Wrightwood

Nathan Haywood (Credit: Chicago Police)

Man Charged With Attacking Police Officer At Metra Station

Nathan Haywood, 24, of the 8100 block of South Spaulding Avenue, is accused of choking and beating a 39-year-old Norfolk Southern officer.

01/21/2014

(Credit: Thinkstock)

Railroad Officer Beaten At South Side Metra Stop

The incident occurred about 10:25 p.m. at the Wrightwood Metra station near 79th Street and Kedzie Avenue.

01/20/2014

A Chicago police officer shot a home intruder. (CBS)

Off-Duty Cop Shoots Intruder In Her Home

The officer brought her pistol downstairs to investigate a commotion on the first floor and was confronted by a man who “lunged” at her.

09/06/2013

File Photo Of A Silhouette Of Firefighters (Photo by Carlo Allegri/Getty Images)

Resident, 5 Firefighters Suffer Breathing Problems From Bleach Fumes At Scene Of Fire

Five firefighters and a resident of a South Side home were taken to hospitals today – because of noxious chemicals on the scene of a fire.

01/21/2013

Ernie Pentek stands in his back yard on the Southwest Side after a CSX freight train derailed, and several cars tumbled into his yard. (Credit: Steve Miller, WBBM)

Freight Train Derails On Southwest Side, Knocks Down Power Lines

A freight train derailment on the Southwest Side left several rail cars tossed about early Sunday.

09/02/2012

Police Shooting

Teenage Boy Shot By Police On Southwest Side

Police shot and wounded a man who allegedly pointed a gun at officers on the city’s Southwest Side Wednesday night.

CBS Chicago–05/17/2012

Tattoo Parlor Shooting

1 Dead, 6 Wounded In Overnight Shootings

A rash of shootings around Chicago left one man dead and six others injured Tuesday night and early Wednesday morning.

CBS Chicago–04/25/2012

Mozart Street Assault

Woman Dragged From Car, Sexually Assaulted On Southwest Side

She was on her way home, but she never made it; a Chicago woman was brutally attacked while sitting in her car early Wednesday morning.

CBS Chicago–01/04/2012

Shakilla "Lilly" Brooks (Credit: Chicago Police)

Pregnant Teen Missing From Southwest Side

Police are looking for a missing pregnant 16-year-old girl from the Southwest Side Wrightwood neighborhood.

01/19/2011

Officer David Blake, Murder Suspect Bernard Williams

Teen Killed Officer In Hopes Of Stealing His Gun Collection

A teenager is being held on charges of shooting and killing a Chicago Police officer, with whom authorities say he once lived.

CBS Chicago–12/30/2010

Chicago Police Officer David Blake

Key To Officer’s Murder May Be Where He Was Killed

Interviews continue. Rumors are swirling. But three days after Chicago Police SWAT team member, Officer David Blake was shot to death inside his personal car, police say no one is in custody.

CBS 2–11/25/2010

Chicago Police Officer David Blake

Police Seek Suspects In Officer’s Murder

Police are searching for the person who shot and killed one of their own officers on the city’s Southwest Side.

CBS Chicago–11/24/2010