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Deadly Shooting After Chicago Fireworks

2 Dead, 7 Wounded In Rash Of Shootings Tuesday

People flocked to the sidewalks, jogging paths and favorite spots on the lakefront as the temperature climbed well into the 60s Tuesday afternoon, but violence also erupted on city streets.

CBS Chicago–03/07/2012

A Chicago police officer was hospitalized after a shooting in the Fernwood neighborhood Friday. (CBS)

Chicago Police Officer Injured In Shooting

A 41-year-old Chicago police officer sustained an arm wound when a bullet bounced off his protective vest in Chicago’s Fernwood neighborhood.



Northwest Illinois Men Charged With Shooting Gray Wolves

Two men from northwestern Illinois are charged with misdemeanors, after shooting threatened gray wolves.

CBS Chicago–02/10/2012

Three restaurant employees at Frontier were shot Thursday night. (CBS)

3 Restaurant Workers Shot Trying To Thwart Car Break-In

Police are looking for as many as six people after a shooting outside a Michelin-rated restaurant on the city’s Near West Side.

CBS Chicago–02/09/2012

An off-duty Chicago police officer was fatally shot Thursday evening at  an Austin food mart. (CBS)

Off-Duty Police Officer Shot, Killed

An off-duty police officer was fatally shot Thursday evening while he worked security at a West Side grocery store, Chicago police said.


Eagle Shot

Bald Eagle Shot In North Central Illinois

A juvenile bald eagle was on the mend Wednesday after being shot in north central Illinois.

CBS Chicago–11/02/2011

Siamese Cat

Cat Shot, Wounded With BB Gun In Elgin

Elgin police are searching for someone who shot and wounded a Siamese cat with a BB gun over the weekend.

CBS Chicago–10/26/2011

Police investigate the scene of a shooting in Elgin where a young boy was hit. (Mika Stambaugh/CBS)

Boy, 5, Shot And Killed In Elgin

A 5-year-old boy was fatally shot in an apparent gang-related attack Friday night in northwest suburban Elgin, police said.


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Man Shot On State Street Bridge

A man was shot in the head on the State Street bridge near the Loop Monday evening but survived and was able to talk with police, who searched for the gunman.


A young landscaper was fatally shot on Chicago's Southwest Side on Friday. (CBS)

Landscaper Fatally Shot On Southwest Side

Four suspects attacked a landscaper during an armed robbery and fatally shot him as he was leveling soil Friday afternoon in the Chicago Lawn neighborhood on the Southwest Side.


Omar Estrada (CBS)

Cops: ‘Good Kid’ Fatally Shot In Rogers Park

A north suburban teen shot in the head Thursday night while sitting on a park bench with a female companion in the Rogers Park neighborhood has died.

CBS Chicago–05/20/2011

Gresham Elementary School (Credit: CBS)

12-Year-Old Shot In Front Of Elementary School

A 12-year-old boy was shot in the back during dismissal in front of a Gresham neighborhood elementary school.

CBS 2–04/26/2011

A .38 Caliber Pistol. (CBS)

Motorist Seriously Hurt By Gunfire On South Side

A man was seriously wounded Sunday afternoon while driving in the South Chicago neighborhood on the South Side.


Jalen Hampton, 17, is charged with shooting a 14-year old girl after a softball game (credit: Chicago Police Department)

$2.5M Bond For Teen Charged With Shooting Girl After Ballgame

A teenage boy was ordered held on $2.5 million bond Thursday after being charged with shooting a 14-year-old girl following a high school softball game last week.


Photo Of A Snarling Pit Bull Terrier Dog. (AP Photo)

Police Shoot Attacking Pit Bull In Elgin Home

Police in Elgin shot and killed a family dog that turned on its owners and its own puppies.


File Photo Of A Handgun (Photo by David Silverman/Newsmakers)

Man Ordered To Ground, Shot During Robbery In Evanston

A man was shot in the foot early Saturday after he and his companions were robbed at gunpoint in north suburban Evanston.


Fallen Officer Tribute

Off-Duty Police Officer Found Shot To Death

Chicago Police are once again mourning one of their own, after an off-duty officer was found shot to death on the city’s Southwest Side.

CBS Chicago–11/22/2010


Suspect Who Tried To Steal Gumball Machine Shot By Police

Police shot and wounded a burglary suspect who allegedly tried to run an officer over early Sunday in South Holland.


Margaret Matthews

Gun-Wielding Senior Margaret Matthews Praying For Teen She Shot

Some people condemn her actions, but others call her a hero. Now the senior citizen is explaining why she fired her gun at some kids to protect herself. As CBS 2′s Kristyn Hartman reports, the last 48 hours have been so tough for Margaret Matthews.

CBS 2–10/01/2010