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Chicago firefighters respond to a fire at a daycare center in the 3700 block of West 55th Street on July 18, 2013. (Credit: CBS)

Overnight Fire Closes Southwest Side Daycare Center

An electrical fire overnight at a Southwest Side daycare center has left the owner scrambling to find a new location to send dozens of kids Thursday morning.

07/18/2013

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1 Dead, 5 Hurt In Southwest Side Crash

A vehicle traveling at a high rate of speed struck a pedestrian before colliding with three other vehicles, police said.

07/16/2013

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One Dead, Five Hurt In Car Crash

One person was killed and five others suffered “non life-threatening” injuries in a four-car auto accident on the Southwest Side early Monday, police said.

07/15/2013

Kristina Perez and Lorena Perez. (Credit: Perez family photos)

2 Women Seriously Injured By Fireworks; 7 Others Hurt Citywide

Two sisters in law were seriously hurt Thursday night during an illegal fireworks display at a park on the Southwest Side.

07/05/2013

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Man Found Shot To Death In Southwest Side Home

Freddy Lara, 31, man was found unresponsive about 10:29 p.m. inside a residence in the 3600 block of West 64th Place, authorities said.

06/28/2013

Tiara and Ciara Johnson. (Credit: Chicago Police)

Twin Sisters Missing From Southwest Side

Ciara and Tiara Johnson, both 9 years old, were last seen in the 3600 block of West 79th Street Thursday, police said in an alert issued Friday.

06/28/2013

A driver was charged with drunk driving and marijuana possession after crashing his minivan into a dental office at 4020 W. 59th St. on May 27, 2013. (Credit: CBS)

Man Charged With DUI After Crashing Into Dental Office

An intoxicated Chicago man earned a handful of traffic citations late Monday after he crashed a minivan into a Southwest Side dental office and fled the scene on foot, police said.

05/28/2013

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Man Struck And Killed By Taxi In Garfield Ridge

Police said the man was crossing Cicero Avenue near Archer Avenue at about 11:30 p.m., when a cab headed south on Cicero struck him.

05/28/2013

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Boy, 15, Among 6 Wounded In Weekend Shootings

The teen was shot about 2 p.m. in the 6400 block of South Claremont Avenue in the Chicago Lawn neighborhood on the Southwest Side.

04/27/2013

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Body Pulled From Marquette Park Lagoon

The body of an unidentified male was being pulled from the lagoon at the park in the 6700 block of South Kedzie Avenue.

04/12/2013

Valentin Lasco (Credit: Chicago Police)

Man Charged With Fondling Girls On SW Side

A Brighton Park neighborhood man is facing multiple felony sexual abuse charges for allegedly fondling several girls on the Southwest Side since late February.

04/09/2013

Bank robbers hit a TCF Bank branch in Chicago and a Consumers Credit Union in Waukegan on March 27, 2013. (Credit: FBI)

SW Side TCF branch, Waukegan Credit Union Robbed

Robbers struck a bank branch on the city’s Southwest Side and a credit union in Waukegan on Wednesday.

03/28/2013

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2 Dead, 12 Wounded In Weekend Violence

Two men are dead and at least another 12 were wounded from acts of violence this weekend throughout the city, from the South and Southwest side to Humboldt Park to Rogers Park.

03/25/2013

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Woman Killed In Hit-And-Run On SW Side

A 58-year-old woman was killed by a hit-and-run driver while she was walking in the Southwest Side Brighton Park neighborhood Thursday night, authorities said.

03/22/2013

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Man Critically Injured In Shooting On Southwest Side

A man was shot early Friday in the Scottsdale neighborhood on the Southwest Side.

03/01/2013

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3 Dead In SW Side Crash

The crash happened around 8:30 p.m. near 31st Street and Western Avenue.

02/05/2013

Two people were killed in a hit-and-run near 87th and Pulaski. (Credit: CBS)

Two Killed In SW Side Hit-And-Run

It happened near 87th and Pulaski, but investigators with the Major Accident Unit say they are now talking to a person of interest.

01/27/2013

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Man Found Dead In SW Side Home After Fire

A 46-year-old man was found dead in a Southwest Side home after a fire Saturday night.

01/06/2013

Police claim Rondale Jett had a gun when he allegedly approached the 48-year-old woman in the 6100 block of South Spaulding Avenue and tried to rob her. (Credit: Chicago Police)

Police: Man Helps Cops Nab Parolee Robbing Women At Gunpoint

A parolee suspected of robbing several women at gunpoint on the Southwest Side was arrested Thursday after a good Samaritan heard a victim’s cry for help and flagged down police, who arrested the man within minutes.

01/05/2013

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Gage Park Store Owner Fatally Shot During Robbery

A Southwest Side store owner died after he was shot during an apparent robbery outside his Gage Park muffler shop Wednesday night, authorities said.

01/03/2013

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