Madison Street

64th And Hoyne Shooting

2 Killed, 8 Injured In Overnight Gun Violence

Two people were killed and eight others were wounded in gun violence that struck several neighborhoods on the city’s South and West sides overnight.

CBS Chicago–08/01/2012

Madison Street Crash

Police Search For Driver Who Slammed Into Woman, 19

Police have released surveillance images of the car involved in a hit-and-run crash that left a 19-year-old woman injured this week on the city’s West Side.

CBS Chicago–06/15/2012

Near West Side Burglaries

Burglars Hit Homes Near United Center

Police have issued a warning to Near West Side residents after a string of burglaries in the neighborhood surrounding the United Center.

CBS Chicago–06/13/2012

Michigan Avenue Closed

Michigan Avenue Briefly Closed After Someone Hears Explosion

Michigan Avenue was briefly shut down between Lake and Madison streets due to police activity.

CBS Chicago–05/18/2012

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1 Dead, 16 Wounded In Weekend Violence

One person is dead and at least another 16 wounded in violence throughout the city this weekend.



Four People Shot Outside West Side Nightclub

Four people were shot early Sunday outside of a nightclub in the Garfield Park neighborhood on the West Side.


Whipple Street Fire

Firefighter Hospitalized From Scene Of West Side Blaze

A firefighter was taken to the hospital Monday morning from the scene of a fire on the city’s West Side.

CBS Chicago–03/26/2012

File Photo Of Chicago Police Car (Getty Images)

Utter Chaos Erupts At Overcrowded West Side Nightclub

Police discovered complete chaos when they were called to a West Side bar early Friday morning.

CBS Chicago–02/03/2012

Suspicious Envelope

Israeli Consulate To Reopen After Being Evacuated

The Israeli Consul General in Chicago says the consulate in the Ogilvie Transportation Center is expected to reopen Tuesday morning, a day after being evacuated because of a suspicious envelope.

CBS Chicago–01/31/2012

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Israeli Consulate Evacuated For Suspicious Package

The Israeli consulate in downtown Chicago was evacuated Monday afternoon after a worker opened a package containing a suspicious white powder.

CBS Chicago–01/30/2012

Darrion Grossley

Man Charged In String Of West Side Robberies, Rapes

A West Side man is behind bars, charged in a series of crimes that happened last year in the East Garfield Park neighborhood.

CBS Chicago–01/19/2012

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Man In Ski Mask Robs Woodstock Gas Station

A man in a ski mask, armed with a handgun, robbed a northwest suburban gas station early Wednesday.


Madison Street Shooting

Man Robbed, Shot For Designer Jacket On West Side

Police say a thief was after a designer jacket when he shot a man in the chest on busy Madison Street on the city’s West Side.

CBS Chicago–12/08/2011

West Loop Stabbing

Man Stabbed At West Loop Lounge

Police are investigating after a man was stabbed in the neck at a lounge in the West Loop.

CBS Chicago–10/13/2011

Google Results For Merchandise Mart

Google Maps Almost Have Chicago Down, But Not Quite

If you search Google for “Merchandise Mart,” your results will come back accompanied by a convenient map plotting its location for you. But the map points to the Drake Hotel.

CBS Chicago–10/06/2011

Dominique Thomas was killed when a car crashed into an apartment while she was sleeping. (Credit: LEARN Charter School)

Girl, 14, Killed When Car Slams Into Building In Maywood

Maywood police are looking for the passenger of a car that crashed into an apartment building after a shooting early Tuesday morning, killing a girl as she was sleeping.

CBS Chicago–09/27/2011

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Bomb Threat Near Ogilvie Transportation Center Unfounded

Police said a bomb threat near Ogilvie Transportation Center on Monday was unfounded.

CBS Chicago–09/12/2011

File Photo Of Chicago Police Car (Getty Images)

Armed Robbers Hitting Pedestrians On West Side Thoroughfares

Police are warning neighbors of two armed robbers who have been hitting major streets on the city’s West Side.

CBS Chicago–08/09/2011

A statue depicting Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. as an African chieftain wobbles and tilts on its concrete base and residents of the West Side apartment building named in his honor want it fixed. (Credit: CBS)

Apartment Residents Want Statue Of Dr. King Fixed

Residents at a West Side apartment complex said a piece of art there could put their kids at risk. It’s a historic statue and they’re afraid it could fall on a child, so they asked CBS 2’s Pamela Jones to help get it fixed.

CBS 2–08/03/2011

File Photo Of Chicago Police Car (Getty Images)

Passenger Killed When Car Rams Police Vehicle On West Side

A passenger was killed Tuesday evening when a vehicle crashed into a police squad car on the city’s West Side.

CBS Chicago–07/27/2011