Prairie Avenue

Using 29 automated dollies, crews will move the 762-ton Harriet F. Rees House from 2110 S. Prairie Av. to 2017 S. Prairie Av. (Credit: Mike Krauser/WBBM)

Historic Rees House Begins Two-Day Move In South Loop

A late 19th century home on Prairie Avenue has begun its two-day move to a new lot a block north, to make way for the new DePaul University basketball arena just north of McCormick Place.

11/11/2014

Crews moved the two-story coach house at the historic Harriet F. Rees House about a block north to make way for redevelopment plans at McCormick Place. (Credit: Mike Krauser/WBBM)

Historic South Loop House Moving To Make Way For McCormick Redevelopment

House movers made quick work of hauling a historic coach house down the street Wednesday morning in a neighborhood where Chicago’s movers and shakers lived 100 years ago.

10/01/2014

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Man Shot In Chatham

The man, 20, was shot in the groin about 9:45 p.m. in the 8800 block of South Prairie Avenue.

03/28/2014

File Photo Of A Handgun (Photo by Mark Nolan/Getty Images)

Teen Shot During Robbery In Greater Grand Crossing

The teenager was standing in an alley about 9:20 p.m. in the 6700 block of South Prairie Avenue when an unknown offender approached from behind and announced a robbery.

01/29/2014

File Photo Of A Handgun (Photo by Mark Nolan/Getty Images)

Man Shot In Park Manor Robbery Attempt

The 23-year-old victim was in the 6800 block of South Prairie Avenue about 9:50 a.m. when he was shot by a male trying to rob him.

09/24/2013

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3 Killed, 9 Wounded In Shootings Since Monday Afternoon

Three men were killed and nine others wounded in gun violence across the city since Monday afternoon, including two men who were found shot to death in West Pullman early Tuesday.

08/06/2013

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Five People Shot In City Overnight

At least five people — including a 16-year-old girl — were wounded in shootings throughout the city Wednesday night through early Thursday morning.

07/25/2013

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Two Shot Within Blocks Of Each Other In Greater Grand Crossing

Police are investigating a pair of shootings that occurred blocks apart during a roughly one-hour time span early Wednesday in the Greater Grand Crossing neighborhood.

06/19/2013

Chicago police investigate after a 19-year-old man was shot and killed outside the 47th Street station on the CTA Green Line on May 7, 2013. (Credit: CBS)

Man Slain In Drive-By Shooting Outside Green Line Station

A man was gunned-down during a drive-by shooting in the Grand Boulevard neighborhood Tuesday night, just steps from the overhead 47th Street Green Line train platform.

05/08/2013

Garbage Can

Woman Says She Was Cited For Others’ Dumping, Fines Doubled In Court

A South Side woman was left scratching her head when she got $600 in tickets for garbage left behind her home.

WBBM Newsradio–09/14/2012

A traffic sign at Columbus Drive and Fairbanks Court warns of the pending closure of a stretch of Lake Shore Drive between May 19 and 21, for the upcoming NATO summit at McCormick Place. (Credit: CBS)

Parking Bans Now In Effect For NATO Summit

Parking restrictions are now in effect as the clock counts down to the NATO Summit.

CBS Chicago–05/15/2012

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3 Dead, 5 Wounded By Gunfire Over 12-Hour Period

Conditions were pleasant overnight, but violence spilled onto the streets of Chicago in many areas – leaving three people dead and at least five others wounded from 4 p.m. Monday to 4 a.m. Tuesday.

CBS Chicago–03/13/2012

53rd Street Fatal Shooting

1 Dead, 3 Wounded In Washington Park Neighborhood Shooting

A teenage boy is dead, and three other boys and men were wounded, after a gunman opened fire in an apartment building in the Washington Park neighborhood.

CBS Chicago–02/27/2012

Hours after firefighters extinguished a blaze at a house in the Roseland neighborhood on Feb. 11, 2012, officials found the lifeless body of a young boy next to a dog in the attic crawl space. (Credit: CBS)

Boy Discovered Dead In Fire; Grandmother Also Dies

Hours after firefighters extinguished a blaze at a Far South Side house Saturday morning, officials found the lifeless body of a young boy next to a dog.

02/11/2012

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Teen Shot And Killed In Woodlawn

A teenage boy was shot and killed in the South Side Woodlawn neighborhood Monday evening.

09/19/2011

Western Avenue Shooting

1 Dead, 4 Injured In Thursday Night Shootings

At least one person was killed and four others were injured by gunfire in various parts of the city Thursday night.

CBS Chicago–08/05/2011

Princeton Avenue Shooting

Overnight Shootings Leave 2 Dead, 5 Wounded

Two men were killed and at least five more were injured in overnight shootings in the city.

CBS Chicago–07/13/2011

134th Street Shooting

1 Dead, 2 Wounded In Far South Side Shooting

Police are searching for the gunmen who opened fire on the Far South Side, killing one man and sending two others to the hospital.

CBS Chicago–05/05/2011