South Austin

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2 Shot, Wounded In South Austin

A teenage boy was critically wounded, and another man was also injured, when a gunman opened fire late Thursday night in the South Austin neighborhood.

CBS Chicago–12/30/2011

Cicero Avenue Shooting

Man Shot, Wounded On West Side

A man was shot and wounded overnight on Cicero Avenue on the city’s West Side.

CBS Chicago–12/28/2011

Parkside Avenue Fatal

Boy, 13, Killed By Self-Inflicted Gunshot Wound On West Side

Police are investigating the death of a 13-year-old boy on the city’s West Side, who apparently was killed by a self-inflicted gunshot wound.

CBS Chicago–12/23/2011


Woman’s Neck Slashed By Girl, 14, On West Side

A 20-year-old woman is shaken, but recovering, after a robbery that left her with a scar on her neck.

CBS Chicago–12/22/2011

Cicero Avenue Fire

Extra-Alarm Fire Breaks Out At West Side Chinese Restaurant

An extra-alarm fire broke out early Wednesday at a Chinese restaurant in the South Austin neighborhood, and left two other buildings damaged.

CBS Chicago–12/14/2011

Jeniyah Dickens

4-Year-Old Girl Found After Being Kidnapped On West Side

A 4-year-old girl has been found, after allegedly being kidnapped by a teenage girl on the city’s West Side overnight.

CBS Chicago–11/10/2011

Chicago Avenue Fatal Crash

1 Dead After Car Slams Into Pole On Chicago Avenue

One person was killed when a car slammed into a light pole Tuesday morning on Chicago Avenue in the South Austin neighborhood.


Lawler Avenue Fire

South Austin Fire Believed To Be Work Of Arsonist

Investigators say an early-morning fire in a South Austin neighborhood apartment building might have been the work of an arsonist.

CBS Chicago–09/14/2011

Parkside Avenue Fatal

Man Shot Dead On Street In South Austin

Police are searching for a gunman who shot and killed a man in the South Austin neighborhood Thursday evening.

CBS Chicago–09/09/2011

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Man With Gun Shot By Cops On West Side

Chicago police officers shot and wounded a man armed with a gun Tuesday afternoon in the South Austin neighborhood.

CBS Chicago–08/30/2011

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Headless Dog Discovered In West Side Alley

A decapitated dog was found in an alley in the West Side’s South Austin neighborhood.

CBS Chicago–08/30/2011

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Man Charged With Shooting, Killing Neighbor Who ‘Snuck Up’ On Him

A West Side man is charged with gunning down his neighbor earlier this week, after the victim asked him about an ill relative.

CBS Chicago–08/24/2011

Talman Avenue Shooting

7 Dead, 22 Injured In Weekend Violence

It was another violent weekend on the streets of Chicago, with seven people dead as a result of gun violence and 21 more hurt in shootings, stabbings and other violent acts.

CBS Chicago–07/25/2011

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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

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Limo Driver Robbed, Stabbed By Passenger

A limousine driver was stabbed in both hands early Thursday, when a passenger robbed him at knifepoint in the South Austin neighborhood.

CBS Chicago–07/07/2011

Lockwood Avenue Shooting

Police Investigate Shootings On South, West Side

Police are investigating after a series of shootings on the city’s South and West sides – two of which proved deadly.

CBS Chicago–06/28/2011

Tiniya Coleman

2-Month-Old Girl Dies In West Side Fire

A 2-month-old girl is dead after an early-morning house fire on the city’s West Side.

CBS Chicago–06/20/2011

Police Chase

West Side Police Chase Ends In Exchange Of Gunfire

Two people were in custody Monday morning, following a police chase across the city’s West Side that ended in an exchange of gunfire.

CBS Chicago–06/13/2011

Long Avenue Fire

Fire Destroys Home In South Austin

A fire destroyed a home in the South Austin neighborhood this morning, but no one was hurt.

CBS Chicago–05/12/2011

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2 Hospitalized After West Side Fire

A person was critically injured this morning in a fire on the city’s West Side.

CBS Chicago–04/05/2011