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Police Catch Carjackers After Man Spots Own Car

Suspected carjackers made one miscalculation early Monday morning after allegedly taking a car from a man on the city’s West Side.

CBS Chicago–04/18/2011

Terrance Freeman

Ark. Man And Prison Inmate Charged In ’02 Slayings

A man who was found in Arkansas was charged with gunning down two women as they were dancing nearly nine years ago on the West Side, police said.


The interior of a Wal-Mart Neighborhood Market. (Credit: Wal-Mart)

Wal-Mart Plans Market Store In West Loop

Wal-Mart is planning to open a downsized store at the Presidential Tower apartment complex just west of The Loop, according to Crains Chicago Business.


A firefighter helps clean up broken glass outside the Sears building in the Loop on Thursday. (CBS)

Woman Injured By Falling Glass From Loop Building

Police blocked part of a busy downtown sidewalk this afternoon, after glass fell from a building.

CBS Chicago–02/17/2011

Chicago Fire Department

Problem In Downtown Vault Causes Garage Outage

Fire crews were sent to an explosion in a ComEd vault downtown this morning.

CBS Chicago–12/07/2010

Counterfeit Labels Suspects

5 Mall Vendors Charged With Selling Fake Labels

Five vendors at a West Side mall have been charged with selling handbags, shoes and baseball caps with counterfeit labels.

CBS Chicago–11/02/2010

Oak Park Fire

Fire Breaks Out In Oak Park Apartment Building

A late-night fire in Oak Park caused at least half a million dollars in damage.

CBS Chicago–10/21/2010