Southeast Side

Police found 70 to 100 stolen cars at a salvage yard in the South Deering neighborhood on Monday. (Credit: CBS)

One In Custody After Dozens Of Stolen Cars Found At Scrap Yard

Police have seen a spike in the number of stolen cars reported on the Southeast Side for a number of months. On Monday, they discovered dozens of stolen vehicles at a scrap yard in the 3000 block of East 106th Street in the South Deering neighborhood.

04/01/2014

File Photo Of Chicago Police Car (Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Police Find Dozens Of Stolen Vehicles At Auto Scrap Yard

It all started when the victim of a car theft happened to spot his car parked at Adelman’s Truck & Equipment, 3033 E 106th St. When police came to check it out, they found so many stolen cars they stopped counting.

03/31/2014

Southeast Side residents protesting piles of pet coke along the Calumet River. (Credit: John Waelti)

Southeast Side Residents Protest Piles Of Pet Coke

Protesters gathered on the southeast side today. Their target? Piles of refinery ash sitting along the Calumet River.

11/24/2013

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Boy, 15, Shot On Southeast Side

The 15-year-old was taken to University of Chicago Comer Children’s Hospital in “stable” condition.

11/15/2013

Residents on the Southeast Side say clouds of black dust from heaping piles of petcoke -- a byproduct of the oil refining process -- consistently blow in and around their homes. (Credit: Zimmerman Law Offices)

South Side Families Sue Over Black Dust Piling Up From Oil Refineries

Four homeowners along the Calumet River have filed a lawsuit claiming mounting piles of “petcoke” — a byproduct of the oil refinery process — is consistently blowing black dust in and around their homes.

11/01/2013

File Photo Of Police Tape (AP)

Two Men Shot In Parked Car On Southeast Side

The two men were parked near 106th Street and Green Bay Road about 8:30 p.m. when a light colored car pulled up and someone inside shouted gang slogans, and then opened fire.

09/25/2013

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Church Vandalized On Southeast Side

Gang symbols and graffiti were found on the walls, floors and pews, several of which were pulled from their mounts. An antique organ was also smashed and keys pulled from the instrument.

05/20/2013

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1 Dead, 2 Injured After Vehicle Collides With Pole On SE Side

An East Side neighborhood woman was killed and two others were injured when the vehicle they were in careened out of control and struck a light pole in the Calumet Heights neighborhood, police said.

02/27/2013

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At Least 3 Dead, 8 Wounded By Gunfire Throughout City

A 15-year-old girl and two men are dead, and at least eight other people were wounded by gunfire throughout the city Tuesday, police said.

01/29/2013

File Photo Of A Silhouette Of Firefighters (Photo by Carlo Allegri/Getty Images)

Two Firefighters Taken To Hospitals After Extra-Alarm Blaze

One firefighter was cut in the face, while another was taken to an area hospital for exhaustion following an extra-alarm fire on the Far Southeast Side.

08/26/2012

File Photo Of Chicago Police Car (Getty Images)

Man Shot By Police After Chase On Southeast Side

A man was shot and wounded by police early Thursday, following a chase on the Far Southeast Side.

CBS Chicago–08/23/2012

Torrence Avenue Fatal Shooting

5 Shot Dead In 12 Hours In Chicago

Five people were shot to death between Thursday night and early Friday morning in the city of Chicago, including two men whose bodies were found outside a South Deering neighborhood car wash.

CBS Chicago–07/27/2012

File Photo Of A Handgun (Photo by Mark Nolan/Getty Images)

Man Critically Wounded In East Chicago Shooting

A man was shot and critically wounded Wednesday night in the East Chicago neighborhood on the Southeast Side.

05/16/2012

File Photo (Nick Laham/ Getty Images)

Police Drop Firing Range Plan Because Of Nesting Eagles

The Chicago Police Department confirmed Monday that it was dropping plans to install an outdoor shooting range on the Far Southeast Side, following environmental concerns over the bald eagles that have been seen nesting near the site.

03/12/2012

Avenue H Attempted Abduction

Man Tries To Kidnap 9-Year-Old Boy On Southeast Side

A man put a 9-year-old boy and tried to abduct him on the city’s Southeast Side this week, and now police hope a sketch will help them find a suspect.

CBS Chicago–02/17/2012

File Photo (Nick Laham/ Getty Images)

Nesting Eagles Could Scuttle Plans For Police Shooting Range

Experts say the city will at least have to seek a permit from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service before it can go ahead with construction.

02/09/2012

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Person Seriously Burned In Southeast Side Fire

A person is in critical condition after suffering second-degree burns in a Southeast Side fire Wednesday afternoon.

01/18/2012

Police Shooting

Man Shot Dead By Police After Southeast Side Standoff

A tense standoff with police early Wednesday left one man dead after police opened fire.

CBS Chicago–12/28/2011

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Field Museum Searches For Mystery Plant

The Field Museum is enlisting the help of volunteers to find a rare plant that has only ever been seen in Chicago.

CBS Chicago–08/08/2011

The Dave Matthews Band will play at this Chicago lakefront venue early next month. (CBS)

Southeast Side Music Venue Prepped For Dave Matthews Concert

Residents are bracing for the rock stylings of Dave Matthews next week at a onetime industrial site that hasn’t been used in years. Not everyone is excited about the expected crowds, CBS 2’s Roseanne Tellez reports.

06/30/2011

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