Off-Duty Police Officer Fatally Shoots Pit Bull

An off-duty police officer shot and killed a pit bull in Chicago’s Logan Square neighborhood yesterday.


A 13-year-old girl was shot along with an adult woman Sunday while they sat in a car at this station. (CBS)

13-Year-Old Girl, 4 Others Shot On Far South Side

A woman and a teenage girl were in critical condition after they were shot Sunday afternoon at a gas station in the Washington Heights neighborhood on the Far South Side, police said.


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Girl Shot In Stomach On West Side

A girl suffered a gunshot wound to the abdomen in a shooting Friday morning in the West Garfield Park neighborhood on the West Side, fire officials said.


59th Street Body Found

Man Whose Body Was Found Decomposed Had Been Shot

Authorities say a man whose body was found decomposed in his Englewood neighborhood home had been shot.

CBS Chicago–07/17/2012

One of two Canada Geese wounded intentionally by arrows in Naperville; one of the birds had to be euthanized. (Naperville Police Dept.)

Protected Canada Geese Shot With Arrows In Naperville

Two federally protected Canadian geese have been shot by someone with a crossbow this year near a west suburban park, and one of the birds had to euthanized.


File Photo Of Chicago Police Car (Getty Images)

2 Teens Shot On South Side

Two male teens were shot Saturday evening in the Avondale Park neighborhood in what police describe as a gang-related incident.


Police respond to a shooting March 23, 2012 in which a 68-year-old woman was injured. (CBS)

Gunfire Strikes Elderly Woman At Cookout

Witness say the woman was grilling in the back yard when someone came running through the Morgan Park neighborhood, firing a gun wildly.


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.


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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

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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.