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Suspect Subdued With Stun Gun

Suspected Shoplifter Stunned With Taser

The man allegedly stole a couple items from the Walgreens store at the corner of North Avenue and Wells Street around 12:15 a.m. Police said officers deployed a Taser to subdue him when he resisted arrest and tried to run away.

05/07/2014

Five people were seriously hurt in a crash at Congress and Wells Thursday night. (Photo from Network Video Productions)

Five Seriously Hurt In South Loop Crash

The five-vehicle crash happened at 9:30 p.m. at Congress Parkway and Wells Street.

05/02/2014

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Escaped Horse Gallops Down Street In Old Town

Apparently, this wasn’t the first time a horse was found roaming the streets of Old Town. On the same day last year, about a half dozen horses escaped from the Noble Horse Theatre.

12/20/2013

Congress Parkway Bridge

Chicago Bridge Rededicated To Honor Former Alderman

A bridge at Congress Parkway and Wells Street downtown once again bears the name of a man considered to be one of the city’s most significant political leaders.

07/10/2013

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Freshman Drowns In Pool Accident At Moody Bible Institute

A Moody Bible Institute freshman from Michigan drowned late last month in an accident in a swimming pool on the college’s River North campus, authorities and school officials said.

02/12/2013

File Photo Of Police Tape (AP)

1 Dead, 10 Wounded In Shootings In Early Hours Of New Year

A West Town neighborhood man became the city’s first homicide victim of the New Year, which so far has seen at least ten other people wounded in separate shootings, authorities said.

01/01/2013

Patrick Finucane (Chicago Police Department)

Off-Duty Chicago Cop Found Dead In Apartment Building Lobby

A Chicago policeman who’d been with the department for 30 years was found dead in the lobby of his South Loop apartment building Sunday night.

12/24/2012

William Lee Martin of Springfield was killed Friday night.

Chicago Mother Loses Two Sons In One Year To Gun Violence

William Lee Martin was killed Friday night, making it two sons killed in one year for Thelma Smith,

12/01/2012

Police swarm the scene of a fatal shooting in the Fuller Park neighborhood Friday. (CBS)

6 Dead, At Least 15 Hurt In Weekend Violence

Five of those killed were fatally shot, while a sixth was stabbed to death, authorities said.

12/01/2012

Police swarm the scene of a fatal shooting in the Fuller Park neighborhood Friday. (CBS)

1 Dead, 5 Hurt In Pair Of South Side Shootings

A pair of South Side shootings less than 10 minutes apart Saturday night left a downstate Springfield man dead and five other people wounded.

11/30/2012

Evergreen Avenue Shooting

Man Shot, Seriously Wounded In Old Town

A man was in serious condition Wednesday morning, after being shot in the Old Town neighborhood.

CBS Chicago–04/11/2012

Division Street Shooting

Boy, 15, Shot At Division And Wells

A 15-year-old boy is in the hospital after he was shot during a fight on the city’s Near North Side Monday night.

CBS Chicago–04/10/2012

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Man, Teen Girls Steal SUV, Crash Into Pole In River North

A joyride in a stolen Lexus ended in a crash in River North that left a 14-year-old girl in critical condition, and a man and another teenage girl behind bars.

CBS Chicago–12/13/2011

Chicago River

Body Pulled From Chicago River, Near Wells Street

Police say a body was recovered from the Chicago River near the Wells Street bridge on Friday.

12/02/2011

CTA 'L' Train (File Photo by Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

CTA Rider: Reroute Loop Trains To Reduce Delays

If you’re tried of sitting in delays on the Loop ‘L,’ a fellow rider has a plan to speed things up.

WBBM Newsradio–09/05/2011

Protected Bike Lane

Protected Bike Lane Dedicated On Kinzie Street

Chicago is boosting its bike-friendly reputation by giving riders more protection.

CBS Chicago–07/25/2011

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Piper’s Alley Movie Theater Now Dark

The legendary Second City improv club is still drawing a throng to the Old Town neighborhood, but next door, the Piper’s Alley movie theater has gone dark.

CBS Chicago–05/31/2011

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South Side Churches Burglarized

Police are looking for a burglar who is suspected of hitting churches on the city’s South Side over the past month.

CBS Chicago–04/15/2011

Reginald Hardaman

Questions Remain After Police Shootout With Panhandler

Authorities were investigating whether two Chicago police officers violated department policy when arresting a panhandler, who later started a shootout that led to his death on Wednesday.

CBS Chicago–02/24/2011

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Actor Found Seriously Injured In River North

A north suburban actor was found severely injured in the River North neighborhood on Sunday morning, and a relative claims he was mugged at a local bar.

12/02/2010