43 min ago

Police Investigating Death Of 2-Year-Old Boy In Little Village

The boy was discovered unresponsive in the 2700 block of South Avers. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

    Police Investigating Death Of 2-Year-Old Boy In Little Village
    CHICAGO (CBS) - Police are investigating the death of a 2-year-old boy killed at a residence in the Little Village neighborhood on the southwest side. The boy was discovered unresponsive in the 2700 block of South Avers. He was pronounced dead at the scene.
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2 hours ago

Firefighter Sent To Hospital After Mayday Call In Bronzeville

The fire started around 1:20 p.m. in a 3-story apartment building near 43rd and King.

    Firefighter Sent To Hospital After Mayday Call In Bronzeville
    CHICAGO (CBS) - At least one firefighter injured after a mayday call went out during an apartment fire Wednesday afternoon in the Bronzeville neighborhood. The fire started around 1:20 p.m. in a 3-story apartment building near 43rd and King. As firefighters were responding, a mayday call went out at the scene.
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7 hours ago

Cops: Duo Targeted Pizza Delivery Drivers In Pair Of Armed Robberies In Evanston

...Jones robbed and kidnapped a 69-year-old pizza delivery driver at knifepoint in the 1800 block of Darrow Avenue, according to Evanston Police and the Cook County Sheriff’s Office. After stealing the driver...

Rucker and Jones robbed another pizza delivery driver at gunpoint Feb. 6 in the 2100 block of Foster Street, police said. They made off with $500 in cash, as well as the driver’s cellphone and wallet.

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That same day, the duo tried to get into another person’s vehicle during an attempted robbery in the 1600 block of Simpson Street, but the victim was able to drive off, police said.

    Cops: Duo Targeted Pizza Delivery Drivers In Pair Of Armed Robberies In Evanston
    CHICAGO (WBBM NEWSRADIO) - Two men were charged with robbing a pair of pizza delivery drivers and attempting to rob a third person this month in north suburban Evanston. On Feb. 13, 20-year-old Mario Rucker and 26-year-old Daniel Jones robbed and kidnapped a 69-year-old pizza delivery driver at knifepoint in the 1800 block of Darrow Avenue, according to Evanston Police and the Cook County Sheriff's Office.
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7 hours ago

Cops: Man Sexually Assaulted Woman After Breaking Into Brighton Park Apartment

At 1:18 p.m., the woman was sleeping in the bedroom of her apartment in the 2600 block of West Pershing when the suspect broke in through a window and forced her to perform oral sex on him, police said. He also stole property from the apartment.

    Cops: Man Sexually Assaulted Woman After Breaking Into Brighton Park Apartment
    CHICAGO (WBBM NEWSRADIO) - A man sexually assaulted a woman Tuesday afternoon after breaking into her apartment in the Brighton Park neighborhood on the Southwest Side. At 1:18 p.m., the woman was sleeping in the bedroom of her apartment in the 2600 block of West Pershing when the suspect broke in through a window and forced her to perform oral sex on him, police said.
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31 hours ago

Best Ways To Support Chicago’s Local Art Scene

4619 N. Lincoln Ave.

1139 W. Fulton Market

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508 N. Center St.

5020 S. Cornell Ave.

2156 N. Damen Ave.

    Best Ways To Support Chicago's Local Art Scene
    Local Artists are keeping the art scene hopping in the Chicago area. No longer is displaying fine art only for the rich. Art galleries can be found in many of the neighborhoods in Chicago. There are even combo stores that display art made by local artists for clients to peruse while enjoying a nice cup of coffee.
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2 days ago

Deadline To Sign Up For Chiditarod Approaches

Spokesperson Stephanie Esposito said the March 3 event which begins at Hubbard and Wolcott features decorated shopping carts racing around city streets in a fun competition.

    Deadline To Sign Up For Chiditarod Approaches
    CHICAGO (WBBM NEWSRADIO) - The deadline to sign up for one of the more unusual charitable events in the Chicago-area is Tuesday. It's the Chiditarod, which raises money and collects food for the Greater Chicago Food Depository. Spokesperson Stephanie Esposito said the March 3 event which begins at Hubbard and Wolcott features decorated shopping carts racing around city streets in a fun competition.
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2 days ago

Man Killed In Drive-By Shooting In Grand Crossing

The 34-year-old man was sitting in the passenger seat of a vehicle when a tan-colored vehicle pulled up and fired shots about 2:10 a.m. in the 7400 block of South Stony Island Avenue, Chicago Police said.

    Man Killed In Drive-By Shooting In Grand Crossing
    CHICAGO (WBBM NEWSRADIO) - A man was killed when he was shot in the head and neck early Monday in the Grand Crossing neighborhood on the Far South Side. The 34-year-old man was sitting in the passenger seat of a vehicle when a tan-colored vehicle pulled up and fired shots about 2:10 a.m.
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5 days ago

Updated 2 days ago

Police: 10 Vehicles Left Running And Unoccupied Stolen On North Side

– about 8 p.m. Jan. 16 in the 1100 block of West Diversey;

– about 5:30 p.m. Jan. 20 in the 3900 block of North Lincoln;

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– about 7 p.m. Jan. 21 in the 2400 block of North Halsted;

– about 7:45 a.m. Feb. 2 in the 3200 block of North Southport;

– about 8:35 p.m. Feb. 3 in the 2700 block of North Lincoln;

– about 6:15 p.m. Feb. 4 in the 3300 block of North Lincoln;

– about 6:15 p.m. Feb. 5 in the 4000 block of North Lincoln;

– about 8 p.m. Feb. 8 in the 2900 block of North Lincoln; and

– about 11:15 p.m. Feb. 9 in the 3600 block of North Ashland.

    Police: 10 Vehicles Left Running And Unoccupied Stolen On North Side
    CHICAGO (WBBM NEWSRADIO) - Ten vehicles that were left running and unoccupied were recently stolen on the North Side. The thefts have all happened when drivers left their vehicles to warm up, go into stores, pay for gas or deliver goods, according to an alert from Chicago Police.
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  • Philip Independent Business owner ,47th. ward since 1968

    Amen Larry , and the no mention of kids in the car , I’ll just let that one ride.

  • krw

    Aren't you supposed to turn the engine off when filling your tank including when you go pay?

Jan 21

Updated 3 days ago

Man Killed In Scottsdale Hit-And-Run

He was struck about 9:45 p.m. in the 8500 block of South Cicero, police said. The vehicle drove away after the crash.

    Man Killed In Scottsdale Hit-And-Run
    CHICAGO (CBS) - A 50-year-old man was killed Saturday night in a hit-and-run crash in the Southwest Side Scottsdale neighborhood, according to Chicago Police. He was struck about 9:45 p.m. in the 8500 block of South Cicero, police said. The vehicle drove away after the crash.
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  • So sorry for your loss. Did your cousin live in the area?

  • I am so sorry to hear of this. I pray a surveillance camera of some kind caught something. Please keep us posted. Heartless person indeed. I always said someone would be killed on that corner. People drive like maniacs and there are no lights there.

4 days ago

Updated 3 days ago

15th Anniversary Of E2 Tragedy

21 patrons perished at the former club located at 2300 South Michigan.

    15th Anniversary Of E2 Tragedy
    CHICAGO (CBS) - Today marks the 15th anniversary of the E2 nightclub stampede that killed nearly two dozen people. 21 patrons perished at the former club located at 2300 South Michigan. More than 50 others were hurt. The stampede happened after a security guard used pepper spray to break up a fight.
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  • Sheila A. Donovan Have been an owner at the Stratford since 2001.

    Every time I pass it, even all these years later, I think of the tragedy and am saddened.

3 days ago

Notre Dame Beats Boston College, 84-67

Farrell hit seven threes and had 20 points during a 31-14 Notre Dame surge that put the visitors up by 20 with six minutes left in the first half.

    Notre Dame Beats Boston College, 84-67
    CHICAGO (AP ) - Matt Farrell scored 26 of his career-high 37 points in the opening half and made a personal-best 10 3-pointers with seven assists to help Notre Dame beat Boston College,c 84-67. Farrell nearly matched his previous career high of 28 points set against Florida State last Saturday in the first period.
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5 days ago

Police: Person Found Fatally Stabbed After Crash In Cragin

The male, whose age was not immediately known, was found with stab wounds to his body about 4:40 a.m. after the vehicle he was riding in crashed in the 4800 block of West Diversey, according to Chicago Police.

    Police: Person Found Fatally Stabbed After Crash In Cragin
    CHICAGO (WBBM NEWSRADIO) - A person was found stabbed to death Friday morning following a crash in the Cragin neighborhood on the Northwest Side, police said. The male, whose age was not immediately known, was found with stab wounds to his body about 4:40 a.m.
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5 days ago

Police Commander Paul Bauer’s Wake Set For Friday Afternoon

At noon, there will be a procession from the funeral home to Nativity of Our Lord Church, 653 W. 37th St. Visitation for Bauer has been scheduled for 3 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the church.

    Police Commander Paul Bauer's Wake Set For Friday Afternoon
    CHICAGO (CBS) - Family, friends, and colleagues of Police Cmdr. Paul Bauer were gathering to pay their respects to the slain police veteran Friday afternoon at his family church in Bridgeport. At noon, there will be a procession from the funeral home to Nativity of Our Lord Church, 653 W.
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6 days ago

Ald. O’Shea Encourages Donations For The ‘Get Behind The Vest Fund’

...Friday, the Ald. O’Shea will be pumping gas at the Kean gas station on 111th and Talman. Through donations from Kean, Beverly Bank and Trust, Alliant/Mesirow Insurance Services and an anonymous...

    Ald. O'Shea Encourages Donations For The 'Get Behind The Vest Fund'
    CHICAGO (WBBM NEWSRADIO) - A Chicago alderman is encouraging people to support a couple of fundraising efforts to continue replacing outdated bullet-proof vests being worn by some Chicago police officers. A bullet-proof vest would not have saved Cmdr. Paul Bauer's life this week, but Ald. Matt O'Shea knows vests do save lives.
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