Kostner Avenue

Part of a three-story apartment building collapsed during a fire late Wednesday night in West Garfield Park. (Credit: Network Video Productions)

West Garfield Park Building Partially Collapses In Fire

Firefighters were waiting for building inspectors to allow them to begin searching the rubble for victims in what’s left of the apartment building near Van Buren Street and Kostner Avenue.


Firefighters take a newborn baby to an ambulance after delivering the girl inside a minivan at Kostner and Lexington. The mother was on the way to the hospital, when she pulled off the Eisenhower Expressway and called for help. (Credit: Network Video Productions)

Mother Gives Birth In Van Near Eisenhower Expressway

A woman gave birth to a baby girl early Wednesday in a van just off the Eisenhower expressway.


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Toddler Dies A Day After Three-Story Fall From Window

Mohammed Alyamani fell from the top floor of a three-flat apartment building in the 3700 block of North Kostner Avenue around 1:30 p.m. Tuesday. He died Wednesday evening at Advocate Lutheran General Hospital in Park Ridge.


Chicago firefighters battle flames and dense smoke at a warehouse fire in North Lawndale. (Credit: Chicago Fire Dept.)

Firefighters Battle Extra-Alarm Blaze In North Lawndale

The blaze, reported just after noon, is in the basement of a five-story warehouse that used to be a furniture company at 1034 S. Kostner Ave.


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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.


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Man Shot While Fleeing Gunman In Garfield Park

A 35-year-old man was seriously wounded when he was shot three times in the Garfield Park neighborhood early Wednesday, police said.


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Woman Killed In West Side Crash

A woman was killed Saturday morning when the car she was driving on the West Side crashed into a tree.


Three accidents -- one of them fatal -- on the Eisenhower Expressway on Sept. 22, 2012, forced police to close part of the expressway while they investigated. (Credit: CBS)

3 Accidents On I-290 Leave One Person Dead

Three accidents — one fatal — brought traffic to a standstill Saturday night on the Eisenhower Expressway.


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2 Men Stabbed, 2 Women Battered In NW Side Fight

Two men were stabbed and two women were beaten up during a fight early Sunday in the Northwest Side Hermosa neighborhood.


A worker was critically injured in an explosion and fire, while doing rehab work at a strip mall in the 1800 block of South Kostner Avenue on Sept. 1, 2012. (Credit: Chicago Fire Department)

Man Critically Injured In West Side Fire

A blaze at a strip mall in the West Side Lawndale neighborhood left one person critically injured Saturday evening, according to a spokesman for the Chicago Fire Department.


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Man Shot Dead By Police After Going For Gun During Arrest

Many questions are cropping up following a rash of shootings involving Chicago Police officers, the most recent of which happened late Sunday night.

CBS Chicago–03/26/2012

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Drunk Driver Wearing Only Socks & Underwear Hits Cop Car

A 24-year-old man was charged with DUI and a number of other driving-related offenses after he fell out of his car, clad only in underwear and socks, after crashing into a police squad car on the Northwest Side Saturday morning.


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Woman’s SUV Window Shattered As She Drives Down Eisenhower

Are roadside vandals trying to pick off cars on the Eisenhower Expressway? One woman has a frightening tale to tell.

CBS Chicago–09/15/2011


Two Hurt In Eisenhower Crash

Two people were injured — one seriously — in a crash Monday morning on the Eisenhower Expressway.



Five Injured In Little Village Crash

Five people were injured Sunday afternoon during a traffic crash in the Little Village neighborhood.


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Cops Shoot Suspect Who Pointed Gun At Crowd On NW Side

Police shot a male early Monday on the Northwest Side after he twice pointed a gun at officers while fleeing a traffic stop.


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Man Critically Injured In West Side Stabbing

A man was stabbed multiple times when an argument turned violent early Sunday in the Lawndale neighborhood.


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2 Dead, 4 Critically Hurt In Northwest Side Crash

A motorist blew a red light and collided with another car carrying a man and a woman who were killed. Four others critically injured in the Northwest Side crash Sunday morning.



$250K Bond For Driver In DUI Crash That Killed 2

A judge set bond at $250,000 for a woman charged with more than a dozen felonies in a drunken driving crash that left two people dead and nine others injured on the West Side over the weekend.

CBS Chicago–05/02/2011


Man Shot, Car Rammed In Old Irving Park

Police are looking for an attacker who shot a man, then rammed the victim’s vehicle with his own, in the Northwest Side’s Old Irving Park neighborhood over the weekend.

CBS Chicago–11/29/2010