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Man Shot After Argument On South Side

About 11:05 p.m., the man was at a bar in the 900 block of East 79th Street when he became involved in an argument with another male, who produced a handgun and shot him.

04/16/2014

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1 Dead, 1 Wounded In South Side Shooting

The shooting happened about 12:30 p.m. in the 700 block of East 79th Street. One male was shot in the head and was dead on police arrival. The second male suffered gunshot wounds to the elbow and forearm.

01/29/2014

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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

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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

Henry McCall used ceramic tiles, a screwdriver, and a 2-by-4 to fight off armed robbers who had shot a friend of his in Avalon Park. (Credit: CBS)

Man Uses Screwdriver To Fight Off Robbers Who Attacked, Shot Friend

A would-be armed robber got more than he was expecting on Saturday. He was stabbed with a screwdriver, when an Avalon Park resident came to the defense of his friend.

CBS 2–09/16/2013

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4 Dead, 22 Wounded In Weekend Shootings

The most recent fatal shooting happened Saturday night in the West Side Humboldt Park neighborhood, when two men were shot about 10:10 p.m. in the 1000 block of North St. Louis Avenue, police said.

08/11/2013

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2 Dead, 9 Wounded In Shootings Since Friday Night

The most recent fatal shooting happened early Saturday in the South Chicago neighborhood.

08/10/2013

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Eight Wounded In Citywide Gun Violence

The most recent shooting occurred in South Chicago, when two people were wounded by gunfire in the 8000 block of South Manistee Avenue about 6:35 a.m.

07/18/2013

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Gangs, Weather, Reluctant Witnesses Drive Holiday Weekend Bloodshed

This year’s Independence Day celebration, for many Chicagoans a four-day respite in the land of the free, was for others an ordeal in a killing field.

07/08/2013

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Twin Sisters Missing From Southwest Side

Ciara and Tiara Johnson, both 9 years old, were last seen in the 3600 block of West 79th Street Thursday, police said in an alert issued Friday.

06/28/2013

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Man Dies After Leaning Out Of Moving Car, Hitting Parked Vehicle

A man died Sunday night when he thrust his body outside of a moving car and struck a parked vehicle while speeding past, police said.

06/17/2013

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Woman Cited In Crash That Injured 2 Police Officers

A motorist who collided with a police cruiser en route to a call with its lights flashing and sirens blaring was cited multiple times for causing the Tuesday night crash.

06/05/2013

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Mother Of Five Shot And Killed In South Shore

A 56-year-old Chicago woman – identified by a longtime friend as an unemployed single mother of five – was found gunned down on a sidewalk in the South Shore neighborhood overnight.

05/30/2013

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Man Shot And Killed Inside Greater Grand Crossing Restaurant

Brandon Byars was inside the restaurant in the 500 block of East 79th Street when a gunman on the outside saw him and opened fire, shooting him several times in the back.

05/14/2013

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Man, Boy Wounded In Auburn-Gresham Shooting

The 20-year-old man was with a 15-year-old boy when both were shot in the 1700 block of West 79th Street about 6:15 p.m.

05/13/2013

A woman and young child were killed in this fire on the South Side on Wednesday. (Credit: Steve Miller/WBBM Newsradio)

Girl, Grandmother Die In South Shore Blaze

Two people, including a young girl, were killed in a fire in the South Shore neighborhood Wednesday morning.

CBS Chicago–04/03/2013

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Car Chase Sends 2 To The Hospital

A car speeding away from police ended up crashing into two other vehicles Sunday night on the Southwest Side, sending the speedster and another driver to the hospital, police said.

02/11/2013

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Driver Flees On Foot After Pedestrian Killed In Woodlawn Crash

A driver was arrested after trying to run away from a Woodlawn neighborhood crash that killed a pedestrian Tuesday morning.

12/18/2012

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Man Shot To Death In Ashburn Neighborhood

A man was killed in a shooting in the South Side Ashburn neighborhood Wednesday morning.

11/07/2012

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Extra-Alarm Fire Rips Through Auburn-Gresham Building

There were some dicey moments overnight for Chicago firefighters who battled a blaze in an Auburn-Gresham neighborhood building.

CBS Chicago–09/14/2012

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