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Chicago police shot and wounded a man who refused to put down a knife he had pulled out after a crash at LaSalle and Monroe streets on Aug. 18, 2012. (Credit: CBS)

Man Shot By Cops Charged After Refusing To Drop Knife Following Loop Crash

Bond was set at $900,000 for a west suburban man charged with attempted murder after he was shot by police while wielding a knife early Saturday following a car accident in the Loop.

08/19/2012

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Cop Shoots Knife-Wielding Driver After Loop Crash

Four people were critically injured early Saturday when a police sergeant shot a driver armed with a knife after a car accident in the Loop.

08/18/2012

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5 Dead, 29 Wounded In Weekend Violence

At least five people were killed, and 23 others were wounded, by gunfire and other violence in Chicago this past weekend.

CBS Chicago–08/05/2012

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Man, 20, Stabbed To Death In River North Area

A man who had recently moved to Chicago from Puerto Rico was stabbed to death in a fight with a group of people in the River North area early Saturday.

08/05/2012

A model of the new 45-story River Point office tower, to be built at Lake and Canal streets, at the head of the Chicago River. (Credit: CBS)

Activists Slam Use Of TIF Money For Park At West Loop Tower

Dozens of protesters rallied at the site of a new West Loop office development along the Chicago River on Tuesday, upset that taxpayers’ money is supporting the construction.

WBBM Newsradio–06/26/2012

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Police Search For Gunman Who Killed Teen In Washington Park Neighborhood

Police continue to search for a gunman who shot and killed a teenager in the Washington Park neighborhood overnight.

CBS Chicago–11/10/2011

Chicago police blocked off the 4300 block of South LaSalle Street after a police officer was shot on July 31, 2011. (Credit: CBS)

Chicago Police Officer Shot In Bronzeville

A Chicago police officer was shot Sunday afternoon in the Bronzeville neighborhood on the South Side.

07/31/2011

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Metra To Test Air In Downtown Stations

Metra officials say they are satisfied that the air aboard its trains is not toxic, and now, the agency wants to test the air in three of its downtown terminals.

CBS Chicago–01/17/2011

File photo of a Blue Line train.  (Photo by Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

Smoke Found In Blue Line Subway

Smoke from a switchbox heater sent fire crews to a Blue Line subway station in the Loop this morning, but no injuries were reported.

12/13/2010

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More Than 100 Firefighters Fight Vacant Building Blaze

Flames lit up the city’s South Side, when two buildings erupted in a fire that required more than 100 firefighters to put out.

CBS Chicago–11/08/2010

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Fire Breaks Out In LaSalle Street Building

A fire broke out Wednesday in a historic building that is being converted from a former bank to a high-end hotel.

10/27/2010

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