Wilson Avenue

(Credit: Eliot Schechter/AFP/Getty Images)

Man Shot Near Truman College

Police said someone in a black 4-door sedan heading west on the 1100 block of West Wilson Avenue opened fire around 10 a.m. – apparently aiming at another vehicle – and ended up hitting a 21-year-old man on the street. Police said the man was not the intended target.


A Chicago police officer talks to two women who were shot at Montrose Beach on Sunday. (Credit: Davante Hall)

Two Women Shot At Montrose Beach

The women were on the athletic fields at Montrose Beach, just south of the Wilson Avenue exit ramp from Lake Shore Drive, when they were shot around 6 p.m.


A police robot was used to investigate suspicious items on Lake Shore Drive. (Credit: Steve Miller)

Lake Shore Drive Reopens After Suspicious Package Checked

Chicago police shut down Lake Shore Drive on the North Side for more than an hour Wednesday afternoon as they investigated a suspicious package.


Kelsky Patterson (Credit: Chicago Police)

Man Charged In August Uptown Shooting

Kelsky Patterson, 20, was charged with an 14-year-old boy and a 22-year-old man near the intersection of Wilson Avenue and Broadway on Aug. 31


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Student Shot Outside Chicago’s Roosevelt High School

A person was shot outside a high school on the Northwest Side on Wednesday.


The glass of a CTA bus stop was shattered when five people were shot -- apparently with an assault rifle -- in the Uptown neighborhood on Aug. 19, 2013. (Credit: CBS)

Man Dies After Uptown Shooting

Darius Oliver, 21, of the 500 block of West 14th Place, was one of five people shot Monday in the 4500 block of North Sheridan Road.


The glass of a CTA bus stop was shattered when five people were shot -- apparently with an assault rifle -- in the Uptown neighborhood on Aug. 19, 2013. (Credit: CBS)

Police Have ‘Good Evidence’ In Uptown Shooting That Wounded 5

Police said they have “good evidence” on a shooting in Uptown that left five people wounded, but disputed the local alderman’s report that three people were in custody for the attack.


File Photo Of Chicago Police Car (Scott Olson/Getty Images)

1 Dead, 11 Wounded In Citywide Shootings Overnight

No one was in custody for any of the shootings Tuesday morning.


Five people were shot at the corner of Wilson and Sheridan in Uptown. (Credit: CBS)

5 Wounded In Uptown Shooting

The victims were standing at a bus stop outside a church when a white sedan pulled up, and someone opened fire.


Police officers on foot patrol in the Uptown neighborhood, near Truman College. (Credit: CBS)

Police Hope Foot Patrols In Uptown Help Stem Last Summer’s Violence

Sadly, the warm weather often means more crime. Jason in the Uptown neighborhood sent us an e-mail about a shooting this week near Truman College. In this Original Report, CBS 2’s Dorothy Tucker caught up with officers walking the beat near the scene of the crime.

CBS 2–04/30/2013

Police respond to the scene of a multi-car, fatal accident on Lake Shore Drive near Montrose Avenue that killed a mother and her 6-year-old son Saturday evening. (Chicago Sun-Times)

Mother, 6-Year-Old Son Killed In Lake Shore Drive Crash

A Rogers Park woman and her 6-year-old son were killed and two other people were injured in a car crash in the southbound lanes of Lake Shore Drive Saturday evening.



Boy, 16, Dies After Fall At Empty Ravenswood Hospital Building

A 16-year-old boy who snuck into the old Ravenswood Hospital building on the North Side and fell two stories through a hole in the floor died Monday.

CBS Chicago–07/02/2012

Ald. James Cappleman

Uptown ‘Pigeon Lady’ Charged With Shoving Ald. Cappleman Over Breadcrumbs

A 5-foot 2-inch, 110-pound Uptown neighborhood woman is charged with shoving Ald. James Cappleman (46th) after he cleared away the breadcrumbs she had spread for pigeons.

CBS Chicago–05/19/2012

IDOT Emergency Traffic Patrol “Minuteman” assisting a motorist. (File Photo: Illinois Department of Transportation)

IDOT Minuteman Saves Woman From Burning Car

Many people would think twice or possibly panic if, late one night on a highway, they saw a car on fire. In all the excitement, they may not notice an unconscious woman hanging out of a window, let alone attempt to pull her out to safety. Fortunately for that woman, Dan Giglio is not one of those people.


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2 Dead, 13 Wounded In Weekend Shootings In Chicago

At least six people were wounded in shootings overnight, bringing the total to two dead and at least 13 wounded in gun violence in the city since Friday night.


Students of Truman College stand across the street from the school after the building was evacuated due to a bomb threat on Oct. 31, 2011. (Photo courtesy: Steve Grzanich, WBBM)

Truman College Evacuated For Bomb Threat

Truman College, located on the city’s North Side, was evacuated for nearly two hours Monday afternoon after receiving a bomb threat.

CBS Chicago–10/31/2011

Edens Expressway Crash

Driver Injured When Car Ends Up In Trees Off Edens Expressway

A driver was injured Wednesday morning after crashing into the barrier wall on the outbound Edens Expressway.

CBS Chicago–09/14/2011

Pouring Rain

3 Shot, Wounded In Uptown During Raging Storm

Two men and a woman were wounded in a drive-by shooting in the pouring rain Wednesday night, just west of Truman College in the Uptown neighborhood.

CBS Chicago–07/28/2011

Fire Graphic

Man Using Lighter To Search Under Mattress Sparks Extra-Alarm Fire

A man using a lighter to look under his mattress accidentally sparked an extra-alarm fire in the Uptown neighborhood early Sunday.

CBS Chicago–06/12/2011

Elijah Williams, 3, has been found after disappearing with his aunt Thursday in the Albany Park neighborhood. (Chicago Police Dept.)

Missing 3-Year-Old Located; Police Still Seeking His Teen Aunt

A 3-year-old boy who went missing with his teen aunt Thursday night from the Albany Park neighborhood has been located, police said.

CBS Chicago–06/10/2011