Kedzie Avenue

A van crashed into a CTA bus after the bus skidded on metal sheeting on the road near 64th Street and Kedzie Avenue on Thursday. The bus also hit a building after skidding off the road. (Credit: Bernie Tafoya/WBBM)

Two Hurt When CTA Bus Crashes Into Building In Chicago Lawn

A police officer said someone cut off the bus, and when the bus driver slammed on the brakes, the bus slid on wet heavy metal sheeting on the roadway, then crossed into oncoming traffic, and hit a building.

WBBM Newsradio–05/23/2013

A car struck a pole early Friday in the Avondale neighborhood, critically injuring four people. (Photo provided by Sam Charles-Sun-Times Media Wire)

Four Critically Hurt In Avondale Crash

A four-door 1995 Honda Accord was traveling at a high rate of speed when it struck a streetlight pole and wrapped around the pole.

05/17/2013

Antonio Lewis is charged with the 2011 murder of Maurice Vortes. (Credit: Chicago Police)

West Side Man Charged With 2011 Murder

Antonio Lewis, 29, is accused of fatally shooting Maurice Vortes on Sept. 29, 2011, in the 1500 block of South Kedzie Avenue

02/14/2013

File Photo Of Police Tape (AP)

1 Dead, 10 Wounded In Shootings In Early Hours Of New Year

A West Town neighborhood man became the city’s first homicide victim of the New Year, which so far has seen at least ten other people wounded in separate shootings, authorities said.

01/01/2013

Chuck E. Cheese

Police: Chuck E Cheese Worker Stabbed Customer Over Salad Plate

A Southwest Side Chuck E. Cheese employee was charged with two misdemeanors last month for allegedly stabbing a customer in a dispute over a salad plate, police said.

10/09/2012

Ambulance

5 Hurt When Car, CTA Bus Collide On Southwest Side

Five people were hospitalized earlier Saturday when a Chicago Transit Authority bus and a car were involved in an accident on Kedzie Avenue, in the Brighton Park neighborhood.

CBS Chicago–09/22/2012

(Jed Jacobsohn/ Getty Images)

Man Rides Bike Down Ramp To Blue Line Stop, Ends Up On Tracks

A man decided to ride his bicycle down the ramp that leads to the platform at a CTA Blue Line stop, and he ended up on the tracks.

CBS Chicago–09/19/2012

Police Generic

Teenage Boys Targeting Women In Southwest Side Robberies

Police in the Chicago Lawn neighborhood are warning residents about two teenage boys who are targeting female victims for robbery.

CBS Chicago–09/19/2012

Brown Line Accident

Cyclist Hit, Injured By Brown Line Train In Albany Park

A bicyclist was recovering in the hospital Tuesday morning, after he was struck by a Brown Line ‘L’ train on the city’s Northwest Side.

CBS Chicago–09/18/2012

Attempted Abduction Suspect

Child Abduction Attempts Reported In Chicago, Aurora

Two separate incidents of what first appeared to be incidents of attempted child abduction have caught the attention of police in Chicago and Aurora.

CBS Chicago–09/07/2012

Police Generic

Man Tries To Kidnap Girl, 14, On Southwest Side

Chicago Police have issued a community alert about the attempted kidnapping Tuesday of a girl on the Southwest Side.

WBBM Newsradio–09/06/2012

Kedzie Avenue Fatal Crash

4 Dead, 2 Critically Injured In Little Village Crash

Four people are dead, and two others are critically injured, after a crash at 31st Street and Kedzie Avenue in the Little Village neighborhood overnight.

CBS Chicago–05/19/2012

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.

04/22/2012

Police Shooting

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

Officer Pinned By Car

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

File Photo (Mario Tama/ Getty Images)

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.

01/01/2012

Crime Scene Tape generic sized image

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

Shooting Generic

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.

11/25/2011

Crash

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.

11/20/2011

more

previous