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Police Warn Of Austin Armed Robberies

Police are warning West Side residents of several armed robberies in the Austin neighborhood since February.

04/06/2014

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Robber In Utility Vest Robs Pastor’s Wife In Austin

Chicago Police are investigating a pastor’s wife’s claim that she was robbed early Wednesday morning by a suspect impersonating a utility worker on the West Side.

04/02/2014

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Police: Man Stabbed To Death In Possible Home Invasion

Authorities found 32-year-old Paul Carter with stab wounds at his home Tuesday morning in the 5000 block of West Gladys Avenue.

03/19/2014

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Man Charged With Shooting 6, Including Orr Player, At Austin Party

Patrick Calhoun, 22, faces six counts of aggravated battery in connection with the shooting about 3:30 a.m. Sunday in the 4900 block of West Race Avenue.

03/11/2014

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Pair Of Cold Deaths Brings County’s Total To 23

At least 23 people have died of cold-related causes in Cook County this season, the most since 2008-09, with the latest being a Humboldt Park man and an Austin woman.

03/04/2014

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Chicago Woman Dies Of Hypothermia, Cold Exposure At Home

A woman who died Thursday at her home in the West Side Austin neighborhood was at least the 23rd cold-related death of the season in Cook County.

02/28/2014

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Texas Man Charged In Fatal December Shooting

Two men were standing in the front vestibule of an apartment building in the 300 block of North Central Avenue about 1:25 a.m. on Dec. 14, when Phillip Allison allegedly entered and opened fire.

02/27/2014

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Man Seriously Wounded In Austin Shooting

About 7:46 p.m., the 19-year-old was shot several times in the abdomen in the 1100 block of North Laramie Avenue.

02/25/2014

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Two Men Shot On West Side

The two men, 19 and 23, were standing on a sidewalk about 8:20 p.m. in the 1000 block of North Massasoit Avenue when another male approached and started shooting at them.

02/20/2014

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Child, 3, Dies After Becoming Trapped In Burning Building

Another child and an adult were injured, fire officials said.

02/14/2014

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Man Shot And Killed In Austin

Officers responding to a call of shots fired about 9 p.m. found the man, thought to be in his 30’s, dead in an alley in the 300 block of North Parkside Avenue.

02/14/2014

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Fire Officials: Man, 60, Killed In Austin Fire

The fire started just before 5:25 p.m. in a two-story, multi-unit apartment building in the 500 block of South Lavergne Avenue.

02/13/2014

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Man Wounded When Shots Fired Into Austin Apartment

He was apparently lying on his couch in the living room of his first floor apartment when seven shots were fired from the outside and bullets came through the window.

02/05/2014

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Must-See US Technology Conventions In 2014

Among the must-see technology conventions to visit are the Cloud Expo in New York, E3 2014 in Los Angeles, MacWorld/iWorld and Dreamforce in San Francisco and South by Southwest in Austin.

02/04/2014

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Police: Man Tried To Lure Girl, 9, Near Austin Elementary School

The man threatened to hurt her parents if she did not come with him, but the girl ran away and told an adult, police said in a community alert.

01/17/2014

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Man Found Shot To Death In Austin

The 36-year-old man was found about 3:50 a.m. in the 5900 block of West Midway Park with gunshot wounds to the chest and head.

12/27/2013

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Woman Struck By Train In Austin

The woman, 56, was found at approximately 10 p.m. in the 2000 block of North Narragansett Avenue, or near the Galewood Metra station.

12/18/2013

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Victims Detain Two Would-Be Robbers In Austin

A party was being held in an office rental space in the former Zenith TV plant in the Austin neighborhood, when four armed suspects entered and announced a robbery about 9:45 p.m.

12/12/2013

A fire burns in a two-story frame house in the 4900 block of West Superior Street early Monday. (Credit: NVP News Video)

10 Displaced After Austin Fire

The fire began about 12:35 a.m. in the rear of a two-story frame house in the 4900 block of West Superior Street.

12/09/2013

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Man Shot To Death In Austin

A man was shot and killed in Austin early Sunday morning.

12/08/2013

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