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One man was killed, and another was wounded, when they were shot in the 2900 block of South State Street on Aug. 10, 2013. (Credit: CBS)

1 Killed, 1 Wounded In Bronzeville Shooting

Police said the men were shot around 6:15 p.m. in the 2900 block of South State Street.

08/11/2013

Chicago Police vehicle. (Credit: CBS)

4 Dead, 22 Wounded In Weekend Shootings

The most recent fatal shooting happened Saturday night in the West Side Humboldt Park neighborhood, when two men were shot about 10:10 p.m. in the 1000 block of North St. Louis Avenue, police said.

08/11/2013

A West Pullman homeowner stabbed and killed an intruder who had broken into his garage overnight. (Credit: CBS)

Homeowner Kills Intruder In West Pullman

An intruder attacked the homeowner with a hammer in the man’s garage, and the homeowner stabbed the burglar with a knife.

08/08/2013

A CTA Red Line train pulls into the Cermak/Chinatown stop. (Credit: CBS)

Man Struck, Killed By CTA Red Line Train

The CTA Red Line was shut down Sunday night after a man was struck and killed by a train near the State and Grand station, authorities said.

07/22/2013

File Photo Of Chicago Police Car (Getty Images)

Gangs, Weather, Reluctant Witnesses Drive Holiday Weekend Bloodshed

This year’s Independence Day celebration, for many Chicagoans a four-day respite in the land of the free, was for others an ordeal in a killing field.

07/08/2013

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Police Shoot, Kill Man In Washington Park Neighborhood

A man said to be in his late teens was critically wounded Thursday during a confrontation with police in the Washington Park neighborhood on Chicago’s South Side.

07/04/2013

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Two Women Shot In Roseland

Two women were wounded by gunfire Monday during a drive-by shooting in the South Side Roseland neighborhood.

07/02/2013

Police officers Theresa Pietrusiewicz Anthony Nicpon. (Credit: CBS)

Bike Cops Thwart Downtown Cell Phone Theft

A would-be cell phone bandit took a woman for “easy prey” Tuesday. Police say he knocked a woman using a crutch to the ground and swiped her cell phone in broad daylight.

06/20/2013

Clayton Jones is accused of knocking over a woman on crutches and stealing her cell phone in the Loop. (Credit: Chicago Police)

Bike Cops Nab Thief Who Knocked Over Woman On Crutches

Clayton Jones, 23, was arrested by Chicago bicycle police after a concerned citizen flagged officers down following the robbery in the 100 block of North State Street.

06/19/2013

Heroin

Man Faces Drug Charges After Friend Found Locked In Starbucks Restroom

A 21-year-old man was taken to the hospital Monday after he was found locked in the bathroom of a Geneva Starbucks, surrounded by packets of suspected heroin and a hypodermic needle. A friend was later charged after apparently trying to hide the drugs from police.

06/13/2013

Pedestrians walk diagonally across the intersection of State Street and Jackson Boulevard, where a so-called "pedestrian scramble" or "Barnes Dance" allows them to legally cross diagonally. The concept also allows cars to turn without having to wait for pedestrians to cross when cars have a green light. (Credit: CBS)

Loop Intersection Gets ‘Barnes Dance’ In Effort To Reduce Congestion

A busy Loop intersection became home to a new experiment to allow pedestrians to legally cross the street diagonally, while cars will no longer have to worry about pedestrians in the crosswalk while trying to make a turn.

CBS 2–05/31/2013

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Two Shot Near Roosevelt CTA Station

Around 11:10 a.m., a 57-year-old man and a 30-year-old man were shot in the 1100 block of South State Street.

05/24/2013

Red Line Train

CTA Red Line Back To Normal After Subway Rubbish Fire

Red Line trains were rerouted Monday afternoon because of a small rubbish fire in a Loop subway, but normal service resumed prior to the evening rush.

04/15/2013

Investigators collect evidence near North and Milwaukee, where a man suspected of robbing at least 12 stores was shot after he held up a Subway sandwich shop on the Near North Side. (Credit: Sun-Times Media)

Cop Shoots Suspect In 12 Store Robberies

After holding up a Subway shop on the Near North Side, a robbery suspect fled the scene, and police chased him to Wicker Park, where he allegedly attempted to run over a police officer, prompting the officer to shoot him.

02/20/2013

William Jones College Preparatory High School, at 606 S. State St. (Credit: CBS)

Mayor Plans To Double Size Of Jones College Prep

A new building has been constructed, and is set to open next fall at 700 S. State St., but the mayor said the old building, at 606 S. State St., won’t be destroyed as originally planned.

01/22/2013

The crash involved four vehicles and occurred about 8:30 a.m. in a residential area, at 102nd and State streets.
(Credit: Chicago Fire Dept. - Fire Media Affairs.)

3 Killed In Roseland Crash

Three people, a woman, her boyfriend, and his twin brother, were killed and a 15-year-old girl critically injured when the woman driving the car they were in lost control of it and struck three parked vehicles in the Far South Side Roseland neighborhood Saturday morning.

01/12/2013

Antique Car Damaged In Elgin Vandalism Spree

Someone broke into a commercial building in northwest suburban Elgin and committed thousands of dollars worth of vandalism and thievery, police reported.

12/30/2012

Workers stage a Black Friday protest to demand better wages from Chicago retailers. (CBS)

Retail, Restaurant Workers Stage Black-Friday Wage Protest

The workers who usually spend Black Friday ringing up purchases and completing food orders spent time Friday morning protesting their pay at those jobs.

11/23/2012

The 79th annual Thanksgiving Day Parade on State Street. (Credit: CBS)

Balmy Weather Makes For Perfect Day For Parade

The weather was a big hit at the Thanksgiving Day Parade on State Street this morning. Thousands of parade-goers came out to the 79th annual parade.

CBS Chicago–11/22/2012

The new Burlington store is on State Street in Chicago. (CBS)

New Burlington Store Downtown Brings 200 Jobs Before The Holidays

CBS 2’s Dorothy Tucker visited and spoke with some of the new employees.

10/05/2012

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