River West

Rob Sayre was reunited with his dog, Jadyn, on Thursday, a day after carjackers stole a dog daycare center van with seven dogs inside. (Credit: Chris Martinez/CBS 2)

Missing Dogs Found In Carjacked Minivan

Seven missing dogs were reunited with their owners on Thursday, a day after two armed carjackers stole a minivan belonging to a dog daycare center in the River West neighborhood. The dogs were shivering from the cold, but otherwise unharmed.


Mario Orta (Credit: Chicago Police)

Two Men Charged With Shooting At Off-Duty Sheriff’s Officer

Two men, one of whom is still recovering from gunshot wounds, have been charged in connection with firing shots at an off-duty Cook County sheriff’s officer outside a bar in the River West neighborhood early Sunday.


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Off-Duty Sheriff’s Officer Shoots, Critically Wounds Man Outside River West Bar

An off-duty Cook County sheriff’s officer shot and critically wounded an allegedly armed man outside a bar in the River West neighborhod early Sunday.


Kelsey Ibach (Family photo)

Woman Paralyzed In Crash, Two Others Sue Driver Who Fled

Kelsey Ibach and three others got into Philip Cho’s 2008 BMW 535i on Sept. 13, according to the suit and police. Cho, who was allegedly drunk, lost control of the vehicle, which struck a utility pole and rolled over in the 700 block of West Erie, the lawsuit said. Cho allegedly fled the scene, leaving the other occupants behind.


Kelsey Ibach (Family photo)

Father Of Woman Paralyzed In Crash Calls Driver ‘Coward’ For Fleeing The Scene

The father of a 25-year-old woman who was left paralyzed after a friend drove his car over an embankment following a night of drinking, said he can’t understand how her friend just left her there and took a cab home to Naperville.


Police investigate a fatal shooting in the 1000 block of West Ancona, right off the Kennedy Expressway. (Photo by Reema Amin)

Man Shot And Killed In River West

The 34-year-old was in a vehicle that had struck a pole in the 1200 block of West Chicago Avenue. He had multiple gunshot wounds and was taken to Northwestern Memorial Hospital, where he was pronounced dead at 12:53 a.m.


Eddie Palacios, a TSA worker, stood in front of a moving Blue Line train to get it to stop before it hit a woman who fell on the tracks on Wednesday. (Photo credit: Twitter/Jim McKinney

TSA Worker Who Helped Save Woman From Train: ‘I’m Kind Of Embarrassed’

A TSA worker who helped save a woman who fell onto a set of subway tracks on Wednesday downplayed his decision to jump in front of a moving CTA Blue Line train.


Surveillance video from Emmit's Irish Pub shows a pickpocket stealing a wallet from a woman's purse on Jan. 4, 2012. (Supplied to CBS)

River West Bar Warns Patrons About Pickpockets

CBS 2’s Pamela Jones reports it’s where people put their purses and bags that has thieves waiting to pounce.

CBS 2–01/09/2013

Police Officer Preston Ross Jr. suffered a heart attack while on duty and working a CTA detail. (Photo provided by Chicago Police Dept.)

Officer Dies After Collapsing On River West Street

A 48-year-old Chicago police officer died Saturday morning after he collapsed while working in the River West area outside downtown.


Pedestrian sign (Photo by Stand Honda/ Getty Images)

Pedestrian Critical After Struck By Mini Cooper In River West

A man crossing the street in the River West neighborhood early Saturday was thrown into the air when he was struck by a car, landing on the car’s windshield.


Taiwan Smith

Man Charged With Killing 2 In Christmas Morning Nightclub Shooting

A West Side man has been charged with the Christmas morning shooting and killing a bouncer and a partygoer celebrating his 30th birthday at a nightclub in the River West Warehouse District.

CBS Chicago–12/27/2011

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Two Dead, One Wounded In River West Shooting

Two men are dead and another man was wounded early Sunday following a shooting in the River West neighborhood.