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

Man Shot And Killed In West Garfield Park

Daniel Jones, 30, was shot in the head about 4:45 p.m. in the 3900 block of West Washington Street.

06/18/2014

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Person Arrested In Fatal Shooting In Joliet

Police responding to a call of shots fired about 3:30 a.m. on Mississippi Avenue near East Washington Street started chasing people they saw running from the area. Once they caught up with the people, they found one person armed with a handgun and were told another person had been shot,

05/05/2014

A church in Gary, Ind., was destroyed by an extra-alarm fire overnight. (Credit: CBS)

Extra-Alarm Fire Destroys Gary Church

A good chunk of the building at 8th Avenue and Washington Street collapsed, but no one was injured during the blaze.

12/05/2013

The front of a vacant restaurant in Hinsdale is boarded up, after a car crashed into the building on Washington Street on March 25, 2013, the third such crash in five weeks on the same block. (Credit: Bernie Tafoya/WBBM)

Another Car Crashes Into Building In Downtown Hinsdale

It’s happened again in downtown Hinsdale; on Monday, for the third time in five weeks, a car crashed into a building on the same block in its historic downtown district.

03/26/2013

Walter Jacobson

Walter’s Perspective: Washington Street Bike Plan Could Create Gridlock

CBS 2’s Walter Jacobson is all for making Chicago more bike friendly, but he has some concerns about Mayor Emanuel’s plans for Washington Street in the Loop.

02/21/2013

The Subway restaurant at Washington near Michigan Avenue. (CBS)

VIDEO: Armed Robber Targets Subway Restaurants Downtown

Police are searching for a man who robbed a Subway sandwich shop in the Loop on Monday morning.

02/18/2013

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Two Elgin Men Arrested With Gun Planned To Avenge Death Of Friend

Two Elgin men were arrested in the West Side Austin neighborhood Saturday with a loaded automatic weapon that they planned to use to avenge the shooting death of a friend.

12/23/2012

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Pedestrian Hit By Taxi Downtown

A pedestrian was hospitalized Thursday morning, after being hit by a taxi downtown.

CBS Chicago–08/16/2012

Scaffolding Rescue

Firefighters Rescue Workers Dangling From Scaffold On Downtown High-Rise

Firefighters made a daring rescue high above the Loop Thursday morning, as two workmen nearly fell off their scaffolding at a high-rise office building downtown.

CBS Chicago–06/14/2012

Billy Goat Tavern

Billy Goat Tavern To Close Location At Washington And Franklin

The Billy Goat Tavern is closing its location in the northwest section of the Loop.

CBS Chicago–04/19/2012

The Loop headquarters of GrubHub. (Credit: CBS)

GrubHub To Move Headquarters Into Loop

Chicago-based GrubHub is moving its headquarters from the city’s Near Northwest Side to the heart of the Loop.

CBS Chicago–03/23/2012

Fertility Clinic

Naperville Residents Protest Plans For Fertility Clinic

Controversy has erupted over a plan for a fertility clinic in downtown Naperville.

WBBM Newsradio–03/22/2012

Police tape blocks the entrance to a Citibank branch at 69 W. Washington St. as Chicago police investigate a robbery on March 12, 2012. (Credit: CBS)

Citibank Branch Robbed In The Loop

A Citibank branch in the Loop was robbed Monday afternoon.

CBS Chicago–03/12/2012

Niles Accident

2 Officers, 2 Others Hurt In Niles Squad Car Crash

Four people, including two Niles police officers, were hospitalized Tuesday after a crash.

CBS Chicago–02/21/2012

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Woman Caused 7-Vehicle Crash, Then Fled To Pick Up Kids

A Naperville woman accused of touching off a chain reaction accident has some big troubles that go beyond the crash.

CBS Chicago–12/08/2011

Clark And Washington

Smoking Electrical Vault Shuts Down Washington Street In Loop

A commotion erupted in the Loop this morning, when a ComEd vault began spewing smoke and caused power outages.

CBS Chicago–08/23/2011

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Second Phase Of Wacker Drive Rehab Starts Next Week

A huge construction parade is marching south down Wacker Drive starting Tuesday, as city engineers reopen Washington Street and close Madison Street to begin the second phase of reconstruction.

WBBM Newsradio–06/30/2011

Suspicious Package

Suspicious Package Found On Michigan Avenue In Wee Hours

Michigan Avenue downtown was busy and bustling as usual in the midday hours, but a suspicious package shut the road down in the wee hours when a suspicious package was discovered.

06/22/2011

A Lincoln Town Car hit another vehicle at the intersection of Washington and Dearborn streets early May 15, 2011. (Credit: CBS)

Two Hurt In Early Morning Crash In The Loop

At least two people were injured, one of them seriously, early Sunday when two cars collided at a Loop intersection.

CBS Chicago–05/15/2011

CTA Bus Crash

4 Hurt In CTA Bus Crash Downtown

Four people were hospitalized early this morning when a CTA bus and a car collided at Washington and Clark streets downtown.

CBS Chicago–05/06/2011

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