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2009

Taccara Swain graduates after a long recovery from a 2009 shooting. (CBS)

Shooting Victim Who Shielded Toddler Graduates After Miraculous Recovery

Graduation is a milestone for teens, but for Tacarra Swain it’s a new beginning on her journey to giving back. CBS 2′s Suzanne Le Mignot reports.

06/14/2012

Handcuffs

Man Charged In 2009 Murder Of Lincoln Square Bar Owner

A man has been charged with the murder of a Lincoln Square bar owner who was brutally beaten in an attack outside the bar two years ago.

CBS Chicago–11/11/2011

Dog Prints

Family Gets $330,000 Judgment After Police Shoot, Kill Dog

A jury has awarded more than $330,000 to a family whose dog was killed by Chicago Police.

CBS Chicago–08/19/2011

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Hometown Hero Firefighter To Fly With Air Force Thunderbirds

A Chicago paramedic and firefighter will take a ride with the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds Thursday, in recognition of an act of heroism.

CBS Chicago–08/18/2011

Gavel

Man Gets 27 Years For Stabbing Ex-Girlfriend, Slashing Her Daughter’s Face

A 49-year-old Chicago man is going off to prison for the next 27 years, for breaking into his girlfriend’s home on Valentine’s Day two years ago and attacking her.

CBS Chicago–08/09/2011

Silvonus Shannon, Derrion Albert

Man Gets 32 Years In Derrion Albert Beating Death

One of the young men convicted in the beating death of Fenger High School honor student Derrion Albert was sentenced to 32 years in prison on Thursday.

CBS Chicago–03/24/2011

Silvonus Shannon, Derrion Albert

Defense Wants New Trial For Derrion Albert Murder Convict

A new twist has emerged in the case of Silvonus Shannon, one of the men convicted in the beating death of Fenger High School honor student Derrion Albert.

CBS Chicago–03/16/2011

Silvonus Shannon, Derrion Albert

Sentencing Delayed In Derrion Albert Attack

A man’s sentencing was postponed to next week for his part in the brutal beating of Fenger High School honor student Derrion Albert.

CBS Chicago–03/15/2011

Crash

Charges May Be Upgraded In DUI Crash

An Aurora man already in jail for DUI now faces a more serious charge after his passenger dies 16 months later.

CBS Chicago–02/22/2011

Silvonus Shannon, Derrion Albert

Defense Wants New Trial For Derrion Albert Defendant

man found guilty last month in the beating death of Fenger High School student Derrion Albert was not sentenced on Monday as planned, after his defense filed a motion for a new trial.

CBS Chicago–02/14/2011

22-year-old Christopher Doehring (Credit: Chicago Police)

Bittersweet Time For Murder Victim’s Family

Today will be bittersweet for a woman whose daughter was murdered in her Albany Park neighborhood apartment in 2009.

CBS Chicago–02/07/2011

Chicago Museums

Museum Attendance Down Slightly In 2010

More than 14.4 million people visited Chicago’s museums and zoos in 2010, a 3 percent dip from 2009.

CBS Chicago–01/25/2011

Derrion Albert (CBS Local)

Teen Gets 26 Years In Derrion Albert’s Beating Death

A 17-year-old boy is going to prison for 26 years, after admitting to participating in the brutal beating that killed honor student Derrion Albert back in 2009.

CBS Chicago–01/21/2011