King Drive

The CTA's first-ever Holiday Bus begins making its rounds Tuesday on the #14/Jeffery Jump line. The bus will travel along nine of the CTA's busies bus routes. (Credit: CTA)

CTA Holiday Bus To Roll Out Tuesday

From its reindeer antlers and cinnamon scent to Santa’s den and armchair, it’s clear that this is no ordinary 60-foot CTA bus, although it will be operating in regular service, beginning Tuesday and Wednesday on the J14/Jeffery Jump.

12/02/2014

A damaged Chevy Cobalt from a crash at 71st and King. (Credit: Network Video Productions)

One Dead, One Injured In Greater Grand Crossing Crash

About 9:20 p.m. a Honda Odyssey minivan heading north on King Drive struck a Chevrolet Cobalt at the intersection of 71st Street, police News Affairs Officer Amina Greer said.

10/22/2014

Chicago Police vehicle. (Credit: CBS)

1 Dead, 26 Wounded In Weekend Shootings

A 16-year-old boy was shot in the head about 8:30 p.m. in the 5900 block of South Justine Street on Sunday. The boy, of the 1000 block of West 78th Street, was taken to Stroger Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

08/11/2014

A dump truck severed power lines near 79th and King on Monday, and the power lines made contact with an SUV parked in the alley. A man who touched the SUV was severely shocked. (Credit: CBS)

Man Shocked By Downed Power Lines

A dump truck knocked down power lines when it raised its bed and ripped down part of a utility pole near the intersection of King Drive and 79th Street. The downed power lines came in contact with an SUV parked in the alley, and a man was severely shocked when he touched the vehicle.

05/06/2014

This pickup truck smashed into a store on the South Side. (Credit: Chicago Fire Department)

Woman Buying Lottery Tickets Injured After Pickup Slams Into Store

A woman buying lottery tickets at a South Side convenience store was injured when a pickup truck careened into the building.

04/18/2014

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Man Attempts Sexual Assault, Exposes Himself In Greater Grand Crossing

On March 10, the man exited a white Cadillac and approached the victim while she was waiting at a bus stop about 9:15 a.m. in the 6700 block of South Martin Luther King Drive.

03/21/2014

Crews battle an extra-alarm fire that collapsed the roof of a store at the corner of 75th and King on Friday. (Credit: NVP News Video)

Store Roof Collapses In Extra-Alarm Blaze On South Side

Flames and heavy smoke were already shooting through the roof of the Dollar & Up store near the intersection of East 75th Street and South Martin Luther King Drive when crews responded about 12:15 a.m.

01/17/2014

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Man Hospitalized After Washington Park Fire

The fire broke out about 11:50 p.m. in the top floor of a four-floor apartment building in the 6200 block of South King Drive.

12/10/2013

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Police Warn Of Robberies On Near South Side

Boys between the ages of 10 and 16 are approaching citizens and forcibly taking away their cell phones or money, a statement from police said.

12/05/2013

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Man In 60s Killed In Washington Park Shooting

A person of interest is being questioned in connection with the shooting death of a 67-year-old man in the Washington Park neighborhood Tuesday morning.

09/17/2013

Chicago Police vehicle. (Credit: CBS)

8 Dead, 25 Wounded In Shootings Over Labor Day Weekend

The most recent fatal shooting happened about 8 p.m. Monday in the Englewood neighborhood on the South Side.

09/03/2013

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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 While Riding In Car In Bronzeville

The 21-year-old man was a passenger in the vehicle traveling in the 4700 block of South King Drive at 12:25 a.m. when shots rang out and the vehicle’s back window shattered.

07/12/2013

Seven-year-old Christian Lyles (left) and 5-year-old Jaden Donald were critically wounded in separate shootings on July 4 and 5, respectively. Both were out with their family at city parks to celebrate the holiday. (Photos supplied to CBS)

Two Boys, 5 And 7, Among Victims Of Holiday Gun Violence

Dozens of people have been shot this long holiday weekend, including two boys who were just trying to enjoy family parties for the 4th of July.

07/04/2013

File Photo Of A Handgun (Photo by Mark Nolan/Getty Images)

1 Dead, 4 Wounded In South Side Shooting

Five people were driving together on the South Side in the 7300 block of South King Drive about 2:30 a.m. when another vehicle pulled up alongside them and opened fire into their vehicle.

06/25/2013

File Photo Of A Handgun (Photo by Mark Nolan/Getty Images)

Two Shot Within Blocks Of Each Other In Greater Grand Crossing

Police are investigating a pair of shootings that occurred blocks apart during a roughly one-hour time span early Wednesday in the Greater Grand Crossing neighborhood.

06/19/2013

File Photo Of A Handgun (Photo by Mark Nolan/Getty Images)

7 Injured In Gun Violence Since Thursday Night

At least seven people were injured in shootings across the city Thursday night and early Friday. A Chicago Police officer also shot a teen who ran from officers during a street stop early Friday in the Northwest Side Portage Park neighborhood.

06/14/2013

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Man Found Slain In Park Manor Apartment

he body of a man was found, apparently beaten to death, in an apartment in the South Side Park Manor neighborhood Monday afternoon, according to police.

06/03/2013

A police officer, a school bus driver, and a bus attendant were hurt when a police SUV collided with a school bus in the Bronzeville neighborhood on April 9, 2013. (WBBM Listener Photo)

Three Hurt When Squad Car Hits School Bus In Bronzeville; Kids Safe

An employee at a nearby dry cleaners said a police SUV was heading south on King Drive when it swerved to avoid another vehicle, and hit a school bus turning north onto King from 42nd Street.

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Off-Duty Cop’s Gun Taken During Armed Robbery

The robbery happened about 7:30 p.m., as the off-duty officer sat in his own car near 91st and King Drive, police said.

02/13/2013

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