Near West Side

Police investigate a shooting scene off the Eisenhower Expressway Wednesday night. (Credit: Network Video Productions)

Man Shot Near Eisenhower Expressway

About 10:10 p.m., the man was standing in the 2400 block of West Van Buren when someone got out of a gray car and fired shots, striking the man in his abdomen and leg, police said. The shooter then got back in the car and drove off onto I-290.

07/23/2015

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Police: Man Fatally Shot On Near West Side

A 20-year-old man was fatally shot early Saturday on the Near West Side, police said.

05/23/2015

Vertiport Chicago is the city's first commercial helicopter facility since Meigs Field closed in 2003. (Credit: CBS)

Private Helipad Opens On Near West Side

A group of private investors has opened a commercial helicopter facility near the Illinois Medical District, offering air service to the edge of downtown for the first time in more than 12 years.

04/30/2015

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Police: Man Struck By Car, Stabbed, Robbed On Near West Side

The 39-year-old was crossing the street in the 1800 block of West Van Buren Street about 9:50 a.m. when he was struck by a black vehicle, causing him to drop his cell phone, police News Affairs Officer Ron Gaines said. A male got out of the vehicle and took the cell phone, then stabbed the victim in the elbow.

04/23/2015

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Women Targeted In Recent Robberies

In both robberies, three males approached a female victim, hit her and ran off with her property, according to a community alert from Chicago Police.

03/13/2015

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8 Injured In CTA Bus Crash On Near West Side

CTA spokesman Brian Steele said a car passed the bus and tried to make a right turn as the bus pulled away from the curb. Steele said there was minor damage to both vehicles.

02/12/2015

Firefighters use foam to control fire found under the dock area of a Near West Side commercial building. (Credit: Chicago Fire Department)

No Injuries In Fire At Near West Side Commercial Building

Firefighters responded to the four-story building near 14th Street and Western Avenue at 7:23 p.m., Fire Media spokesman Jeff Lyle said. The fire was found below the building’s dock area.

02/06/2015

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4 Dead, 13 Wounded In Weekend Shootings

The most recent fatal shooting happened Sunday morning on the Near West Side. Shawn Holloway, 21, was shot in the side and back about 11 a.m. in the 2100 block of West Warren Boulevard, according to police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office.

01/19/2015

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3 Killed, 13 Wounded In Wednesday Shootings

In the most recent fatal shooting, a man was killed and another was wounded Wednesday afternoon in the South Shore neighborhood on the South Side.

12/18/2014

This man was alive when scuba divers from the Chicago Fire Department pulled him out, after a passerby threw him a life preserver. (Credit: Network Video Productions)

Man Throws Life Preserver, Helps Rescue Person From Chicago River

A man was pulled from the Chicago River early Wednesday in the West Loop, after a local resident threw a life preserver to keep him afloat until rescue crews arrived.

12/17/2014

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Man Shot And Killed On Near West Side

The man, 35, was standing on the sidewalk in the 1200 block of South Western Avenue about 1:15 a.m. when a dark-colored SUV drove past and someone inside opened fire, striking the man in the abdomen, police News Affairs Officer Hector Alfaro said.

12/17/2014

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9 Wounded In Tuesday Shootings Across Chicago

Nine people were shot throughout the city on Tuesday, including two teenagers who were waiting for a bus.

12/10/2014

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Two Shot On Near West Side

Two teenagers were shot Tuesday morning while waiting to board a CTA bus on the Near West Side.

12/09/2014

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11 Hospitalized After CO Leak At Food Processor On Near West Side

Eleven people were hospitalized Monday morning after being sickened by carbon monoxide at a Near West Side food business.

12/08/2014

Bricks that fell from a truck blocked two lanes of the Kennedy Expressway near Lake Street early Thursday. (Credit: Network Video Productions)

Kennedy Lanes Reopened After Spilled Bricks Blocked Traffic

All lanes on the northbound Kennedy Expressway have reopened on the Near West Side after a load of bricks spilled from a semi and scattered across two lanes early Thursday.

11/20/2014

Chicago police and firefighters responded to UIC College Preparatory High School on Friday after two students suffered chemical burns. (Credit: CBS)

Two Suffer Chemical Burns At UIC College Prep

Both victims are students who were in the chemistry lab on the 3rd floor of the school when they were burned. Although their injuries were not serious, they did require medical treatment.

10/31/2014

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Police; 2 Dead, 4 Wounded In Wednesday Shootings

A man died after he was shot multiple times in the chest and crashed his vehicle Wednesday morning in the South Side Burnside neighborhood, police said.

09/11/2014

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Man Shot On Near West Side

About 8:30 p.m., the man was shot in the foot in the 2300 block of West Adams Street, police said. He is an adult, but his exact age is not yet known, authorities said.

09/09/2014

Chicago Police at the scene of a shooting in which three people were injured Tuesday night in the 200 block of South Western on the Near West Side. (Credit: Network Video Productions)

Man Killed, Two Teens Wounded In Near West Side Shooting

The three were standing on the sidewalk in the 200 block of South Western Avenue about 10 p.m. when a male got out of a dark-colored sedan and opened fire.

07/30/2014

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1 Killed, 7 Wounded In Tuesday Shootings

The fatal shooting happened about 10 p.m. on the Near West Side. A 17-year-old boy and two men, ages 49 and 18, were standing on a sidewalk in the 200 block of South Western Avenue when a male got out of a dark-colored sedan and opened fire.

07/30/2014

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