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3 people injured, one critically, in Princeton Park shooting early Thursday

CHICAGO (CBS) – Three people were wounded, one critically, in an early morning shooting in Princeton Park on Thursday.Chicago police said a male victim, 22, was exiting the rear entrance of a home in the 9400 block of S. Harvard Ave. shortly before 3 a.m. when an unknown offender began shooting toward him.The victim sustained a gunshot wound to the upper chest and was transported to Christ Hospital in critical condition.A second victim, a 46-year-old man, and third victim, a 45-year-old woman, also received graze wounds inside the residence. They both refused medical attention, police said.A total of 45 rounds were reported in the area.No one is in custody in connection with the shooting.Area detectives are investigating the incident.
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Munster police officer injured in crash with off-duty cop, while trying to stop speeder

CHICAGO (CBS) -- A Munster, Indiana, police officer was injured Wednesday night, when he crashed his squad car into an off-duty officer's pickup truck while trying to pull over a speeding driver.Indiana State Police said the crash happened shortly before 9 p.m. at the intersection of Ridge Road and Beech Avenue.Before the crash, Munster Police Officer Bradley Riemerts was headed west on Ridge Road in his marked police vehicle, trying to catch up to a speeding vehicle to make a traffic stop, police said.Before he could catch up to the speeder, a white Chevrolet pickup truck turned in front of...
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Roof collapses in fire at vacant commercial building in Gary, Indiana

CHICAGO (CBS) -- The roof of a vacant commercial building collapsed Thursday morning in Gary, Indiana, as firefighters responded to a fire.The Gary Fire Department said the fire started at 10:20 a.m. at 3820 Broadway.No one was injured during the fire, but the roof of the building collapsed.No other buildings were damaged.Fire crews were still on the scene early Thursday afternoon chasing hotspots.The cause of the fire is under investigation.

Man radioed fake “10-1” police emergency as hundreds of teens converged on the Belmont CTA station Monday, prosecutors say

A Chicago man faces felony charges for allegedly radioing a fake “10-1” police emergency that sent dozens of cops racing to the Belmont CTA station as a large crowd of young people descended on the area Monday night. Coincidentally, real police officers declared their own 10-1 about an hour later as they tried to manage the growing crowd.

Young West Siders Launched A ‘Safe Zone’ To Stop Area Violence. Hours Later, One Says He Was Punched By A Cop

AUSTIN — On the same day Tae Dudley and his friends launched a violence prevention program in his neighborhood, he was assaulted, he said. The group of young people organized a safe zone in a troubled part of Austin, an event where families could enjoy their summer in peace. But hours later, a Chicago Police officer charged with safeguarding the neighborhood attacked 20-year-old Dudley, bringing violence into the safe zones youth worked so hard to build, he said.

KD requests trade from Nets, Bulls Twitter is dreaming big

Well, that was unexpected. Just hours before free agency was set to open, Brooklyn Nets star Kevin Durant turned the NBA upside down by reportedly requesting a trade. There were rumors that Durant would ask out amid drama with Kyrie Irving's contract situation. But even after Irving opted in and committed to Brooklyn for the season, Durant is still asking for a trade.

Bulls Rumors: LaVine, Gallinari, Drummond, White

Zach LaVine is expected to finalize a new contract with the Bulls shortly after free agency begins at 6:00 pm Eastern, according to K.C. Johnson of NBC Sports Chicago. LaVine has informed people that he plans to stay in Chicago, and his new contract will likely be a five-year max deal in the $215MM range, Johnson adds.


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One wounded in shooting overnight on I-57 near Halsted Street

CHICAGO (CBS) -- One person was grazed by a bullet in a shooting overnight on Interstate 57 on the South Side. Illinois State Police said, shortly before midnight Wednesday night, three people were in a vehicle headed south on I-57 near Halsted Street, when someone in another vehicle fired shots.

2 men caught stealing rental cars at Midway garage amassed 5 carjacking convictions in the past 18 months as juveniles: prosecutors

Two men who allegedly tried to steal vehicles from a rental car agency’s garage at Midway Airport this week have a true passion for automobiles. One of them has been adjudicated delinquent as a juvenile four times in the past 18 months for carjackings, prosecutors said. The other is awaiting sentencing for a juvenile carjacking case.

Man, 33, shot in Englewood

CHICAGO - A man was shot while walking to his car Wednesday night in the Englewood neighborhood. The 33-year-old was approaching his vehicle around 11:30 p.m. when he saw two men, one of whom pulled out a handgun and started shooting at him in the 6500 block of South Green Street, police said.

Undercover Mother: Chicago mother suing Latin School for $100M says it valued reputation over saving her son

CHICAGO – Undercover Mother describes itself as a "mom collective with children in independent schools," including some of the nation’s most prestigious private schools. For too long these mothers have been frustrated by the ring of silence that these independent schools demand of parents and students. They have been disturbed by the governing body of these schools, the National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS), which has been responsible for pressing DEI and illiberal collectivist ideology into these schools. These mothers seek to protect their children by exposing the corrupt culture. Each week a new mother, anonymous or not, will tell her own story.

Pair charged in violent robberies at Belmont Red Line stop

CHICAGO - A man and woman were charged in a pair of attacks and robberies Wednesday morning at the CTA Belmont Red Line station on the North Side. Sean Harris, 24, and Eva Watts, 20, were accused pushing a 46-year-old man to the ground and beating him under the platform in the 900 block of West Belmont Avenue around 4:30 a.m., Chicago police said.