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Wrong-Way Driver

3 Hurt When Wrong-Way Driver Hits Car, Van On Lake Shore Drive

In a headline that is becoming all too familiar, three people are hurt – one critically – after a wrong-way driver slammed into multiple vehicles, this time on Lake Shore Drive.

CBS Chicago–02/09/2012

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At Least 20 Wounded In Weekend Violence Through Sunday Morning

At least 20 people, including a 10-year-girl, a 16-year-old girl and a 15-year-old boy, have been wounded in shootings throughout the city since Friday evening.

01/29/2012

DuPage County Fire

Cops: Man Killed 4 In Villa Park, Set Fire, Killed Self In Dolton

A man facing prison for heroin possession fatally shot his girlfriend, her two sons and niece as they slept in the home they shared in unincorporated Villa Park early Tuesday.

CBS Chicago–01/17/2012

Gas Leak Generic

Gas Leak Blocks Off Canal Street In South Loop

A gas leak caused traffic headaches in a busy part of the South Loop Friday morning.

CBS Chicago–01/13/2012

Handcuffs

Police: Villa Park Spa Was Offering More Than Massages

Two employees of a spa in Villa Park were doing more than giving massages, police say.

CBS Chicago–01/05/2012

Officer Clifton Lewis

Community Pays Last Respects To Fallen Officer

Police say they have new leads Thursday morning in the murder of Officer Clifton Lewis, as the community pays its last respects.

CBS Chicago–01/05/2012

Metra Accident

Metra Train Hits Car; Union Pacific-West Line Shut Down

The Metra Union Pacific West Line was shut down for some time Thursday morning, after a train hit an empty car in West Chicago.

CBS Chicago–12/29/2011

Police investigate the scene of where a man was shot at a South Loop CTA station on Monday night. (CBS)

2 Teens Charged In South Loop ‘L’ Stop Shooting

Two teenage boys have been charged in a shooting that left a man wounded at the busy Roosevelt Road ‘L’ platform in the South Loop.

CBS Chicago–12/28/2011

Chicago firefighters battle an extra-alarm blaze in an abandoned factory building at 2626 W. Roosevelt Rd. on Dec. 27, 2011. (Credit: CBS)

Firefighters Put Out Extra-Alarm Blaze On West Side

Firefighters worked more than two hours Tuesday night to extinguish an extra-alarm blaze on the West Side.

CBS Chicago–12/27/2011

Columbus And Roosevelt Crash

Pickup Truck Slams Into Taxi At Columbus And Roosevelt

Early morning rush hour traffic was tied up downtown Monday, after a pickup truck slammed into a taxi at Columbus Drive and Roosevelt Road.

CBS Chicago–12/19/2011

Eisenhower Expressway Shooting, Chase

Police Catch Shooting Suspects After Chase On Eisenhower

A shooting on the city’s West Side led to a high-speed chase on the Eisenhower Expressway overnight, before police finally caught three suspects miles to the west.

CBS Chicago–12/01/2011

Car Tire

Police: Motorist Drives Over, Kills Former Co-Worker In Maywood

Police say a fight over a woman led a former Hines VA Hospital worker to kill a colleague over the weekend.

CBS Chicago–11/20/2011

Dwon Kelly, 35, was arrested when Cicero police found more than 2,200 pirated DVDs in his car during a traffic stop. (Credit: Cicero Police Department)

Cicero Traffic Stop Nets 2,000 DVDs Of Copied Movies

Police in Cicero discovered more than 2,000 DVDs of allegedly illegally copied hit movies in a car they pulled over Friday for a broken headlight.

10/30/2011

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UIC Cop, Child Among 4 Hurt In Near West Side Crash

Three adults – including at least one University of Illinois at Chicago police officer – and a child were injured late Saturday in a crash on the Near West Side.

10/23/2011

Dan Ryan Crash

3 Truck Crashes In 9 Hours On Dan Ryan Expressway

Two trucks collided and jackknifed overnight, spilling fuel and a load of candy, in one of three accidents involving trucks on the expressway in a period of about nine hours.

CBS Chicago–09/27/2011

Trader Joe's

Trader Joe’s To Open In Former Sam’s Wine Space In South Loop

A new Trader Joe’s store may bring new life to the intersection of Wabash Avenue and Roosevelt Road in the South Loop.

CBS Chicago–09/07/2011

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Water Taxi Rescues Woman Who Falls Into River During Smoke Break

A captain and crew member aboard a water taxi wasted no time Monday when a woman fell into the Chicago River. Newsradio 780′s Steve Miller talked with one of the heroes.

07/18/2011

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5 Wounded In Broad Daylight Shootings Across City

Five people were injured in a rash of shootings Wednesday, all of which happened in broad daylight.

CBS Chicago–07/14/2011

Chicago City Council Chambers (CBS)

Groups At Meeting To Urge Aldermen To ‘Put People First’

Community activists, advocacy groups and union representatives will join 20 of Chicago’s 50 aldermen Thursday night for the first ever People’s City Council Meeting.

CBS Chicago–07/07/2011

Beauty Supply Theft

Spike In Human Hair Thefts Surprises Police

Police say they are surprised by a spike in thefts of human hair in recent months.

CBS Chicago–06/14/2011

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