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Five Injured In West Garfield Park Crash

About 11 p.m., a Mercury Marquis traveling east in the 4000 block of West Lake crossed into oncoming traffic, hitting a Pontiac Grand Am head-on, police News Affairs Officer Michael Sullivan said.

04/03/2015

An injured worker is lifted from a construction site at Lake and Canal streets, after a steel beam collapsed Monday morning. (Credit: Nancy Harty/WBBM)

Four Hurt In Construction Accident

The Fire Department said four people were injured when a steel I-beam came down at a construction site at the northeast corner of Lake and Canal streets around 9:15 a.m.

12/29/2014

Surveillance footage of a man robbing a TCF Bank branch Sunday afternoon in River Forest. (Photo from the FBI)

Bank Robbed In River Forest

A weapon was not shown and no one was injured in the robbery, the FBI said.

12/02/2014

Police have released this image of a pair of suspects wanted in connection with two sexual assaults that occurred Halloween night in the West Loop. (Chicago Police Department)

Police Release Images Of Halloween Sexual Assault Suspects

Two women were sexually assaulted in the West Loop on Halloween, and police were asking for help tracking down the men they believe are responsible.

11/04/2014

A man and woman were killed when a freight train hit a car in Gary, Indiana, on Friday. (Credit: CBS)

Man And Woman Killed By Train In Gary

Witnesses said a Dodge Charger went around the crossing gates along Lake Street near Miller Avenue, then was hit by a CSX freight train and dragged about 50 yards.

08/08/2014

A driver was arrested in west suburban Addison after crashing into another car while fleeing police. (Credit: CBS)

Driver In Custody After Crashing During Police Chase

A driver was arrested overnight, after twice fleeing from police officers who attempted a traffic stop, and crashing into another vehicle in west suburban Addison.

07/02/2014

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9 Kids Hospitalized After School Bus Crash

Nine Chicago Public Schools students were taken to hospitals with minor injuries Thursday after their school bus sideswiped a beam on their way to school, but the driver apparently didn’t report the accident right away.

05/15/2014

Chicago police investigate after a man and a woman robbed Sarpino's Pizzeria in the West Loop. (Credit: Network Video Productions)

Police: ‘Strong Possibility’ Robberies At Pizzeria, 7-Eleven Are Connected

In both cases, a man and a woman wearing scarves around their faces announced a holdup, and made off with cash.

03/28/2014

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Man Charged With DUI After 5 Hurt In Aurora Crash

Roy R. Lightfoot, 39, faces six felony counts of DUI and several misdemeanors including driving on a revoked license, operating an uninsured vehicle, leaving the scene of an accident and failure to reduce speed.

03/11/2014

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No One Injured In Fire At West Garfield Park Church

Smoke was reported from the one-story building at the True Way of Life Missionary Baptist Church at 7 a.m. The fire was quickly put out, and no one was injured.

02/04/2014

(Left to right) Two brothers, Jaquan and Dimitri Hosey-Green, have been charged with killing a man in an Aurora restaurant. (Credit: Aurora Police)

Two Brothers Charged With Killing Man At Aurora Restaurant

Jaquan D. Hosey-Green, 19, and his 18-year-old brother, Dimitri J. Hosey-Green, both of the 1200 block of Fairfield in Joliet, are each charged with one count of first-degree murder in connection with the death of Arin T. Williams.

01/16/2014

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Two Slain In Separate Shootings In Aurora

About 7:35 p.m., 20-year-old Arin Williams was shot while he was in the bathroom of a restaurant in the 800 block of North Lake Street. About 8:25 p.m., 22-year-old Rachel Taylor was shot in the abdomen in the 500 block of Charles Street.

01/14/2014

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Video Shows Man Gunned Down Walking To Work

A grandfather, who on Tuesday night was simply making his way to a job he held for more than 30 years, never made it.

11/13/2013

A man was found dead from a gunshot wound to the head in the 4200 block of West Lake Street. (Credit: NVP Video)

Man Shot To Death In West Garfield Park

Just after 11 p.m., the man was found lying on the sidewalk in the 4200 block of West Lake Street with a gunshot wound to his head.

11/13/2013

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Police Warn Of Robberies In West Loop

The victims are distracted, sucker punched, and then robbed of smart phones, purses or wallets.

09/25/2013

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Police: Burglars Strike Five Near West Side Businesses

In each case, the suspects smash windows to enter businesses, then take items inside, according to an alert issued by Near West District police.

09/17/2013

Police officers Theresa Pietrusiewicz Anthony Nicpon. (Credit: CBS)

Bike Cops Thwart Downtown Cell Phone Theft

A would-be cell phone bandit took a woman for “easy prey” Tuesday. Police say he knocked a woman using a crutch to the ground and swiped her cell phone in broad daylight.

06/20/2013

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2 Dead, 17 Wounded In Weekend Shootings

Two people were killed and at least 17 others were hurt in shootings across the city since Friday afternoon, including two people shot when gunfire erupted near a passing ambulance — forcing paramedics to take cover and call for help.

06/10/2013

Two teenagers were killed in a crash in north suburban Antioch on Feb. 18, 2013. (Credit: CBS)

2 Teens Killed In Crash In Antioch

Two teenagers were killed when the SUV they rode in crashed into a tree Monday night in north suburban Antioch, according to the Lake County Sheriff’s office.

02/19/2013

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Addison Man Shot By Police Investigating Hit-Run Accident

Police fatally shot a man following a barricade situation Monday night in a west suburban home where he fired shots at officers investigating a hit-and-run crash.

10/16/2012

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