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A crash involving a car and a semi-trailer truck shut down all but one lane of eastbound Interstate 80/94 near the Illinois-Indiana state line early Tuesday. (Credit: CBS)

Woman Killed In Crash On I-80/94 Near State Line

A fatal crash on eastbound Interstate 80/94 closed all but one lane of the expressway for more than an hour-and-a-half early Tuesday near the Illinois-Indiana border.

08/12/2014

Firefighters work to clean up an acid spill from a tanker truck near 35th and Wentworth, just down the street from U.S. Cellular Field. (Credit: Illinois Department of Transportation)

Hundreds Of Gallons Of Acid Leaked From Truck Near U.S. Cellular Field

Fire Department crews were sent to 35th Street and Wentworth Avenue around 12:30 p.m., after a tanker truck carrying 3,500 gallons of muriatic acid began leaking its contents.

08/06/2014

Two suspects believed to have been stealing catalytic converters from cars in Chatham led police on a chase, before crashing near 79th and Vernon. One of the suspects fled on foot onto the Dan Ryan Expressway before he was arrested. (Credit: CBS)

Catalytic Converter Thieves Lead Police On Chase On South Side

At least two people were in custody Friday morning, after leading police on a chase when officers responded to reports of someone stealing the catalytic converter from a car in the Chatham neighborhood.

08/01/2014

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4-Year-Old Among Two Shot In Greater Grand Crossing

A young man was killed and a 4-year-old boy was wounded in a shooting Tuesday afternoon in Greater Grand Crossing.

06/10/2014

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At Least 10 Shot Across Chicago On Tuesday

Most recently, a man in his 20s was shot in the Roseland neighborhood on the South Side. The man was in the 9900 block of South Wentworth Avenue about 9:55 p.m. when he was shot in the hand, police said.

05/21/2014

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Two Shot In Greater Grand Crossing

One man, 27, was shot twice in the right arm, police said. The second man, 24, was also shot, but details on his injury were not yet known.

11/29/2013

A 20-by-80-foot sinkhole opened on the street in West Pullman, near 124th and Wentworth. (Credit: CBS)

Sinkhole Opens On West Pullman Street

A massive sinkhole opened up overnight in the West Pullman neighborhood, swallowing part of a street and adjoining parkway.

11/11/2013

A semi-truck crashed and burst into flames on northbound Interstate 57 near Wentworth Avenue early Wednesday. (Credit: NVP Video)

Northbound I-57 Reopens After Fiery Truck Crash

The jack-knifed truck was first reported about 2:25 a.m. near Wentworth Avenue.

11/06/2013

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Woman Who Shot Self While Hiding Gun In Police Cruiser Charged

Tiara M. Paul, 20, was stopped by patrolling officers in the Armour Square neighborhood about 5 p.m. in the 3400 block of South Wentworth Avenue for unsafe crossing between cars on a CTA train.

11/04/2013

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4 Hurt In Crash After Driver Tried To Flee Police

Two men, one woman and a 15-year-old boy were taken to separate hospitals with non life-threatening injuries following the midnight crash.

10/17/2013

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2 Dead, 11 Wounded In Shootings Since Monday Evening

Most recently, a female was shot in the head in the East Garfield Park neighborhood.

08/13/2013

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2 Dead, 9 Wounded In Shootings Since Friday Night

The most recent fatal shooting happened early Saturday in the South Chicago neighborhood.

08/10/2013

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Five People Shot In City Overnight

At least five people — including a 16-year-old girl — were wounded in shootings throughout the city Wednesday night through early Thursday morning.

07/25/2013

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Girl, 16, Shot While Riding In Car

A 16-year-old girl was shot in the South Side Fuller Park neighborhood while she rode in the backseat of a car Wednesday evening.

07/25/2013

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PACE Van Driver Causes Crash On South Side

Chicago police say the driver of a PACE van carrying as many as nine developmentally disabled adults was at fault in a crash in Roseland on Monday morning.

06/24/2013

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Man Struck By Train, Critically Injured In Roseland

Paramedics found him just after 8 p.m. near 114th Street and South Wentworth Avenue.

05/15/2013

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Best Ways To Celebrate Lunar New Year In Chicago

Say goodbye to the dragon and get ready to celebrate the year of the snake as the Chicagoland area prepares for the Chinese new year. From tea ceremonies to parades, there’s plenty to do to start the new year. Use this list to get started in planning your own festivities.

02/08/2013

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6 Killed, 36 Wounded In Weekend Shootings

At least six people were killed and 36 others were wounded in separate shootings across Chicago late Friday into Sunday morning, authorities said.

08/19/2012

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2 Dead, 17 Wounded In Weekend Shootings

Two men were killed and at least 17 others were wounded in shootings across Chicago late Friday into early Saturday.

08/18/2012

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1 Dead, 12 Wounded In Overnight Shootings

One teenage boy was killed and 12 others were injured in Chicago just between 9 p.m. Monday and 5 a.m. Tuesday.

CBS Chicago–07/24/2012

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