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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.

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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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Three Shot On Near West Side

The shooting occurred shortly after 7 p.m. near West Jackson Boulevard and South Western Avenue.

03/21/2014

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2 Killed, 8 Wounded In Weekend Shootings

In the most recent fatal shooting, a 17-year-old was shot and killed Sunday afternoon on the Near West Side.

02/10/2014

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Near West Side Fire Leaves One Critically Injured

A man was critically injured after jumping out of a window during a fire Monday morning on the Near West Side.

02/03/2014

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Man Dies After Near West Side Crash

Eugenio Moyola, 39, was driving north in the 1300 block of South Ashland Avenue about 3:10 a.m. when his vehicle hit a pole.

10/28/2013

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4 Dead, 15 Wounded In Weekend Shootings

The most recent fatal shooting happened about 3 a.m. Saturday on the Near West Side.

09/23/2013

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Police: Burglars Strike Five Near West Side Businesses

In each case, the suspects smash windows to enter businesses, then take items inside, according to an alert issued by Near West District police.

09/17/2013

A car crashed into a concrete barrier wall along the Racine Avenue on-ramp on the Eisenhower Expressway, after going the wrong way in the eastbound lanes of the expressway. (Credit: NVP Video)

Wrong-Way Drivers Caught On Eisenhower, Dan Ryan Expressway

Illinois State Police said they believe alcohol was a factor in two incidents of wrong-way driving on Chicago expressways overnight.

09/17/2013

A pickup truck was sideswiped by a CTA Bus near 15th Street and Western Avenue. on Aug. 30, 2013. Emergency crews had to clean up a diesel fuel spill from the crash. (Credit: CBS)

Six Hurt In Near West Side Bus Crash

Police said the crash happened at 10:20 a.m., near the intersection of 15th Street and Western Avenue. The bus was involved in a crash with a pickup truck and a semi-trailer truck.

08/30/2013

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