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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.

08/13/2014

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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.

07/10/2014

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.

09/25/2013

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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 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.

07/31/2013

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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.

02/02/2013

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.

09/23/2012

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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.

09/16/2012

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.

09/01/2012

Police Shooting

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.

01/15/2012

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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

Crash

Two Hurt In Eisenhower Crash

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

09/05/2011

Crash

Five Injured In Little Village Crash

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

07/17/2011

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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.

05/30/2011

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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.

05/29/2011

2 Killed, 4 Hurt In Diversey Avenue Crash

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.

05/22/2011

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$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

Shooting

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