Washtenaw Avenue


Man Shot In Little Village Drive-By

The man was in the 2400 block of South Washtenaw Avenue at 8:35 p.m. when someone in a passing four-door vehicle fired shots, striking him in the left leg, police said. The vehicle then drove west.


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Man Dies While Shoveling Snow In Humboldt Park

The man was shoveling snow in the 1400 block of North Washtenaw Avenue about 10:20 p.m. and started having chest pains.


This Chrysler 300 struck another vehicle, then crashed into a building in Gage Park, and the driver fled on foot. (Credit: NVP Video News)

Two Injured In Hit-And-Run Crash In Gage Park

A hit-and-run driver damaged a building and struck another car, sending two people to area hospitals Thursday night in the Southwest Side Gage Park neighborhood.


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One Injured In Fire In Avondale

The fire started shortly before 9 a.m. at a 1 1/2-story house at 3005 N. Washtenaw Av.


Park Ridge Cemetery

South Side Residents Stage Silent Protest Against Gang-Related Funerals

More than 200 local residents, fed up with what they perceive to be dangerous gang-related funeral processions rolling through their Beverly and Mount Greenwood communities, were staged a silent protest Saturday afternoon.


47th Place Shooting

5 Teens Among 8 Wounded By Gunfire In Another Violent Night

It was another night of violence across Chicago, with five teenagers among the wounded in eight separate shootings.

CBS Chicago–07/12/2012

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Police: 2 Flashers Targeting Young Girls On Southwest Side

Police are warning families on the Southwest Side about flashers targeting children on both a residential side street and a major thoroughfare.

CBS Chicago–04/24/2012

Rockwell Street Fatal Shooting

Teen Shot And Killed In Marquette Park

A 15-year-old boy was shot and killed Tuesday night in the Marquette Park neighborhood.

CBS Chicago–02/28/2012

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Southwest Side Men Charged With Running Carjacking Scam

CHICAGO (CBS) — Two Southwest Side men are charged this morning with carrying out a series of carjackings. As WBBM Newsradio’s Bernie Tafoya reports, police say James Mitchell, 37, and Arredeus Green, 21, both of […]

CBS Chicago–02/14/2012

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Man Shot In Chest In Chicago Lawn

A man was shot in the chest early Sunday in the Chicago Lawn neighborhood on the Southwest Side.


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Man, Woman Shot In Separate Brighton Park Drive-By Attacks

A man and a woman were shot in the head during separate drive-by attacks early Friday in the Southwest Side Brighton Park neighborhood.



Red Minivan Sought In Gage Park Murder

Police are looking for a red minivan following a shooting that left one man dead and another critically wounded Sunday morning on the Southwest Side.



FBI Seeks Fugitive Child Sex Assault Suspect

The FBI is seeking the help of the public in finding a former Southwest Side man accused in the 2003 sexual assault of three children.

CBS Chicago–07/12/2011


Girl, 15, Shot In Humboldt Park

A 15-year-old girl was shot and wounded overnight in the Humboldt Park neighborhood.

CBS Chicago–10/17/2010