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Boy Shot In Roseland Alley In Final Hours Before Snowstorm

Shootings and other violence seemed to die down as Chicago got hammered with snow Thursday, but not so in the hours leading up to the storm.

CBS Chicago–01/12/2012

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Man Found Shot To Death In Edgewater Alley

A man was found shot to death Monday night in an alley in the Winthrop-Kenmore corridor in Edgewater.

CBS Chicago–01/10/2012

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At Least 4 Garages Set On Fire In Rogers Park

Someone set fire to several garages late Thursday in a Rogers Park neighborhood alley, and police are looking for the culprit.

CBS Chicago–09/14/2011

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Headless Dog Discovered In West Side Alley

A decapitated dog was found in an alley in the West Side’s South Austin neighborhood.

CBS Chicago–08/30/2011

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Man Charged With Shooting, Killing Neighbor Who ‘Snuck Up’ On Him

A West Side man is charged with gunning down his neighbor earlier this week, after the victim asked him about an ill relative.

CBS Chicago–08/24/2011

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Body Found In Garbage Can On Near West Side

A body was found in a garbage can Monday Morning on the city’s Near West Side.

CBS Chicago–08/22/2011

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Girl, 15, Fights Off Attacker In West Pullman Alley

A 15-year-old girl successfully fought off a man who tried to drag her into an alley in the West Pullman neighborhood in the daylight hours this morning.

CBS Chicago–07/07/2011

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Autopsy: Girl Hung Herself In Southwest Side Alley

An autopsy has determined a 15-year-old girl found hanging from a telephone pole in a Southwest Side alley Wednesday night committed suicide.

CBS Chicago–05/20/2011

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Body Found In Alley Near Downtown

It turns out that a man whose body was found in an alley just north of downtown was actually hit by a car.

CBS Chicago–03/10/2011

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Man Shot Dead In McKinley Park Alley

Police are searching for suspects after a 23-year-old man was shot to death in the South Side’s McKinley Park neighborhood.

CBS Chicago–02/17/2011

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Woman Sexually Assaulted On Far South Side

Police are investigating after a woman was sexually assaulted in an alley on the city’s Far South Side.

CBS Chicago–02/15/2011

Some city alleys are still daunting after last week's blizzard. (CBS)

Snow In Alleys Preventing Garbage Collection, In Some Cases

Some garbage collectors are having a hard time making it through snow-filled alleys, so they’re holding off until they can make it through.


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Woman’s Body Found In South Side Alley

Chicago police were investigating the death of a woman whose body was found in a Gresham neighborhood alley on Wednesday.