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Several carriages were burned in a fire at Noble Horse Theatre in Old Town. (Credit: Bernie Tafoya/WBBM)

Carriages Damaged In Fire At Noble Horse Theatre

No horses or people were injured in the blaze, which was mostly contained to a garage and storage area away from where the horses are kept. The horses were not exposed to smoke or flames.


Crews work to pull a woman out of the Chicago River near Merchandise Mart early Friday. (Photo by Sam Charles)

Elderly Woman Pulled From Chicago River

The woman was reported in the water near the Orleans Street bridge just before 1 a.m., fire officials said. Crews arrived at the scene in about two minutes. The water temperature was about 50 degrees.


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Escaped Horse Gallops Down Street In Old Town

Apparently, this wasn’t the first time a horse was found roaming the streets of Old Town. On the same day last year, about a half dozen horses escaped from the Noble Horse Theatre.


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5 Carriages Destroyed In Fire At Noble Horse Stable

There are reports Friday morning an electrical problem may be to blame for a fire in the noble horse stables in old town last night.

CBS Chicago–09/14/2012

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7 Dead, 24 Others Wounded In Weekend Violence

It has been a terrifying and deadly weekend in Chicago, with at least seven people dead and at least 24 more wounded in shootings since Friday afternoon.

CBS Chicago–08/25/2012

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Man Charged After Off-Duty Officer Shoots Suspect

A man was charged with aggravated assault after an off-duty Chicago Police officer shot a person who allegedly pointed a gun at him early Sunday in the River North neighborhood.


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5 Critically Injured In River North Crash

Five people were critically injured late Saturday in a when a car and a taxi cab collided in the River North neighborhood.


Photo Of Bassam 'Ollie' Naoum (credit: Family Photo)

1 Held In Murder Of Cabrini-Green Shopkeeper

One person remains in custody this morning in connection with the murder of Bassam Naoum, the Cabrini-Green area convenience store owner who was gunned down this past weekend.

CBS Chicago–10/21/2010

Family Of Bassam Naoum Speaks At Vigil (Photo By Lisa Fielding/WBBM)

Vigil Held For Murdered Store Owner

Hundreds gathered outside a River North convenience store to remember the store owner who was shot and killed over the weekend.


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Shopkeeper Mourned After Weekend Murder

Friends and family are planning a vigil for a Near North Side shopkeeper who was gunned down over the weekend, as police search for his killer.

CBS Chicago–10/18/2010