Roosevelt Road

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.


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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.


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.


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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

CTA Bus (Photo by Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

UIC Student Attacked By Mob On Bus

As concerns mount about flash mob attacks in the trendy Streeterville neighborhood, the University of Illinois at Chicago is now reporting a similar attack on the city’s Near West Side.

CBS Chicago–06/06/2011

File Photo (Alex Wong/ Getty Images)

Two Injured By Lawndale Hit-And-Run Driver

The driver of a sport utility vehicle remains in custody after he ran into and critically injured one pedestrain and then hit a second man while fleeing the scene of the first wreck early Sunday in the Lawndale neighborhood.


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Police Officer Injured In Accident On West Side

A Chicago police officer was injured in an accident on the West Side.

CBS Chicago–05/23/2011

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Extra-Alarm Fire At West Side Asphalt Factory

An extra-alarm fire broke out this afternoon at an asphalt company on the city’s West Side.

CBS Chicago–05/17/2011

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2 Stabbed At North Lawndale Barbershop

Two people were stabbed in the North Lawndale neighborhood this morning, reportedly at a barbershop.

CBS Chicago–05/05/2011

Beauty Supply Theft

Video Shows Burglars Stealing A Fortune In Hair Extensions

It was a well-planned heist on the quietest day of the year, Easter Sunday, and burglars who knew exactly what they were looking for: top-quality human hair and hair products collectively worth $80,000.

CBS Chicago–04/25/2011

Kenny Hollyfield (left) Robert Mix are charged with attacking and beating a 71-year-old woman in Forest Park. (Credit: Forest Park Police)

Men Charged With Beating Elderly Woman In Forest Park

Two men have been charged with beating and stomping a 71-year-old grandmother in a Forest Park grocery store parking lot.

CBS Chicago–03/28/2011

Homan Avenue Crash

4 Hurt In North Lawndale Crash

Four people are spending the morning in a hospital, after a serious accident on the city’s West Side.

CBS Chicago–01/31/2011


3 Hurt In Head-On Crash In Wheaton

A van struck a pickup head-on, sending three people to a hospital this morning at a busy intersection in west suburban Wheaton.


Police Shooting, Roosevelt Road

2 Teens Charged After Police Shooting

Two 15-year-old boys now face charges after a police shooting on the city’s West Side.

CBS Chicago–01/06/2011

Roosevelt-Lawndale Crash

2 Police Officers Injured In West Side Crash

Two Chicago Police officers are on the mend Friday morning, after they were injured by a hit-and-run driver on the city’s West Side.

CBS Chicago–11/26/2010