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Chicago Police vehicle. (Credit: CBS)

3 Killed, 20 Wounded In Weekend Shootings In Chicago

The most recent fatal shooting was around 9:30 p.m. Saturday, when 36-year-old Kennyone Pendelton was shot several times in the 4600 block of West Jackson Boulevard, in the Austin neighborhood, according to police and the Cook County Medical Examiner’s office.


A tractor-trailer truck became lodged under the CTA tracks at Randolph and Wabash on Thursday. (Credit: Steph Dreyer/Twitter)

Truck Gets Lodged Under L Tracks In Loop; Driver Blames Cabbies

What to do when you get your tractor-trailer stuck beneath the L tracks downtown, blocking a major street and drawing dozens of amused and bemused spectators? Blame a cabbie, of course.


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2 Dead, 15 Wounded In Weekend Shootings

A man and a 14-year-old boy were killed and 15 people were wounded — including an 11-year-old girl shot on her front porch — in gun violence throughout the city over the weekend.


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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.


A 24-year-old man and a 17-year-old girl were shot in the 6800 block of South Wabash Avenue on June 20, 2013. (Credit: Brad Bartley)

Man, Teen Girl Shot In Greater Grand Crossing

A man and a teen girl were shot late Thursday in the Greater Grand Crossing neighborhood on the South Side.


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Man Fatally Stabbed On South Side

A man was stabbed to death during a domestic incident Sunday night in the Grand Boulevard neighborhood, authorities said.


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2 Dead, 13 Wounded In Weekend Violence

A teenager was fatally shot and a man was stabbed to death in separate incidents on Sunday.


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Extra-Alarm Fire Rips Through Auburn-Gresham Building

There were some dicey moments overnight for Chicago firefighters who battled a blaze in an Auburn-Gresham neighborhood building.

CBS Chicago–09/14/2012

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Officer Run Over While Conducting Traffic Stop On South Side

A Chicago Police officer was in stable condition Thursday morning, after he was run over by a hit-and-run driver.

CBS Chicago–09/13/2012

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2 Belden Delis In Legal Spat Over Classic Chicago Restaurant Name

For many years, the Belden Deli was just a memory of an earlier time in Chicago, but now, a legal dispute is brewing between two restaurants that are both using the name.

CBS Chicago–05/25/2012

Quinn Chapel AME Church, at 24th Street and Wabash Avenue, is the city's oldest African-American church. (Credit: CBS)

2 Churches Near McCormick Not Holding Services During NATO Summit

Churches near McCormick place are taking steps to deal with the upcoming NATO summit. CBS 2’s Derrick Blakley reports there will be no Sunday services at two historic houses of worship when the summit starts in two weeks.

CBS 2–05/06/2012

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Former CPS Teacher Says He Was Fired Over Frank Memoir

A former teacher is suing Chicago Public schools claiming he was fired over his memoir.

CBS Chicago–01/04/2012

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South Side Woman Found Dead Of Cold Exposure

A South Side woman found on a sidewalk behind her home on Saturday died in part from cold exposure, an autopsy found.


Christopher Dunn, 20, is charged with attempted robbery and battery for trying to steal an iPhone from a CTA passenger and then hiding in a downtown bar. (Credit: Chicago Police Department)

No Bond For Man Found Hiding In Bar After Failed iPhone Theft

A South Side man was ordered held without bond after being caught hiding in a Loop tavern after unsuccessfully trying to nab an iPhone from a CTA customer early Saturday.



Kirk Tours Early Education Center That Wants New Reforms

U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk (R-Ill.) spent the day Wednesday gathering information about education reform on Chicago’s South Side.

WBBM Newsradio–12/22/2011

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Men Held After Burglarizing South Loop Preschool

Two men are in police custody, after they broke into a South Loop preschool and made off with several items early Wednesday.

CBS Chicago–11/09/2011

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Man, Boy Shot On South Side

A man and teenage boy were critically wounded in a Sunday afternoon shooting on the South Side.


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Old Dearborn Bank Building Downtown To Become Virgin Hotel

You know Virgin for everything from music to air travel, and soon, you’ll find the name on a new downtown hotel.

CBS Chicago–10/24/2011

Eight people were injured following a police chase that ended in a crash. (CBS)

8 Hurt, 3 Arrested After Police Chase That Ended In Crash

Eight people were hospitalized, including a Chicago Police officer, after a multi-vehicle crash in the South Side Chatham neighborhood which reportedly began as a police chase.


A window of a building at Chicago and Wabash avenues was blown out by high winds on Oct. 19, 2011, prompting officials to close off nearby streets to pedestrian traffic. (Credit: CBS)

Window Blown Out Of Near North Side High-Rise

Streets by a Near North Side high-rise were closed to pedestrian traffic Wednesday afternoon after glass from at least one window was blown out due to heavy winds.