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Gerardo Rodriguez suffered burns throughout his body after he went back into a Chicago Lawn apartment building to help get his family out when a fire started early Wednesday. (Photo supplied to CBS)

Man Burned Trying To Get Family Out From Fire In Chicago Lawn

When the fire started, Gerardo Rodriguez got out safely from his second floor unit. However, amid the chaos, relatives believe he went back in to try to get his mother out from the first floor of the building. He didn’t realize she’d already made it out.


Lionel Vazquez, 36, was in critical condition at Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center on Thursday, a day after carjackers shot him and stomped on his face. (Photos supplied to CBS)

Man Shot, Critically Injured In Logan Square Carjacking

Lionel Vazquez was sitting in his Chevy Tahoe around 8 p.m. Wednesday in the 2000 block of North Richmond Street, when two men approached and ordered him out of the vehicle. One of the men was wielding a handgun.


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Woman Slain In Brighton Park Home

Police were conducting a homicide investigation, after 31-year-old Lady Diana Sanabria was found dead in her apartment in the 4400 block of South Richmond Street, around 7 p.m. Sunday.



Joliet Man Caught Impersonating Cop, Trying To Lure Young Boys

A 32-year-old man is in custody, after police say he tried to pass himself off as one of them, and lure two boys to his van.

CBS Chicago–10/03/2011

Richmond Street Fire

11 Displaced In Southwest Side Fire

Eleven people were forced into the cold early this morning, after their building caught fire in the Southwest Side’s Gage Park neighborhood.

CBS Chicago–02/09/2011

Richmond Street Shooting

2 Men Wounded In Humboldt Park Shooting

Two men were shot and seriously wounded Monday in a drive-by incident in the Humboldt Park neighborhood.

CBS Chicago–02/07/2011