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Shot-Up Car On Eisenhower Might Have Been Involved In Bellwood Shooting

A bullet-riddled car found on the Eisenhower Expressway in Chicago early Wednesday might have been shot in west suburban Bellwood.


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Police: Man Tried To Lure Girls With Candy Outside Austin School

The sisters, ages 6 and 9, were leaving the after-school program at Hay Community Academy, 1018 N. Laramie Ave., at 4:45 p.m. when a man standing next to a white van asked them, “Hi girls, do you want some candy?” according to a community alert from Area North detectives.


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Man Seriously Wounded In Austin Shooting

About 7:46 p.m., the 19-year-old was shot several times in the abdomen in the 1100 block of North Laramie Avenue.


Hammond Carjacking Leads To Chase, Crash In Chicago

A state trooper saw a vehicle connected with an earlier Hammond carjacking and notified Chicago police, who helped Hammond police chase the vehicle.


An SUV was hit by a CTA Pink Line train when it tried to beat the train through a crossing in Cicero. (Credit: NVP Video)

CTA Pink Line Train Hits SUV In Cicero

Three people were taken to area hospitals with minor injuries after a CTA Pink Line train struck a vehicle in west suburban Cicero Thursday evening.


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Two Paramedics Hurt In Hit-And-Run Ambulance Crash

The two paramedics were in the 300 block of South Laramie Avenue, en route to a call, when the motorist struck them about 5 a.m.


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15-Year-Old Boy Injured In West Side Shooting

A 15-year-old boy was wounded in the shoulder during a Saturday afternoon shooting in the Austin neighborhood on the West Side.



3 Shot, 1 Killed In Cragin Neighborhood

A man was killed and two other people were wounded early Sunday in a shooting in the Cragin neighborhood on the Northwest Side, police said.


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8 Dead, 45 Wounded In Weekend Shootings, Stabbings

Another sweltering weekend brought more violence to Chicago’s streets – with eight people killed and 37 others wounded in shootings or stabbings between Friday afternoon and early Monday morning.

CBS Chicago–06/17/2012

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Man Charged With Forcing 12 Girls Into Prostitution

A 35-year-old man has been accused of forcing 12 girls into prostitution, and addicting them to heroin.

CBS Chicago–05/16/2012

Tenants of a West Side building that is in foreclosure are threatening a rent strike. They say the building's furnace was ripped out or stolen, and the building's receiver has not replaced it. (Credit: CBS)

Residents Of West Side Building Go Ahead With Rent Strike

Residents of a foreclosed apartment building in the South Austin neighborhood have a new receiver, and he is being greeted with a rent strike.

CBS Chicago–04/12/2012

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ComEd Vault Explosion Shuts Down Grand Avenue On West Side

Busy Grand Avenue was shut down for a time on the city’s West Side Tuesday morning, after an explosion in a ComEd vault blew off a manhole cover.

CBS Chicago–04/10/2012

Tenants of a West Side building that is in foreclosure are threatening a rent strike. They say the building's furnace was ripped out or stolen, and the building's receiver has not replaced it. (Credit: CBS)

West Side Tenants Threaten Rent Strike Over Repair Dispute

Tenants of an apartment building that’s in foreclosure in the Austin neighborhood on Chicago’s West Side say they’re fed up and are threatening a rent strike.

CBS Chicago–04/07/2012

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Passenger Killed When Vehicle Crashes Into Parked Cars

Charges were pending Sunday against the driver of a vehicle that crashed into several parked cars early Saturday in the Austin neighborhood, causing the death of a passenger in the car.


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Girl, 6, Burned While Playing With Lighter

A 6-year-old girl remained hospitalized as of midday Tuesday, after setting herself on fire as she played with a Bic lighter.

CBS Chicago–12/13/2011

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2-Month-Old Girl Dies In West Side Fire

A 2-month-old girl is dead after an early-morning house fire on the city’s West Side.

CBS Chicago–06/20/2011

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15 Displaced In South Austin Fire

A fire ripped through an apartment building early this morning in the South Austin neighborhood.

CBS Chicago–12/09/2010