detective Shoots 2 People In Lawndale

Two people were hospitalized Wednesday morning after they were shot by an off-duty Chicago Police officer in the West Side’s Lawndale neighborhood.

CBS Chicago–03/21/2012

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Officer Fires At Suspect Who Tried To Run Him Down

An off-duty Chicago Police officer suffered minor injuries after a man tried to run him over with a car in the Little Village neighborhood Wednesday night.

CBS Chicago–03/01/2012

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Vehicle Drives Onto Brown Line Tracks, Catches Fire

A vehicle drove onto Brown Line tracks, hit the third rail and caught fire Sunday morning, causing major delays.


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Man Shot Dead In North Lawndale

A man was shot and killed Thursday night after a gunman came up behind him in the North Lawndale neighborhood.

CBS Chicago–12/30/2011

Kedzie Avenue Accident

Van Crashes, Flips Over On Kedzie Avenue Near Stevenson

A van hit a wall and flipped over on Kedzie Avenue on the city’s Southwest Side early Friday, leaving the driver injured.

CBS Chicago–12/16/2011

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Man, Woman Shot In Separate Brighton Park Drive-By Attacks

A man and a woman were shot in the head during separate drive-by attacks early Friday in the Southwest Side Brighton Park neighborhood.



5 Injured In Marquette Park Crash

Five people were injured during a motor vehicle accident Sunday afternoon on in the Marquette Park neighborhood on the South Side.


A 17-year-old girl waiting at this bus stop in the 300 block of North Kedzie Avenue was kidnapped on Nov. 14, 2011, and taken to a garage, where she later escaped. (Credit: CBS)

Girl Escapes After Being Kidnapped On West Side

A 17-year-old girl escaped to safety this week after being kidnapped at a bus stop on the city’s West Side.

CBS Chicago–11/15/2011

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Man Killed, 3 Injured In Eisenhower Crash

A South Side man was killed when he drove a car into a wall on the Eisenhower Expressway early Sunday, State Police said.


Mount Greenwood Crash

Driver Crashes Into Mount Greenwood Auto Repair Shop

A man lost control of his car and crashed into an auto repair shop in the Mount Greenwood neighborhood early Friday.

CBS Chicago–11/04/2011

Police Shooting

Man Killed By Police In Albany Park Shootout

Police shot and killed a man overnight after he allegedly opened fire at them in the Albany Park neighborhood.

CBS Chicago–09/16/2011

Wilbert Crosby's windshield was smashed after a 12-year-old boy apparently tossed a rock from an overpass along the Eisenhower Expressway on Sept. 4, 2011. Crosby pulled off the expressway, confronted the boy and took him to a nearby police station. (Photo courtesy Wilbert Crosby)

Motorist Hauls Boy To Cops After Rock Tossed Into Windshield

An angry motorist walked a 12-year-old boy into a police station after the child allegedly hurled a rock off a nearby West Side overpass, smashing the windshield of the man’s minivan Sunday morning.


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Man Charged In Random Stabbings At Southwest Side Walgreens

A 21-year-old man stands charged with a stabbing spree that left three random people injured at a Southwest Side Walgreens drugstore.

CBS Chicago–08/03/2011

Walgreens Stabbing

Man Stabs 3 Random Victims At Southwest Side Walgreens

Three people were hospitalized this morning after a stabbing at a Walgreens drugstore on the city’s Southwest Side.

CBS Chicago–08/02/2011

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Police Catch Robber In The Act On Southwest Side

Police foiled a gunpoint robbery in the Southwest Side’s Ashburn neighborhood Thursday evening, and the alleged robber has been arrested on felony charges.

CBS Chicago–07/29/2011

I-57 Crash

Overnight Crash Shuts Down I-57

Interstate 57 was shut down overnight for a dramatic rescue following a crash.

CBS Chicago–06/06/2011

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Cops: Charges Filed In Murder Of Man Run Over By Own Car

Murder charges have been filed in the death of a man whose death may have stemmed from a disagreement over a television set early Thursday in the Brighton Park neighborhood on the Southwest Side, police said.


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Volunteer For Aldermanic Candidate Attacked

A volunteer working for 19th Ward aldermanic candidate Anne Schaible’s campaign was reportedly injured Monday night when he was thrown through a campaign office window.



Kennedy Traffic Disrupted By Couch In Road

Traffic on the inbound Kennedy Expressway was disrupted this morning by a couch lying in the roadway.

CBS Chicago–01/27/2011