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(Clockwise from top left) Brandon Phillips, Shawn Johnson, Adam Talley, and Adam Miller have been charged with firing shots at a house party in Matteson, resulting in a standoff that lasted more than three hours before the home was raided. (Credit: Matteson Police)

Four Charged After Shots Fired, Home Barricaded During Matteson Party

Brandon D. Phillips, 22; Shawn Johnson, 24; Adam J. Miller, 25; and Adam A. Talley, 22, are each charged with one felony count of reckless discharge of a firearm, according to Matteson police. All may also face additional charges, police said.


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Man Shot And Killed Along Englewood Safe Passage Route

Officers responding to a call of shots fired about 2:15 p.m. in the 5700 block of South Princeton Avenue found a 20-year-old man inside a vehicle with multiple gunshot wounds, according to police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office.


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Three Shot, Seriously Wounded In Fuller Park

Three people are in serious condition after a shooting Wednesday night in the Fuller Park neighborhood on the South Side.


A dog wandered onto the roof of a vacant home in Chatham; neighbors said the dog was there for three days before an Animal Control worker went up and got him down using a snare. (Credit: Mike Krauser/CBS)

City Worker Rescues Dog From Roof Of Vacant House

Neighbors said the dog had been up there for three days.


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1 Dead, 19 Wounded In Weekend Shootings

The lone fatality occurred Friday afternoon in the Grand Boulevard neighborhood on the South Side.


Chicago Police vehicle. (Credit: CBS)

8 Dead, 25 Wounded In Shootings Over Labor Day Weekend

The most recent fatal shooting happened about 8 p.m. Monday in the Englewood neighborhood on the South Side.


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One Arrested After Shootout With Police In West Pullman

Suspects allegedly shot at police after officers after responded to a call of shots fired, and found a gunfight already in progress among several people.


Ramona Rogers-Washington has a cast on her broken wrist, and a bullet in her chest, after she was hit by a stray bullet when a shooting erupted outside a CTA bus on Jan. 17, 2013. (Credit: CBS)

Woman Shot On CTA Bus Thankful To Be Alive, But Angry At Shooters

Ramona Rogers-Washington has a fractured wrist and a bullet in her chest, but nonetheless she said she’s “very blessed” to be alive, after a shooting on a CTA bus on Thursday.

CBS 2–01/18/2013

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

Princeton Avenue Shooting

1 Killed, 2 Injured In South Side Shooting

One person was killed and two others were seriously injured during a shooting early this morning.

CBS Chicago–07/13/2011

A Chicago police car. (Photo Credit: MIRA OBERMAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Girl, 15, Fights Off Attacker In West Pullman Alley

A 15-year-old girl successfully fought off a man who tried to drag her into an alley in the West Pullman neighborhood in the daylight hours this morning.

CBS Chicago–07/07/2011

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Officer Hit, Injured By Driver During Safety Checkpoint Operation

A Chicago Police officer is hospitalized, after being hit and injured by a driver at a traffic checkpoint on the city’s Near North Side.

CBS Chicago–06/13/2011

Roseland Flooding

Storms Leave Basements, Streets Flooded

The storms this morning have had many Chicago area residents dealing with serious flooding, particularly on the city’s South Side.


A Chicago police officer shot and killed a man who broke into his home in the 10000 block of South Princeton Avenue on March 29, 2011. (Credit: CBS)

Off-Duty Cop Shoots, Kills Home Invader

An off-duty Chicago Police officer shot and killed a man who tried to attack the officer in his Roseland neighborhood home this morning.

CBS Chicago–03/29/2011

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Man Shot, Wounded By Police In Englewood

A man was injured in a police-involved shooting in the Englewood neighborhood overnight.

CBS Chicago–03/22/2011

Princeton Avenue Fire

1 Dead, 2 Injured In South Side High-Rise Fire

One person was killed and two others were injured Thursday morning at a seniors’ public housing high-rise on the city’s South Side.

CBS Chicago–02/03/2011

Englewood Fire

Man Seriously Injured In Englewood Fire

One person was seriously injured overnight when a fire broke out in a building on the eastern edge of the Englewood neighborhood.

CBS Chicago–01/20/2011


CPS Opens Eye Clinic For Students

The Chicago Public Schools and the Illinois Eye Institute are joining forces to help children who have problems with their vision.