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Michael Campbell (Credit: Chicago Police)

Man Charged With Raping Woman In Ukrainian Village

A 28-year-old man has been charged with grabbing a woman at a bus stop in the Ukrainian Village, and raping her in a nearby alley.

07/12/2013

A woman waiting at this bus stop in West Town was dragged into a nearby gangway and raped around 5 a.m. Monday. (Credit: CBS)

Police Warn About Rape Near Bus Stop In West Town

Police were warning women in a trendy North Side neighborhood to take extra precautions, after a woman was brutally attacked while waiting for a bus.

07/09/2013

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Man Shot During Logan Square Robbery

A 62-year-old man was shot inside a Logan Square store Tuesday afternoon after struggling with a male who had just robbed the business.

04/10/2013

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3 Dead In SW Side Crash

The crash happened around 8:30 p.m. near 31st Street and Western Avenue.

02/05/2013

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Police: 3 Dead, 5 Wounded In Shootings Since Late Friday

Three people are dead and at least five people have been wounded in gun violence in the city late Friday through early Sunday, police said.

12/22/2012

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Motorist Wounded In Roscoe Village Shooting

A man driving in the North Side Roscoe Village neighborhood Saturday morning was wounded when someone in another vehicle shot him.

12/22/2012

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Two Teens Wounded In Separate Shootings

Two teenage boys were wounded in separate shootings Friday evening on the West Side.

12/14/2012

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Elderly Man Killed, Woman Injured When Struck By SUV

An 86-year-old man is dead and a woman was critically injured after being struck by a SUV Friday in the North Side Lincoln Square neighborhood.

11/17/2012

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Driver Cited For Striking 2 Students Near Lane Tech H.S.

A motorist struck two high school students as they left Lane Tech High School on the North Side Monday night. One of the two girls hurt was hospitalized in critical condition.

10/17/2012

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Woman Pushing Stroller Robbed By City Worker Impersonator

A Southwest Side woman wants others to know what happened to her a week ago.

WBBM Newsradio–09/20/2012

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2 Killed, 7 Wounded By Gunfire In 8 Hours In Chicago

Two men were killed and seven others – including three boys just 14 years old – were wounded in shootings in Chicago within a period of eight hours Wednesday night and early Thursday morning.

CBS Chicago–09/13/2012

A Chicago Fire Department Ambulance (Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

Eight Hurt In Bus Crash In Gage Park

Eight people were injured in a bus crash late Monday morning in the Gage Park neighborhood on the Southwest Side.

09/10/2012

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2 Adults, 3 Kids Hurt In Crash At 55th And Western

Five people – three of them children – were injured Saturday afternoon in the Gage Park neighborhood.

CBS Chicago–09/08/2012

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Man Hit, Killed By Car In Lincoln Square

A man is dead after being struck and killed by a vehicle early Saturday, along busy Western Avenue in the Lincoln Square neighborhood.

CBS Chicago–08/25/2012

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Truck Slams Into Restaurant-Bar Building Near Orange Line Tracks

A semi-trailer truck slammed into a restaurant Friday morning on the cusp of the McKinley Park and Brighton Park neighborhoods.

CBS Chicago–06/29/2012

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At Least 3 Dead, 7 Hurt In Overnight Shootings, Stabbing

A rash of shootings and a stabbing left at least three people dead and seven injured in Chicago overnight.

CBS Chicago–06/14/2012

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Extra-Alarm Fire Destroys Southwest Side Auto Repair Shop

An extra-alarm fire overnight destroyed an auto repair shop in the Southwest Side’s Archer Heights neighborhood.

CBS Chicago–06/11/2012

71st And Western Fatal Shooting

1 Killed, 3 Wounded In Separate Shootings 1 Mile, And 10 Minutes, Apart

One man was killed and another was injured in a shooting at 71st Street and Western Avenue Monday night.

CBS Chicago–06/05/2012

Workers hang a new sign for Felony Franks, a hot dog stand at 229 S. Western Ave. that goes out of its way to hire ex-convicts. The owner had fought for 2 1/2 years with the local alderman over whether the sign could be hung over the sidewalk outside the hot dog stand. (Credit: Bernie Tafoya, WBBM)

Felony Franks Closes, Plans To Relocate To NW Side

Felony Franks – the hot dog stand with the Misdemeanor Wieners and a staff of ex-felons – shut down Monday afternoon.

CBS Chicago–06/04/2012

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Two Shot, One Critically Wounded On West Side

Two men were wounded, one critically, in a shooting early Sunday on the West Side.

05/27/2012

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