Southwest Side

A Chicago Fire Department Ambulance (Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

Eight Hurt In Bus Crash In Gage Park

Eight people were injured in a bus crash late Monday morning in the Gage Park neighborhood on the Southwest Side.


Ernie Pentek stands in his back yard on the Southwest Side after a CSX freight train derailed, and several cars tumbled into his yard. (Credit: Steve Miller, WBBM)

Freight Train Derails On Southwest Side, Knocks Down Power Lines

A freight train derailment on the Southwest Side left several rail cars tossed about early Sunday.


(Photo Credit: Tim Boyle/ Getty Images)

CTA Driver Dies After Collapsing Behind Wheel Of Bus

A 55-year-old CTA bus driver with more than 18 years on the job died Tuesday after collapsing behind the wheel on the Southwest Side, according to the transit agency.


Dump Truck Fatal

Woman, 72, Struck And Killed By Dump Truck On Southwest Side

A dump truck driver struck and killed a 72-year-old woman in the Southwest Side’s Clearing neighborhood Friday evening, then drove off.

CBS Chicago–08/25/2012


2 Dead In Southwest Side Shooting

One person is dead and another is critically injured after a shooting on the Southwest Side Tuesday evening, police said.

CBS Chicago–08/21/2012


Man ‘Very Critical’ After Being Shot In Little Village

A man is in “very critical” condition after being shot in the head early Sunday as he rode in a car in the Southwest Side Little Village neighborhood.


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Drivers Swarm To Giveaway At Southwest Side Gas Station

There was a free gas giveaway on 45th Street and Pulaski Road Thursday morning, and unsurprisingly, the line into the gas station was long.

WBBM Newsradio–08/16/2012

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Man Critically Wounded In SW Side Shooting

A man was critically wounded in a shooting early Saturday in the Southwest Side Brighton Park neighborhood.


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Overnight Shootings Leave 1 Dead, 6 Wounded

One man was killed, and six more were injured, in shootings around Chicago overnight.

CBS Chicago–08/02/2012

A worker at this warehouse in Manteno was shot inside the facility on July 25, 2012. The shooter fled the scene, and police believe the gunman is also a worker at the warehouse. (Credit: CBS)

Manteno Warehouse Shooting Suspect’s Car Found On Southwest Side

The car belonging to a man wanted for shooting a co-worker at a warehouse in downstate Manteno has been found in Chicago’s Gage Park neighborhood.

CBS Chicago–07/27/2012

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Nine Wounded In Shootings Since Friday Night

At least nine people were hurt in shootings across the city late Friday into early Saturday.


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

Boy, 13, Shot On Southwest Side Porch

A 13-year-old boy was shot multiple times while standing on a porch in the Southwest Side Brighton Park neighborhood Wednesday night.


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Police Seek Naked Man Watching Girls On SW Side

Police are looking for a naked man spotted touching himself while watching girls play last month on the Southwest Side.



Man In Critical After Shot While Walking Dog

A man was shot and critically injured while walking his dog early Sunday in the Southwest Side Brighton Park neighborhood.


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3 Teens Among 12 Hurt In Shootings Since Friday Night

Three teenage boys — one as young as 14 — were among at least 12 people hurt in separate shootings across the city Friday night.


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18-Year-Old Man Shot And Killed In Archer Heights

A man was fatally shot Thursday evening in the Archer Heights neighborhood on the Southwest Side, police said.


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Truck Slams Into Restaurant-Bar Building Near Orange Line Tracks

A semi-trailer truck slammed into a restaurant Friday morning on the cusp of the McKinley Park and Brighton Park neighborhoods.

CBS Chicago–06/29/2012

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Latin Kings Behind SW Side Robberies, Police Say

Police are warning Southwest Side residents of a recent increase in robberies by Latin Kings gang members.


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At Least 3 Dead, 7 Hurt In Overnight Shootings, Stabbing

A rash of shootings and a stabbing left at least three people dead and seven injured in Chicago overnight.

CBS Chicago–06/14/2012

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Extra-Alarm Fire Destroys Southwest Side Auto Repair Shop

An extra-alarm fire overnight destroyed an auto repair shop in the Southwest Side’s Archer Heights neighborhood.

CBS Chicago–06/11/2012