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Crossing Guard Struck, Seriously Injured In West Pullman

Children were crossing the street around 4 p.m. Monday, when an SUV traveling “at a high rate of speed” struck the 27-year-old crossing guard at the intersection of 127th Street and Union Avenue, according to police.


Fire Department investigators examine a garage burned by an arson fire early Tuesday.  (Credit: Network Video Productions)

Police Question 4 In Bridgeport Arson Fires

Multiple fires were reported in the Bridgeport neighborhood early Tuesday, starting around 1:40 a.m. at a garage in the 2900 block of South Canal Street, police said.


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Seven Wounded In Shootings Across Chicago

The most recent shooting occurred about 1:50 a.m. Friday when a 25-year-old woman was shot in the leg in the 6600 block of North Sheridan Road.


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Man Charged With Murder In South Side Bar Shooting

Parrish Davis, 30, faces one count of first-degree murder, three counts of attempted first-degree murder and three counts of aggravated battery.


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3 Killed, 14 Wounded In Weekend Shootings

A 15-year-old boy was shot and killed in the Little Village neighborhood Sunday afternoon. The boy, whose identity was not immediately released, was shot in the abdomen and side about 4:50 p.m. in the 3000 block of South Kedvale Avenue.


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Man Shot To Death In West Pullman

Bobby Pruitt-Williams was standing in the 12100 block of South Union Avenue when a gunman approached and shot him in the head about 12:10 a.m.


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Man Shot And Killed In Englewood

A 31-year-old man was shot to death in the South Side Englewood neighborhood Wednesday night.


Seven people were hurt in a three-car crash involving a Chicago Police SUV in the 7600 block of South Halsted Street on June 20, 2013. (Credit: Chicago Fire Department)

7 Hurt In Auburn-Gresham Crash Involving Police Car

Seven people, including two Chicago police officers, were hurt in a three-vehicle crash in Auburn-Gresham on Thursday, as the officers responded to a shooting.

CBS Chicago–06/20/2013

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Person Injured After Car Flips Over In West Town

The crash occurred about 3:30 a.m. in the 400 block of North Union Avenue.


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Police Shoot 2 Suspects In Separate Overnight Incidents; 1 Killed

Chicago Police officers shot and wounded two suspects in separate incidents on the South Side overnight – bringing the total to six police-involved shootings in Chicago in about the past 10 days.

CBS Chicago–09/04/2012

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5 Killed, 23 Wounded In Weekend Shootings

CHICAGO (STMW) — At least five people were killed and 23 others wounded in separate shootings throughout the city that took place from late Friday through early Monday. Three of the shootings — one of […]


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4 Killed, 19 Wounded In Weekend Shootings

At least four people were killed and 19 others wounded in separate shootings throughout the city that took place from late Friday to Saturday night.


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2 Police Officers Bitten By Pit Bull In Auburn-Gresham

Two Chicago Police officers were recovering Wednesday morning, after they were bitten by a pit bull in the South Side’s Auburn-Gresham neighborhood.

CBS Chicago–10/12/2011

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Teens Robbed, 1 Shot Dead, After Being Lured By Auto Parts Ad

One teenager from Hammond, Ind., is dead, after he was shot and robbed when he and a friend were lured to a West Pullman neighborhood location where they thought they would be buying auto parts.

CBS Chicago–08/04/2011


Man Dies After Being Found Shot In Vacant Lot

A man was shot and killed just after midnight Sunday in the South Side Hamilton Park neighborhood, police said.


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Two Wounded In South Loop Shooting

Two men were wounded in an early Sunday drive-by shooting in the South Loop.



8 Wounded In Overnight Shootings

At least eight people were shot and wounded during a six-hour span throughout the city Saturday evening.


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Fire Destroys Far South Side Grocery Store

An overnight fire destroyed a grocery store in the Far South Side’s West Pullman neighborhood.

CBS Chicago–03/23/2011

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Woman Sexually Assaulted On Far South Side

Police are investigating after a woman was sexually assaulted in an alley on the city’s Far South Side.

CBS Chicago–02/15/2011